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In Memoriam Gloria M. Larach 4/18/2019  
Gloria Larach '54, sister of Alma Larach May '53
In Memoriam Margaret V. McHarris 4/18/2019  
Margaret Sanzone McHarris '54
Class Notes Beverly Ficon 4/16/2019  
Alumni Spotlight: Beverly Granito Ficon '56
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Beverly Ficon is a Georgian Court graduate of the Class of 1958. Coming to Georgian Court provided her first experience living away from home, and she loved being surrounded by the "park-like" setting and living in St. Joseph Hall. As a business administration major, she spent much of her time with Sister Muriel Lynch, working vigorously on visual aids, which ultimately helped Beverly acquire her first teaching position at Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey. Beverly subsequently became a teacher at the Katharine Gibbs School in Montclair, which later became a college. She worked there for 30 years, rising through the ranks. She credits her success to her alma mater. "Without my Georgian Court background, I do not think I would have been promoted to dean and finally president," she says. As a retiree, Beverly was an active participant in the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, as well as a volunteer for the County Interagency Coordinating Council. Since 2003, she has served as a board member/secretary of the Mental Health Clinic of Passaic County and has volunteered at the Canterbury Rehabilitation Center, where she assists with daily activities. After many attempts to secure employment as a septuagenarian, Beverly began working at Spectrum Works, a nonprofit organization that provides job training and employment to young adults with autism. With the autism unemployment rate at 80%, the mission of Spectrum Works is to change society's perception of how corporations can seamlessly employ and integrate people with autism into the workplace. Spectrum Work's unique approach is to educate companies that individuals with autism can be valuable, productive workers. Their students have real work experience with high expectations and have the opportunity for employment after graduation. "Our program combines on the job training with workplace readiness. My students work with job coaches who are mentors to develop professional skills," explains Beverly. As the program manager, Beverly is motivated every day by her students as they become independent, gain self-confidence, increase their job skills, and make new friends. Her personal goal is to help young adults with autism live up to their potential and have successful futures. For more information about Spectrum Works, visit spectrumworks.org <https://bbox.blackbaudhosting.com/webforms/linkredirect?url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.spectrumworks.org%2f&srcid=13220633&srctid=1&erid=1011310106&trid=070d3cd2-8a2f-4dee-92ab-9cce72557a0a&linkid=152124964&isbbox=1>.
Class Notes Miriam Hunte 4/16/2019  
included with call for nominations for 2019
Receiving the 2017 Young Alumni Award from my alma mater was such an honor. Georgian Court is like a second home, and the support that I've received there has been invaluable. When I received the e-mail that I was selected as the recipient of this award, I was ecstatic! What an honor to be recognized for my service and leadership contributions after graduating. Service is a huge part of my life, and I'm grateful for all that GCU has poured into me to help me flourish in this area. My hope is that every recipient of this amazing award would simply pay it forward and daily embody the Mercy core values of justice, compassion, integrity, respect, and service. Miriam Hunte '16, 2017 Young Alumni Award Recipient
In Memoriam Michiko Mathews 4/17/2019  
Michiko Masugi Mathews '55
Condolences Anita J. Hullfish 4/16/2019  
Donna Hullfish Bruegger, mother-in-law of Anita Altzman Hullfish '91
Condolences Barbara Hinchliffe 4/15/2019  
Frank A. Hinchliffe, husband of Barbara Van Cook Hinchliffe '77
In Memoriam Carol A. Burkley 4/14/2019  
Carol Burkley '81
Condolences Monica Mullen 4/14/2019  
Elizabeth Fister, mother of Monica Fister Mullen '84
Class Notes Nikima S. Newsome 4/12/2019  
Nikima Barnhill Newsome, M.P.A., MMC ,'01 recently accepted the position of assistant director of records and election services/assistant city clerk with the City of Santa Monica in Santa Monica, CA.
Condolences Paul Sperber 4/14/2019  
Theresa Sperber, wife of GCU adjunct Paul Sperber
Condolences Laura E. Tavares 4/13/2019  
Eileen Donegan, mother of Laura Donegan Tavares '10
Condolences Rebecca A. Tomes 4/9/2019  
Morris P. Weingarten, father of Rebecca Weingarten Tomes '96
In Memoriam Charity A. Downs 4/8/2019  
Charity Downs, J.D., '66
Condolences Sarah C. Veit 4/8/2019  
John Sherwood, fiancé of Sarah Veit '02
Condolences Diana L. Broskey 4/7/2019  
Lillian Broskey, mother of Diana Broskey '96
Condolences Renee S. Casadonte 4/7/2019  
Donald Casadonte, father-in-law of Renee Vaz Casadonte '91
Condolences Emily Dollman 4/7/2019  
Joan Dollman, grandmother of Emily Dollman '12
Condolences Carol A. McMahon 4/7/2019  
Betty Meyer, mother of Carol Meyer McMahon '96
Condolences Ann C. Steinberger 4/4/2019  
Ralph M. Steinberger, father of Ann Steinberger '99 and grandfather of Kate Cronin Thomas '07
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