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1973

UGRD Arts & Sciences '73
Fox, John

John Fox '73 writes: "I am a Foreign Service Officer for the US State Department, now on assignment to the US Army War College in Carlisle PA as a Professor of International Relations."

submitted Apr. 27, 2012 5:36A
'73
Fox, John

John Fox ’73 is director of Multilateral Nuclear and Security Affairs at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.

submitted Aug. 6, 2013 10:21A
'73
Fox, Greg

Freshman Dorm: Swig

Greg Fox ’73 is married to Anita Ruud, lives in San Francisco and they are blessed with three daughters Anna-Kristina, Elisabeth and Alexandra. He is a partner of the San Francisco law firm Bertrand, Fox & Elliot.

submitted Oct. 3, 2013 11:11P
GRD Law '73
Ducas, William (William Ducas)

Bill Ducas ’73 writes: "My very best good wishes to those classmates attending the reunion this September." 

Contact William
wjducas@yahoo.com
submitted Jul. 26, 2013 2:51P
GRD Leavey/MBA '73
Charney, Howard
Howard S. Charney MBA ’73, J.D. ’77 has been elected to SCU’s Board of Trustees. Charney is an engineer, serial entrepreneur, patent law attorney, and a 35-year veteran of Silicon Valley's high-tech industry. As senior vice president at Cisco, he contributes to the networking company's strategy and direction, advises customers on implementing critical Internet technologies, and communicates Cisco's vision to key audiences worldwide. He was one of the four founders of 3Com Corporation, and the founder of Grand Junction Networks, which invented Fast Ethernet and low-cost switching, and which was purchased by Cisco in 1995. In addition to his SCU degrees, he received a bachelor's and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He sits on the boards of several technology companies, and is on the advisory board for SCU's Center for Science, Technology, and Society.
 
submitted Jun. 18, 2012 8:58P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '73
Cardinalli, Carolyn (Antonini)

Carolyn Antonini Cardinalli ’70, M.A. ’73 retired from teaching Spanish at Amador High School in Pleasanton, Calif., in July 2011. She and husband John live in Pleasanton. Both are retired, travelling and helping babysit two grandsons, John Daniel Cardinalli 3 1/2 years and Kevin Cardinalli 1 1/2 years.

submitted Jan. 11, 2012 10:33A
UGRD Leavey Business '73
Burson, Bob

Bob Burson '73 has published 3 books this year. Two novels and a non-fiction book on accounting and finance. The books are available on Amazon and Bob also has a website at www.rtburson.com where you can find his books and blogs ( a chance to talk back!)

Contact Bob
http://www.rtburson.com
submitted Apr. 8, 2010 4:38P
'73
Bogner, Larry

Larry Bogner '73, MBA '77 reports that he recently retired after more than 30 years as a civil engineer, the last 16 at Napa County's Public Works Department.

submitted Jan. 6, 2010 1:04P

1974

GRD Law '74
Vogt, Bob

Bob Vogt J.D. ’74 is co-producer of BottleRock at Napa Expo, held May 9-12 this year. It's "the biggest rock festival to ever happen in Napa Valley," as the Napa Valley Register writes in their recent profile of Vogt.

submitted May. 7, 2013 9:35A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '74
Trucco, Terry
Terry Trucco ’74 has launched a web site featuring news and reviews of New York City hotels called Overnight New York www.overnightnewyork.com. A long-time travel writer, Terry lived overseas for nearly a decade in Tokyo and London and has reviewed hotels for The New York Times, Travel & Leisure and The International Herald Tribune, among other places. Written specially for the Web, Terry's reviews- 87 and counting at this writing- capture the look and feel of each property and alert readers to red flags like musty showers, tiny rooms and the $10 glass of orange juice. In addition to reviews, the site includes a twice-weekly blog of news, tips and cultural events relating to New York and its lodging establishments. Terry lives in New York with her husband Steve Lohr, a reporter for The New York Times, and their 15-year-old daughter Nikki, a high school sophomore.
submitted Feb. 16, 2011 12:06P
'74
Stephan, Barbara (Beard)

Barbara Beard Stephan ’74, M.A. ’78 writes that she has recently assumed the position of Clinical Director at Windhorse Integrative Mental Health in San Luis Obispo, Calif. She is delighted to be working in an environment that is in line with her view of psychologyhonoring humanistic and relational ideals, as well as an integrative/holistic approach to healthcare.

submitted Feb. 24, 2013 2:21P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '74
Stege, John

John Stege '74 joined Global Trust Bank in Mountain View as Vice President, Business Development, in June 2009. He and his wife Laura just finished the San Jose Rock and Roll Half Marathon October 4th. He also is the drummer for The Sparkletones, a 50's Rock & Roll Revival Band. Laura and John live in Aptos, Calif.

