The Carillon

Alumni News & Notes

Purple and Gold Ambassadors
Purple and Gold Student Ambassadors gathered for a group photo at the 2017 Excellence Awards at the Albany Country Club.


Andrew Levine’s band, Emboda, released a full-length album. The band members met in 1999, while attending UAlbany. More:


Andrew Edsall
Andrew Edsall

Andrew Edsall was appointed business development director, Asia Pacific (APAC) region, of SIS International Research in Tokyo.


Chinwe Aniche recently married and is expecting a baby boy in October. She resides in New Jersey.


Brent McGrady
Brent McGrady

Brent McGrady graduated from Otsego County Law Enforcement Academy in January 2017. He received the Sheriff Donald R. Mundy Sr. Award for academic excellence. Brent is a university policy officer at SUNY Oneonta. Emma Roszko Collum is a candidate for Florida State House Representative, District 93. She serves as general counsel for JL Audio in Miramar, Fla.; is founder and executive director of Women’s March Florida; and national, state and field head for Women’s March Washington.


Angela Moyer is the recipient of Success Academy Charter Schools’ ETHOS Award for demonstrating the Success community’s values: Excellence, Teamwork, Humor, Ownership, and Students. She is a school psychologist at Success Academy Fort Greene in Brooklyn.

Alumni pose for a picture at the Saratago Race Course
The annual UAlbany Day at the Races was held at Saratoga Race Track July 28.


Rashaun J. Allen is a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award recipient. He will conduct research in Barbados, teach English, and provide expertise abroad for the 2017-18 academic year. L. Syd M. Johnson was appointed to the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group Neuroethics Division. She is an associate professor of philosophy and bioethics at Michigan Technological University and coordinator of the University’s bioethics minor program.


Raymond Blanchard is pursuing a doctoral degree in counselor education at Montclair State University. He is a school-based clinician in Harlem, N.Y.

Jillian Pasco presents incoming EOP student with DangerZone hoddie
GOLD Committee Chair Jillian Pasco ’10, ’12 presents an incoming EOP student with a DANEgerZone hoodie at the annual EOP Ice Cream Social in July.


Carrie Gildersleeve Muthig is branch supervisor at Catskill Hudson Bank in Grahamsville, N.Y. She married Raymond Muthig in 2013. Courtney Hill was named “Rookie of the Year” by the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW). The award is presented to a practitioner who has worked in the field of pediatric oncology social work for less than five years. Courtney is a clinical social worker at the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.


Kevin Baker joined Surgical Care Affiliates, Chicago, as a financial adviser. He previously was employed in Latham.


Karsheen Azeem
Karsheen Azeem

Karsheen Azeem is co-CEO of Shakir Entertainment Management.


Monica Van Ommeren was hired as an aftercare specialist at CityMD Urgent Care.

Matthew Jaslove
Matthew Jaslove

Matthew Jaslove was hired as a microelectronics process engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Kasey Wichelns relocated from Albany to Charlotte, N.C., where she is newly employed by KPMG.