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Vito Van Dunk ’19 is a relationship banker at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Albany, New York.

Rebecca Malinowski ’18 is working as public relations assistant at Impact PR & Communications Ltd. in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Michael Morris ’18 is working as a data management and analysis services associate for Conduent Legal and Compliance Solutions in Albany, New York.

Erica Peralta G’18 has been named assistant principal at Nathaniel Woodhull Elementary School, in William Floyd School District in Mastic Beach, New York. In this capacity, she will assist the principal oversee about 700 students in kindergarten through fifth grade and a staff of nearly 60 faculty and 50 professional staff. Her previous experience includes teaching at Ruby G. Allen School P.S. 148 in Elmhurst, New York, and Riverhead Central School District in Riverhead, New York.

Brian Carroll ’16 began working as an instructional associate with General Assembly in New York City, where he has been working as a web developer since January 2019. He is also head designer and lead front-end developer for the Spectre Fleet Gaming Community.

Artavius (Tay) Fisher G’16 recently retired from the Harlem Globetrotters after a decade on the team. “I played for 10 glorious years for this organization, traveled to 72 countries, 6 continents and did everything I wanted and more,” he wrote on Facebook. Fisher and his spouse, Yas, recently welcomed a new addition to the family. “You may think that the basketball on my finger has stopped spinning, but it will always spin, JUST IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION as I turn the page into this new chapter in my life,” he added.

Lyndsy Hatfield ’16 is working as a student development representative for eCornell in Nashville, Tennessee.

Nicholas Buonanno ’14 has been named assistant senior editor for the Oneida Dispatch. He has worked as assistant senior editor of The Saratogian, The Troy Record, and Community News. He won first place in New York State Associated Press Association’s best spot news coverage in 2017.

Taylor Farrell ’14 and family hosted a charity golf tournament in August to raise funds for research into ovarian cancer. The family recently lost a close relative to the disease.

Jermaine A. Brookshire, Jr. ’13 has joined Wiggin and Dana LLP in New Haven, Connecticut, as a corporate associate.

Suzelle Zamor ’12 is an adjunct faculty at Farmingdale State College in East Farmingdale, New York, where she is also the director of the New York State Liberty Partnerships Program, a higher education initiative that targets students who have been identified as being at risk for dropping out of school in middle and high school, providing services and infrastructure to help them prepare for the rigorous demands of college and the workplace.

Rashaun J. Allen ‘11 has published his third poetry collection, “The Blues Cry For A Revolution.”

Patrick Kotary ’11 is a senior with EY in San Francisco, California. His previous experience includes being a senior consultant at UDC Inc. and a senior consultant and strategy and analytics consultant to IBM.


Latisa Graham G’07 has become the new director of guidance for college and career counseling at the Sachem Central School District in Holbrook, New York. She was most recently a guidance counselor for 17 years at Hempstead High School in Hempstead, New York. Before becoming a guidance counselor, she had worked as an English teacher in the Westinghouse Evening High School in Brooklyn, New York, and Hempstead High School.

Alaina Lange ’09 was in the news for her powerful coaching of girls’ soccer at Lansingburgh High School in Lansingburgh, New York, and previously at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam, New York.

Richard Wong ’01 graduated from the U.S. Air Force National Guard as an Airman 1st Class in September.


Amy Anson Dillon G’99 is a teacher with the Marietta City Schools in Marietta, Georgia, and received the Teacher of the Year award as well as the Marietta Business Association Hero’s award.

Andrew J. Rubino ’99 is vice president, Business Banking RM, at Citizens Bank in the Capital Region of New York State.

Chantelle Bravo ‘98 is working as group sales coordinator at Daytona Beach Area CVB in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Rosalind Gaines-Harrell ’93, G’01, Lynette Smith ‘96, and Shameka Brown-Johnson ’96 were recognized at the City School District of Albany’s Employee Recognition Celebration in early September. Brown-Johnson and Smith received the Golden Apple award, and Gaines-Harrell was recognized for her 25 years of service in the Albany, New York, district.


Thomas Lail ’89 exhibited his site-specific installation, “Garden,” at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York, where he has taught drawing and painting since 1993. He is professor of fine arts and a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award.

Tom Lawrence ’81 has been appointed city historian for the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York. In this capacity, he will provide a vital resource to the community and help preserve documents, maps, photographs, and other materials pertaining to Poughkeepsie history. He has been the director of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District for the last 24 years.


Rick Basile ’77 was awarded the 2019-20 Keihin Endowed Faculty Chair at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro, North Carolina, where he is program chair of criminal justice. The chair, which was endowed by Keihin Carolina System Technology in 2007, rewards excellence in teaching. Basiile has been on the faculty for eight years. Before beginning his teaching career, Basile had a 30-year career in law enforcement, which included serving as chief of police in Ellenville, New York, for five years and in Ithaca, New York, for five years.

In memoriam

Paul Stefanik ‘09
John Carras ‘03
Sister Marionella Graham, CSJ, ‘87
Edna Watson Yamin ’80, G’84
Gertrude Guidos ‘79
Sister Virginia Rahilly, RDC, G’76
Ernest Lail ‘75
Marcella (Marcy) Burek Groulx ‘69
Mary Murphy Adamitis ‘62
Dorothy (Dottie) Kosiba ‘58
Joyce M. Wrenn ‘58
Anne Hogan (Sister Anne Hogan, SSJ) ‘56
Ruth Brady Corcoran ‘55, G’57
Helen Hill Lyte ‘50
Irene Kelley Kehoe ‘48

Friends of Saint Rose

Margaret Osterhout, who worked as a custodian at Saint Rose from 1985 until 2012
Francis “Frank” McKone, late husband of Tonita K. Ferradino McKone ’60; former advisor to the Huether School of Business Advisory Council and member of the Casey Club – 1920 Society
Charles Thorne