Class correspondent:
Kourtney Parrella

Posted 12.20.17

Every year since 1997, Allison Fisk Mootz and a group of Moravian classmates have been getting together for a holiday party.  This year marks the 20th year of carrying on this tradition.  To celebrate they hosted this year’s event on Campus on January 13.

Posted 9/8/17

Ryan Fucilli and his wife, Janine, announce the birth of their son, Anthony David, born January 31, 2017.

Posted 11/25/15

Dustin Levy, Ph.D. recently began working with the AAAS Science Careers Forum.  Dustin is giving career advice to students and early career professionals in the technology sector.

Posted 1/29/15

Laura Centurrino married James Messier on July 26, 2014.  Laura’s brother, Kevin Centurrino ’04 was a groomsman and fellow classmate Abbe Cox Torres ’01 was a bridesmaid.  Moravian alum Krista Koe Corona ’01 and her husband attended the celebration as well.

Posted 10/27/14

Katherine Warren Marketto and her husband, Jon ’00 are expecting their third child in March 2015.  Katherine and Jon are the proud parents of Aidan age 6 and Gregory age 3.

Posted 7/30/14

Hannah Wood is a volunteer for non-profit Project Capoeira, is one of the primary organizers of Brazilian Day Philadelphia, which is part of PECO’s Multicultural Series festivals held at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.  This year the event will be held on September 21.  Open invitation to come celebrate Brazil!

Posted 3/31/14

Heather Karp Goldan is currently living and working, as a photographer in Clinton, NJ.  She is a family photographer, mainly specializing in newborn photography.  Recently St. Luke’s Hospital contacted her about purchasing several of her photos for their permanent collection to be hung in their Labor & Delivery Floor.  St. Luke’s is the second hospital to display her photos.  Hunterdon Medical Center also displays Heather’s work.

Posted 2/12/14

Courtney Rice Schnyderite and her husband, James, are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Jordyn Alanna, on September 10, 2013.

Posted 8/1/13

Colleen Bollette is a first-grade teacher in the Lebanon Township School District in New Jersey where she serves on the New Jersey Teachers Advisory Panel with the Department of Education.   Colleen has taught Preschool through Second Grade for 12 years.  She received the 2012 New Jersey Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award and the 2013 Excellence in Education Award.

Posted 6/24/13

Tamra Nichols was recently promoted to client service manager at Paychex, Inc. located in North Reading, Massachusetts.  This change required her to have to relocate from Allentown, to their Boston office, located outside the city in a town called North Reading.  She is one of 4 total managers overseeing a branch that handles over 13,000 clients for their payroll and human resource needs.  She is excited for this opportunity to continue helping the branch achieve their goals and maintain their long history of success.  She continues to also teach Zumba fitness classes in her spare time, as she begins her fourth year as an instructor. 

Posted 1/6/12

In May 2012 Elicia Stein published a fiction novel entitled The PTA Man, under her pen name Elise Stein. The book is available on Amanzon as a paperback or ebook. She has an author page on Amazon and also an author website www.elisestein.wordpress.com. Elicia has a doctorate in clinical psychology and is currently working as a clinical psychologist for the government.

Posted 9/28/12

Kerry Graybill Heinze and Chris Heinze are pleased to announce the birth of their third child, Owen, on July 2.

Posted 4/3/12

From the Alumni House:
Leah Williams and Peter Bilinsky ’00 were married on New Year’s Eve at St. Clement's Church in Philadelphia with a reception at Le Meridien.  They met at Moravian in 1999. The Moravian alumni who attended are listed below.
Pete Bilinsky ’00 Groom
Leah Williams Bilinsky ’01
Heather Deeble Bedel ’01 Bridesmaid
Jessica Marchand Emmitt ’01 Bridesmaid
Brooke Dancho ’01 Reader
Andrew Wallace ’00 Groomsman
Shaun Robbins ’00 Groomsman
Steve Earley ’01 Groomsman
Jim O'Rourke ’00 Groomsman
Melissa Keysock Dulin ’02
Mike Keysock ’00
Jaya Valiyil Krishnan ’01
Chrissy Koonce Schaffer ’01
Brian Fry ’01
Jon Seaman ’00
Chris Braun ’01
Dave Adamski ’00
Karl Searing ’01
Marcey Wittmeyer Healey ’89
Paul Polsky ’88
Ryan Schick ’00
Jennifer Tori Schick ’03
Amy DePuy ’01

Posted 11/29/11

Hilary Constable has worked in human resources since graduation and worked both in the U.S. and China, India and Thailand. She has earned her SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources certification) and is currently an HR consultant for Volvo Contruction Equipment in Shippensburg, PA.

Posted 8/1/11

From the Alumni Office:
Lauren Chaykin Moehring and husband David welcomed their first baby, Molly Patricia, on February 9, 2011.

Posted 7/1/11

From the Alumni House:
Kate Bugera Hoffman, and her husband Bradley Hoffman are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Alana Hettie on May 4, 2011.

