July 2013

Alumni Stories

Jessica Albright ’10 - Living Life To the Fullest
Jessica Albright ’10 (Childhood Education and Special Education) has been busy since graduating from Roberts.  Her sense of adventure has led her to visit all seven continents, most recently visiting Antarctica in March of 2012.  (Read More)


Alumni Highlights

Beth Frary Bojarski ’00 (Contemporary Ministries) was recently appointed as executive director of Camp Stevens (Julian ,California).  Beth previously worked as the Director of Youth Programs for the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky.  Camp Stevens offers year-round programs and camping experiences to both church and non-church groups.  Beth is married to The Rev. Mitch Bojarski ’00.

John Buskey ’86 (Psychology) was appointed Fire Chief of the Manlius (NY) Fire Department.  John has been part of the Manlius Fire Department since 2001 and also serves as pastor of the Oneida Baptist Church and Edmeston Second Baptist Church.

Amy Carey ’03 (Organizational Management) was named Technology Woman of the Year 2013, presented by Digital Rochester.  This award is designed to recognize, celebrate, and make visible the achievements of women in high technology fields.

Addison Cooper ’05 (Master of Social Work) had his social work web site nominated for a national award by the National Association of Social Workers.

Joseph Englebert ’02 (Master of Education) was unanimously selected by the Warsaw Board of Education to be the next superintendent of the Warsaw Central School District (NY).  Prior to his selection, Joseph had served as principal of LeRoy High School.

Otto Harnischfeger ’06 (Organizational Management) was presented the Chief Henry Jensen Memorial Award by the Rochester Downtown Rotary Club.  The award is presented annually to one of the Rochester Police Department's "unsung heroes."  Investigator Harnischfeger was selected because of his kindness and generosity to both his fellow officers and the community.

Matt Hill ’04 (Religion & Philosophy), Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Spring Arbor University (MI), was featured in their latest Journal in the article, Great Minds Think Ahead: Emerging Faculty Inspire Excellence. Check out the story here: http://www.arbor.edu/alumni/journal/.

Colleen Klix (Organizational Management) was one of 23 individuals selected as recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2013 Health Care Achievement Awards.  The award highlights individuals and groups whose contributions to health care have been deemed outstanding by their colleagues, patients, and supervisors.

Jeremy Rath ’07 (Music Ed.) and Rebecca Root Davis ’02 (Music Ed.) were among five area music educators honored for contributions to their students, schools, and communities with the 25th Annual RPO Musicians’ Awards for Outstanding Educators.  The awards were given during an RPO concert at Kodak Hall on May 9th.  Jeremy was honored for Outstanding Choral Directing, and Rebecca was honored with the Special Award, recognizing her tremendous commitment to music education in our area.  Jeremy teaches K-12 general and choral music at Elba Central School.  Rebecca is the instrumental and general music teacher for grades 3-5 at South Seneca Elementary School in Interlaken, NY.

Victoria Silver ’95 (Social Work) graduated from law school at the University of Maine and passed her bar exam for the state of Maine.  She will be joining a firm to practice juvenile and family law.


Academic Highlights

Commemorating the Career of Dr. Paul Livermore
After 33 years of faithful service to both Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary, Dr. Paul Livermore has retired.  Click here to view a video commemorating Paul’s life and ministry at Roberts and Northeastern.


Roberts In The News

The Roberts Community Mourns the Loss of Jean Adams Morton - Former First Lady
According to Jesus, in the Kingdom of God "anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all." (Mark 9:35) Jean Adams Morton was a First Lady of Roberts Wesleyan College, but she was also a servant; she spent her lifetime in service to God and to others. (Read More)

Hispanic Business Association Adds Two to Board of Directors
The Rochester Hispanic Business Association, a Rochester Business Alliance affiliate, announced two new members of its Board of Directors. (Read More)

Jenn Suhr '04 Named World Indoor Track Female Athlete of the Year
When you own an Olympic gold medal and a world record like Jenn Suhr, your claim as one of the world's top track and field athletes is strong. (Read More)

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