CAROL (MIKESELL) FREY (B.A.) has published her ninth historical genealogy book. “It was 1,488 pages!” she reports. Her daughter, who is a master in flute performance, underwent successful brain surgery and did not lose any of her musical ability. “I wish to thank all my friends for their prayers and fasting on her behalf. I am busy in my semi-retirement.”
MARTHA (ANDREATTI) BARHAM (B.S.N.) is a clinical psychologist in Honolulu. She has written books for adults and children. Her Web site is www.drbarham.com. She misses her days at the university and says hello to all.
MICHAEL EMERY (B.S.) and his wife are retiring and planning to travel and enjoy their grandchildren.
CHARLES GIBB (B.A.) published his second novel in February. “The Gold Buckle” is available on Amazon.com. The book is about an American who is drafted into the Nazi army in World War II and spies for Gen. Eisenhower while working for the Germans.
SISTER MADELINE FITZGERALD (B.A.) has taught school for 30 years and now ministers in the parish of St. Francis of Assisi, Vista. She taught previously in Tampa, Fla., Ireland and England. She is a Sister of St. Claire and recently celebrated 45 years in the order. “I have watched USD grow, and it is a beautiful campus. I spent many happy days there.”
BARBARA (CAGLIERO) ULLE (B.A.) is a homemaker who homeschools her 12-year-old daughter, Hayley. Her son, Nicholas, expected to graduate high school in 2006. Her husband is an architect with R.W. James and Associates.
VICTORIA (WESTERVELT) NASMAN (B.A.) recently was promoted to managing offices in Riverside and San Benardino counties. Her daughter, who graduated from USD in 2003, was planning to marry this fall.
NEVA (GRIGGS) SULLAWAY (B.A.) is the author of four nonfiction books, including the award-winning “Chasing Dreamfire.” She also is the editor of “Mains’l Haul,” a journal of Pacific maritime history, for the San Diego Maritime Museum. She lives in San Diego with her husband and two children.
DOROTHY (DOOYLE) DONIVAN (B.A.) is a site coordinator for Early Head Start. She is completing her master’s in early childhood administration at National Louis University. She has four daughters and one granddaughter.
JOHN HOUSTON (B.A.) was on his way to Lithuania to film a docudrama about 9/11 in early 2006. He planned to work under a special arrangement with the Screen Actors Guild and British Equity to allow him to act in the picture. “I am excited to finally visit Eastern Europe,” he says. “Otherwise you can usually find me on the small screen in something or on stage somewhere in this country.”
ANGELA (KEFFALA) NEWMAN (B.A.) is working for MHN Government Services. She recruits mental health professionals to work with service members and their families at military bases in the United States and around the world. Husband Paul is working for the Department of Homeland Security. Both of their children, Jared and Jessica, are in college.
ROBERT LAMONT (B.A.) was retiring from California Special Education and moving to the Big Island of Hawaii. He says he is going to become a goat farmer.
CARL MCEWAN (B.A.) has lived and worked in the Toronto area for almost 30 years. He was director of research and development of Champion Photochemistry and kept an eye on their labs from England to Indonesia.
DAVID MOUSSETTE (B.A., J.D. ’81) retired after 20 years in the Air Force and now works at Lackland Air Force Base as the magistrate attorney, prosecuting civilians who violate state or federal law on base. He also drafts wills and advises clients on consumer law issues such as landlord/tenant issues. “It’s a great job in an office of great people.”
WARREN PATCH (B.A.) has two daughters in college and two younger sons in grade school. He has practiced in Ocean Beach continuously since the summer of 1984. “I live, work and surf in the same community. I am taking care of the families of my neighborhood and living my dream.”
JOSEPH GHOUGASSIAN (M.A., J.D. ’80) was the chancellor’s distinguished lecturer at the University of California, Riverside, in April. He spoke on “Diplomacy: A Tool for Peace, Education and Human Rights.” Ghougassian’s address was to follow the presentation of a Nobel Prize winner in chemistry and a poet laureate.
NANCY (SALVO) HYMAN (B.A.) has one son left at home, high-schooler Reid. Her son, Taylor, graduated from West Point in May 2005. Fellow USD alumni Terri (Ketchum) Cleveland attended the ceremony. Daughter Morgan was graduating in 2006 in toy design from Otis College of Art and Design.
BART HARMAN and Sandra Cook ’79 have been married 24 years and have three children, ages 22, 20 and 15.
BARBARA KENDALL (B.S.N.) is enjoying retirement, spending time as a volunteer reader and tutor to first-graders. “After 25 years working with an adult population at the V.A. Hospital, this is a new joy.”
BARBARA (CLAY) ODOM (B.S.N.) is a semi-retired registered nurse and independent health consultant.
ANN DUMOLT (B.A.) celebrated her 50th birthday and feels blessed to have a job and an understanding employer. “Without medical benefits, I may not have had the availability of medical care and technology that allows me to live with a chronic illness. My employer has afforded me reasonable accommodation so I can work despite physical limitations.”
PATRICIA JARRETT (B.B.A.) says husband Richard Jarrett ’81 was inspired by the USD seminary chapel “Fisher of Men” window to pursue learning the inch-thick glass art form. He has a cross in liturgical colors available for sale and is working on designing two doors containing the glass.
KRIS SORENSON (B.A.) is studying for the priesthood for the Diocese of Fresno, having returned to his seminary studies in 2004 after an absence of 21 years. He is now studying at St. John’s Seminary at Camarillo, Calif., and is on his pastoral year at Sacred Heart Parish in Merced, Calif. “I am scheduled to be ordained, Lord willing, in 2008.”
TERESA VAUGHN (B.A.) has been renovating a 1914 “Aeroplane Craftsman bungalow” and volunteering with Read Orange County, an adult literacy program. “Both endeavors continue to be a challenge and a joy in my life when I’m not working.”