Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Marjorie Gelb Jones ’62 published the article “Bowling Along: Early Travel Adventures of Mary Morris Vaux” about a formerly unknown travelogue, written in 1877 by Mary Vaux Walcott (1860–1940). It appeared in the historical journal Quaker History.

Anne McClure ’88 last November received an EMC Distinguished Engineer award, which was given to only 42 out of 47,000 employees at EMC. The honor recognizes individual technical contributors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and a broad range of leadership across the company.

Joshua Pierce ’99, a portfolio manager at Baystate Wealth Management, was selected as a Boston 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager. The designation recognizes him as an expert in the areas of asset management, asset protection and full wealth management. The selection process is based on a survey administered to approximately 150,000 households as well as FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) professionals within the Boston area.

Lynda Tocci ’89 received a 2011 Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt Award from the Massachusetts Democratic Party at a dinner held in May. Hosted by the Massachusetts Democratic Party, the event honors members of the community who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to furthering the ideals of the Democratic Party through public service.


Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Little Black Book of SuccessThe Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (One World/Ballantine, 2010) by Elaine Meryl Brown ’77, has been nominated for an NAACP 2011 Image Award in the book-instructional category.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

The Children’s Hospital Boston Archives and Harvard Medical School’s Archives for Women in Medicine and Warren Anatomical Museum celebrated Mary Ellen Avery ’48 in an exhibit featuring items from her pioneering career and contributions to pediatrics (Fall 2010).

Manic Mommies, a family/parenting web site co-founded by Kristin Sundin Brandt ’94, won two silver awards in the 2010 international W Awards competition, in the categories of copy/writing, and structure and navigation. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Robert (“Sky”) Sabin ’10 screened his short documentary “At the Heart Is the Guitar,” which explores the process of creating a handmade guitar, at the Woods Hole Film Festival (August 2010). Sabin made the documentary as a Wheaton Fellow and refined it as an independent study project under the direction of Associate Professor of Art and Film Jake Mahaffy.

In the Garden with Dr. Carver (Alpert Whitman & Company), which was illustrated by Nicole Lee Tadgell ’91, was published in September.

National Medal of Science winner Dr. Mary Ellen Avery ’48 is the subject of a new book, Mel: A Biography of Dr. Mary Ellen Avery, by Bojan Jennings, chemistry professor emerita (2010).

Jared Duval ’05 published Next Generation Democracy: What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change (Bloomsbury, 2010).