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Isabella Lotano ’22 recently completed a stunning mural at Freedom Park. In partnerships with the Albany Center Gallery, the Freedom Park Foundation and the Kiwanis Club of Scotia-Glenville, this piece blends the landscape with the music that fills the space during events.  To learn more about her and this wonderful work of art, click here.

Josie Madison G ’08, along with her family, are owners of Four Fat Fowl. A Rensselaer County-based artisan craft cheese maker, the company was recently honored as Grand Champion at the 2023 Dairy Products Competition, specifically for their St. Stephens cheese. To learn more click here.

Louis Emory ’07 is a singer-songwriter, and founder and lead singer Louis Emory and The Reckless Few. His music channels his Italian heritage and is showcased on his album Love Italy. You can read more about his musical journey here.

Cecily Wilson-Turner G’07, has been named deputy superintendent of the Shenendehowa Central School District. An Albany native, Wilson-Turner has served since 2015 as assistant superintendent for elementary instruction for the Albany City Schools.

Dr. Timothy McAuley ’01 was selected as Top Global CEO of the Year in Environmental Consulting by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to the industry. To learn more about McAuley’s environmental advocacy and other accomplishments, click here.

Gina Sainato Tronco ’97, G’98 was featured in the Times Union’s 20 Things You Don’t Know About Me column. She is the 2023 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Visionary of the Year and recently published her first book, “Why is This Happening to Me?”. To learn more about Gina click here.

Kevin Graber ’92, who midseason became the manager of the Chicago Cubs’ AA affiliate The Tennessee Smokies, celebrated the team’s first league championship since 1978.  For more on this epic turnaround, click here.

Kirsten Voege ’91, was featured in the Times Union’s 20 Things You Don’t Know About Me column. Voege, a marketing and communications consultant and owner of Kirated Communications, helps businesses grow through advertising and marketing promotions. To learn more about Kirsten, click here.

In Memorium

  • Paul Harden ‘03
  • Maureen Murray McDermott ‘03
  • David J. Walczyk ‘95
  • Pamela Bolen Sinko ‘84
  • Clodomiro ‘Claude’ J. DeRossi ‘72
  • John Goode ‘72
  • Diane Abrahams Alkes G’69
  • Mary Smith Shoyinka ‘67
  • Carol Sacchetti Broyles ‘63
  • Mary Higgins Snyder, Esq. ‘61
  • Sr. Marilyn Hayes, CSJ ’60 G’66 (formerly Sister Thomas Edward)
  • Kathleen Flood Keegan ‘59
  • Mary Sylvia Sullivan Harvey ‘57
  • Evelyn Conlen Haynes ‘56
  • Helen Caracciolo Hendrickson ‘50

Friends of Saint Rose

  • June A. Kelly, former college staff member
  • Christopher E. Kendrick
  • Dr. Joseph Parisi, retired Associate Professor of Education (bump out)
  • Roger C. Rooney, supervisor of student teachers
  • Mark Sullivan, husband of Georgia Sullivan ‘77
  • Margaret Pendergast Wolfe

Dr. Joseph C. Parisi

Dr. Joseph C. Parisi, retired Associate Professor of Education.  Dr. Parisi taught from 1973 until his retirement in 2000. He was known by generations of education students for teaching Foundations of Education. He maintained strong interests in history, religion, current events, and sports throughout his life, and, following his retirement, hosted a radio program for over a decade at WROW. On “The Dr. Joe Parisi Show,” he interviewed local and national politicians, authors, other persons of interest, and had lively exchanges with callers of all dispositions. Joe is remembered as being generous, gentle, humble, humorous, and EXTREMELY proud of his family.