Class correspondent:
Kelly Schneider Parise

Posted 12/20/17

Danielle DuBois Spence and her husband, Phil Spence, welcomed their son, Michael Thomas, on October 15, 2017.

Posted 11/29/17

Jordan Adams finished her Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University in August 2017.  Her graduate work focused on the development of numerical models to understand flood-driven erosion processes.  She is now a postdoctoral research associate at INSTAAR, University of Colorado Boulder, exploring the sustainability of sedimentation patterns in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta system.

Posted 10/31/17

Chelsea Dotta and Kyle Krupa, DPT were married on May 12, 2017.  The wedding was held here on Moravian’s South Campus in Peter Hall and the reception was held at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem.   Morgan Zaharchuk ’11 served as maid of honor, Caitlin McCauley, Esq., Samantha Stiner Larkin ’11, were bridesmaids and Brad Bodine served as a groomsman.  The couple resides in Miami, Florida.
Heather Nederostek Billera and her husband, Matthew, welcomed a son, Lucas Joseph, on September 13, 2017.

Posted 9/8/17

Kaitlyn Lewis Sweeney and her husband, Trever Sweeney ’11, welcomed their daughter, Eleanor, on Father’s Day 2017.

Posted 8/3/17

Sarah Thomas ’10 & ’17 and Ben Sofka were engaged on December 19, 2015 and married December 10, 2016.  Fellow and future Greyhounds celebrating with them included Paul ’94 and Ellen Thomas Saylor ’99, Chris Tomac ’95, Chrissy Marino Lefkus, Phil Weiser ’12, Gaby Haddad-Weiser ’10, Lauren Rommal ’11, Sue Rohn Testa ’98, Sarah Farrell Johnson ’13, Linda Huth Crook ’72, John Stocker ’89, Daniel Stocker ’19, and, Natalya Schienholz ’21.  Ben graduated from Lehigh University in 2016 with a Ph.D. in Physics and accepted a position as a Senior Engineer at GlobalFoundries in Vermont.  Sarah graduated Moravian in 2017 with a MEd and currently teaches German in the Bethlehem Area School District.
Courtney Hauck Chipman married Charles Chipman III on April 8, 2017 at the Hotel Bethlehem.  Other Moravian grads attending were: Jena Al-Khal Abi-Samra, AngelaRae Schneider Davis ’11, Whitney Downer, Jessica Fenske ’09, Samantha Milita Pitcher, Cortney Selander ’08, Elyse Johansen Smith ’07, Lauren Spencer ’11.
Ashley Stone Melchionna and her husband, Joe Melchionna welcomed a son, Joseph Michael, on April 8, 2017,

Posted 5/24/17

Kaitlyn Boyer received her Masters in Art Education from the University of the Arts.  Her culminating thesis focused on utilizing storytelling and journaling to explore personal identity in the art room.
Peggie Naples is engaged to be married to Justin Perkins.

Posted 11/30/16

Josh Hinkle has joined Wells Fargo Advisors as a financial advisor.  Prior to joining Wells Fargo Advisors, he served as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley for three years, where he managed more than $25 million in client assets.

Posted 8/30/16

Laura Fabian Reinhart and Jeremiah Reinhart ’09 were married on July 23, 2016 in the Old Chapel of Central Moravian ChurchThe bridal party included groomsmen Jack Tazik ’11, Keith Feinman ’09, Tim Murphy ’09, John McCullough ’09, and bridesmaids Ellen Williams ’11, Becca Friedman ’10, and Kirsty Stearns ’10.

