July 2018

“Captain Steve Ang with plaque awarded in recognition of his 33 years of service to Ocean City. At left is his wife Donna. To the right of Steve is Acting Chief of Police Jay Prettyman. (Credit OCPD Facebook Page)”

 

 

 

Steven Ang ’81 retired as Captain from the Ocean City Police Department after 33 years of service in the department. Ang served the department for over three decades in many aspects including community policing, traffic safety, court liaison, and the Detective Bureau. Ang served as the Public Information Officer for OCPD for the last 10 years. Read more about his service, retirement, and life here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian meeting his recipient live on the Today Show with Megyn Kelly.

Brian racing in the NJ Sharing Network 5k for organ donation awareness.

Brian Glennon ’94 started a record-breaking, life-saving transplant chain when he made the incredibly kind and generous decision to donate his healthy kidney to a complete stranger less than a year ago. The transplant chain he started is now 46 donors long, and still growing.

“I have nothing but fond memories from my days at Stockton. From the day I arrived and lived in A court, all the way up to graduation time, not a day went by that I didn’t have a smile on my face. Stockton helped to transform me into the independent, grateful and caring person that I am today.” Brian Glennon

N.J. 101.5 highlighted his story in June, when only 23 donors were involved in the chain. Watch Brian and other donors meet their recipients on the Today Show here.

 

 

Terry King ’96 was featured in a new show on the Oxygen Network, The Price of Duty. The program details police officers who have been involved in cases that have changed their lives. Episode five aired on July 9 at 8 p.m. and featured Camden County Detective Terry King investigating a homicide case. Season 1, Episode 5 preview.

 

 

Joanne Altendorf ’02 was named the new principal of Millbrook High School of Frederick County Public Schools in Maryland, effective July 1. As assistant principal at Sherando High School for the last six years, Altendorf is succeeding Carolyn Price who is retiring from a 33-year career with Frederick County Public Schools. Altendorf began her career in education in 2003, teaching science in South River and Montgomery Townships in New Jersey. The Winchester Star highlighted the story here. Frederick County Public Schools highlighted the story here.

 

 

“New Jersey Society of CPAs president Sarah Krom (left) is succeeding Ed Guttenplan (right)”

Sarah Krom ’04 was named president of the New Jersey Society of CPA’s for the 2018-2019 term. This makes her the youngest person and third female to hold office as president of the NJCPA’s. Krom joined the NJCPA in 2003 and is a managing partner at SKC and Co,, CPAs, LLC in Boonton Township, NJ. Read more about her story here.

 

 

 

 

 

“Dani Corso ’08 (middle) with fellow alumnae and business partners Jeannine (DeGrazia) Errico ’05 (left), and Erin (Klaas) Buterick ’05 (right) at The Union Market & Gallery at the Tuckerton Seaport.”

Dani Corso ’18 was highlighted in the Summer 2018 issue of The Official Stockton University E-zine, Stockton Now. Corso is a co-founder and business owner with fellow Ospreys Jeannine (DeGrazia) Errico ’05, and Erin (Klaas) Buterick ’05 of the Makers Festival, The MakeShift Union, and The Union Market & Gallery at the Tuckerton Seaport. Read the featured story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gabriel Reyes ’13 will be featured in “On Your Feet!”, the inspiring true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan at Hollywood Pantages Theatre from July 6-29. After training at Stockton University, Reyes performed all over the tri-state area. He recently performed at the “Tony Awards” at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Along with performing on tour with Saturday Night Fever The Musical, his credits include performing live in the “ABC 6 Thanksgiving Day Parade” and dancing along with Becky G for “Univision Upfront.” Gabriel continues to pursue his passion for dance nationwide. Purchase tickets here.

 

 

 

 

Christian Knox and Alicia Drelich.

 

 

 

Christian Knox ’15 recently got engaged to Alicia Drelich. The two met at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club in LBI and plan to marry in New Jersey in 2020.

 

 

 

 

Newman’s Own Foundation welcomes the 2018-2019 class of Fellows. (PRNewsfoto/Newman’s Own Foundation)

 

 

Jodie Davis ’18 of Jersey City, NJ, will be one of the newest Fellows with Newman’s Own Foundation at Propeller in New Orleans, LA. The Newman’s Own Foundation Fellowship Program is entering its fourth year. Founded by Paul Newman, actor and philanthropist, the program pairs fellows with nonprofits that match their skills and interests with the organizational needs. Davis is one of the 14 new fellows starting the program this year. Read more here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sasha Williams ’18 will continue her basketball career in Santander, Spain! Williams was a former star on the Stockton University women’s basketball team and has signed a one-year contract to play for Tirso Igualatorio, a professional women’s team. “I’m so excited. I’m thrilled,” said Williams, who lives in North Jersey. “It’s definitely something brand new for me. Read the full article in the The Press of Atlantic City.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Cooper Rossner ’18 , who discovered a passion for decoy carving in high school, shows off his craft during a recent trip to Lake Fred (top photo) and the Campus Center (above).” | Photos by Susan Allen

 

Cooper Rossner ’18 was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of The Official Stockton University E-zine, Stockton Now. Rossner is “distinctively Stockton” because of his decoy carving and painting passion. He carves and paints bird decoys and attributes his Stockton experience to his journey and success. Read the full story here.