Barry University Class Notes - July 2013 Edition

Barry University Class Notes - July 2013 Edition

Welcome to Think Barry e-New Class notes for July!

"Class Notes" gives you the chance to share your personal and professional accomplishments with the Barry community. We want to hear from YOU!  Send news of jobs, weddings, births, degrees, vacations, or anything else you’d like. 

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Julie Juliano is sorry to report the passing of Judy Brogen. “She was greatly admired by us in the Nursing Department…going to class during the day and working night and weekends to pay her way  through college…and always with a smile on her face.  It did not go unnoticed.  I feel privileged to have been her classmate.”


Georgia Ann Bicknell is still working at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management  Institute as an Education Technician. She finished her Masters degree in Education through Jones International University online and is ABD on her dissertation in Education with Grand Canyon University also in Education.  Georgia Ann hopes to finish her doctoral work next year and is active in the Barry Space Coast Alumni Association. 


Maria Dusenbery has completed her credentials to become a Parish Nurse and hopes for ministry to grow in Florida and Michigan.


Andy Muccino has been promoted to Associate Athletic Director as well as holding Head Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine Instructor titles with Gray Stone Day School near Charlotte, NC. Andy and his wife Jill also welcomed son, Callen David in 2011, joining sisters Delaney (4) and Norah (3) in the household.

Anthony DeSantis, BS '96, MS ’99, and Michelle DeSantis ’98 will be celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary in November. Anthony completed his Ph.D. in Conflict Resolution and Analysis from Nova Southeastern University in 2011. After working 10 years at Nova Southeastern University, Anthony was hired as the Associate Dean of Students at the University of Florida. Michelle completed her MBA in Accounting from Saint Leo University in 2012 and is working as an Accounting Manager for Haven Hospice. They moved to Gainesville, FL in 2010 but always stay connected to the friends they made during their time at Barry University. Go Bucs!! 


Cami Green Hofstadter just published her book: “THE FOREIGN CONSULS AMONG US: A GUIDE TO CITIZEN DIPLOMACY”. To be credible players in the global community all of us must learn to be “goodwill ambassadors” like the foreign consuls among us. This Guide shows how to partner with them in our efforts to promote effective citizen diplomacy.  Website: 


Anne Shaver has obtained her license in social work and started working as a medical social worker at her community hospital.  Anne is supervising interns from her local college and MSW interns working at getting licensure.  Anne and her husband are raising and preparing to adopt their 21 month old granddaughter, Kendra.


Deborah Reato, MS ’06 has been named Director of Veterans Success at Georgia Gwinnett College. In addition, she was awarded the University System of Georgia’s African-American Male initiative Award and has established the college’s Elite Scholars Program.

In Memoriam:

Mary Dwyer Honebrink ‘47
Mary Jane Mills Renaurt ‘49
Cilia Vallejo Bach ‘51
Judith Brogren ‘62
Beverly Eberly ‘62
Martha Suguitan Klingberg ‘64
Alan Rene Turin ‘78
Nicole Hives ‘09