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GEOLOGY TRIP TO ARIZONA, Spring Break 2010: 8 DAYS, 1,300 MILES, EXPERIENCES TO LAST A LIFETIME

The History of the Hofstra University Geology Club and Geology Graduates
(1939 - 2004)

Compiled by Dr. Fred Wolff - Student and Faculty Member: 1957 - 2004
Edited and Digitized by Dr. Charles Merguerian - Faculty Member Since 1981
Web Format by Dr. J Bret Bennington - Faculty Member Since 1993
© 2004 THE HISTORY OF THE HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY GEOLOGY CLUB AND GRADUATES


GEOLOGY CLUB AND GRADUATES
NEXUS YEARBOOK PICTURES

1939-1950 Yearbook has pictures of the graduates - but did not list degree or major.

1951 Graduates
B.A., Biology-Geology (specialization) and B.A. Chemistry-Geology (specialization).

Fred D. Eastty, Jr., William H. Kay, and Arthur S. Barnett.

1952 Graduates (B.A. Biology-Geology)
Richard Mezer, Charles (Rosenthal) Rockwell, and Lynn Bogue Hunt.

1953 Graduates (B.A., Biology-Geology)
William Beyer, William M. Kramer, Philip Casini, William P. Sander, Constantine Constant, John J. Tunney Jr., Ronald Cumella, Robert P. White.
B.A., Chemistry-Geology
Andrew A. Douglas and Robert D. Zaiser.

1954 Graduates (B.A., Biology-Geology)
Walter Boll, Gordon Hirt, Angelo Chiulli, and Walter Kuegel.
B.A., Chemistry-Geology
Thomas Arcoleo and Charles P. Smolski.

1955 Graduates (B.A., Biology-Geology and B.A., Chemistry-Geology)
Peter Anderson, Eugene Aleskin, William Davis III, Richard L. Fricklas, James A. Dunne, Alfred Milici, Walton C. Gagel, Joseph Seesney, Richard F. Goll Jr., Donald A. Trimmer, Gilbert F. Goller , Edward P. Riker, and Laurence M. Stuts.

1956 Graduates (B.A., Biology-Geology)
Donald Bollwinkel, Robert Collins, W. Jerald Bustard, and William Elfstrom.

1957 Graduates (B.A. - Geology)
Ralph Martin and James Nugent.
B.A., Biology-Geology
Roger J. Williams.
B.A., Chemistry-Geology
Harold Protska.

1958 Graduates (B.A. - Geology)
Robert Nugent, Benjamin Beckmann, Natalia Prajmovsky* (Secretary), Charles D. Curtis, Philip Saint Pierre, Walter Gamble (Vice Pres.), Warren Teasdale (President), Isabelle Geller*, and Bellemere W. Wodiuk*. Note: * first female geology majors.
B.A., Geology-Biology
Glen Carpenter

1959 Graduates (Geology)
David Bayer - B.S.
B.A. Biology-Geology
Arthur Bloomfield, Jan Arthur L'Hommedieu, Frank DeLuca.
B.S./B.A. Chemistry-Geology
Manfred Kehlenbeck, Anthony J. Broullon, John M. Mushallo, Sigmund J. Haber, Elliot Paisner, and Nelson R. Raimondo.

1960 Geology Graduates
Peter J. Buttner - B.S., William B. Ludman - B.A., James M. Fitzgerald - B.A., Warren G. Nelson - B.A.

1961 Graduates
Joel E. Adler - B.A., Neil Reicher - B.A., James Carey - B.A., James T. Scully - B.A., Fred M. Geier - B.A., Joseph R. Turberg Jr. - B.S., Richard C. Hippner - B.A., Robert D. Turner - B.S., Michael M. Katzman - B.A., Manfred (Fred) Wolff - B.S.

1962 Graduates
Warren C. Forbes - B.S., Richard W. Paulson - B.S., Donald Hannon - B.A., Richard Rom - B.A., James W. Miranda - B.A.

1963 Graduates
Conrad Brown - B.A., John Hickey - B.A., Gilbert Collins - B.A., Jack Kort - B.A., Steve Ragone - B.A.

1964 Graduates
Ronald Collins - B.A., Randall Neeb - B.A., James T. Francis - B.A., Neil F. Petersen - B.A.

1965 Graduates
James P. Collins - B.A., William A. Mulligan* - B.A., John Millettt* - B.A., Donald Richardson - B.A.

* Start of Sydney A. Mayer Award for outstanding senior, a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Rene Mayer. The Mayer Award was initiated in memory of their son who died of leukemia while he was a geology major at Hofstra.

