Class Notes

The Class Notes section is dedicated for alumni to share information about their accomplishments and milestones. Class Notes are a way for alumni to spread the word about a promotion, award/honor received, career move, wedding, birth announcement, etc. All Class Notes are posted online and are considered for publication use in all Alumni Relations publications. To submit a Class Note please log in to the Alumni Community.

William Betts (PHD 2005, MA 1998)

William Betts (CSH MA '98, CSH PhD '05) was named director of Counseling and Health Services for Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. He will oversee the Health Center, the Counseling Center, the Testing Center, the Office of Victim Services and the Office of Health Alcohol and Drug Education. Previously he was an assistant professor and the associate director for behavioral health policy at the Kempe Center for the Treatment and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Marie Fecher (MM 1964, MUS 1959)

Sr. Marie J. Fecher (MUS '59, MUS MM '64) is celebrating 75 years as an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph (Maple Mount, Ky.) this year. She ministered as a music instructor for nearly 50 years. From 1976 to 1994, she was a member of the music faculty at Brescia College (now University) in Owensboro and also taught at other schools in Kentucky. She is now engaged in the Powerhouse of Prayer at the Ursuline Motherhouse.

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Anthony Calandriello (LLM 2001, BUS 1993)

Anthony Calandriello (BUS '93, LLM '01) is a shareholder with Gensburg Calandriello & Kanter, PC, of Chicago. He has more than 20 years of experience in tax and business law.

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Joseph Davoli (EDU 1994)

Davoli is a member of Ceili Rain, a Celtic-pop band that the fiddle player joined in 2006. He and bandmate Bab Halligan recently performed at the Steeple Coffee House in Syracuse, New York.

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Ronald Gollatz (CSH 1968)

Rev. Gollatz, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago for 44 years, recently retired.

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William Williams (JD 1990)

Williams was hired as chief financial officer for American Tire Distributors, Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. Previously he has served as a senior executive and strategic partner in finance, management consulting and operations at Fortune 500 companies.

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Kevin Powers (MED 2014)

Powers is the new superintendent for Catholic Community Schools in St. Cloud, Minn. Previously he was principal of St. Margaret of Scotland School in Chicago for four years.

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Isiaah Crawford (PHD 1987, MA 1985)

Crawford was inaugurated as president of the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wash., on March 24, 2017. He is a licensed clinical psychologist.

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Patrick Jessee (CSH 2005)

Jessee was hired as the hazardous materials training manager for the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy in Glenview, Ill.

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Aqueelah Muhammad (CSH 2003)

Muhammad is a senior academic advisor at LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, located in Long Island City. She has worked in post-secondary education for over a decade.

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Samuel Choy (MBA 1990)

Sam was hired as chief marketing officer for Moody Global Ministries in Chicago in March 2017. Previously he was director of global marketing for the building technology division of Siemens. He has served as an advisor and coach to non-profit organizations and start-ups. He also served as head women's volleyball coach at Moody Bible Institute from 2012 to 2015.

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Eric Iberri (MA 2010)

Iberri was promoted to senior technical writer at SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.). He has been at the company for about three years and works with the manufacturing engineering group for launch vehicle assembly. SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.

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Scott Baeseman (MM 1993)

Baeseman received a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching in March 2017. He is a music educator and choral conductor for the Lake Forest Country Day School in Lake Forest, Ill.

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Elton Crim (MS 1998, CSH 1990)

Crim was chosen to fill a vacancy on the board of trustees of Madison (Wis.) College and will serve through June 2020. Crim is a clinical professor of higher education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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John Terpstra (JD 2007)

Terpstra was named chair of the new business law section of the Lake County Bar Association. He is a partner in the Schererville, Ind., office of Hinshaw & Culbertson.

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Lisa Slattum-Muys (CSH 1986)

Muys, a standout volleyball player for the Blue Demons as an undergraduate, was hired as the girls' volleyball coach at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, Ill.

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Jonathan Shore (BUS 2006)

Shore joined Well Fargo Advisors of Ocala, Fla., as a financial advisor over a year ago. Previously he was a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments.

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Lisa Bucciarelli (EDD 2005)

Bucciarelli-Carlos was appointed principal of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Oak Park, Ill., effective July 1, 2017.

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Robert Ciura (BUS 2007)

Ciura, an equity analyst, joined Wyatt Investment Research in April 2015. He writes articles about dividend stocks in various sectors for investment research companies, including The Motley Fool and Seeking Alpha.

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Todd Sheldon (JD 1992)

Sheldon joined PulteGroup, Inc. as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary in March 2017. The Atlanta-based company is one of the nation's largest home-building companies. Previously he was executive vice president and general counsel at Americold.

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