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Ruth '52 and Jack Colsell Ruth and John will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 6th. Ruth is one of the “Rose Girls”. Ruth and her sister Peggy (Rose) Kleckner with twin majorettes on campus.
Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Carol Cummings '55 Carol Cummings -1955–is still dancing (both square and ballroom) five times a week. And after traveling to 100 countries, she is still trying to decide on #101. She lives 8 months in FL and 4 in NC (June, July, Aug. and Sept.) Her e-mail address is and she would love to hear from fellow Alma friends.
Posted: November 18, 2019

Mary Cross '58 and Larry Larry and I celebrate our 62nd anniversary and welcome our great grandson, Oliver. He is the grandson of Deana Cross Fisher, 1983, and nephew of Samantha Fisher, 2016.
Posted: Friday, March 22, 2019

Richard Hamilton '60 I have an Alma College centennial commemorative plate 1886-1986 (10” diameter). Make me an offer and it is yours.
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

Warren Slodowske '62 Warren Slodowske has served for the last six years as a volunteer docent and tour guide at Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison, Colorado. Recently, he was honored as the Volunteer of the Year.
Posted: April 28, 2019

Rebecca Walton '63 I love recalling my time at Alma and with friends Kay Colgan ’63, Fran (Henne) Garb’63 and Judy (Geisler) Watts ’63. My mother, Helen Logan Walton ’32 and daughter Barbara Logan McCarty Clauer ’94 and her husband Chris Clauer ’94 also value their Alma experience. 
Posted: July 1, 2019

Trudy Reif(Evans) '68 Hi! I am living in Bethlehem, PA., and enjoying it, after living 40 years in the Washington, DC area. I love my church and am getting to know Jesus better every day. I am thankful for all the things I learned at Alma that pointed me in a good direction.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Janet Cook-Shetlar '70 and Jim Shetlar Son David ’01 and family are living and working in Ireland. Husband Jim Cook is the longest practicing physician in Frankenmuth history.

Tom Cameron '70 Since retirement as a public school superintendent, I enjoy volunteering at the Belding Museum and Wings of Mercy in Zeeland, Michigan. I sit on the Board of the Greenville Area Aviation Association and flying my aging Piper Cherokee.
Posted: November 21, 2019

Terri Babcock Pease '71 Retired following a long career in higher education.  She and husband Rocky now split their time between the deserts and mountains of Southern New Mexico.
Posted: 9/17/2019

Roger Eddy '71 and Margaret (Peggy) '69 Roger will participate in graduation ceremonies on June 15, 2019 from Fuller Theological Seminary (Texas), with a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, as he completes his final two courses during the summer quarter. He is currently serving as Lay Pastor for a church plant in Bryan, TX.
Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Cynthia Hawkins '72 I am currently living in Kailua, Hi with my daughter Jane Lee (Travis) Banning (Alma ’06) and her husband Brendan where I care for my grandson Barret William Banning. Future Scot?
Posted: September 3, 2019

Craig Wesley '72 Craig was an invited speaker at the Chinese Consulate in New York City on August 21 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the SUNY China 150 Project. While there he enjoyed meeting with his former students from Sichuan Provence and State University of New York colleagues.
Posted: August 26, 2019

Gary Dorrien '74 Gary Dorrien, ’74, has won the American Library Association’s 2019 Choice Award for his book, Breaking White Supremacy. He previously won the Choice Award for his book Social Ethics in the Making. He teaches as the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor at Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University.
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Mark Wangberg1 '75 and Connie Grauds 1975 graduate, Mark Wangberg’s poems have come to life as part of a new book, just out! THE WHITE SILK BLOUSE… a love story, by Connie Grauds. Available NOW through The magic of attraction and intuition! The White Silk Blouse brings readers 27 new poems (including responses to Blues and Rap songs) and a spirit-inspired Amazon jungle story!
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019

Jim Daniels '78 My latest book, a collection of linked short stories, The Perp Walk, was just published my Michigan State University Press. I recently donated my collection of contributor’s copies of literary magazines to the Alma College Library, and I’m thrilled they have found such a wonderful home.
Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019

