Updated 1/28/2015 –

Joseph Uscinski ’00 was promoted to associate professorship with tenure at the University of Miami in 2014. He teaches and researches in the field of political science and has been at the university since 2007. He also published two books in the past year – American Conspiracy Theories and The People’s News:  Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism.

Updated 12/10/2014 –

Marcy MacDonald ’07 recently became engaged, with a wedding planned for July 2015. Read more>>

Bethany (Gordon) Gentry ’04 ’09G took and passed the Massachusetts bar exam in July 2014, and was admitted to practice in November 2014. She currently works as a legal intern for Kenison Law Office, PLLC in Manchester, NH.

Jennifer (Carter) Stygles ’09 is the chief financial officer for furniture company Brown Furniture in West Lebanon, NH. She also owns a mattress store called America’s Mattress in West Lebanon that opened in April 2014, and hopes to open a second location in New Hampshire by March 2015.

Updated 10/31/2014 –

Darren O’Toole ’01 joined TD Bank in September as a store manager in Goffstown, NH. Read more>>

Updated 9/8/2014 –

Andrew Tuccio ’00 has been appointed Assistant Principal at Raymond E. Shaw Elementary School in Millbury, MA.

Ryan Dobens ’08 is a legal intern this fall at the U.S. Department of Treasury – Office of Tax Policy in Washington, D.C.

Lacey Byron ’09 was recently hired as a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher at La Junta public schools in Colorado.

Carol Phillips ’09 started her own business, Health Design, in January 2013. As a health coach, author, speaker, and consultant, she is passionate about helping individuals and companies improve health, increase productivity, and reduce costs. She is also writing her first book, 52 Simple & Easy Ways to HEALTH, which will be published in October 2014.

Updated 6/27/14 –

Lori McGinley ’00, ’13G is a K-12 health educator at Lin-Wood (NH) Public Schools and an adjunct faculty member at PSU.

Steven Burrell ’04G is the vice president for information technology at Georgia Southern University.

Zachary Cary ’04 is a third grade teacher with the Concord (NH) School District. He and his wife, Heidi, have been married since 2010 and have a son, Logan.

Jessica (Cyr) DeNuzzio ’05 is a contract fulfillment manager with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Brian Pike ’06 entered his sixth season as a member of the sports medicine performance team for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

Ryan Schruender ’06 became part owner of Real Living Schruender Real Estate, a family-owned company based in North Andover, MA. Ryan was elected to serve as the 2015 president-elect for the Northeast Associations of Realtors.

Janelle Sprague ’09 was named Young Professional of the Week by the Concord (NH) Young Professionals Network.

Updated 4/14/14 –

Elizabeth L. Modesitt ’02 is working in the healthcare information field.

Updated 4/9/2014 –

Mary Welch ’05G is a court liaison/out-of-district coordinator for the Laconia (NH) School District.

Updated 4/2/2014 –

Stephen Donovan ’07 was chosen by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership for the 2014 Lowell Richards Fellowship for Leadership and Public Service. Read More>>

Updated 4/1/2014 –

Amy (Zabiegalski) Snyder ’00 is a public safety dispatcher with the Lincoln (NH) Police Department.

Arlan Freeman ’01 is the assistant baseball coach at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Jamie Monteiro ’01 was named vice president of commercial operations for oil and gas at Clean Harbors, a leading provider of environmental, energy, and industrial services throughout North America.

Sean Fischer ’02, ’11G is the head coach of the men’s soccer team at NHTI in Concord, NH, and a physical education/health teacher at Easter Seals Jolicoeur School in Manchester, NH.

Michael Campo ’04 received a promotion from senior accountant to associate with Plodzik and Sanderson, PA, an accounting firm in Concord, NH.

Eric Wilson ’05 is the owner and founder of Movement Sciences, a personal training studio thatfocuses on corrective exercise and functional movement. He recently launched the American Center of Corrective Exercise and Personal Training (ACCEPT), a personal training school dedicated to the style of training promoted at Movement Sciences.

Amanda Dezan ’06 was promoted to supervising senior accountant at Nathan Wechsler & Co. in Concord, NH.

Gregory Garner ’06, ’08G is a postdoctoral researcher at The Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on issues related to climate change and climate impacts.

Rachel Kirkpatrick ’06 recently visited Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park in northern California. Obviously, her love of the mountains endures! (Photo – Rachel_Kirkpatrick_PSU.jpg)

Holly McCarthy ’07 founded Theater Under the Stairs in 2010 and the company has since produced eight shows: three original family shows featuring a cast of children and adults, four small black box style productions, and one full-length original holiday musical.

Jeremy Foskitt ’07 returned to the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL, to open a new housing community of 665 first-year students in the Neptune Community at Academic Village. As the area coordinator for university housing, he is responsible for the complex’s daily operations and supervises more than 20 staff.

