Tag Archive for 1974

CLASS OF 1974 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1974 Endowed University Scholarship Rami Hamati ’19, Manja, Jordan During Homecoming weekend in October, women of our class celebrated our fifth Women’s Gathering at Wesleyan.  The celebration was suggested by Pam van der Meulen and organized by Nancy Stack, Sharon Purdie, and Pam. Attendees included Nancy, Pam, Sharon, Carolyn White, Judy Atwood, Jean…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Here you will find the unedited updates from your classmates, since a shortened update was included in the print edition. Charlie Cocores and his wife, Carol, organized a week-long Habitat for Humanity build in New London CT this July. Rich Bennick serves on the Habitat board with him. Harold Sogard volunteered for the build and…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Reminder: Invitation to all of our classmates to come to Middlebury, Vt., Aug. 25–28 for Lloyd Komesar’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival. A large turnout for an unofficial ’74 “Northern Reunion” could be the start of a beautiful tradition! Lyn Lauffer reports, “It’s been really fun for me to reconnect with Lloyd Komesar, following our last…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1974 Endowed University Scholarship Rami Hamati ’19, Manja, Jordan Charlie Cocores writes, “I’ll be leaving my second career as the Educator in Residence, Certification Officer, at Connecticut College in May. Hope to continue to teach some psych in local colleges. Carol and I are awaiting our 5th grandchild in April and couldn’t be more excited! If…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Lloyd Komesar reports that the inaugural Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival was a great success. “Among the 1,000-plus people in attendance, we had an abundance of wonderful Wes folks [and spouses] with us, including Bill Pearson and Jane Pearson P’12, Claudia Catania and John Cady ’71, Wayne Forrest, Wendy Starr, Naaz Hosseini, Lyn Lauffer, Sam Miller ’75, P’09 and Anne…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

“Downsized and retired, Randy Smith reports that he is using some of his expanded leisure time to build a website for those who enjoy golf literature.  Golf-fiction.com offers short stories and novel chapters from all eras of golf authorship.” Monique Witt writes that OneTrickDog* is dropping several more jazz discs this summer.  The production arm has a ten-performance run…

JEANNE DEMKO CHIANG ’74

JEANNE DEMKO CHIANG, an actuary, died Oct. 7, 2014, at age 61. After receiving her degree in mathematics, she spent her entire career at Travelers Insurance in Hartford, Conn. She enjoyed music and traveling. Survivors include her husband, Jaf Chiang ’74, two children, and her brother.

CLASS OF 1974 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Congratulations on your re-election, Governor John Hickenlooper!!! Jeanne Demko Chiang, wife of Jaf Chiang, died on Oct. 7. Jeanne spent her entire career at Travelers Insurance as an actuary. She loved music and was also passionate about traveling. Survivors include her husband, Jaf; daughter Jasmine Chiang, a physician, and her fiancé, Ryen Schimerman of Portland,…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Lloyd Komesar reports: “life in Vermont continues to expand in rewarding ways. With equal measures of available time and true motivation, I have founded the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival which will have its inaugural rollout Aug. 27–30, 2015. Bill Pearson is joining me in this endeavor. The Festival will focus on new filmmakers who are…

CLASS OF 1974 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

] Rob Ingraham writes that as well as attending our 40th Reunion, he also attended his daughter, Blair’s, graduation. She is now working in NYC. His son, Tucker ’16, completed his freshman year at Wes. Tucker is spending a second summer working for the Patriots under the watchful eye of Coach Belichick ’75. Rob is…