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Alumni Notes

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Alumni Notes

Mary Kim Fries, Ph.D. ’02, died on September 12, after a long struggle with cancer. An associate professor at the University of New Hampshire, where she had been on the faculty for nine years, Fries was a beloved colleague and friend to many at Boston College.

Katelyn Rideout ’06, M.Ed. ’07, has been appointed assistant principal of Somersworth High School, in Somersworth, N.H. She will work with at-risk children and their families.

Jennifer Doyle ’05, M.Ed. ’06, was named one of the 13 best educators in Boston at the Boston Public Schools’ 11th annual Boston Educators of the Year ceremony in June.

Warren Chiang, Ph.D. ’11, has been appointed director of Stanford University’s Leland Scholars Program for first-year science students.

Vincent J. Kloskowski III, M.A. ’96, the assistant dean for academic affairs at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, received the National Academic Advising Association’s 2011 Academic Advising Excellence Award.

After 14 years at Babson College, Karen Hebert-Maccaro, Ph.D. ’08, has moved on to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute School of Business, where she is associate dean and professor of organizational behavior.

Susan Marine, Ph.D. ’09, was appointed assistant professor of higher education at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.

Alyssa Hadley Dunn ’05, Andrea Stairs, Ph.D. ’06, and Kelly Donnell, Ph.D. ’04, published Urban Teaching in America: Theory, Research, and Practice in K-12 Classrooms (Sage, 2011).

Margret Bell, Ph.D. ’05, is a member of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national Military Sexual Trauma Support Team and a researcher in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorders at VA Boston Healthcare in Jamaica Plain.

Judith Johnson, Ph.D. ’96, is director of assessment and accreditation at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass.

Adam Weatherwax, ’09, M.Ed.’10, teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math at the William H. Lincoln School in Brookline, Mass.

Carly Blustein, M.Ed. ’11, a graduate of the Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars Program, is now a member of the Teach for America Corps in Atlanta, Ga., where she was featured in a local TV news segment on new teachers starting the school year. Watch the segment  

Mark Gillis, M.Ed. ’94, is the new principal of Sacred Heart School in Hampton, N.H.

Suzanne Slattery, Ph.D. ’03, is the new associate director of health and wellness at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.