The Arts and Sciences Collection

Philadelphia Student Sendoff Party

Philadelphia send-off party

This photo was taken on 8/3/17 at our Philadelphia Student Sendoff Party, held at Drexelbrook Catering, courtesy of our generous host Bill Kay ’51. Pictured are CAAAN chairs and members, identified below. Front row: Marcia Epstein (Arts ’64). 2nd row (left to right): Christine Whaley (Arts ’84), Nancy Krablin (Hum Ec ’69), Sue Meyers (Arts … Continue reading Philadelphia Student Sendoff Party

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A Cover Girl at last!

Stephanie Lane Rakofsky

After 45-plus years as a hospital director of social work, case management, counseling, and related divisions, I was thrilled to learn that I had been named a 2017 Barry University Distinguished Alum, where I had earned my master’s degree in social work in 1981. The president of the university declared, “Stephanie has dedicated her professional life to … Continue reading A Cover Girl at last!

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Summiting Denali on the Fourth of July

Summiting Denali 2

I summited Denali (Mount McKinley) — @ 20,310 ft., the tallest peak in North America — on the Fourth of July this year. This was my fourth Seven Summits (successful summit of Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, and Denali, and failed summit attempt due to weather in Aconcagua). I will be doing more climbs in the future, and … Continue reading Summiting Denali on the Fourth of July

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Dora Bloom Turteltaub 1919, SDT’s first president, has great-great-granddaughter

Dora Bloom Turtletaub with great-great-granddaughter

Miriam Turteltaub Miller, daughter of Dora Bloom Turteltaub 1919, holds new great-granddaughter Alexandra D. Eisenberg. Lexi was born Oct. 25 at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland and is the daughter of Lt. Cdr. Charles Eisenberg MD and Leah Myers Eisenberg. Dora was the first president of the first chapter of Sigma Delta Tau.

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Randall Nixon

Randall Nixon with family

The first photo is the Nixon family at my daughter Spencer’s graduation this past May. My son, Blair, Hotel ’15, is in the foreground. One of the greatest accomplishments of my life was being able to give both of my children a Cornell education. The second photo was taken after the Hotel School graduation ceremony.

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