Ashley Stone married Joseph Melchionna on June 4, 2016 with a reception held at Hotel Bethlehem. The bridal party had alumni including Matron of Honor, Brooke Prelovsky Czanecki, Maid of Honor, Amy Heffner '11, Bridesmaids, Gina Giovinco '08, Leslie Pope, and Jennifer Stein Hausman.  Groomsmen included Kevin Gambrino '09, Brett Stout '08, Phil Spence, and Zack Andes. Ring Bearers, Joe & Luke Falcone are sons of Alumni Craig Falcone '95

Posted 7/29/16

Brittany Deiling was awarded the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on Sunday, June 5, 2016.  In 2012 Brittany received her master’s degree in biomedical sciences from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Brittany is continuing her medical training in anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted 11/25/15

Laura Hullfish married Jason Caiola on October 17, 2015 in New Hope, Pennsylvania.  Kathryn Kane was a bridesmaid.  Their wedding was attended by fellow Moravian alumni: Gerard Longo, Caitlyn Wyand, Jacqueline Seidler, Andrea Vassa ’08, Kimberly Porcino ’11, and Megan Kopp ’11.
Rachel Beck and Anthony Falco were married on July 18, 2015 at Hotel Bethlehem. Rachel Riggs served as bridesmaid.  Other Greyhounds in attendance were John Gilbert ’07, Kristie Haynie Gilbert, Francesca Falco ’15, Ashlee Scarborough ’08, and Kaitlyn Boyer.

Posted 9/30/15

Kate Lewis Sweeney and Trever John Sweeney ’11 married on June 6th, 2015 in Camden, Maine. Seamus Dubuss ’11 was best man, and the wedding party included Chris Kalis ’11, Dan Belowich ’11, Sarah Becker Jackson’10, and Leslie Pope ’10.
Heather Nederostek married Matthew Billera on April 25, 2015.

Posted 8/25/15

Jacqueline Seidler graduated in May from Loyola University Maryland with a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology.  Jackie recently accepted a position at Good Shepherd Penn Partners Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted 7/28/15

Ashley Stone and Joseph Melchionna were engaged on March 21, 2015.  Ashley is the head cheerleading coach for the Greyhounds and Joe is the Blue & Grey rep for the Baseball Team.  A June, 2016 wedding is planned at Hotel Bethlehem.
Chris Leiby joined the Peace Corps.  He has been living in the Eastern Caribbean for over a year on the island of Dominica.  Chris teaches literacy at the local primary school.

Posted 6/24/15

Notes from Diane Husic, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences: Sarabeth Brockley begins her job at the United Nations, Division of Sustainable Development and Water Branch, on July 15, 2015, and, Leslie Sealey has earned her M.D.

Posted 3/31/15

Rachel Beck & Anthony Falco are engaged to be married.  A July 2015 wedding is planned.  Rachel is a social studies teacher at Heritage Middle School in Livingston, NJ and Anthony is currently employed at Sports Training Physical Therapy in East Hanover, NJ.   In 2013 Anthony received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Jefferson University.

Posted 2/27/15

Laura Hullfish is engaged to marry Jason Caiola.  Laura is a graphic designer at N.A.C.C.M.E.  Her fiancé is a manager of institutional marketing at Harding Loevner.  A wedding is planned for October 17, 2015.

Phil Viglione graduated from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg in May, 2014.  He passed the Pennsylvania bar in October, 2014 and is now an associate with Driscole, Howell, O’Leary in Allentown
Posted 1/29/15

Rachel Matus and Andrew Lynn ’08 were married on June 21, 2014 in Peter Hall on Moravian’s south campus.  Andrew and Rachel are both teachers in the Bethlehem Area School District.
Notes from Matt Bross:  I wanted to let you know that my presentation defense went well last Friday.  I got my PhD in Mechanical Engineering and can relax for a few days.  Furthermore, I was lucky to have my Physics Professors Dr. Kelly Krieble ’86, Dr. Roeder, and Mr. Joseph Powlette ’60 from Moravian stop by for the presentation.  Ben Sofka was there also.  Ben was a classmate of mine and a fellow ’10 Physics major.  He is now working on his PhD in physics at Lehigh. 

Kevin Horn writes: I am currently working on a project to photograph and interview as many people as I can in Easton. I have been doing this since March of last year. You can see the results on my Facebook page at Facebook.com/BlinkPix. Project is titled "Streets of Easton".

