Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Margo Walsh Davies ’86, founder of MaineWorks, was featured in the Huffington Post blog “What’s Working: Purpose + Profit.” Her company helps former inmates recovering from addiction get a fresh start through temporary employment. MaineWorks also was recognized on the 2016 Best for The World Customers list presented by the nonprofit B Lab as one of 134 companies having a positive impact on customers.

Kerin Stackpole ’84 was named the Best Lawyers  2017 Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law—Management in Burlington, Mass. Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year. 

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Catharine Davis Ellingsen ’86 has been named executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Phoenix-based Republic Services, Inc.

Patricia Fanning ’73Patricia Fanning ’73 published Artful Lives: The Francis Watts Lee Family and Their Times (University of Massachusetts Press, 2016).

Marjorie Gelb Jones ’62 published The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2015). She also presented the talk “The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott” at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston on July 13.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Jessica Bruce ’87, senior vice president at Associated Press, has been named the new head of corporate communications and remains in charge of global human resources.

Shannon Carter ’71 was presented with a “Great Living Cincinnatian” award by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce in February.

Deirdre Houlihan DiCara ’77 was named “Person of the Year” for 2015 by her local newspaper The Register Citizen (Torrington, Conn.) in December 2015. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Marjorie Gelb Jones ’62 published The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott, a biography of the Philadelphia Quaker (Schiffer, 2015).

Jo Ann Simons Derr ’75, former president and CEO of Cardinal Cushing Centers, became chief executive officer of the Northeast Arc on Jan. 4, 2016. The Arc is a nonprofit organization that helps children and adults with disabilities become full participants in the community.