Stonehill Alumni Magazine
Out of Retirement, On to the Frontline
When the call went out for retired physicians to aid in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Judith Salerno, M.D., M.S. ’73 came out of retirement as a clinician to serve on the frontlines at Bellevue Hospital in N.Y.C. "If ever it took a village," this takes a village she says.
Peter Ubertaccio, dean of the May School of Arts & Sciences, reflects on an empty campus. "What would we lose if our only connections were digital and not on the quad or in the classroom, in worship in the chapel, in the theater, on the athletic field? We’d lose community—so important to our identity and to shaping the next generation of informed citizens—and the benefits of social interaction and learning."
A Distiller of Spirit
Brendan Hughes ’16 returned to his hometown of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to help the local economy in more ways than one. After opening St. Johnsbury Distillery in downtown, he quickly shifted manufacturing in response to COVID-19 to make hand sanitizer for the community, frontline workers and essential businesses.
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Campus news highlighting a new program that serves as a resource for underrepresented communities on campus, our Quick Chat profile with Omar Rodriguez from the Career Development Center, and our Heard on the Hill section.
Three senior ice hockey players co-founded the Stonehill chapter of Hope Happens Here, an organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma around mental health, particularly among student-athletes. Also, congratulations to the men’s ice hockey team who won their third Northeast-10 title this past March.
Alumni news highlighting a new scholarship unveiled by the Class of 1970 Reunion Committee as well as a recap of Alumni Day, alumni profiles, class notes, weddings, babies and obituaries.