Wittenberg Magazine P.O. Box 720 Springfield, Ohio 45501-0720
Phone: (937) 327-6141 Fax: (937) 327-6112
Andrew D. Bowers, Columbus, Ohio, deputy chief of staff with the Ohio Auditor of State, serves on the Wittenberg University Alumni Board and attends First Congregational Church. He also chairs the auditor’s regional advisory boards and is the clothing drive coordinator for Volunteers of America.
Jason J. Dimaculangan, who manages the KEMBA Insurance Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio, is serving his second term as president of FASO (Filipino-American Association of Southern Ohio). He also advises and mentors students with the University of Cincinnati Discover Philippine Student Association.
BrettAnitra Gilbert received her Ph.D. in entrepreneurship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., in August 2004.
Kara E. Gottschlich was married to Gene R. Prezocki ’97, Nov. 1, 2003. They live in Rockville, Md. Kara is a production team leader at Bernan Associates, a publishing firm in suburban Washington, D.C., where she is a member of the Junior League. Gene is creative director of the financial division of the Republican National Committee on Capitol Hill. More than 40 of their Wittenberg classmates were able to attend and share in the weekend events.
Kelly Glancy Milligan, Springfield, Ohio, and her husband, Marcus, welcomed the birth of Reilly Rhiannon, Aug. 2, 2004. Kelly is a labor and delivery nurse at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
Rusmir Niksic of Leeds, United Kingdom, and his wife, Aida, announce the birth of their second son, Arman, Sept. 23, 2004. Russ is an export sales manager of home care and functional specialties with Croda Chemicals Europe Ltd.
Hal G. Ostrow and Amy Frank exchanged wedding vows Sept. 5, 2004. They live in Grandville, Mich. Hal is an attorney with Keller & Keller.
On November 26, 2004, Heather N. Rosebrock married David Rogers. They live in Cleveland, Ohio.
Isaac Michael was born July 12, 2003 to Natalie Waddell Rutter and her husband, Michael. They live in North East, Pa. Natalie is an adjunct professor in the biology department at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa.
Matthew J. Scanlan, who earned his law degree in 2003 from the University of Dayton in Ohio, has joined Colbert & Winstead, PC, of Nashville, Tenn. A member of the Nashville, Tenn., and American Bar Associations and the Tennessee Lobbyist Association, he focuses his practice in civil litigation in the areas of commercial disputes, transportation, contracts, labor and employment.
Jodi L. Segal is director of development with the Pacific Pride Foundation in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Julie Smith Shaw, Rochester, N.Y., teaches second grade with the Pittsford Central Schools.
Susan B. Sklar is a production manager for Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, New York, New York.
The Stark County Breast Cancer Survivors League in Ohio recently hosted a special benefit concert featuring nationally known flutist and recording artist Dianne Frank Williams.
Mathew R. Combs and Tonica K. Spicer were married Nov. 15, 2003. They live in Fort Mitchell, Ky. Mathew is a manager for Sears Co. in Florence, Ky.
Robert M. Heine, Westerville, Ohio, wed Melanie Miller, May 25, 2003. Robert, the logistics program leader for LiebertGlobal Services, is pursuing his M.B.A. at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.
Sarah E. Schmidt and Jon R. Jacquin exchanged wedding vows June 28, 2003. They live in Littleton, Colo.
Karen J. Swiatek is a human resources specialist with Victoria’s Secret Beauty, New York, N.Y.
Melissa Witt Valentine, Olathe, Kan., is an environmental scientist with Haley & Aldrich Inc., Lenexa, Kan.
Rachael A. van der Biezen and Wade E. Jaques were united in marriage Sept. 13, 2003. They live in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Rachael is an occupational therapist at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Corinne M. Wohlford, St. Louis Mo., married Jason Taff, April 26, 2003. Corinne, an affiliate assistant professor of English at Fontbonne University, is pursuing her Ph.D. in American studies at St. Louis University.
Jack William was born to Jason M. and Kimberly Lane Bellomy ’97 on July 20, 2004. They live in Mesa, Ariz. Jason is working for Prudential Financial in Scottsdale, Ariz. Kim, a homemaker, received her M.S.W. from Arizona State University in 2003.
Amy Tuttle Fent, Springfield, Ohio, and her husband, Roger, announce the birth of Jordan R., May 19, 2004.
Nils Galdo-Nogales is entrepreneur services manager for the International Organization Endeavor in Santiago, Chile.
Eric M. Gray and his wife, Ileana, are the proud parents of Zoey Adriana, born March 8, 2005. Eric is the residence coordinator for Tower Hall and the Polis House at Wittenberg.
Theodore H. Pastor, Marysville, Ohio, is a CAD engineer with Honda Research and Development, Raymond, Ohio.
Nancy A. Perhot received a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis from Boston Bouve College of Pharmacy and Health Science Graduate School of Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. She is a program specialist at the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Mass.
