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thrilled to start putting down some
roots before we put kids in school.”
Julie Zimmerman ’14 M.A.
graduated
from IU in May with her master’s
degree in Nutrition Education.
2005
Susan Blackburn Gregory
and her
husband, Rob, welcomed their first
child, Robby, in the wee hours of
the morning of February 2, 2014.
Rob and Susan were married in
2011 with
Angela Gianantonio Wojes
’10
and
Alicia Lazar ’12 M.A.
as
bridesmaids. The Gregorys re-
cently moved to Woodstown, NJ.
Rebecca Harbaugh, Ed.D.,
superintendent of schools for the
Conewago Valley School District,
announced her retirement in January
2014. She has been the
superintendent since June 2012.
Nicole Benusa Rhoads
was given the
2014 Recognized Young Dietitian
of the Year Award for the Lehigh
Valley by the Pennsylvania Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics.
2006
Amanda Balsama Johnsen
shares,
“On April 22, 2013, my hus-
band Andy and I welcomed to
the world our first child, Eleanor
Parker Johnsen. Additionally, we
moved from Glenmoore, PA to
Birdsboro, where we purchased
our first home together.”
2008
Amy Sanchez Kaminski
shares, “I had
the honor of receiving the Shining
Star Award for my region at my
place of employment, DaVita. This
award goes to teammates who show
potential to be great leaders and
live the core values every day. I was
given the award at DaVita’s national
conference, VillageWide, which was
held in National Harbor in April. I am
continuing to work on my master’s
degree in clinical nutrition and will
start my thesis in January of 2015.”
Lindsay Kerins
got engaged to Adam
Vlasak on February 10, 2014.
Wedding plans are in full swing for
their 2015 wedding. Both Disney
cast members, Lindsay and Adam
reside in Clermont, FL. Lindsay
continues to grow her career with
the Walt Disney Company and is
currently a graphic design associ-
ate for the Internships and Pro-
grams Communications Team.
I
owe a great debt to Immaculata University
for the life-changing values and academic
habits I formed as a student that have pro-
vided a foundation for my life and my career.
The University’s faculty inspired and challenged
me with their common goal to develop and
encourage excellent women; the friendships
formed during my college days have sustained
me throughout my life. I graduated from
Immaculata thinking that I could do any-
thing and be just about anyone I wanted to be.
Remembering the University now in our will
is one way in which my husband, John, and I
recognize the University’s quality and express
our hope for its future.
Moya Kaporch Dittmeier ’81, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Conference for Mercy Higher Education
Why We Give
to Immaculata
For inquiries about Planned Giving,
please contact:
University Advancement
Sister Rita O’Leary, IHM
Director of Planned Giving & Stewardship
610-647-4400, ext. 3124
Pictured at the recent Faculty Emerita Reception are, from L to R, bottom
row: Marguerite Galuska; Sister Marie Lorraine Bruno, IHM; Elizabeth
“Betsy” Wagoner; Irene Rudnytzky ’59. Top row: Francis Monaghan, Sister
Anne Marie Burton, IHM; Sister Jane Anne Molinaro, IHM; Barbara Piatka
’62; and Joyce Alexander.
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