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News from Recent Graduates

Grace Fredman (2015) received her white coat as she begins study at the St. Louis University School of Medicine on August 2.

Taylor Catalana (2013) will begin a Master's degree in Christianity and the Arts this fall at King's College, London.

Ryan Vale McGonigle (2011) received her MEd from the Lynch School of Education, where she was a Charles F. Donovan, SJ Urban Teaching Scholar and where she received the 2012 Distinguished Student Teacher Award. She worked for NBCC International, a division of the National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates. She recently took a position as a Grant Writer with City Harvest a NYC nonprofit.

Anthony Talarico (2009) graduated from Rutgers Law School and clerked for a judge on the New Jersey appeals court. He is now an assistant prosecutor in Bergen County, New Jersey, working primarily in the office's Appellate section. He was married to his college girlfriend, Elena Guevara (FCRH 2009) at the Fordham University church on November 26, 2014 (pictured above) by founding CACS director Mark Massa, SJ.

Heather Foye (2014) has been working as the Executive Assistant at the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity in Manhattan, overseeing the 2015 Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. The Ethics Prize, now in its 26th year, challenges juniors and seniors in college to analyze an ethical issue they have encountered.

Maria Stamatelatos (2014) has been working as a paralegal for the defense litigation firm French Casey, LLP, and will begin law school at St. John's University in the fall.

Colleen Taylor (2012) graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an M.Phil. degree in Irish Writing, awarded with distinction, in 2014, and is about to finish her first year in Boston College's English PhD program, where she is the Irish Studies Fellow. She recently published a short article called "Missing Portraits: Irish Fiction's Forgotten Women" for the New Dublin press, and gave a paper called "The Other 'Wild Irish Girl': Sarah Isdell and The Irish Recluse (1809)" at Harvard University's New Eyes on the 18th Century Symposium in December. She also writes a weekly music column for the Irish Echo newspaper.

Aimee Della Porta (2011) completed her Master's degree in Social Work from Tulane University and is now working at Covenant House in Philadelphia.

Sheila Sennett (2012) has been admitted to the Physician Associate Program at Yale University, where she will be a part of the class of 2017.

Kristin Guerin (2012) graduated from Circle in the Square Theatre School in May of 2014 (pictured here performing in her graduation showcase). Since then, she has performed in a national tour, opened and closed her third off-Broadway show at New World Stages, and assistant directed her first feature film, Sing to the Stars, produced by World Oceans Productions. She will be dancing in a concert series at Carnegie Hall this May.

Michael Martinez (2013) is in the second year of the Jesuit Novitiate in the Dominican Republic, and he will shortly begin his master's degree in Social Philosophy at Loyola University in Chicago.

Joseph Marutollo (2007), an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department, won two federal civil rights trials on behalf of the New York City Police Department and the New York City Department of Correction. The case involving the NYPD was profiled in the New York Daily News and the New York Law Journal.

Tyler Reinagel (2007) earned a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Georgia. He has recently accepted a position as Senior Associate for State Policy with the Pew Charitable Trusts-MacArthur Foundation's "Results First" Initiative in Washington, DC. The program works with 17 state and four county governments across the nation in benefit-cost modeling, policy development, and budget processes.

Prescott Loveland (2007) received a joint JD/MSW from Fordham's law school and will begin a new position this fall as a Trial Attorney for the District of Columbia Public Defender Service.