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Alumni Classes of the 1960s

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  • Edward Fink, Jr., '64

    Edward Fink ‘64 is a retired Structural Engineer.  He has been married to Christine (Martin) for 50 years.  They have 2 sons, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grand child and 1 on the way.  During his retirement, Edward has travelled to Hawaii, Germany, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Austria, and Alaska.
  • Update from Katherine Lydon Wollaston ’65

    In June Katherine Lydon Wollaston ’65 and her husband Dan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Congratulations!
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Alumni Classes of the 1970s

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  • Glory Days

    On March 20th, over 40 alums gathered virtually for the first alumni Glory Days event. The 1976-77 basketball team and their many fans reminisced with Coach Tom Collins ‘64, sportswriter Bill Varner and discussion moderator Greg Golden, ’78. 
  • Charlie Samoylo, '71

    After living in Rockland for over 60+ years, and Nanuet for 28+ years, Charlie,  his  wife Ellen,  and their dog,  Mr. Gibbs,  will be moving to Cold Spring, NY.  Though they will miss Rockland it was decided by Charlie and Ellen to start a new journey by downsizing their home and moving to a new location.
    Cold Spring is a beautiful quaint town and as a member of the Knight of Columbus there are plenty of opportunities for Charlie and Ellen to branch out and support their causes.  Charlie thanks Albertus Magnus High School for giving him the opportunity for a good education that launched his future endeavors.

  • Carol Lesica Conklin-Spillane, '76

    Carol Conklin-Spillane was selected as the National Association of Secondary School Principals Distinguished Service to Education Award winner for her commitment to improving and strengthening education. Recently completing a three-year tenure as superintendent of Pocantico Schools, Conklin-Spillane gained national acclaim during her 22 years as principal at Sleepy Hollow High School. While achievement remained high, Carol prided her school environment as being a place that fosters generosity, acceptance, diversity, and a collegial professional atmosphere. Under Conklin-Spillane’s leadership, Sleepy Hollow High School was identified as a Breakthrough School by NASSP in 2014 and as a School of Opportunity by the National Education Policy Center in 2015. She has also served on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force. ... Read More

  • Ellen Kinslow Duffy, '78

    Ellen Kinslow Duffy ’78 is employed by the NYC Housing and Development Corporation as a Senior VP for Debt Issuance and Finance.  She is also a Board Member and Treasurer of Push to Walk.  Ellen graduated from Providence College in 1982.  Ellen and her husband, Thomas, have 3 children together, Tommy, Meghan, and Elizabeth
  • Update from Stephen J. Colucci '72

    Timothy A. O'Connor (Class of '16) graduated from Cornell University on December 21, 2019 with a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and Distinction in Research. His senior honors research project on the relationship between the polar vortex and cold-air outbreaks in the atmosphere was supervised by Professor Stephen J. Colucci (Class of '72).
  • Update from Beth Wassmer Cozens ’76

    Beth Wassmer Cozens ’76 is celebrating her retirement from the tax collector position for the Town of Smiths Falls Ontario, Canada. She worked for the town for over 29 years.
  • Update from Liam O’Connell ’78

    In March Boston-based law firm, Nutter McClennen & Fish, appointed Liam O’Connell ’78 one of two to take over in June as a leader of the firm. Liam is on the left in the photo.
  • Update from Rachel Burckardt ’72

    We recently heard from Rachel Burckardt ’72. She tells us the boys have left the nest and her mother-in-law has moved in. Retirement in on the horizon!
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Alumni Classes of the 1980s

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  • Denise Dougherty, '88

    Denise Dougherty ’88 was employed as an NYPD officer at the World Trade Center and then as a Ramapo Police Officer.  Seven years ago, Denise moved to Ireland with her 22-year-old daughter
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Alumni Classes of the 1990s

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  • Update from Rick Cabrera ’94

    Arkansas State head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado has announced the hire of Rick Cabrera ’94 as an assistant coach on his staff. Cabrera comes to A-State after two seasons as an assistant coach at Austin Peay. In those two seasons, the Governors posted a 41-26 record and made one of the NCAA’s largest defensive turnarounds in 2017-18. Austin Peay went from allowing 83.8 points per game in 2016-17 to 71.2 points per game in 2017-18, the second-largest drop in points per game nationally.
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Alumni Classes of the 2000s

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  • The First Salute Tradition shared between two Class of 2004 Albertus Graduates

    The First Salute is an old tradition for US Service Branches in which newly commissioned officers give a silver dollar to the person from whom they receive the very first salute of their career.  On December 4, 2020, Thomas Albrecht, 04, graduated from Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island.  On December 6, 2020, at Piermont Pier, NY, Ensign Thomas Albrecht, ’04, US Navy, received his First Salute from Staff Sergeant Michael Rubino, ’04, US Army. 
    Congratulations to Ensign Albrecht and Staff Sergeant Rubino!  God Bless America!
  • Casey Bischoff, Class of 2016 and Sam Bischoff, Class of 2020

    Casey Bischoff,  Albertus Magnus Alumni Class of 2016, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with a B.S. in Diplomacy & International Relations and a B.A. in Economics, while minoring in Arabic and Military Science.  She was honored as a Distinguished Military Graduate (top 20% of ROTC Cadets in the Nation) and received the General George C. Marshall Award and Cadet of the Year Award for Pirate Battalion. Casey commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army.

    Sam Bischoff, Albertus Magnus Class of 2020, is off to Campbell University where she will play D1 Lacrosse and major in Education.

    Congratulations Casey and Sam! Your Albertus fAMily is PROUD of you!

  • Update from Samantha Cu '08

    Samantha graduated from the Academy of Art University...
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Alumni Classes of the 2010s

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