Alumni Notes

Tell us where you are, what you’re doing, and what’s happening in your life!

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Let your former classmates know what you are doing these days. Submit your alumni notes directly to the Alumni Relations Office. Notes will be published in The Tartan and, if you wish, on the Alma College website. You can publicize your e-mail address as part of your news for corresponding electronically with other alumni.

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Recent Alumni Notes

  • Fred '55 and Marge Lyda Wood '55

    continue to spend the winter in their RV, usually by the Salton Sea in California.

    Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  • Daniel Baker '10

    was named by The Traverse City Business News to the list of 2016 40Under40 - The Region’s Most Influential Professionals Under Age Of 40. It is the 10th anniversary of the annual list of the 40 most influential regional leaders under age 40.

    Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Ashley Hennen '10

    was named the Executive Director of the Scarab Club. She will oversee all aspects of the club including strategic planning, staff management, programming, funding development and community engagement.

    Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Amanda Leppek Sutter '06

    is excited to have joined the YMCA of the North Shore as their Director of Evaluation and Research. She now resides in Salem, Massachusetts and would love to connect with any Alma friends visiting this historic area (it’s more than just witches!).

    Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Anna Dysinger Champion '11 and Jacob Champion '11

    were married on June 4, 2016. Doctor Dana Aspinall officiated. The bridal party included Alma alumni Cameron Learman, Becca Noack, Jaclyn Bodary, Jaclyn Dittmar, Nicholas Townsend, Michael Murray and Nate Smith. Jake and Anna currently live in New York City where she is a copywriter for Saks Fifth Avenue and he is an account executive at LinkedIn.

    Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Sara Hirschman De Jong '11 and Dan De Jong

    welcomed a baby girl, Charlotte Jane, June 14.

    Posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
  • Wayne Enzenberger '11 and Alissa Jullie Enzenberger '12

    moved to Madison, WI in June 2016 after Alissa graduated from medical school at MSU. Alissa is currently doing her Pediatric Residency with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Wayne is a Behavioral Therapist at a local Autism Clinic.

    Posted: Saturday, October 1, 2016
  • Thomas Weeber '57

    I thank God for allowing me to attend Alma and helping me to graduate from the University of Michigan medical school. Class of 1961.

    Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Nancy Harden Baxter '48

    is now residing in an assisted living facility, Shattuck Manor- Saginaw. She recently had hip and knee replacements. Her orthopedic surgeon is Dr. Brian DeBeaubien ’85

    Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Kyle Aho '14 and Autumn Root '14

    were married on August 13.

    Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Carol Cummings Kutzner '55

    recently cruised the Great Lakes which I greatly enjoyed having lived the first 29 years of my life in Michigan.

    Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Andria Baker Ettinger '12

    married Eric Ettinger on July 16.

    Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Nancy Redman Keser '60

    after selling Levitation Staging Inc. in Grand Rapids I retired to Florida, living in Bradenton and loving it.

    Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • Amanda Ewing '11

    In June 2016, Amanda joined the staff of University of Michigan’s Office of New Student Programs as the new Program Coordinator of UM’s Educational Theatre Company (UMetc). UMetc uses educational theatre and peer education to teach new students about social, academic, and personal issues they may experience during their college years.

    Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
  • Kymberli Barrette Wregglesworth '97

    received a Master of Arts in American History and Government from Ashland University in August 2016. In addition to teaching at Onaway High School, I have begun working as an adjunct professor for North Central Michigan College, teaching American Government.

    Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
  • Beth Ann Short '90

    celebrating 10 Year Anniversary, Art Exhibit and Book Release Party “10 years ago the studio opened it’s doors and provided me with a rich and creative community to grow my practice.” Book Release: Creative Wellness: Art Journaling with Mindfulness by Beth Ann Short Art Exhibit: Solo work by Beth Ann Short *Original art pieces from Beth Ann’s book will be on sale. Friday, October 22nd from 6-9pm ​

    Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
  • Daniel Baker '10

    was named to the Traverse City Business New’s list of 2017 40Under40’s list. It is made up of the region’s most influential professionals under age of 40.

    Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Richard Wylie '53 and Joan

    are enjoying our retirement community- small & intimate. We stay as active as we are able.

    Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • Matthew Baleja '04 and Liz

    would like to announce the birth of our first child, Evelyn Marie. She was a healthy 8 lbs and 9 ounces and 20 3/4 inches long. Everyone is doing great and she is growing fast.

    Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
  • Kassondra Wasek Lambert '11 and William Lambert '08

    celebrated their marriage in East Jordan, MI in August 2016. They bought their first home in spring 2016 and are still getting used to being adults. They continue to be employed in Ann Arbor, he in business/engineering and she in child welfare. They look forward to seeing others at homecoming this year.

    Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
  • Rachel Bowker Rezmer '13 and Adam Rezmer '11

    recently got married on August 27 after 6 and a half years together! Adam is currently working as a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Covenant Medical Center in Bay City, MI while Rachel is in her 4th year of medical school at MSU College of Human Medicine and will graduate with her M.D. in May 2017!

    Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016
  • Melissa Ager Majchrzak '07

    husband Jason and son Ethan welcomed daughter and sister Isabella Rose on August 8.

    Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • Don Rickwalt '66 and Joan

    while rearranging bookshelves in my den I discovered I have two Scotsman Year Books for 1964 and 1965. If anyone wants either or both, let me know.

    Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016
  • Jacque Larimer Pavlosky '75 and Chris Pavlosky

    has lived in England for almost 40 years, and am a practicing glass artist/sculptor. 2 children,one recently married. Visit hometown of Traverse City, MI yearly. I love travel and culture, singing in choirs and going to museums.

    Posted: Saturday, August 27, 2016
  • Emelia Shroyer Hammond '08 and Timothy Hammond '09

    welcomed their first child, Calvin Charles, on April 22. They reside in the Lansing area.

    Posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
  • Staci Hill McKeon '97

    and husband Mark are overjoyed to announce the arrival of our 6th child, Lucia Magdalene, on July 22. She joins 3 big sisters who are 11, 9, and 7, as well as 2 big brothers who are 5 and 3. I retired from being an Acute Care Physician in Dec. 2014 and now spend even more energy as a full-time homeschooling mom!

    Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
  • Alainna Sarver Paulette '04

    earned her Masters of Education degree in Reading from the University of Virginia in December 2015. She is now excited to change roles and be a Reading Specialist for Hampton City Schools in Hampton, VA.

    Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016
  • David Hensley '04

    after having temporary faculty positions at Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Central Oklahoma, will start a tenure-track assistant professorship in History at Georgia Highlands College in August.

    Posted: Saturday, July 9, 2016
  • Duane VanDuzen '49

    was recently inducted into Fremont High School Athletic Hall of Fame as coach of the 1957 F.H.S. football team. (Undefeated and a 4 year record 23 wins, 8 losses & 1 tie.

    Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016
  • Samantha Perrin '13

    recently graduated with her master of science in Higher Education from the University of North Dakota. She is now working at the University of Georgia as a Career Consultant

    Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016