Robert Powers ’07 is a high school social studies teacher at Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville, MA. He is also serving as a Future of the Teaching Profession Fellow with Teach Plus and the National Education Association.

Christopher DiVeglio ’08 is a data analyst/NOAA affiliate with Advance Resource Technologies, Inc. in Silver Spring, MD.

Kara Jalocha ’08 serves as the assistant category manager for SalonCentric, a division of L’Oreal.

Cassandra (Stone) Viau ’08 was named the director of social media for Effective Student Marketing, where she’s been employed since 2009.

Paula Habel ’09G was named as the assistant women’s lacrosse coach at ColbyCollege in Waterville, ME.

Brian Mahoney ’09 was promoted to senior associate in tax services at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Boston, MA.

Mark Murphy ’09 was promoted to general manager of Mr. Mac’s, a family restaurant located in Manchester, NH.

Katie Van Riper ’09 moved to Salt Lake City, UT, and is the marketing manager for Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort.

Updated – 8/14/2013 –

Channon Capra ’00 has been building enthusiasm for cheerleading squad at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

Cassandra Marcella ’00 was awarded the role model in education, arts and community award.

Kailyn (Patrick) Nadeau ’02 is the director and founder of Norfolk Early Learning Center, LLC in Norfolk, CT.

Chris Foley ’02 ’08G is the new principal of Penacook (NH) Elementary School.

Amanda Bacon ’04 is the owner and chief visibility officer at enVellop Communications, LLC.

Brooke Bohannon ’04 is a research associate with Northwestern Ag Research Center in Montana.

Jason Morgan ’04 co-owns Exeter Sport & Spine Therapy.

Jason Cordiera ’05 will be returning to Plymouth State as a faculty member in the Atmospheric Science and Chemistry Department beginning in the fall 2013.

Amanda (Seymour) Downing ’05, ’08G, ’10CAGS is the director of adult education at Kearsarge Regional High School, where she is also the health and physical education teacher.

Lauren Boucher ’06 is a brand marketing specialist with Lindt and Sprungli.
Heidi (Thompson) Cogean ’06G is opening her own winery and vineyard called, Newfound Lake Vineyards. It opens in October 2013.

Christopher Gloninger ’06 is now a meteorologist at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Kyle Itterly ’06 started work as a NASA contractor, and is really enjoying his work so far. He also worked as an intern at NASA last summer as part of the Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) program.

Sandra McBournie ’06 began a full-time year round faculty appointment at PSU in the nursing program in January 2012. She is also the first graduate of the PATH program to take a full-time appointment at PSU. She is very excited for the University’s new nursing program, which will graduate its first class this May.

Jesse Bopp ’07 is the director of basketball operations at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Kelli (Bean) Davis ’07 is a therapist with Northeast Arc in Danvers MA.

Cherrie Fulton ’07G is the new director of the Title 1 funds for the Nashua School District.

Nick Jaskolka ’07 is the head coach of the boys baseball team at Merrimack (NH) High School.

Ivy Page ’07 has published her first book of poetry, Any Other Branch.

Courtney Zotov ’07 is the corporate revenue manager at Chesapeake Hospitality in Maryland.

Matthew Blonigen ’08 is a Police Officer with the Manchester Police Department.

Jessica Conley ’08 is a meteorologist with WABI TV 5 in Bangor, ME.

Natalie (Farres) Kachnowski ’08 is a 7th grade english teacher at Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School in Colorado Springs, CO.

Ashley (Hull-Guy) Luurtsema ’08 ’10G works as a practice manager for the dermatology clinic at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, which sees over thirty thousand patients per year.

Katherine Pingree-Shippee ’08 started her PhD studies in May 2013 at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia. She is a student with the Geography Department and the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium studying storminess along the east and west Canadian coasts.

Kelly Schutt ’08G self-published her first book, School 101:  A Manual for Parents for School Survival and Success. She wrote this book to help parents and their children survive and thrive in school.

Sadia Shaukat ’08 was recently selected for the Best Teacher Award by the Higher Education Commission.

Christopher Smith ’08 is a morning/midday meteorologist with KOLR10 in Springfield, MO.

Katherine Wilson ’08 has been promoted to asset protection manager at Sam’s Club in Fall River, MA.

Shawn Cameron ’09 is an assistant athletic trainer for men’s basketball with Temple University.

Kate Leverson ’09 is currently employed with CMG Financial in Tacoma WA as the branch marketing specialist and transaction coordinator.
Shawn Moseley ’09 started working last year at The Harbour School in Hong Kong. He taught kindergarten there last year, and this year has been teaching fourth grade. He also has started a wrestling club, poetry club, and the school’s first student council.


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