Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

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.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Kerin Stackpole ’84 was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America for the practice areas of employment and labor law, and employment and labor litigation.

Martha Stone ’70, executive director of the Center for Children’s Advocacy in Hartford, Conn., received the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Pro Bono Award on June 18, 2015, for her decades of work as a legal advocate for children in Connecticut.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumunae/i

Melissa Carroll ’91 received the Houston Press Club Lone Star Award for First Place 2015 Public Relations Communicator of the Year and for Public Relations News Release.

Christopher Howard ’09 was named the Graduate Student of the Year in Philosophy at the University of Arizona.

Sandra Ohrn Moose ’63 in May was awarded a 2015 Harvard Medal from the Harvard Alumni Association for extraordinary service to Harvard University.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Kenneth Babby ’02 now owns the Jacksonville Suns baseball team, in addition to owning the Akron Rubber Ducks, the Double-A franchise of the Cleveland Indians.

Deborah Figart ’81 co-authored Just One More Hand: Life in the Casino Economy (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, February 2015). [Read more...]