Class Notes


Gemma Hoskins ’74, ’77 published her first book. Keeping On - How I Came to Know How I Was Born. Readers will remember Hoskins as one of the grassroots investigators in the 2017 Netflix docuseries, The Keepers. Her second book, Teddy Tales: A Puppy Primer, will be released soon.


Gordon Michaloski ’89 teaches psychology at TU. In his spare time, he writes and records original music in the pop rock genre under the name "Gordon Michaels." He recently released his second album, Jack of Hearts.


Douglas Sentz Jr. ’95 graduated from Saint Joseph’s University of Philadelphia in May with a master’s in organizational development and leadership. He also recently accepted a promotion with Kohl’s to general manager, logistics, in Corsicana, Texas. He has been with Kohl’s logistics for four years.

Richard Holley ’96 completed requirements for post-baccalaureate certificate in adult basic education (ABE) from Penn State University. Holley is working toward a Master of Education in lifelong learning and adult education. Also, Holley was appointed to the board of directors of the Literacy Council of Frederick County, Maryland. Board members serve three-year terms.

Elizabeth (Beth) Clark ’97 is an analyst in the Administrative & Financial Services Division of the Office of Physical Plant at the University Park campus of Penn State University. She was recognized by APPA (formerly the Association of Physical Plant Administrators) with its 2021 Meritorious Service Award. Each year, APPA members bestow the Meritorious Service Award on no more than three members who have made significant, lifelong contributions to the profession of education facilities management. 

Craig Haupt ’99 is creating and self-publishing a second ArtStory book called 24 Album Covers. The completed book will contain 24 fictitious vignettes and 55 full-color art images. 


Dionne Curbeam ’00 was appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan to the state Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board. With the State Board of Education, the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board sets the standards and regulations by which teachers and other professionals are prepared and licensed for Maryland public schools. The board’s 25 members are appointed to three-year terms by the governor with Senate advice and consent.

Amber Tolley McGinnis ’00 recently joined Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience as assistant director for communications and outreach. McGinnis
manages all communications, public relations and digital content. She serves as the administrative point person for the George Washington Prize and Starr’s fellowship programs and is responsible for the center’s Explore America Summer Internship program, which places students in paid internships at prestigious cultural institutions across the country.

Steffani Harris ’02 released Life Dosages, a book of poetry, in the summer.

Mandy Remeto ’03 was named associate media director at Cogniscient Media, a 9Rooftops brand. Based in the Baltimore office, Remeto oversees the media program for the Maryland Lottery account.

Jessica McClain ’06 was named to Black CPA Centennial’s 40 Under 40 Black CPA Award winners. The award recognizes high-achieving Black CPAs influencing the accounting profession, breaking barriers and making an impact in the community. The Black CPA Centennial is a year-long celebration in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the first Black CPA in the United States led by a consortium of organizing partners.

Steven Lessner ’07 was nominated for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award. Lessner, an associate professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale campus, was nominated by the dean of languages, arts and social sciences at the Annandale campus. The award is the highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.

Matt Levin ’07 was hired as senior search consultant by Chesapeake Search Partners. In his new role, he will grow and develop the engineering and operations side of the practice.

Kerianne P. Kemmerzell ’09 was named to The Daily Record’s 2021 Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 list. Kemmerzell is an associate in Tydings & Rosenberg LLP’s family law and labor and employment groups and litigation department. In her family law practice, she handles cases in which custody, visitation rights, alimony, child support and division of assets are in dispute. She negotiates separation and property settlement agreements that involve the financial and custody aspects of divorce. 

Jennifer Schneider ’09 was promoted to senior search consultant by Chesapeake Search Partners. Schneider will lead the growth and day-to-day management of the sales and marketing side of the practice.


Michelle Runge ’11 earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Inns of Court Foundation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. To achieve it, an applicant must have experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a stringent examination in association management and pledge to uphold a code of ethics.

Emily Greene ’13 was listed in the 2022 edition of the legal ranking guide The Best Lawyers in America. Greene was in the “Ones to Watch” section in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation—Defendants. Greene is an associate at the firm Kramon & Graham in Baltimore, Maryland.

Andrew Fanshaw ’18 joined Chesapeake Search Partners as a search consultant. He will support driving new business and customer relationships for the full practice areas of sales, marketing, engineering and operations.

Justin Fisher ’18 recently became affiliated as a real estate agent with Long & Foster.