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Maxene (Meisterman) Lorraway (CGS’68, SED’71) of Chestnut Hill, Mass., a survivor of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, writes that as a part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program, she walks half-marathons as often as she can to raise money for cancer patients. “The cancer survivors I walk with inspire me the most,” she writes. “It is truly an amazing experience to cross the finish line after the ordeals we all have faced.” Learn more by visiting Maxene’s team webpage. back to top


Tracy Marek (CGS’90, COM’92) of Lakewood, Ohio, added the title chief marketing officer to her role as senior vice president of marketing for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. She oversees marketing, game entertainment, and arena and event marketing and merchandising for the Cavaliers; the Canton Charge, an NBA Developmental League Team; the Lake Erie Monsters hockey team; and Quicken Loans Arena. Tracy joined the Cavaliers in 2003 and was promoted to senior vice president in 2006. Email her at Wilfred Labiosa (CGS’91, CAS’93) of Arlington, Mass., is executive director of CASPAR, Inc., which provides services to youth, veterans, and adults who struggle with alcohol and substance abuse and who are often homeless. Anika Bent-Albert (CGS’97, CAS’99) and Todd Albert (CAS’99) of Brooklyn, N.Y., announce the birth of their second daughter, Freya Claire, on July 9, 2011. She has an older sister, Maeve. Lucas Caron (CGS’98, Questrom’00) of South Portland, Maine, and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of their first child, Savannah Grace, on May 1, 2011. Email Lucas at Ian Arougheti (CGS’99, COM’01) of Los Angeles, Calif., is head of the comedy department at Innovative Artists in Santa Monica, and his wife, Myriam, a special effects makeup artist, was head of the makeup department on the indie film Cherry, starring James Franco and Heather Graham. Nicholas Gallucci (CGS’99, SED’01) of Wading River, N.Y., and his wife, Michelle, announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Nicole, on May 31, 2010. back to top


Timothy Kelley (CGS’00, Questrom’02) of Norwood, Mass., and his wife, Mary, welcomed their second child, Caroline Ann, on May 19, 2011. Email Timothy at Stephanie Kraut (CGS’00, Questrom’02) and Adam Pfeffer (CGS’00, Questrom’02) of New York, N.Y., were married on October 17, 2010, in Asbury Park, N.J. The wedding party included Ben Rosen (Questrom’02), Greg Aranoff (Questrom’02), and Oren Sendowski (CGS’00, Questrom’02). Alexandra Nourafchan (CGS’00, COM’02), Neda Vander Stoep (CGS’00, Questrom’02), Emma Rosenbloom (COM’02), and Maria Cacucciolo (CGS’00, Questrom’02) also attended. Stephanie is a graduate student at Pratt Institute in New York City. Adam is on the board of directors at Harmony Bank and a partner at Levin, Shea, Pfeffer. Marc Sabow (CGS’00, CAS’02) and Chloe Robinson (CAS’02) of Bayside, N.Y., welcomed their second child, Ethan William, on September 15, 2011. Lisa (Stein) Rothstein (CGS’01, CAS’03) of St. Louis Park, Minn., and her husband, Daniel Rothstein, announce the birth of their first child, Asher Jacobs, on July 20, 2011. Email Lisa at Meagan (McCrystle) Soffera (CGS’01, COM’03) of Charlotte, N.C., married Patrick Soffera on September 17, 2011, in Charlotte. The wedding party included Elizabeth Ulatowski (Questrom’03), Brigitte Gavin (Questrom’03), Terin King Schmidt (CAS’03), Michelle Limongello (COM’03), Nicole Loux (COM’04), Beth Canning Lupo (CAS’03), and Allison Berkowitz Sigmond (CAS’03). Meagan is a public relations specialist for Access Communications of San Francisco and New York, and Patrick works for Bank of America in Charlotte. Friends can email Meagan at Evan Gutwein (CGS’03, COM’05) and Dana Cyboski (COM’06) of Miami Beach, Fla., were engaged in April 2011. The couple met through friends at BU. Dana is a senior event manager at Triton Productions, and Evan is an attorney at Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel. Jack Nicas (CGS’08, COM’11) of Chicago, Ill., is a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal, covering airlines and the Midwest out of the paper’s Chicago bureau. back to top