Clarksville Now: Senior Executive Moses Named Interim Dean of College of Business

April 13, 2016 | Alumni in the News

Dr. Charles T. Moses, an internationally renowned expert in business strategy and entrepreneurship, was given an interim appointment as dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Business. He will begin his new role at APSU on May 1, 2016. Moses previously served as an associate professor of management and interim dean of the […]

MassLive.com: Everyday People: Lisa Lippiello of Northampton went from chasing suspects as a NYC cop to representing them as a defense attorney

April 12, 2016 | Alumni in the News

Seated in her office in downtown Northampton, attorney Lisa Lippiello said that reflecting on her first chapter as an adult feels strange. It almost feels like the stories are someone else’s stories, she said. “It was a separate life,” Lippiello said. “It was a different place. A different way to look to look at the […]

Naples Illustrated: Jay and Patty Baker continue to transform Naples’ theater scene

April 12, 2016 | Alumni in the News

Most recently, in February, the Bakers came up big again for the hospital, pledging $15 million to renovate its downtown operating rooms and expand its palliative care service. As of now, the palliative care team treats 15 to 20 patients a day, but soon, Weiss says, they will be able to care for two to […]

Curbed NY: A Local’s Guide to Bedford Park, a Peaceful Enclave in The Bronx

April 12, 2016 | Alumni in the News

The People’s Guide is a new series examining New York City’s many, many neighborhoods, led by our most loyal readers, favorite bloggers, and other luminaries of our choosing. This time around, we welcome Shannon Lee Gilstad, a non-profit professional, community activist , and founder of BronxCentric! Bronx Mover and Shakers. What neighborhood do you live […]

Los Angeles Review of Books: Kate Burns interviews Walter Mosley

April 12, 2016 | Alumni in the News

WALTER MOSLEY is one of the greats. He’s a prolific novelist who is best known for his crime fiction. He’s also written bestselling science fiction, literary fiction, nonfiction, and beyond — over 43 books at last count. Among others, he’s won an O. Henry Award, a Grammy, PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and he’s the […]

Times Ledger: Woodside artist’s work is as good as gold

April 11, 2016 | Alumni in the News

In the world of art, Woodside resident Karen Fitzgerald is something of an anomaly. Most painters prefer to work on rectangular canvases, but Fitzgerald feels more comfortable working with the tondo, an Italian Renaissance term for “round panel.” And while, like many artists, she swathes her canvases in paints, Fitzgerald also adds a touch of […]

New York Post: ‘OITNB’ star reveals extortion plot that nearly ruined her life

April 9, 2016 | Alumni in the News

In early August, “Orange Is the New Black” actress Dascha Polanco was in Los Angeles for a work trip when her cellphone rang. It was a detective from New York City’s 34th Precinct, asking about an incident that allegedly took place on July 29: She was accused of scratching, punching and pulling the hair of […]

Afro.com: Johns Hopkins Professor Named Dean of American University School of Education

April 8, 2016 | Alumni in the News

Distinguished educator Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy will take a short trip down the Parkway when she departs Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University to join Washington, D.C.’s American University and take the helm of its School of Education. Holcomb-McCoy begins her role as dean July 1. Currently Hopkins’ vice provost for faculty affairs and a professor of counseling and […]

Real Estate Weekly: Modern Spaces’ marketing guru talks selling Queens

April 8, 2016 | Alumni in the News

Arlinda Dine, executive director of marketing at ModernSpaces, has been in the real estate game since 2003. She got her start on Fifth Avenue, working part time for the Marketing Directors Inc., a company that specializes in marketing solutions for residential buildings. Less than three years later she had earned the rank of onsite administrator, […]

Times Ledger: Center for Women of New York holds awards luncheon

April 7, 2016 | Alumni in the News

In honor of its 29th anniversary, the Center for the Women of New York is holding a celebration April 16 at Douglaston Manor at noon. The event will be held to recognize “Women of Distinction,” who fill leadership roles in the community, and “Good Guys,” men who make a difference in a woman’s world. City […]