Stonehill Alumni Magazine: Summer | Fall 2016

Alumni Profiles

Working with the emergency services team at the Franciscan Center in West Baltimore, Mark Wong ’67 helps to address a myriad of social services needs and issues in the community. At the center, Wong has provided assistance to homeless individuals by finding housing and targeting employment, those on low fixed incomes who are forced to choose between buying food or a prescription and newly released ex-inmates with nowhere to go. More...

 

It’s not every day that you see a police officer eating lunch with middle school students, but if you visit King Philip Middle School in Norfolk, Mass., you’ll see School Resource Officer and Detective Michelle Palladini ’04 sharing a meal with students a few times a month. Recently awarded the 2016 Award for Mentoring by the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement, Palladini says, “The lunchtime conversation varies from relationships to problems they’re having in school or at home.” More...