Posted 4/4/11

From the Alumni House:
Tamra Nichols and her fiancé, Robert Funk, eloped on September 15, 2010. They are still planning a wedding celebration in 2012. In addition, Tamra has become a certified Zumba instructor in June 2010 and is happily teaching four classes a week along with working her day job. She even recently held a free class at Moravian for the current Zeta Tau Alpha and Alpha Sigma Alpha girls as a sisterhood event.

Posted 1/26/11

From the Alumni House:

Rachael Johnson Sarkar and Sabyasachi welcomed, a son,Owen Raja to the world on December 18, 2010.

Katie Marketto and her husband Jon are working as administrators at Matapeake Middle School in Grasonville, MD. They have a three-year-old son, Aidan, and are expecting their second child in seven weeks.


Posted 12/22/10

From the Alumni House:
          Emily Shonk Schoelzel has returned to Keewaydin Camp, now as the associate director.  Keewaydin offers an unforgettable summer experience for girls and boys through adventurous canoe trips.  It is fun, safe, empowering, while building outdoor skills, leadership and confidence.  Emily is thrilled to be apart of a warm and historic camp.
          Beth Whittaker Schroeder and Robert Schroeder announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan, on September 2, 2010.

Posted 11/30/10

From the Alumni House:
Kourtney Parella got engaged on September 16, 2010 in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. She recently bought a house in North Wales, PA with her fiancé, John Worthington, Jr.

Emily Shonk Schoelzel has returned to Keewaydin Camp, now as the Associate Director.  Keewaydin offers an unforgettable summer experience for girls and boys through adventurous canoe trips.  It is fun, safe, empowering, while building outdoor skills, leadership and confidence.  Emily is thrilled to be apart of a warm and historic camp.


Posted 10/6/10

From the Alumni House:
       Sarah Parker Makovsky and Mark are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Mabel on May 11, 2010.

Posted 8/4/10

From Alumni House:
          Jan Golden has completed a three-year podiatric medical and surgical residency at Community Medical Center in Scranton, Pa. Dr. Golden graduated from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 2007, where she received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.
    She served as chief resident of the podiatry program this past year.      Dr. Golden also completed a three-month rotation at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, caring for pediatric and adult patient.    Dr. Golden is affiliated with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association, Pennsylvania Foot & Ankle Society and the American Professional Wound Care Association.  She completed the AO North America basic and advanced podiatry courses and is certified in hyperbaric medicine.
     Dr. Golden plans to start her own practice in partnership with Justine Metcho, D.P.M., who has an established podiatric medical and surgical practice in Old Forge, Pa.

Posted 3/4/10

From the Alumni House:
Jessica Kistler has been named the General Manager for the Hershey Symphony Orchestra in Hershey, PA.

Posted 2/5/10

From the Alumni House:
Heather Strizalkowski married Eric Stegmaier on August 22, 2009.  In attendance were Emily Rizzo ’01, Kristen Holcomb Paigo ’01, and Nicole Stevenson Simmons ’00.  Heather and Eric continue to live in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Othaniel Lunan, Sr. earned a masters degree in social work (MSW), and a masters degree in public administration (MPA), from Marywood University, Scranton, in May of 2009.

Posted 1/7/10

From the Alumni House:

Beth Whittaker married Rob Schroeder on November 7, 2009.

Posted 9/1/09

From the Alumni House:

The Rev. Matthew R. Seeds has been installed as pastor of Zion United Church of Christ, York. He received his master of divinity degree from Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, Calif. He was ordained last fall in his home church, Dubbs United Church of Christ, Allentown.

From the Alumni House:

Emily Rideout is in the final part of the DMA program in viola at Boston University. She has enjoyed teaching and freelancing in the Boston area. She has also had the opportunity to perform on tours in Washington State and Japan. She invites any classmates in the Boston area to contact her.

Posted 8/3/09

From the Alumni House:

Erin E. Jennings completed her certificate of advanced graduate study in professional counseling at The University of Scranton in May 2009.  She also was recently nominated by her peers to run for secretary of the National Career Development Association.  In June, Erin co-chaired the 2009 Annual  SUNY Career Development Organization Conference in Watkins Glen, N.Y. 

Posted 6/29/09

From the Alumni House:

Matthew Seeds is the new pastor if the Zion United Church of Christ in York.

Heather Strizalkowski has completed a three year teaching certification course in the Alexander Technique.  She is currently teaching flute and Alexander Technique in a private practice throughout the greater Hartford region.

Tamra Nichols and Robert Funk are happy to announce their engagement.

Posted 4/20/09

From the Alumni House:

Torine Pasek earned her master’s in history from Loyola University in Chicago. She works as the corporate researcher for Northwestern University’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development. She continues to live in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago.

Jessica Kistler has recently changed jobs to become the activities director for a retirement community. She uses her music degree to provide therapy and concerts, and calls upon her artistic talents to lead craft projects and to plan parties.