1966 Graduates
Leonard Konikow*- B.A., Richard Van Brederode.

1967 Graduates
Peter Beichman - B.A., Joseph O'Connor B.A., Fred Brunnemer - B.A., Neil Pearce - B.A., Joseph Harding - B.A., Laurence Ripak - B.S., John Lawther* - B.A., David Shamash - B.A., Philip Miller (Geol. - Biol.) - B.A., Douglas Wicks - B.A.

1968 Graduates
Barry Bruderer - B.A., Thomas Lochen - B.A., Ingrid Carlson - B.A., Thomas Pelligrini* - B.A., Thomas Gilligan - B.A., Alan Skelly - B.A., Michael Landau - B.A.

1969 Graduates
Lawrence Cassar - B.A., Joel Greenberg - B.A., Steven F. Durham - B.A., Alden Gunther* - B.A., Clifford Giles - B.A., Frank Lorenzo* - B.A.

1970 Graduates
Gioia Armenia* - B.A., Neil Sachs - B.A., Richard Kemplar - B.A., Robert Scaringe - B.A., Gerald Kuslansky* - B.S., Robert Theesfield - B.A.

1971 Graduates
Ronald Block - B.A., Jan Shenda - B.A., Edwin L. Phillips - B.A.**, Michael Wolfert* - B.A.
** first black Hofstra geology major.

1972 Graduates
Kenneth Benz - B.A., George Dixon - B.A., Harold Corley - B.A., Robert Gordon - B.A., Lawrence Dittrich - B.A.

1973 Graduates
William Bard - B.A., Paul Lipinski* B.A., Dennis Damaso - B.A., Frank Lyman - B.A., Margaret Miller - B.A.

1974 Graduates
Joseph Cupo* - B.A., Frank Sardone* - B.A. (* Both were named for Sidney A. Mayer Award.)

1975 Graduates
Harold (Steve) Dittrich - B.A., William Johnson - B.A., Judy Gospoderic - B.S., David Peterson - B.A. , Margaret Johnson - B.A.

1976 Graduates
Jeffrey Fenton - B.S., Richard Mollenhauer - B.A., Gilbert Kruse - B.S.; Linda Marasco - B.A.

1977 Graduates
Christine Anderson* - B.S., Rosemary Hickey* B.S.,Terrance Brennan - B.S., John Kenny - B.A., Stephanie Drake - B.A., Lawrence Oliva - B.A., Linda Goldstein - B.A., Richard Smath - B.A.

1978 Graduates
Connie A. DePrado - B.S., William A. Risberg - B.A., Dino Gianatos - B.S., Barry Rava* - B.S., Fred M. Hoffman III - B.A., Edward Sidel - B.A., Robert Linker - B.A., Gilbert Stankovics - B.A., Karen Lau - B.A., Peter Walsh - B.A., William O'Brien - B.S., Steven Zaionz - B.A.

1979 Graduates
Gary Connellan - B.A., Allen Lukas - B.A., Ethan Enzer - B.A.Thomas Moon - B.A., Rodolfo J. Esquivar - B.S., Michael Pokalsky - B.A., Thomas Fleming - B.A., Sergio Smiriglio - B.S., Michael B. Gartner - B.S., John J. Sullivan - B.S., Cynthia D. Kinch - B.S.

1980 Graduates
Gary Beck - B.S., Leo Matthews* - B.S., Thierry DeCourt - B.A., Shay Sylvestri - B.S., Blaine A. Fresco - B.S., Daniel Sullivan - B.S., John Lyon - B.S., Robert Zoller - B.A.

1981 Graduates
Robert Boiko - B.S., David T. Jacobs Jr. - B.S., Thomas Dowdican - B.A., James Masi - B.A., Mark Fisher - B.A., Mary Jane Nesfield - B.A., Noelle Grande - B.A., Jay Plotkin - B.A., George Ioannides* - B.S., Douglas Swanson - B.S., Gina Teuchler - B.A.

1982 Graduates
Peter Carucci - B.A., Christopher Maieli - B.S., Lawrence Connally B.A., Joseph McAndrew - B.A., Altan R. Gulumoglu - B.S., John McNamara - B.A., Jon Hay - B.A.Jean Nealon* B.S., John (Mike) Lipetri - B.A., Neil O'Halloran - B.A., Thomas Lonergan - B.S., David W. Rogo - B.S.

1983 Graduates
John Behrendt - B.S., Michael Noto - B.S., Joseph Boccuzzi - B.A., Michael Raffoni - B.S., Joseph Duminuco - B.S., Elizabeth Riggs - B.A., Richard Eliazarian - B.S., Diane Warner - B.S.