Carla R. Sarratt lives in Charlotte, N.C., where she is a reimbursement counselor with The Lash Group, a medical reimbursement and patient assistance consulting firm. In June 2005, her essay “The Divine Design” was published in Women Today, an online magazine. An essay about her Wittenberg experience will be published in Gumbo for the Soul, an upcoming anthology created to raise awareness about educational issues in the black community.
In 2003 Adam L. Shope was awarded a doctor of medicine degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. He is serving his residency in emergency medicine at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
Steven Q. Thomas and Shannon Rice were married July 3, 2004. Steven is an internal wholesaler with Nationwide Financial, Dublin, Ohio.
Kelley A. Carr, Bay Village, Ohio, and David Bujdos were married June 28, 2003. They announce the birth of Abagail McKee Bujdos, Aug. 17, 2004. Kelly is a librarian at the Urban Community School.
Courtney A. Drake and Scott E. Shaff exchanged wedding vows July 9, 2004. Courtney is pursuing graduate studies at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
Heather DeWees Gentry, a teacher with the Dublin City Schools in Ohio, received a M.Ed. in Spanish with minors in psychology and dance from Ashland University in May 2005. She lives in Powell, Ohio.
James H. Horst, Jersey City, N.J. is in the internet marketing department with Estee Lauder Inc., New York, N.Y.
Amy E. Kraus, a member of the all Jewish U.S.A. Maccabiah field hockey team that competed in the Jewish Olympics in Israel, serves as the junior varsity coach at Loyola Academy. She also coaches elite and developmental futures.
Michael H. Oliver, Aquebogue, N.Y., is a senior associate with Merrill Lynch, Riverhead, N.Y.
Beth K. Sawyer teaches third grade at the John B. Cary Model School in Richmond, Va.
Brock C. and Heather Dahlberg Schmaltz live in Blacklick, Ohio. Brock is a senior account executive with Edward Howard & Co., a public relations firm in Columbus, Ohio. Heather is the government affairs manager for Limited Brands.
Jadrian T. Ehret, Blacklick, Ohio, is a database analyst with Lifeline of Ohio in Columbus.
Ericka R. Glass and Matthew M. McKinnon ’98 were united in marriage May 9, 2004. They live in Fairlawn, Ohio. Ericka graduated from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, June 4, 2004. She is a resident in orthopedic surgery at SUMMA Hospital in Akron. Matthew is attending Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, and is employed by Schneider Downs & Co.
On June 4, 2004, Amanda E. Gordon received her M.D. from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. She is serving her residency in internal medicine at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
Mary Roffmann Howell is a recreation director with the Township of Eastampton, N.J.
Laura G. Mayer, Kettering, Ohio, was married to Brian Connor, June 28, 2003. They announce the birth of Mary Elizabeth, Dec. 29, 2004. Laura, who teaches math and coaches volleyball with the Oakwood Schools, is pursuing her master’s degree in educational leadership at the University of Dayton.
Mark T. McKone, Scottsdale, Ariz., is a financial representative with Spence, Driscoll and Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz.
Sarah Schmidt Meyer is a senior financial analyst with the Moen Corp., North Olmsted, Ohio.
Theodore Pickett Jr. is serving his pre-doctoral internship in counseling psychology at the University of California at Berkeley.
Alison M. Porterfield recently received her M.B.A. from Thomas More College in northern Kentucky. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she is a sales analyst with M&M/Mars.
One of 12 writers for the award-winning television drama, The West Wing, Lauren E. Schmidt was nominated for a Writer’s Guild of America award for an episode she co-wrote titled “Disaster Relief.”
Eric D. Wennstrom, Hollister, Calif., is a project manager with REI Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.
Melissa A. Edwards and Brian Jackson exchanged wedding vows Sept. 25, 2004. Melissa, who received her master’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University, is a graduate career counselor at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington, Ind.
Scott A. and Jennifer Bickford Gelo live in Bowie, Md. Scott is a studio manager with Kraft Neon Studio, Washington, D.C. He recently exhibited his artwork at Zenith Gallery’s annual neon show, Re-Vision. Jennifer, who received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, La., in May 2004, is a contract attorney with the U.S. Dept. of Justice Asset Forfeiture & Money Laundering Section.
Kelly M. Greene, a sergeant with the U.S. Army Reserves stationed at Camp Babylon in Iraq, wears her Wittenberg sweats to remind her of home.
Erin L. Hueston is working with Architectural Digest, New York, N.Y.
Kyle D. Krauss is a senior associate with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Chicago, Ill.
Kelly A. Maguire and Jeffrey D. Sumption celebrated their marriage in October 2004. They live in Loveland, Ohio.
Craig M. Oney is employed by Union Savings Bank, Columbus, Ohio.
