James M. Cirillo, ’68, retired after 50 years at Temple University, including 38 years as director of parking services and 12 as a parking consultant.
Joseph M. Marquart, ’69, retired in June 2019 after 50 years of teaching English at Bishop Eustace Prep in Pennsauken, N.J.
Joseph T. Ryan, ’69, earned induction in February 2022 to La Salle’s Hall of Athletes. A star runner at La Salle, he also earned induction into the Jefferson University Athletics Hall of Fame in October 2021 for his coaching contributions to the men’s and women’s cross-country and track and field teams
John J. Sweeder, Ed.D., ’71, a retired Professor of Education at La Salle University, presently lives in Ocean City, N.J. His first book of poetry, Untethered Balloons, published in March 2021 by Adelaide Books, New York/Lisbon.
Arthur R. Sypek, Esq., ’71, retired as County Counsel of Mercer County, N.J. He is living in Boca Raton, Fla., and spending his summer months in Bradley Beach, N.J., with longtime wife (and senior prom date) Maria, a retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge.
Francis Kolpak, ’72, Ph.D., relocated to West Chester, Pa., in February 2022 with his wife Lynn. He retired from Ashland, Inc., in 2018.
Dan Polsenberg, ‘79, was elected President of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers in February 2022. He is a partner in the Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada offices of the Lewis Roca firm.
Kathleen M. Chancler, Esq., ’81, welcomed the birth of her first grandchild, Wyatt, born in February 2021.
Dominic A. Giovanetti, ’81, retired after 39 years of teaching in New Jersey and Nevada.
Rabbi Neal S. Scheindlin, ’81, published his book, The Jewish Family Ethics Textbook, in August 2021.
Bernice (Rogers) Mintzer, ’87, co-hosted a breakfast for Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School students recently admitted to La Salle, answering questions about La Salle and the college search process. She is a teacher and chair of the business and technology department at the Drexel Hill, Pa., school.
Robert L. Harman, ’88, retired in September 2021.
Tracy (Reynolds) Anderson, ’02, earned a promotion to senior director for creative strategy and brand management at the University of Connecticut.
Erica Sharkey Allegretta, ’03, earned promotion to counsel at the law firm Pryor Cashman. She works in the firm’s immigration practice group focusing on immigrant and non-immigrant employment matters.
Matthew J. Smalarz, ’03, Ph.D., wrote Manor College, a book about the history of the Jenkintown, Pa., college to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Manor, where he serves as a professor of history.
Karen M. Mericsko, MBA, ’04, and her husband Dave welcomed baby girl Carolyn Marie in February 2021.
Adrienne (Flick) Maimone, ’09, and her husband Vincent welcomed baby boy Luca in July 2021.
Joseph Criscuolo, ’11, earned promotion to senior tax manager with Drucker & Scaccetti.
David Marshall, M.A. ’12, co-authored and edited, COVID-19 and the Classroom: How Schools Navigated the Great Disruption, which published in January 2022. He is an assistant professor of education research at Auburn University.
Kate (Kennedy) Iuele, ’14, is an assistant camera manager on film and TV projects such as The Blacklist. She recently was featured in ICG Magazine as one of the Generation Next: Change Makers.
Katherine ‘Katie’ (Hummel) Sandoval, ’14, Ph.D., married Oscar Sandoval in May 2021.
Celesta N. (Smith) Hart, ’15, a communication major and four-year tennis athlete at La Salle, is the head of recruiting at Tenstreet LC, a tech company focused on transportation. She married Thomas Hart in June 2020. The couple welcomed their first daughter Eleanora Hart in August 2021.
Nick Manini, ’15, and Rebecca Picerno, ’15, are engaged to be married.
Rahsaan E. Simmonds, ’16, and his wife Devin welcomed Evan Elijah Simmonds in January 2021.
Cassandra Knestaut, ’18, earned a master’s degree in legal studies from Drexel University. In November 2021, she accepted a position at Comcast as a privacy compliance analyst in its cable legal compliance department.
Joseph S. Rogers, ’18, co-hosted a breakfast for Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School students recently admitted to La Salle, answering questions about La Salle and the college search process. She is a teacher in the English and language arts department at the Drexel Hill, Pa., school.
Allison Schad, ’18, is a compliance coordinator at Recovery Centers of America. She is pursuing a doctorate in behavioral health management from Arizona State University.
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