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Ron Hansen M.A. ’95, M.Div. ’04 is this year’s recipient of the Evil Companions Award, which honors a writer who hails from the West or writes about it. Hansen is an Omaha native who teaches literature at Santa Clara University. He has earned numerous honors in his four decades as a novelist, essayist and short-story writer, including the status of creating one of the longer and more intriguing titles in contemporary fiction: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Norman Gunther ’59, Ph.D. ’04, continues to be part of SCU's Department of Electrical Engineering’s Electron Devices Laboratory, which has advanced world-class research and scholarship in the areas of electronic devices, materials, and their manufacturing technologies. Gunther collaborates with fellow graduates of the program, advancing the methodologies used to characterize surface nanostructures of thin films used in semiconductors, and advising current graduate students as an applied mathematician.
Stacy Hartman '04 and Sean Greenwood were married on September 19, 2009 at Bianchi Winery in Paso Robles, California. In the wedding party: Alicia (Wheeler) Kachmarik '04, Katie Carlson '03, and Dina Salicido '04. Stacy currently works at Google as an Associate Manager in Online Sales and Sean, a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo grad, is a Project Engineer at Critchfield Mechanical. The newlyweds reside in San Jose.
Stacy (Hartman) Greenwood '04 and her husband Sean Greenwood welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Landon Robert on October 2, 2011. The happy family of three lives in San Jose.
Stacy (Hartman) Greenwood '04 and her husband, Sean, welcomed their first child, Landon Robert, on Sunday October 2, 2011. The happy family of three lives in San Jose.
Stacy (Hartman) Greenwood ’04 and husband Sean Greenwood welcome their second son, Cohen Michael, on September 6, 2014. The family of four resides in San Jose.
Tyler Green '04 and Meghan (Hanratty) Green '04 are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Gavin Michael Green, on July 20, 2011. The family lives in Bellevue, Wash.
Meghan (Hanratty) Green '04 and Tyler Green '04 welcomed their second child, Nora Elizabeth, on March 20, 2013. She joins big brother Gavin. They live in Seattle, WA.
Khanh-Thy (Nguyen) Gonzales ’04 and 1st Lt. Ramiro Gonzales celebrated their 10th year anniversary by renewing their wedding vows in Las Vegas with "Elvis." In attendance were Khanh-Vy Nguyen ’01, Hiroko Shirakata ’99, and Kristin Calcagno ’99. Future Broncos Aria and Ellia Gonzales served as flower girls.
Noel Fonseca ’04 married his partner Kyle Davidson on July 5, 2013 in Urbana, Ohio. In attendance were alumni Manuel Perez ’04, Khanh-Thy Gonzales ’04, Juan-Carlos Guzman ’04, Deanna Sainten ’06, and Communications Professor Charlotta Kratz.
Carol Depner MTS ’04 writes, "I have retired from hospital chaplaincy. The plan is to do volunteer services at both a homeless shelter and at St. Joseph Hospital, after relocating to Denver, Colo."
Bryce Davidson '04 has joined the staff of Davidson Insurance in Vancouver, Washington. He previously worked as a Manager at Ernst and Young in San Francisco for nearly eight years.
Michelle E. Curtis '04 J.D. '08 and Joseph Harris, Jr. were married on July 28, 2012 in Tiburon, Calif. Bronco attendees included Betsy Conway '04, Jenny DeVoto '03, Leila (Khalil) Lewis '02, Hayley (Fullerton) Servatius '02 and Matt Servatius '02, MBA '11. The couple resides in San Francisco and St. Helena.
Lindsey Cromwell '04, MBA '09 and Matthew Kalkbrenner '04, MSME '06 were married on September 12, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The bridal party included Adriana (Navarro) Alfaro '04, Sarah Tarpley '05, Aimee (Grush) David '03, Mark Kalkbrenner '04, and Scott Gunther '04. Bronco alumni in attendance included Lindsey's mom, Angela (Lum) Thomas '75, as well as Jake David '04, Jake Peterson '04, Kim Ehret '04, Christina Jimenez '04, Joy (Wasai) Nishida '04, Khanh Chau '04, Jeff Cook '04, and Sonia (Mungal) Cook '04. The couple lives in Santa Clara. Lindsey is the Sustainability Coordinator for SCU and Matt is a Systems Engineer at Lockheed-Martin.
Kevin Cote ’04 and Kristin (Koenekamp) Cote ’04 welcomed a daughter, Cailin Parker Cote, on June 28, 2014. She joins 2-year-old brother Carson at the family's home in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Rebecca (Levy) Corwin ’04 and her husband Brian welcomed their second child, Matthew Decker, on Sep. 30, 2013. Big brother, Jonathan, welcomed him home as well. The family lives in the Boston area.
Craig Corica '04 and Melissa (Meek) Corica '04, J.D. '08 welcomed their first child, Logan Michael Corica. He was born on April 17, 2011 and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. The family resides in Alameda, Calif.
On January 1, 2014 Alison R. Christian ’04 was promoted to Shareholder at the law firm of Christian Dichter & Sluga in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Christian is a co-founder of the award-winning ”Ladder Down” business development program for women lawyers and her practice focuses on insurance law and bad-faith litigation. CDS congratulates Ms. Christian and welcomes her to its partnership!
Alison R. Christian 2700 N. Central Ave. Suite 1200 Phoenix, Arizona 85004 Office: (602) 792-1700 Direct: (602) 792-1706 Fax: (602) 792-1710 AChristian@cdslawfirm.com www.cdslawfirm.com
Stephen Chesterton ’04 and Emily Sargent Chesterton ’04 welcomed a baby boy, Peter William, on Oct. 17, 2011. The family lives in Rockville, Md.
Stephen Chesterton ’04, Emily Sargent Chesterton ’04, and big brother Peter (age 3) welcomed Grace Elizabeth into the world on Sept. 22, 2014. The family lives in Rockville, Maryland.