Omer S. and Valentina Dimitrova Qureshi ’03 live in San Francisco, Calif. Omer, an assistant vice president at Bank of America, is a senior systems architect and project manager of the equities technology group.
Gwen C. Roemer received her M.A. in intercultural relations from Lesley University, Cambridge, Mass., in February 2005. She is an immigration adviser at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Christina L. Stevens and Joseph D. Summers of Dayton, Ohio were united in marriage March 19, 2005.
Daniel C. Stroeh is tutoring and mentoring at a nonprofit educational organization while serving as the resident playwright with alarmclocktheatre. He recently produced the play, The Fundraiser, for the theatre and is writing a novel and revising a play.
Michael P. VanVoorhis, Uniontown, Ohio, is a business sales manager in New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Alexander C. Welp is serving as a graduate assistant coach for the men’s basketball program while pursuing his master’s degree in educational leadership at Clemson University in South Carolina. He was formerly the varsity assistant coach at Centerville High School in Dayton, Ohio.
Christopher J. Connor, Dublin, Ohio, is a food safety specialist with the Steritech Group Inc., Columbus, Ohio.
Luz Plaza Helguero is a research analyst/linguistics coordinator with LatinSphere Advertising in Long Beach, Calif.
Marcie E. McClintic, who is pursuing her J.D. and Executive M.B.A. at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.V., is editor in chief of the West Virginia Law Review.
Geoffrey R. McGovern, Williamsville, N.Y., is in his final year as a student at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. He has been named to the board of directors of Domus Italica, a Harvard-affiliated program promoting the study and appreciation of Italian language and culture.
Bryan T. Simpson, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a client service associate with National City Corp., Cleveland, Ohio.
Amanda L. Thomas, Hilliard, Ohio, and Troy A. Callicoat were married Sept. 25, 2004. Mandie is director of marketing and business development with the International Harvester Employee Credit Union, Springfield, Ohio.
Emily S. VerHoef teaches Spanish at New Albany High School in Ohio.
Abbie L. Watson, Perry, Ohio, teaches science at Madison High School.
Daniel M. Bello, Somerville, Mass., is a mortgage consultant with the New York Mortgage Co., Wakefield, Mass.
Megan C. Bonfield, Powell, Ohio, teaches Spanish at St. Francis DeSales High School, Columbus, Ohio.
Jennifer B. Chenault is a project assistant with Kirkland & Ellis L.L.P., Chicago, Ill.
Heather M. Crumley, St. Paris, Ohio, is an intervention specialist at Five Points Elementary, Fairborn, Ohio.
Halle L. Dimar married Christopher J. Ternovan ’00 Oct. 16, 2004. They live in St. Louis, Mo., where Halle is in her third year of law school at St. Louis University. Christopher teaches high school science.
Jesse G. Fyffe is a store accountant with Petland Inc., Chillicothe, Ohio.
Jennifer B. Grossman is in the student personnel program at The Pennsylvania State University at University Park. She has been named by A.C.P.A. as the “Outstanding Graduate Student” for the commission of student involvement.
Erin J. Kelley is a lead specialist at the David Green Organization in Chicago, Ill.
Matthew T. Lapish, Conshohocken, Pa., is an auditor with Beard Miller CaseNewHolland, Reading, Pa.
Kevin M. Longley, Vandalia, Ohio, teaches art with the Miamisburg City Schools.
Jennifer L. Milia is an assistant language teacher in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Amanda M. Oleson earned a Fulbright scholarship to study in Salzburg, Austria.
Julia Blakeman Purdy, Columbus, Ohio, is a branch manager with the Fairfield National Bank, Pickerington, Ohio.
Colleen A. Ryan has been named partnerships and promotions coordinator for Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado, which will host the 2005 Gravity Games. She is responsible for activation and renewal of corporate sponsorship accounts for the resort.
Kelly A. Schwarber, Cincinnati, Ohio, is a case manager with the Warren County Educational Service Center, Lebanon, Ohio.
Molly E. Spath and Nicholas S. Williams were married June 26, 2004. They live in Lexington, Ky., where Nick is a receiving/shipping manager with Big Ass Fans.
Erin J. Bonner is an account manager (client relations) with Corporate Research International, Findlay, Ohio.
Stephanie M. Conway, Centerville, Ohio, is a translation and localization project manager with VocaLink Language Services, Dayton, Ohio.
Heather Davis Harmon is a reading specialist with the Springfield Academy of Excellence in Ohio.
Leslie M. Runyan and Matthew Hess were united in marriage June 19, 2004. They live in Ashland, Ohio.
Michael J. Southard, Springfield, Ohio, is a manager with Thomas & King.
Sarah M. Unertl, Miamisburg, Ohio, teaches eighth grade language arts with the West Carrollton School District.
Wittenberg Magazine P.O. Box 720 Springfield, Ohio 45501-0720
Phone: (937) 327-6141 Fax: (937) 327-6112