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2016 Our condolences to Ashley Flowers ’16 on the passing of her brother, Nicholas Flowers ’14, on Nov. 29, 2016 after a four and one-half year battle with melanoma. Alumni Events Quentin Jones is working as a Regional Monitor/ Program Manager in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention in Crownsville, Md. Nora Long is working at Stevenson as an Assistant Videographer/Editor in the Office of Marketing and Digital Communications. Umakanth “Uma” Raghupathy ’16M is employed as a Business Systems Software Engineer at Baltimore County Public Schools headquarters. In December 2016 he received a master’s degree in business and information management from Stevenson. Zuryna Smith has started a new business, Smith and Foote Communications LLC, with her friend Dwight Foote ’14. The two decided to combine their talents to assist small businesses with creative and web design needs. Christina White ’16M received the Master of Science in Forensic Studies from Stevenson in December 2016. She works for the Department of Defense. In Memoriam: Marianna Ferlita Ashton ’68 on March 12, 2015 Marietta Huebner Barnes ’67 on Aug. 2, 2016 Kitty Franklin Cromwell ’75 on Nov. 1, 2016 Nicholas Flowers ’14 on Nov. 29, 2016 Joan Love Green ’53 on Jan. 31, 2015 Anne Marie Kohlhepp ’68 on Sept. 30, 2016 Joan Ann Lazzati ’80 on Nov. 5, 2016 Christine Talaber Naylor ’86 on July 13, 2016 Gregory Prush ’12 on Aug. 14, 2016 You Are Invited April 2 Women’s and Men’s Soccer Alumni Games April 8 Field Hockey Alumni Game April 18 Manning Legacy Celebration April 22 Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game May 4 Adulting 101: Networking Happy Hour May 15 Alumni Awards Reception and Baccalaureate Service June 2 Stevenson Night at Camden Yards Jennifer Trombetta Walsh ’02 and her husband, Mike, pose for a photo with their little one and Santa. In its third year, the increasingly popular Breakfast with Santa sold out in less than a week. Watch for further details on this and other events in upcoming issues of the email Alumni Newsletter, or visit the alumni website at stevenson. edu/alumni. ‘‘ The School of Graduate and Professional Studies did a phenomenal job of getting me to a point in my career that I could have never dreamed was possible. Adrian Russo President, Equip Solutions Group HR Entrepreneur & Recruiting Software Developer MS in Business & Technology Management, 2015 Have any ideas or suggestions for alumni events? Please contact Jamie Myers, Director of Alumni Relations, at 443-334-2625 or jmmyers@ Barbara Gray Stewart ’82 on Jan. 27, 2014 WHILE OUR STUDENTS HAVE THE DRIVE TO SUCCEED IN THEIR CLASSES, SOME FALL BEHIND BECAUSE OF THE RISING COST OF REQUIRED BOOKS—WHICH IS APPROXIMATELY $1,250/YEAR. 24 | VENTURES/SPRING 2017 The Mary Tourney Emergency Book Fund helps solve this problem by providing Stevenson students the financial support needed to purchase textbooks. In fact, this year, 28 students secured what they needed because of Emergency Book Fund support. Make a gift to the Mary Tourney Emergency Book Fund today and help a current student succeed! Stevenson University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers quality master’s and bachelor’s programs designed to fit the busy lifestyle of working adults. Established in 1947, Stevenson has a long history of providing students an affordable, private education. Learn more about Adrian’s story at