The Arts and Sciences Collection

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

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

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

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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Melissa Hart Moss

These photos, taken in August 2015, show the current sites of 3 bars frequented by the Class of 1993. Johnny’s is now a restaurant and a small shipping business, the Royal Palm Tavern is a construction site, and, sadly, the Chapter House was destroyed by a fire in April 2015.

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