Alumni Class Notes: October 2012

The following are Class Notes submitted to The University of Scranton's Office of Alumni Relations. To submit your own class notes, visit our Class Notes webpage.


Len Schneider ’67, Nutley, N.J., had his fourth book, "The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to High Performance Home Theaterpublished. The book details topics like Blu-ray discs, computer audio, loudspeakers and room acoustics and was recently awarded “Best of 2012” honors by, a leading website covering consumer electronics.

Colette Mazzucelli, Ph.D. ’83, Brooklyn, N.Y., organized and led a United Nations-Rotary International module session for her New York University Global Civil Society graduate course at the UN Secretariat in July. The module featured a presentation from Chairman Deepak Kapur who traveled from New Dehli, India, to participate in a discussion analyzing the efforts to eradicate polio in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. The session was filmed as an educational and humanitarian resource for internet viewing.

Mark Mensack ’84, Cherry Hill, N.J., has recently published articles regarding fraud in the 401k industry; as a result he is now the author of a new column, the “401k Ethicist,” in the Journal of Compensation and Benefits.


A son, Thomas Charles, to Thomas ’97 and Carie Kelly, Commack, N.Y.
A son, Daniel Murphy, to Dan ’03 and Ellen Findlay Loftus ’03, Doylestown

In Memoriam

Joseph C. May ’50, Dickson City
John B. Nagy ’51,
Edward F. Moraski ’52, Scranton
Irene T. Kocak G’54, Binghamton, N.Y.
James J. Bonin ’58, Magnolia, Texas
Donald Ruddy ’58, Scranton
John J. (Jack) Witowski, M.D. ’59, Moscow
Carl Ferraro, Sr. ’60, Richmond, Va.
Louis J. Giordano, D.D.S. ’63, Clarks Summit
Michael J. Palmasani ’73, G’75, Pittston
Thomas G. Lopatofsky, D.M.D. ’85,

In Memoriam, Friends & Family

Ellen Golding, mother of Karen ’91
Joseph Rasimas, father of Joseph (J.J.) ’96

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