Mount St. Joseph University

Classnote Corner

Alumni & Giving

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  • Charlotte (Strange) Scarcelli ’65 retired in 2009 from Purdue University. Since then she’s been volunteering at University Place, a retirement community co-sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters and Purdue. She also volunteers at Franciscan Sisters Hospice program, and says she receives so much more from her patients than she gives. In 2011, she published a children’s book titled “The Secret of the Old House,” in a story about the Underground Railroad which features her five children, their spouses and her grandchildren. Charlotte says, “so much of what I learned at the Mount comes into play in all that I do these days.”
  • Mary Ann Voelker Deak ’68, once senior class president, notified the Alumni Relations Office that the class of 1968 will be celebrating their reunion during the fall as they have in previous years. Please watch for more information from your class committee with details and plans.
  • Mary Anne McIlvoy Zaya ’68 writes she will be in Normandy, France, for the 69th anniversary of D-Day to visit the author of the book written about her father and his medics. The book is titled “Doc McIlvoy and His Parachuting Medics."
  • Carol King ’73 has been named health management leader of Cincinnati-based HORAN, a leading consultant in employee benefits and financial services. Carol works directly with clients to create customized wellness plans built around their specific organizational and employee needs.
  • Susan Hines-Brigger ’94 is the new editor of Liberty+Vine, the digital-only monthly magazine published by Franciscan Media.
  • Christopher Wilke ’95 is married with 3-year-old twins, Dominic and Victoria. He is now Dr. Christopher Wilke, DMA.
  • Dustin Gehring ’01 and his wife, Jo, had their third child, a boy, in September 2009, and recently their fourth child, a girl, in November 2011. Dustin was named head principal of White Oak Middle School and began his first school year in this position in August 2012. This will be his 13th year in Northwest Local School District.
  • Meredith Smith ’04 is a stained glass artist working at Wooden Nickel Antiques in Cincinnati. She designs, builds and restores stained glass.
  • Catie Geraci ’07 is an admission counselor at the Mount and helps with the Lions for Life Club. Catie traveled with the group to Washington, D.C., for the 2013 March for Life in January. 
  • Ian Spence ’09 was promoted to an affidavit analyst at Fifth Third Bank. He joined the bank in 2011.
  • Jeremy Adam ’09 is now the website application support and strategist at Clubessential. Owned by Mary Cashman Ivers ’68 and her husband, Will, Clubessential provides web-based software to enable interactive communications within the private club industry. They are the market leader in this industry with client's including Trump Golf, TPC, WCI, and hundreds of the world’s most prestigious golf, yacht and country clubs.