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Julie Heverly ’99 shares her experience with type 1 diabetes

Updated: August 9, 2021 | Tagged: ,

diaTribe’s Director of Institutional Giving, Julie Heverly, shares the story of how misinformation and doubt challenged her to rethink pregnancy with type 1 diabetes, and how she was empowered to start a family.

Dale Sleva ’97 named principal at Mars Area Primary Center

Updated: August 9, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Two educators from within Mars Area School District will take up new leadership roles in district schools in the coming school year. Dale Sleva Jr. will serve as principal at Mars Area Primary Center, and Jessica Semler will fill Sleva’s previous role as assistant principal at Mars Area High School.

Morgan Brozena ’16 named head coach of the Kenyon field hockey program

Updated: August 5, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Jill McCartney, Kenyon’s Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation, announced today the hiring of Morgan Brozena as the head coach of the Ladies field hockey program. Brozena is the 13th head coach in the Ladies’ 49-year history and she succeeds Jacque Demarco, who departed after nine seasons and a combined 111-47 record.

Ben Peticca ’21 named to Academic All-America At-Large Team

Updated: August 4, 2021 | Tagged: , , , ,

Recent Washington & Jefferson College graduate Ben Peticca capped his collegiate career in style Wednesday when he was named a 2020-21 Academic All-America® Division III At-Large honoree, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. CoSIDA annually recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.

Zach Hamilton ’16 named Upper St. Clair Head Girl’s Soccer Coach

Updated: July 29, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Please welcome Upper St. Clair’s new Head Girl’s Soccer Coach: Zach Hamilton! Coach Hamilton comes to USC with a wealth of soccer and coaching experience. Zach had a standout high school soccer career playing at Chartiers-Houston.

Ryan Willen ’18 helped to develop Israeli baseball players

Updated: July 29, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

The Israeli national baseball team is set to play its first game at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics July 29, but the road that led it there began much earlier. Ryan Willen, a baseball player and coach from Pepper Pike, was at the forefront of Israel’s youth development program as early as 2017.

Joshua Penrod ’96 highlights Johnstown’s industrial history in new book

Updated: July 19, 2021 | Tagged: ,

New book by Joshua Penrod highlights Johnstown’s industrial history.

Katelynn Tronetti ’11 named 2021 All-Star Teacher by Pittsburgh Pirates Charities

Updated: July 13, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

The Pittsburgh Pirates, Pirates Charities, PNC and The Grable Foundation teamed up with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Intermediate Unit One, and Kidsburgh to recognize outstanding teachers in our region and give them the thanks and acknowledgement that they deserve for their contributions to our community.

Ty Greenwood ’17 chosen for inaugural “New Voices Retreat”

Updated: July 9, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Ashland New Plays Festival has announced the five emerging playwrights chosen for the inaugural “New Voices Retreat” — a weeklong, virtual mentorship and workshop experience — to be held in August.

‘An Alternative History of Pittsburgh’ by Ed Simon ’06 includes focus on Jewish life

Updated: July 6, 2021 | Tagged: ,

The new book takes a look at the Pittsburgh Platform, which greatly influenced the Reform movement in the United States, and Jewish migration around the city.