Class Notes

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  1. Submit a class note online.
  2. Email your name, class year, and relevant information to

The latest Class Notes will be posted the first Thursday of every month in conjunction with the release of new editions of The PortEnjoy March submissions below.

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Class Notes: April 6, 2017 - May 3, 2017


Bernard Gerbig '62/'87 was inducted into the Morrisville-Eaton High School Wall of Fame, recognized for his significant contributions to his career and community.


Brian Cavanaugh '75, D’Youville College athletic director, has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct for a four year term.


David Ackerman '92 was promoted to director of international operations at The Little Gym International based in Scottsdale, AZ. David was also inducted into the Wellsville (NY) High School Athletic Hall of Fame in February of 2014.


Michael Forder '03 has been appointed director of E-Learning with the Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

Nick Adrian '04 has been writing and producing new episodes of Mysteries at the Museum, televised Thursday nights on Travel Channel. His previous TV series, AMC's Comic Book Men, is airing its sixth season.


Daniel J. Palermo '12, magna cum laude graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law and member of Buffalo Law Review has been named an associate at the law firm Greco Trapp, PLLC in Buffalo, NY, following his admission to practice law in the Fourth Judicial Department.


Emily Lottes '08 and her husband, Ed Giles, welcomed their first child and future Golden Eagle, Simon Joseph Giles, on April 17, 2017.

Alumni Deaths

Barbara Bradt ’84

Nancy Pearson Richards ’54

George Roe ’85

Arne Olsen ’54

Michael Cavalcanti ’64

Jane Beyer Mincher ’73

Christopher Ziegler ’14

Emeriti Deaths

Former President Albert Brown