Nothing Lost in Translation
‘Roos in Tokyo gathered for brunch and a walk around the city on February 24. They posed for a photo in front of Shibuya Station/Shibuya Crossing, which some may recognize from Lost in Translation. Pictured, left to right, are Will Radke ’08, Sarah Tangney ’08, Brandon McInnis ’09, Mio Komatsu, Jordan Family Language House instructor 2008-2010, and Hyung-Hye Lee, JFLH instructor 2005-2006.
A Family Celebration
Andrew Harper graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in December 2012. Pictured at the celebration with Andrew are his brother and sister-in-law Daniel ’02 and Jennifer Knapp Harper ’01 (MAT ’02), his mother Anne Caliga Harper ’75, Andrew, his fiancé Meghan Froehlich ’10, his dad Brian Harper ’74, and Andrew’s brothers Brock Harper ’01 and Chris Harper ’99, plus Daniel and Jennifer’s children, future ’Roos Avery, Blake, and Sean.
’Roos in Oregon
A group of ’Roos enjoying a summer reunion on the Oregon coast are pictured near the Heceta Head lighthouse. Left to right are: Holli Pryor-Baze ’94, an in-house litigation attorney for Shell Oil Company who lives in Katy, Texas, with her husband, David, and children Avery, 17; Caroline, 11; and Olivia, 9.
Kimberly Stanton Bowe ’93 and her husband, David, live in Dallas, where Kim is a “stay-at-home-mom” to 4-year-old daughter, Vivienne. Kim and David adopted her from China and brought her into their home when she was 9 months old. Kim is involved with the Parents Club at Preston Royal Preschool and the North Dallas Early Childhood PTA.
Paul Morse-Caruso ’93 works as a Spanish teacher at Brookfield Academy in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He and his wife, Wendy, have two sons, ages 6 and 11.
Karen Casko ’93, an administrative staff member with a small law firm in Manhattan. She recently received an award from the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault for 10 years of work with a Mt. Sinai Sexual Assault and Intervention program.
Todd Canon ’93 moved to Austin, Texas, from Portland, Oregon, in 2010. He is a family physician and partner at South Austin Medical Clinic. In October, he became a member of the National Board of Directors of the Human Rights Campaign.
Jennifer Martin ’93 is the campus minister for The Koinonia Center, the Presbyterian Church (USA) campus ministry at the University of Oregon. She has served in that position since fall 2006 and lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Mentors in Business
Each year, in conjunction with the Williams Executive- in-Residence lecture, an alumni panel speaks to students about their experiences and individual journeys to careers in business. Wes Moffett ’82, president of Avelo Mortgage, moderated during the paneland gathered with the group for a photo. Alumni panelists, left to right, are: Beth Guinn ’03, sales and marketing manager, Pres-Flex Engineered Films, Presco; Brandon Brown ’09, analyst, Avelo Mortgage; Chris Pendergrass ’02, executive vice president, Presco; Moffett, president, Avelo Mortgage; Geoff Wescott ’08, investment associate, Granite Properties; and Jeff Duffey ’00, real estate broker, Duffey & Associates.
Rami Batrice ’08 was completing a fellowship in Edinburgh, Scotland, in early 2013, offering a perfect opportunity for his sister, Rania ’03, to join him for a Scotland travel adventure—with a three-day trip to France thrown in! The alumni are pictured at Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre in Paris. Rami is completing a Ph.D. in chemistry at Technion–Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, and Rania works in communications for the Democratic Party in North Dakota.
Global ’Roos: Alumni on Tour
A group of Austin College alumni and friends enjoyed an eight-day Alumni Campus Abroad educational and travel experience in Spain this spring, joining alumni from other colleges and universities. The group spent time in Barcelona, Zaragoza, Bilboa, Pamplona, and San Sebastian. Daily lectures and tours added dimension to private exploration.