1960sNov. 21, 2011
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Frank Gubernat ’60 (CIAS) exhibited 10 pieces of his artwork with the ARTsee Artist Group at the Farmstead in Basking Ridge, N.J., in October.
Russell Heuer ’60 (CIAS) writes, “It all started in 1957 at RIT when my roommate, Frank Komanecky ’60 (CIAS) introduced his hometown friend from Auburn, N.Y., to me in front of the men’s dorm, adjacent to the original downtown campus on Main Street in Rochester. The romance started then and on April 8, 1961, Johanne O’Donnell and I were married. We now live in Haslet, Texas. I retired from a career in telecommunications as marketing communication manager.”
David Adams ’61 (KGCOE) writes, “It has been years since I have spoken to any of my classmates. Currently, I’m on sabbatical from Manhattanville College where I’m an associate professor of management. Julie and I live on a boat in Stamford, Conn., and we own a multi-unit in Newport, R.I. If you want to contact me, my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org. It would be great to establish contact with any of my ‘old’ classmates and I hope to hear from you.”
Leslie Greenberg ’61 (CIAS) is president of his local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and a Volunteer in Policing (VIPS) and was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the Prince George’s (Md.) Citizen Corp. Council, a local unit of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
William (Bill) Herndon ’61 (CIAS) and Nancy Gillispie Herndon ’61 (CIAS) celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 4 with their two daughters, Jeanine and Cynthia, and families and five grandchildren.
Bruce James ’62 (CIAS) retired as chairman of the Board of Regents of the N.I.H. National Library of Medicine in June and has been named to the U.S. Comptroller General’s Advisory Board in Washington for the Government Accountability Office. He remains chairman of the Nevada System of Higher Education task force for the future of community colleges, director of the Nevada Policy Research Institute and the governor’s appointee to the Board of the Davidson Academy for Profoundly Gifted Children.
Eugene Rosa ’67 (SCB) has been awarded the Boeing Professorship in Environmental Sociology at Washington State University. He simultaneously holds the Edward R. Meyer Professorship in Natural Resource and Environmental Policy in the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, also at Washington State University. He is concurrently a visiting scholar at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University.