Alumni Making Headlines: December 2012

University of Scranton alumni are often in the headlines. Here is a list of links to news stories highlighting their recent accomplishments.

The late Eugene Kane Sr. ’54 was recognized at recent luncheon conducted at Lackawanna College. He received the highest distinction presented by the college in recognition of his legacy as a business leader in the region. To read more, click here.

David Wenzel ’69, G’74, one-time mayor of the city of Scranton, has filled his post-Vietnam life with many accomplishments, awards. This coming spring he’ll host a series of four Vietnam-related documentaries for The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum. To read more, click here.

John Houston, Ph.D. ’72, an associate dean of graduate education at Fordham University, was elected for one of Clifton (N.J. Board of Education seats in November. To read more, click here.

Attorney Thomas G. Parisot ’78 has been elected the new director of the board of directors of Thomaston Savings Bank. Parisot is a corporator of the bank and is a partner at the law firm of Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C. in Waterbury and Southbury. To read more, click here.

Nancy Norman Olivo, Ph.D. ’81, has been hired as the city of Suffolk’s director of human resources. To read more, click here.

Terrence P. Lenahan, M.D. ’83, an expert in pulmonary medicine and critical care, has been hired by Delta Media and will join its multi-specialty group of physicians and surgeons. To read more, click here.

Dana J. Okeson ’86 will be the first female to serve as Germantown Friends' head of school beginning in July 2013. To read more, click here.

Joseph T. Kelly Sr., D.M.D. ’89, has been honored with a Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition award from the Academy of General Dentistry. The award recognizes his commitment to lifelong learning, volunteering services to people in need, mentoring new dentists and participating in organized dentistry. To read more, click here.

Bernard Prevuznak, Ph.D. ’91, was recently named the new superintendent of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. To read more, click here.

Joe Templin ’98 had no idea that his hobby, playing ice hockey, would eventually lead to a career, specifically becoming the Director of Boys Teams/Co-Owner of Selects Sports Management, Inc. To read more, click here.

Lawrence T. Mattern ’05, of Brian T. Kelly, CPA & Associates, has completed requirements for certification as a certified public accountant by the Pennsylvania state board of examiners. To read more, click here.

Chad Mullen ’06, who writes under the pen name C. M. Mullane, had his new novel, “The Mirror of Aberrantine,” picked up by Northampton House and is available for download on any e-reader. To read more, click here.

Tara Cobb G’12 has been promoted to real estate lending support coordinator at First National Community Bank. To read more, click here.

Michael Le ’12, South Abington Township, started his studies at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia in August. To read more, click here.

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