Posted 12/22/14

Anthony Falco and Rachel Beck were recently engaged.  A July 2015 wedding, at the Hotel Bethlehem, is planned.
Laura Hullfish and Jason Caiola announced their engagement on August 16, 2014 at Cream Ridge Winery.  Their wedding will take place on October 17, 2015 in New Hope, Pa.

Posted 8/27/14

Phil Viglione graduated from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg in May.
Allison Story married Mike Clememte ’07 on June 28, 2014.

Posted 7/30/14

Samantha Milita Pitcher has recently accepted the position of assistant director of admissions at Lehigh University.

Posted 7/1/14

Rev. Mia Brown White has been named pastor at Hope United Church of Christ in Salisbury Township, Pa.

Posted 5/2/14

Sarabeth Brockley, a graduate student studying Environmental Policy Design, has conducted research locally in the Lehigh Valley and in South America.
Mark William Newman is working toward earning his M.Div degree at Moravian Theological Seminary.  He expects to graduate in May 2016.
Danielle DuBois and Phil Spence will be getting married in July.
Loura Khallouf is attending Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) Carolinas Campus to pursue her degree as an osteopathic physician.  She expects to graduate in 2017.

Posted 10/31/13

Patricia Eck is engaged to Ryan Melhem. The date is set for June 7, 2014.

Posted 9-27-13

Beresford “Ozzie” Brown has been hired by Stevens Institute of Technology as their new head assistant coach for men’s and women’s track & field.

Posted 8/8/13

Samantha Milita Pitcher recently won the James McKeever Promising Professional Award for the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counselors.  Samantha currently works for Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted 6/24/13

Jessica Pfeifer is engaged to Kevin Toole.  A spring 2014 wedding is planned.
Susan Bartos has just finished all necessary course work for a Ph.D. in Nursing. and will begin working on her dissertation this fall.

Posted 2/5/13

Christopher Morrison has been hired as one of the newest members of the Manville Police force after being a police dispatcher for two and a half years. 

Posted 12/4/12

Caitlin Dean is pleased to announce her marriage to Aaron Bach ’10.  They were wed on October 5 at the “Palace at Somerset Park” in Somerset NJ.  Members of the bridal party included alumni Katie Lynn ’12, Caitlin Adolph ’11, Robert Hercik ’11 and current student Madeline Webb ’13.  Other alumni include Valerie Mariotti ’09, Kat Roberts (Diek) ’09, Emily Starner ’09, Carolyn Latkovich ’12, Jaki Borden ’12, Jillian Pagliei ’10 and Stephen Gross ’11.   Current students included Lauren Kowalczyk ’14 and Samantha Anderson ’13.  Faculty included Dawn Ketterman-Benner.

Posted 6/27/12

From the Alumni House:
We are sad to report that Jill Rice passed away on June 23, 2012.

Posted 2/29/12

From the Alumni House:
We are pleased to announce the engagement of Nicole Yeastedt and Christopher D’Emilio. The couple will be married on August 11, 2012.

Posted 1/31/12

From the Alumni House:
Zack Andes and Cait Tramontozzi ’11 announce their engagement.  A September 2013 wedding is being planned.

Posted 12/14/11

Disney World in Orlando, Florida was the beautiful setting for the marriage of Samantha Milita to William Pitcher on December 9. The couple resides in Philadelphia.

Brooke Prelovsky and Tom Czarnecki '09 were married in Allentown, PA on September 10, 2011. Including themselves, they had 13 alumni and 1 current Moravian student in the bridal party!! Bridesmaids were: Kori Burke '09, Jessica Swartz '09, Alyson Rice '10, Ashley Stone '10 & Alyssa Howerter '13. Groomsmen alumni were: Mike Voskian '09, Anthony Giovannini '09, Dan Teese '09, Erik Brinkerhoff '09, Joe DeMuro '09, Joe Melchionna '10 & Phil Spence '10! In addition to their Greyhound filled bridal party, they had 15 other Moravian Grads and a few current Moravian students in attendance! The entire bridal party took a photo at Comenius Hall!