Contact John
www.myglobaltrustbank.com www.sparkletones.com
submitted Oct. 19, 2009 3:37P
'74
Spain, James

Jim Spain '74 has been named the regional managing director of Colliers International, responsible for directing day-today operations of COllier's four regional offices.  Spain has been affiliated with Colliers International since 1982, first as an industrial land and business park broker and then as the managing director of the Carlsbad office.

submitted Jan. 20, 2010 11:43A
GRD Law '74
Scott, Dave

Dave Scott '74, JD '77 writes: "Retired in 2002 from Silicon Valley. Spending time doing volunteer work for Norcal USTA, traveling around Europe, and splitting time between our homes in California and Colorado. Married, no kids, but friends all over."

submitted Jul. 6, 2012 3:51P
GRD Law '74
Schiavenza, James (N/A)

James M. Schiavenza '71, J.D. '74 has been named dean of Lincoln Law School of Sacramento where he has been an adjunct professor of law for more than 25  years. He recently retired from the State Attorney Genral's Office where he has worked since 1975. Jim, his wife, Ellen, and daughter Kathleen reside in Sacramento.

Contact James
James M. Schiavenza, Dean Lincoln Law School of Sacramento 3140 J Street Sacramento,CA 95816 (916) 446-1275 Schiavenza@LincolnLaw.edu
submitted Mar. 27, 2011 10:40A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '74
Ruckriegel, Kara

Kara L. Ruckriegel '74 is a first-grade teacher and has taken on additional responsibilities as a mentor teacher. This involved assisting teachers to improve the quality of their teaching to enhance student achievement. 

submitted Dec. 2, 2011 2:52P
UGRD Leavey Business '74
Rodriguez, Ed

Freshman Dorm: Day Student/Off Campus

Ed Rodriguez '74 writes, "I am a retired Senior Partner after a 39-year career with KPMG, principally in Silicon Valley. My wife, Pam, and I split our time between our homes in Saratoga, Calif. and Truckee/Northstar in North Lake Tahoe. Our future includes extensive travel and spending time with our 4 married kids (3 daughters and a son) and their spouses as well as our 4 grandchildren (and one more on the way), all of whom live in Silicon Valley."

submitted Mar. 17, 2014 3:48P
'74
Robinson, Tom

Tom Robinson '74 is chair of the National Association of Convenience Stores. He is president of Santa Clara, Calif.-based Robinson Oil Corp. Robinson has been a member of the NACS Board of Directors since 2006. Most recently, he served as the NACS vice chairman-treasurer, overseeing the association’s financial plan. Before that, he served as NACS vice chairman of government relations. Robinson Oil Corporation operates 34 Rotten Robbie stores throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area and markets fuel to commercial customers through the Pacific Pride and CFN commercial fueling networks. Robinson has been with the company since 1974. The fourth-generation company was founded in the 1930s and has been operating under the Rotten Robbie brand since 1973. Robinson earned a B.S. in economics from Santa Clara University. He is past president of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) and is active in the California Independent Oil Marketers Association. He also is a life member of the 25 Year Club of the Petroleum Industry.

submitted Oct. 21, 2011 2:08P
'74
Ritchey, Gary

Gary Ritchey '74 has been named a partner at Hopkins & Carley in San Jose. His particular emphasis is patent litigation, although he has represented clients on a variety of intellectual property and business litigation matters.


submitted Sep. 24, 2010 4:07P
'74
Quillinan, James

James Quillinan '74 writes that his first grandchild, Caitlin Grace Quliinan, was born February 17, 2010.  Proud grandparents will spoil her.  James continues to practice law as Chair of the family wealth and Tax Planning department at Hopkins and Carley.

submitted Mar. 30, 2010 12:45P
'74
Orjales, Rodolfo

Rodolfo Orjales '74 is a judicial attache for the Department of Justice at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is responsible for judicial assistance, extraditions, and judicial training.

submitted Jun. 1, 2009 4:29P
'74
Nystrom, Deborah (Vicas)

Freshman Dorm: Walsh

Deborah (Vicas) Nystrom '74 writes, "Living in the coldest state of the lower 48, Minnesota, with my true Midwesterner husband. We have two grown children who attended another Jesuit school, Creighton University. No grandkids yet. At this point in my life, my passions are making paintings, organic gardening, and exercise. I am a certified occupational therapist assistant but have worked in special education for a number of years. See you all at the grand reunion! Please show up for 40th reunion, I haven't been to one in 35 years!!"

submitted Jan. 7, 2014 6:17P
GRD Law '74
Morris, Gregory

Gregory Morris J.D. ’74 is a national consultant for the West Hazelton information technology company. He has more than 30 years of experience in public policy law.

submitted Jun. 16, 2010 11:40A
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '74
McGraw, Denise (Traficanto)

Denise Traficanto McGraw ’72, M.A. ’74 teaches first grade at an Orange County Magnet School. Her husband Ambrose is semi-retired as a federal auditor and business professor. Both their adult daughters work as teaching assistants, respectively in Orange County and in northern France.

submitted May. 16, 2011 11:15A
GRD Leavey/MBA '74
McDonald, Douglas

Doug McDonald MBA '74 retired after 32 years as an executive with the Boy Scouts of America, having served as CEO in Stockton, San Jose, and Sacramento. He is active in Rotary, Habitat for Humanity, and other community organizations in the Grass Valley area.

submitted Oct. 4, 2011 8:19P
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