The songbird from Brooklyn said an elementary school glee club conductor sparked her singing career when he gave her a classical piece to perform. “That’s when I realized I had a solo voice and really liked singing,” says Sibongile Boyd. “It was just something about the grandeur of it that attracted me. I preferred singing more than listening to instrumental pieces.”
Jane Gottlieb ’76 is the author of Music Library and Research Skills (Prentice Hall, 2009).
Cullen Thomas ’92 wrote Brother One Cell (Viking Adult, 2007), which chronicles his three-year prison term in South Korea. The story was scheduled to be part of an episode of “Locked Up Abroad” on the National Geographic Channel. Thomas discussed his book at Landmark on Main Street in his hometown of Port Washington, N.Y.
Paul M. Collins, Jr., MA ’03, PhD ’05 is an assistant professor of political science at the University of North Texas. He published his first book, Friends of the Supreme Court: Interest Groups and Judicial Decision Making (Oxford University Press, 2008).
Last Updated: 11/12/13