Today Magazine Winter 2020 - Page 21

Alumni partnered with Campus Ministry and wrapped presents for the children and special needs adults of Mercy Neighborhood Ministries on Thursday, December 5. 2012 Jenna Minerly, of Point Pleasant, N.J., received her master’s degree in psychology from Georgian Court University and is now living and working in Hawaii. 2013 Melissa Dziedzic, of Ambler, Pa., is entering her 10 th year in the social work field and is now teaching as an adjunct faculty member at GMercyU. Mary McGrath, of Hatboro, Pa., is a special education assistant for the North Penn School District. Katherine Overcash, of Elkins Park, Pa., is a teacher in the Bensalem School District. 2014 Samira Abdalla, of Philadelphia, Pa., recently opened a restaurant called “Savoury Flavory Jerk Hut” in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Candace Brown, of Elkins Park, Pa., opened a yoga studio called “Eden Yoga Wellness.” Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) gathered at XFINITY Live! before watching the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, February 6. James Gosser, of Bensalem, Pa., is an instructional tech coach in the Neshaminy School District. Christopher McAndrew, of Lansdale, Pa., earned his master’s degree in adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner from Georgetown University in 2017 and earned his doctorate of nursing practice in advanced practice nursing from Chatham University in 2019. He is currently working for Temple Health in Cardiac Surgery. Heather Santucci, of Philadelphia, Pa., graduated from University of Pennsylvania with her master’s in women’s health nurse practitioner and is now working at the University of Pennsylvania. 2015 Shawn Aikens, of Kintnersville, Pa., is a nurse practioner at St. Luke’s in Bethlehem, Pa. Corina Davis, of Lansdale, Pa., is a curricular coordinator at Fairwold Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. Valerie O'Connell, of Bensalem, Pa. earned her master’s degree in nursing from Holy Family University in August 2019. Richard Ushka, of Chalfont, Pa., recently started the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at GMercyU. 2016 Joy Bowles, of Philadelphia, Pa., is starting a non-profit Christian academy, New Beginnings Success Academy. Michael Bruce, of Orwigsburg, Pa., is an account representative at State Farm. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Whether it’s an engagement/ marriage announcement, newborn baby or exciting professional news, let us know! We’d love to hear all of your life’s milestones. Submit your information and a photo to be included within one of the next two Today magazines. Email marketing@gmercyu.edu or call 215-641-5599. We strive to be as accurate as possible, so if there is an error or omission, please contact us. TODAY 19