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From professional athlete to the Catholic priesthood.   by Sheryl A. Englund

When the IC football team took the 1991 Division III national title in the championship game against the University of Dayton, quarterback Joe Fitzgerald ’93 was in seventh heaven. Joe remembers with relish, too, standing shoulder-to-shoulder...

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Cynthia Sayer ’77 has a most unusual profession—jazz banjoist
by Elizabeth Bauchner

Ask Cynthia Sayer what has been the greatest source of pride in her musical career, and she won’t mention playing for two presidents, her long membership in the Woody Allen Jazz Band, her collaboration with several...

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A 1970s-era Ithaca couple sets benchmarks for community involvement. by Elizabeth Field with Maura Stephens

When it comes to fund-raising, Jerry Dietz ’75 and Judy Schapiro Dietz ’76 acknowledge, potential donors must first understand an issue, and then feel it in their hearts. Only then will they be willing to reach...

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CEO David Lissy ’87 has a lot to do with why Bright Horizons is friendly to families, clients, investors, and employees.  by Tamar Morad

When talking about the hundreds of child care centers he runs in the United States and abroad, Dave Lissy is as enthusiastic as one of his clients’ tots who has just been set loose in...

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Successful novelist Julia Spencer-Fleming ’83 writes what she knows, with a twist. by Alex Meril ’07

Mystery novelist Julia Spencer-Fleming ’83 is a bit odd among authors: she didn’t always harbor a burning desire to write. At IC she tested out of her writing requirement, and in four years she...

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