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1950's

Jeanette Grasselli Brown, BS ’50, is vice chairwoman of the Ohio Board of Regents. Brown, former director of corporate research for BP America, lives in Chagrin Falls.

Philip E. Schmidt, BFA ’50, and his wife, Marianna, have moved to a 27-hole gated- golf course community in Naples, Fla. Their new address is 825 Wyndemere Way, Naples, Fla., 34105.

John Mitovich, BSJ ’51, was named in Who’s Who in America for outstanding service in public relations, business and community leadership. Mitovich lives in Stamford, Conn.

Beryl Elaine Rothschild, BSJ ’51, mayor of University Heights, received the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 1998 City Livability Award. The award honors mayors for developing and carrying out programs that improve residents’ quality of life.

John R. Keller, AB ’53, recently completed 40 years of parish ministry and now is coordinator of Pastoral Care-Lutheran Care Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Heller and his wife, Mary, live in Poughkeepsie.

Thomas E. Kuby, BSJ ’55, of Kuby & Associates Inc. celebrated the 25th anni-versary of his international management training and development organization. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Chagrin Falls.

Rocco Macri, BSCOM ’55, a 1988 induc tee to the Amateur Sports Hall of Fame, recently competed in the Texas Senior Games Basketball Championship in Temple, Texas. Macri’s team, the Dallas Rams, went undefeated, and Macri was the leading scorer. Macri lives in Dallas.

Lou Colatch, AB ’58, represented Ohio University at College Night at the International School of Brussels, Belgium.

Ben Mahmoud, BFA ’58, MFA ’60, will have several paintings exhibited in October at The Sioux City Art Center as well as at The Smelik & Sto kking Galleries in The Hague, Holland. “New American Paintings,” published by Open Studio Press, featured three paintings by Mahmoud in its 17th volume. An exhibit of his work also is planned at the Rockford (Ill.) Art Museum in September.

Professor Emeritus Jerry L. Sloan, BSJ ’59, has been inducted into the Detroit Public Relations Society of America Hall of Fame. Sloan was an executive with Ford Motor Co. before returning to Ohio University in 1992 to become a public relations professor in t he E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. He and his wife, Jeanne Chapin Sloan, BSED ’58, live in Athens.

Jerald Hunt, BSED ’59, professor of education and director of teacher education at Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., is the first James Millikin Estate Professor of Education. He is responsible for activities related to Millikin’s teacher education program and its link with local school systems.

Sidney Regen, BFA ’59, retired from the U.S. Army Reserves with the rank of colonel in 1996 and now is program manager for the construction program at Aviano Air Base, Italy.


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