Spring/Summer 2018: 2000s


Lisa (Schifano) Dunick, BA ’00

Lisa (Schifano) Dunick, BA ’00 (above), Fairfax, Va., wrote: “Writing under the pen name Lisa Maxwell, my fourth novel, The Last Magician (Simon & Schuster) spent six weeks on The New York Times Best-Sellers list in July/August. My third novel, Unhooked, won the 2017 YAVA [Young Adult Virginia Authors] Award.” The annual YAVA Awards, hosted by the Richmond Public Library, recognize outstanding works of young adult literature written by authors living in Virginia.

Shanon Larimer, BS ’00, Orlando, Fla., arts leader, advocate and CEO of Larimer & Co. Branding Studios, was recently honored by Orange County Mayor, Teresa Jacobs, with a proclamation recognizing his 10 years of dedicated service to Central Florida’s arts community, the promotion of its world-class visual and performing arts venues and the development of robust and strategic corporate, public/private partnerships that have significantly impacted the region.


Jessica Brandt, BS ’01, Macedonia, Ohio, was elected to the city council of Macedonia, Ohio, on November 7, 2017. 


Paul Marnecheck, BA ’03, MA ’10, North Royalton, Ohio, wrote: “I was elected to my fifth term on the North Royalton City Council.”


Daniel Alcorn, AA ’08, BGS ’09, Rutland, Vt., started a new position as academic program manager of the BS in Management Studies degree completion program at Norwich University in September 2017. He has taught business and management courses at Norwich for several years and previously was assistant director of enrollment advising.