1984 Graduates
Richard Caputo - B.S., Robert Marcinkowski - B.A., Curt Duval - B.S., Maurice Scalisi - B.S., Cynthia B. Hall* - B.S., Richard Serio - B.A., James Henigman - B.A., Scott Van Valen - B.S., Bernard Mancuso* - B.S., Mark Vetter* - B.S.
(Department had 3 Sydney A. Mayer award winners this year!).

1985 Graduates
Steve Carballeira* - B.S., Jeanine Lancer - B.A., Susan Harbor - B.A., Wayne Kempski - B.A., Mikel Smith - B.A.

1986 Graduates
Gerald Hnot - B.S., Ann Romeo* - B.S., Marian Volpe - B.S.

1987 Graduates
Peter Dermody - B.S., Andrew D. Lange - B.A., David Jacobs Jr. - B.S., Stephen York - B.A., Raymond Kucklinca - B.S., Fred Stumm* - B.S., Nancy J. Hartig* - B.S.
(* = Sidney A. Mayer Award Winners)

1988 Graduates
Wesley Boberg* - B.S., Brian Hughs - B.A., Rober Carvalho - B.A., Eric Johnson - B.A., Vincent Grassi - B.S., Christopher Yeager - B.A.

1989 Graduates
David Patton - B.A.

1990 Graduates
Kevin Higgens* - B.S., Rowan Sarju - B.A., Brennan Jordan* - B.S., Nancy Valentine - B.S.

1991 Graduates (Note: the type of degree (B.A., B.S. B.B.A.) granted is no longer listed in the yearbook!)
Patti Gentiluomo*, Monica Lechmanski , Philip Sherman.

1992 Graduates
Richard Bova, Charles Salomon, Diana Freda*, Donna Swicker*, Paul Hosek, Gail Vitale, David Lorthioir, Bernard Zsikla, Joseph Muscarella.

1993 Graduates
Paul Gruosso, Phillip Simone, Kevin Jablow, Yvonne Sherwood, Christopher Morris, Joanne Thissen*.

1994 Graduates
Cicelia Acevedo, Terri D'Elia, Micheal Baetens, Debra Herzfeld, Steven Crane.

1995 Graduates
William Corbett, Steven Salembier, Richard Styzer.

1996 Graduates
Peter Aievoli, Matthew Laux, Kathryn Carbone, Laura Panos, Tania Eshaghoft, Edward Reiman, Robert Gerbracht, Danielle Schmitt*, Jeanette Gizze, Christine Tappen, Christopher Johnke, Robert Vincenti.

1997 Graduates
Kathleen Currington, Michael Engleman, Dereeka Gascott, Deirdre Insalaco*, Bradley Kane, Jessica Levine, Karel Young.

1998 Graduates
Vasilios Apostolou, Steven Roth, Orlando D'aniello, Kathy Schwager*, Danielle Knecht, Ellie Verdi*, Jennifer Mulvey.

1999 Graduates
Patricia Aluskewicz*, Brian Feely, Jason Canouse, Jessica Miller, Adam Demaine, Miron Yaghoubi.

2000 Graduates
Kathryn Benzenberg, Shawn Healey, Nancy Forsberg* , Lauren Kosmij, Tyrand Fuller, Daniel Lee, John Gangi, Erin Goelz, Lauren Kosmij, Michael Leone, Harry Gialvalis, James Magda, Lesley Short, Jeanette Greenidge*, Stephen Tauss, Christine Tyrell.

2001 Graduates
James Bonelli, Candice Falk, Christopher Grosser, Linda Katz, Robert Marino, Conor McDonough, Crystal Pearl*, Joseph Sakellis.

2002 Graduates
Marc Bieler, Kimberley Coke, Adina Hakimian*, Karen Krajenke, Kevin Nohejl, Coleen Osborne, Philip Rutkowski.

2003 Graduates
Tanya Abela*, Alana Brannon*, Rich Chlystun, Andrew Falco, Celina Pena.

2004 Graduates

We hope that all Hofstra students will enjoy this volume on Hofstra Graduates and the Geology Club. This compilation is the direct result of lots of hard work by Dr. Fred Wolff in his retirement year (2004). Dr. Merguerian took over the task of putting the document into computer format and will continue to edit and update the history on a yearly basis. Please keep in touch with us by email or mail. Let us know what you are doing these days. We are planning an Alumni Book and need pictures, stories, etc. We apologize in advance for any spelling errors in names or any incorrect dates. We will be happy to correct this for the web edition and for the full color.

© 2004 ­ Hofstra University Geology Department


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