Jim Daniels '78 Michigan State University Press just published my new co-edited anthology, RESPECT: The Poetry of Detroit Music. We’ve created a Spotify playlist so readers can listen along to the music that inspired the poems!
Posted: October 4, 2019

David Wallace '80 I am back in the courtroom as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Huron County and also involved with the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals (MATCP), recently elected as the Treasurer. I was just recognized by the Prosecutor’s Association of Michigan and MATCP with the Jeff Sauter Award, as the Outstanding Prosecutor for the year working with treatment courts.
Posted: September 29, 2019

Clay Stroup '81 and Linda After retiring in 2017 from Farm Bureau Insurance, I started a Maple Syrup business tapping trees in our woods. It keeps me very busy for 5-6 weeks a year. My wife Linda and I enjoy traveling and spending time at our cottage on West Twin Lake in Lewiston, MI.
Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

Paul Popa '83 Retired Jan 31st as Principal Research Scientist from Dow Chemical after a 35 year career. Plan to spend more time with my wife Sharon. Also will have more time pursuing my passion for brewing as part owner and Brewmaster for Tri-City Brewing in Bay City, Michigan.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Jamie Blow '84 I culminated my 30+ year Army career as a Colonel and the Director, Defense Pest Management on October 31, 2018. I have just accepted a position as a Program Manager for Research and Technology with the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Frederick Maryland.
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019

Matthew Mims '85 Matthew was promoted to full professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He will spend the spring semester of 2019 teaching in the Czech Republic. Matthew also coordinates an online higher education student affairs master’s program focused on student development and counseling skills.
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Meg Mac Donald '85 Meg’s debut fantasy novel, Oath Sworn, is receiving good reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Follow Meg on Twitter @kyrrimar or visit her webpage at or her Facebook page Meg lives in Flint, Michigan with her husband, children, one Norwegian Elkhound and a clowder of cats.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

JulieAnne Gawel-Glass '86 Unfortunately, I lost my spouse, Davis H. Glass, from all too sudden , fast progressing cancer on August 7, 2019
Posted: August 26, 2019

Jill Lewis '87 After more than 10 years as the Executive Director of Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy, the Board of Directors presented me with their first Executive Director Legacy Award at our Picnic at the Farm event on September 8, 2019. 
Posted: September 15, 2019

Rose Marie Brook (Fabrizio) '92 I have owned and managed the law firm of Fabrizio & Brook in Troy for the past 20 years and have recently started a separate law firm with two partners in Puerto Rico. We created HMB Law Group to assist lenders and homeowners with the disastrous state of housing on the island after Hurricane Maria.
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Christina Goodno '92 Back to China! I really enjoyed the earlier years as a respiratory therapist, sleep technician and CPAP Specialist. However, returning to teach English and developing educational products in China should prove interesting.
Posted: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Rich Gray '94 Was recently promoted to Director of Mission Payloads Business Unit at General Dynamics Mission Systems, Scottsdale, AZ
Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

Staci McKeon (Hill) '97 My husband, Mark, and I have published our first book! Available on Amazon in paperback and on Kindle, Super Safari, Book 1: The Reemergence, is a young adult action-adventure story aimed at 10-16 year olds. Let us know what you think:
Posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Staci McKeon (Hill) '97 My husband, Mark, and I are very excited to announce that we have published our 1st book! You can find Super Safari: Book 1: The Reemergence on Amazon in paperback or on Kindle. Let us know what you think -
Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

Sondra Keckley (Cox) '97 After four years as a full-time, tenure-track faculty at Bakersfield College, in Bakersfield, CA, Sondra officially earned tenure in February 2019! She is a professor, as a Reference Librarian, and finds teaching at the college level extremely rewarding.
Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