Posted 11/2/11

Former assistant track and field coach at Moravian, Beresford "Ozzie" Brown, the 2008 NCAA decathlon and indoor long jump champion has joined the Lawrence University Saints track and field staff as an assistant coach.Brown was also a two-time All America in the 55 hurdles and the 2008 USTCCCA Mideast Region male Indoor and Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and Mideast Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. He was the Mideast Region Male Track and Male Field Athlete of the Year in 2007.

Posted 10/1/11

Becky Kolacki and Jason Ginther '11 were married on September 3rd, 2011 in Patchogue, NY. They now reside in King of Prussia, PA. Jason is working as a software developer for Vanguard and Becky is working on her master's degree in library science at Drexel University.

Beresford "Ozzie" Brown, the 2008 NCAA decathlon and indoor long jump champion has joined the Lawrence University Saints track and field staff as an assistant coach.
Brown was also a two-time All America in the 55 hurdles and the 2008 USTCCCA Mideast Region male Indoor and Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and Mideast Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. He was the Mideast Region Male Track and Male Field Athlete of the Year in 2007.
He joins the Saint staff after coaching at Gwynedd Mercy College and at Moravian where he coached the sprinters, jumpers and hurdlers.

Posted 8/31/11

From the Alumni House:
Jordan Adams is pursuing her Ph.D. in environmental science at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana on assistantship.

Posted 7/1/2011

From the Alumni House:
Chris Leiby is currently in Americorps National Civilian Community Corps as a team leader completing service projects in the Midwest.

Posted 6/8/11

From the Alumni House:
Cynthia Dretel was recently named a Fulbright Scholar.  She will study at the Wroclaw University in Poland, where she will be continuing her research in to Polish music from the Holocaust, which she began as an honors student last year.

Posted 4/4/11

From the Alumni House:

Susan Bartos is currently working as a cardiology registered nurse at Bridgeport Hospital in Milford, CT and taking classes at University of Connecticut’s B.S. to Ph.D. program.

Posted 2/28/11

From the alumni house:

Molly Russo is now working as a realtor with Century 21 Pinnacle, serving the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos.

Posted 1/26/11


From the Alumni House:

Justin Serfass has beenrunning for Magisterial District Judge in Bethlehem, PA if elected he will be the youngest person to hold a judicial office.  You can visit his website at www.serfassforjudge.com

Kaitlyn Boyer is teaching as an English as a Second Language teacher at the school La Casa della Ghianda in Rome, Italy since April 2010.


Posted 12/22/10

From the Alumni House:
Kristen O’Connor is currently working at Wolters Kluwer Health in Ambler, PA as a publishing assistant.

Posted 9/1/10

From the Alumni House:
Samantha Milita is currently working at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA as an admissions counselor and has relocated to Delaware County, PA.

Posted 8/4/10

From Kelly:
Alyson Steltz will be working for Universal Charter School Company in Philadelphia.  She will be teaching 2nd grade at Daroff Elementary and will be relocating to Philadelphia this fall.         
Tim Betz ran an ultra marathon in Philadelphia on July 17th, he was cheered on by some members of the Moravian Cross Country team and fiancée Gail Dornenburg. 

Posted 7/6/10

From the Alumni House:
     Marcey Muffley Goodbred ’10 and Andrew Goodbred 08 are happy to announce their marriage on May 29, in Lehighton, PA.  They currently reside in Bethlehem, PA.  Other former Hounds who attended included Simon Tabchi '08, Meredith Wright, Beka Houska, Kaitlyn Siederman '11, Kyle Goodbred '13, Steve Ingraham, Peggie Naples, and Nicole Hale.  The couple visited St. Lucia for their honeymoon.  Andy has started his medical school clinical rotations at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, and Marcey will soon take her NCLEX nursing exam.