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October 29, 2020

Redhawks Who Soar - October 2020

Roberts Wesleyan College is proud of its 19,356 living alumni who are working in the fields of healthcare, social work, business, education, criminal justice, ministry, non-profits and entrepreneurship – to name a few!

Connor Dixon-Schwabl’15 (Strategic Marketing, M.S.) was selected for the Rochester Business Journal’s 2020 class of Forty Under 40 winners. The honorees are men and women, under the age of 40, who have achieved professional success and who have also made significant civic contributions to the community. The Forty Under 40 awards will be presented during a virtual ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12.

Jenn Suhr’04 (Psychology) just released a book on October 21. The book, “Running Into The Headwind!” Is available on Amazon. Follow Jenn Suhr on Facebook as she will be sharing a passage for the book daily.

“We were never people of privilege. We were tough blue collar scrappers. We talked one night in detail about our situation. We both agreed that anything short of going all in would result in failure. Sacrifices had to be made on both ends.”

Michelle Garrett’20 (Communication) was recently appointed an administrative assistant at Brockport Research Institute. The Institute is dedicated to researching, implementing, and evaluating educational and charitable projects.

Courtney Hitchcock’17 (Communication and Media Studies) passed the bar and is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Benita M. Eldridge '83 (Music Ed) is the Assistant Principal of Elmira High School. Eldridge is originally from Elmira and attended Elmira Free Academy (now Ernie Davis Academy), so it was great for have this leadership opportunity in her home town. After graduating from Roberts she taught music education for many years, completed a Master of Education at Elmira College, and in 2019 a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration at SUNY Brockport.

Kathryn Hill’18 (Business Administration and Fine Arts Painting) is a Curatorial Intern at Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. Kathryn is currently studying for her Master of Arts in Art History and Museum Studies at Syracuse University. She will graduate in 2021.

JoAnn Pellegrino’05,’09 (Nursing, M.S. Nursing Education) was named a 2020 Distinguished Alumni at Niagara Community College (NCCC). She graduated from NCCC in 1997 with her Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She continued on to receive her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in Nursing Education. She has also served as adjunct faculty at Roberts. Read more.

Kory Bay'97 (Elementary Education) is the Superintendent of Schools in Prattsburg, NY. He began this position on January 1. Read more.

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