Alumni News & Notes


Robert Iseman, founding partner of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP, has been named a 2015 Super Lawyer. He was recognized for his health-care, business-litigation and corporate practice. 


Lynne (Lesse) Lenhardt is president of the New York State School Boards Association.

Bob and Rosie Hughes and Hank Koszewski

Veterans Ronald Fiano ’66, ’67 and Patrick Corcione ’73 visited the Veterans Wall of Honor in the University Library.


Charlotte Biblow was recently recognized as a 2015 Leading Lawyer in Environmental Law. She is an attorney at Farrell Fritz, P.C. 

Elizabeth Donovan

Joseph Caplan


Joseph Caplan of Caplan Media Group, Inc., published Best of Van Wyck Gazette Community Magazine, featuring cover art by 3-D pop-art master Charles Fazzino. Joseph started the media company following a career with IBM and completion of an M.A. in community psychology from Marist College. 


Craig Borner

Craig Borner

Craig Borner served as assistant director of Continuing Education at Hudson Valley Community College from 1975-82. He was associate dean of continuing studies at The College of Saint Rose from 1982-84, then relocated to Orange County, Calif., to open Riviera Coast Properties, a real-estate company. Craig has served on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Association of REALTORS® and was appointed president for 2016. He graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2014.


Bruce Plaxen, senior partner of Plaxen & Adler, P.A., serves on the American Association for Justice Executive Committee. This is Bruce’s fifth election to the committee.


Andrea Thau, O.D., owner of Dr. Thau and Associates, is president-elect of the American Optometric Association. Andrea previously served as AOA secretary and vice president. She was also the first female president of the New York State Optometric Association, the New York Academy of Optometry, and the Optometric Society of the City of New York. 


Carl Cohen

Carl Cohen

Kevin Fee joined the litigation team in Duane Morris’ New York office. Carl Cohen was appointed chief experience officer at Denihan Hospitality Group in New York City. Cory Cuneo was named director of Protective Services for the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Brian Cuddy was appointed chairman of Roper/St. Francis Healthcare system. He is a neurosurgeon in Charleston, S.C.

1982 published Paul Turner’s essay “My Two Months of Seasonal Work at an Amazon Fulfillment Center.”


Andrew Goldbaum was promoted to chief operating officer at international engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti. He previously served as chief financial officer of the firm. 


Patricia Goeber

Patricia Goeber

Patricia (Rhatigan) Groeber was appointed second-in-command of the New York State Police. She is the first woman ever to serve as the first deputy superintendent of the state police. 


Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, was appointed the Touro Graduate and Professional Division interim provost. Kathy (Proszenyak) Ryan joined MDA Information Systems in Gaithersburg, Md., as marketing manager. Carol Perrin was appointed director of Residential Life at UAlbany.


Patricia Goeber

Howard Miller

Howard Miller of Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC was recognized as a 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyer in the field of Employment and Labor.


Global law firm Dentons recently named James N. Mastracchio partner in its global tax practice. He will also serve as chair of Dentons’ U.S. Tax Controversy and Criminal Tax practices.