ALUMNI MAKING NEWS
Arthur Plotnik '60 wrote his eighth book Better than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives (Viva Editions, 2011). He is the author of Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style (Random House, 2007).
Bradford J. Novak '68 wrote the political fiction thriller Appeal To A
Higher Father (2010), which is available through the Kindle bookstore at Amazon.com. Novak says the book carries the premise that the president of the United
States does indeed appeal to his higher father (Bob Woodward's interview with
George W. Bush just after the Iraqi invasion) and is actually visited by him in
the Oval Office.
Richard Edwin Lee, MA '89, PhD '94 published three books with SUNY Press:Questioning Nineteenth-Century Assumptions about Knowledge, I: Determinism (October 2010), Questioning Nineteenth-Century Assumptions about Knowledge, II: Reductionism (October 2010), and Questioning Nineteenth-Century Assumptions about Knowledge, III: Dualism (November 2010). Lee is professor of sociology and director of the Fernand Braudel Center at Binghamton University.
Molly L. Mallia '02 (right) joined the Rochester, N.Y. office of law firm Harter Secrest & Emery LLP as an associate, specializing in litigation and labor and employment.
Starr Butler '05 was appointed branch sales manager for Valley National Bank’s Hudson Branch in lower Manhattan. Prior to joining Valley, she served as a personal and small business specialist for several large financial institutions and chief of staff for a New York City Council Member.
Trisha Hage '10, Aaron Punim '10 and Alexandra Levashvili '06 ( left to right), members of the Class of 2014 at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pa. are on a four-year journey to earn a Doctor of Optometry degree.