Spotlight on Alumnae

2017 AADC Society of Excellence Honorees to be Inducted at AADC Founders Day Celebration

Three alumnae will be honored at the AADC Founders Day Celebration which features the AADC Society for Excellence Induction Ceremony and the 95th Anniversary of the AADC, on Saturday, April 22, at the Douglass Student Center from 12 noon to 2:00 pm. Register online to attend our celebration. The AADC Society of Excellence, formerly known  Read More…

 
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Alumnae Spotlight: Sharon Matlofsky Karmazin ’67

During a distinguished career in library leadership, as an award-winning Broadway producer, founder of the Karma Foundation, and through outstanding volunteer service, Sharon Matlofsky Karmazin, Class of 1967, has touched countless lives beyond her Douglass roots. At Douglass College, she earned a bachelor of arts degree in English  and went on to earn a master  Read More…

 

Alumnae Spotlight: Cheri L. Beasley ’88

With a judicial career spanning over 16 years, Cheri L. Beasley, Esq., Douglass College Class of 1988, has shaped the jurisprudence of the State of North Carolina and is known as a fair and experienced jurist. Notably, Cheri was elected in 2014 in a statewide election to continue service as Associate Justice on the Supreme  Read More…

 

Alumnae Spotlight: Annmarie Previte Sabb, Ph.D. ’64

During her 20 year career as a pharmaceutical research scientist and medicinal chemist in drug discovery research, Dr. Annmarie L. Previte Sabb, Douglass College Class of 1964, designed and synthesized drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, obesity, inflammation, and GI disorders.  She has led multidisciplinary research teams in the areas of  Read More…

 

Alumnae Spotlight: Diane LeBow ’61

Throughout a 35-year career in higher education, Diane LeBow ’61, Ph.D. helped create and propel women’s studies as an academic field and has the distinction of being a founding member of the National Women’s Studies Association, further promoting feminist teaching, research and service. She also secured her place as a global citizen as a writer  Read More…

 

Alumnae Spotlight: Suzann B. Goldstein ’85

Suzann Bresler Goldstein ’85 has transformed the personal loss of her only two children from cancer into a life’s work dedicated to providing health care, hope and inspiration to countless others. Suzann, along with her husband Edwin SB ’57, co-founded The Valerie Fund in 1976 shortly after the death of their daughter Valerie, who died  Read More…

 

Alumnae Spotlight: Linda J. Caldwell Epps ’73

Throughout her career, Linda J. Caldwell Epps ’73 has been a leader dedicated to public service. She is president and CEO of 1804 Consultants, an organization dedicated to the advancement of educational and cultural organizations. As a campus leader at Bloomfield College for over 26 years, she rose to become Vice President for Student Affairs  Read More…

 

Spotlight on Alumnae: Phuti Mahanyele ’93
Douglass Society 2013 Honoree

Phuti Mahanyele, Class of 1993, is passionate about working in investment banking and has become one of the most respected figures in the corporate world as Chief Executive Officer of Shanduka Group Ltd., a multi billion-dollar blue-chip company in South Africa. Named one of “South Africa’s Most Influential Women” last year, she was listed on  Read More…

 

Spotlight on Alumnae: Lois S. Weisman ’74
Douglass Society 2013 Honoree

Lois S. Weisman, Ph.D, Class of 1974, a scientist, professor, and researcher, followed in the footsteps of her mother, Shulamith Berlin Weisman NJC ’49, when she came to Douglass College where Lois became just one of 16 chemistry majors graduating in with the Class of 1974. She recalls finding inspiration in Douglass faculty members Drs.  Read More…

 

Spotlight on Alumnae: Carol Castellano ’73
Douglass Society 2013 Honoree

Carol Castellano, Class of 1973, and author and advocate for the blind, is the Director of Programs for the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children and is an author, advocate, and president emerita of Parents of Blind Children-NJ, an organization she co-founded. As a tireless advocate, she has been integral to state and national  Read More…