Kelly Hon '99 Kelly Hon has joined Grand Rapids-based Fleis & VandenBrink as a senior project manager for its Environmental Services Group. Kelly has nearly two decades of experiences leading and guiding drinking water protection initiatives for local units of government throughout the state.
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Kristen Schutt '00 Happy to announce the May 2018 adoption of daughter, Willo (age 7) and filing of adoption papers for daughter, Deonjaney (13) to be final in May 2019. Our forever family is happy and healthy.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Nikole Canute '02 Nikole L. Canute was elected to Mika Meyers’, a Grand Rapids law firm, Management Committee for 2019.
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sarah (Radtke) Ostahowski '04 I am super excited and honored to have been included in the On the Rise Top 40 Your Lawyers Award by the American Bar association. Plaid Rocks!
Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

Arrua Keerl '04 Graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. 
Posted: August 28, 2019

April Kerby '04 In June 2019 I was promoted to full professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Winona State University located in Winona, MN.  
Posted: August 22, 2019

Jennifer Nagle (Bussell) '05 Jennifer was hired as a Business Product Analyst for Comerica Bank in February 2019 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019

Shannon Klonowski '05 Ed Klonowski ’05 and Shannon (Nystrom) Klonowski ’05 welcomed their second son, Alexander Michael Klonowski on March 25, 2018. Big brother Edward who is three years older adores his little brother.
Posted: August 28, 2019

Katherine Baleja '06 Katie earned her Doctorate of Educational Technology from Central Michigan University in December, 2018.
Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Jon Morris '06 Jon Morris ’06 has joined Korn Ferry as an Associate Client Partner in the Healthcare Advisory Practice. Jon and his wife Lily also welcomed their first son Axel to the family born September 03, 2019.
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Mollie Smith '07 On January 4th, Mollie Smith and husband, Alex, welcomed their first child, a daughter, Claire Elisabeth. She was baptized on 8/4 with Godparents Sarah Ellsworth-Thrubis (07) and Jim Thrubis (07) in attendance.
Posted: August 30, 2019

Melissa Boguslawski '08 Successfully defended her dissertation in November 2018 and received her PhD in Health Behavior from the School of Public Health at Indiana University. She is now an Assistant Professor in Public Health at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Emelia (Shroyer) Hammond '08 and Tim Hammond '09 Emelia and Tim welcomed a new baby in May 2019. Josephine joins her big brother, Calvin (age 3). The family lives in Eaton Rapids, MI, and work at Michigan State University and Auto Owners Insurance, respectively.
Posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Ashlee Kalthoff (Forde) '09 and Trevor Kalthoff '07 In September of 2018, Trevor Kalthoff and Ashlee Kalthoff (Forde) tied the knot. With their Colorado destination wedding; they were surrounded by fellow Alma College alumni and friends!!
Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Austin Schaar '09 and Elizabeth (Fishback) '09 Austin promoted to the rank of Major in the US Army on 6 June 2019. He has served as a dentist for the past 6 years in the military.
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

Kelly Pohlman '11 Started a 3 year orthodontic residency at the Georgia School of Orthodontics.
Posted: September 9, 2019

Nick McElroy '14 In August 2018, Nick entered the Oakland Police Academy. He graduated December 14thand on December 17th he was officially sworn in as a Southfield,MI Police Officer.
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Mallory Montogmery '14 Mallory completed the requirements for becoming a nationally credentialed art therapist. She expanded the art therapy program at Henry Ford Cancer Institute to provide services for over 1700 patients at 3 key cancer treatment centers. She also partnered with Wayne State University to train counseling and art therapy graduate students.
Posted: November 18, 2019

Alora Adams '15 Graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Masters in Historic Preservation and moved to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma!
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Bonnie Hamilton '16 Bonnie started her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto this past fall (2018). Her research focuses on investigating the impacts of anthropogenic stressors in Arctic ecosystems.
Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Jessica Bigelow '17 Jessica graduated from Clark University in August 2019 with a master’s degree in English and moved to Bloomington, Indiana where she is now pursuing a master’s of library science from Indiana University with a specialization in rare books and manuscripts librarianship
Posted: September 21, 2019

Mika Obrecht '18 After my first year of law school, I spent my summer working for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, and Tourism in Palau. I worked on amending a current law and writing regulations to make the country’s tourism sector more environmentally friendly.
Posted: August 29, 2019