The Magazine of Marquette University | Summer 2006


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Heather (Maeger) Cain, Law ’00, joined the corporate practice group of Milwaukee law firm Godfrey & Kahn SC.

Oscar Jimenez, Eng ’00, Grad ’02, was featured in an article in The Doings-Western Springs Edition, Western Springs, Ill., for participating in an annual event in support of the Evans Scholars Foundation. Each year, former Evans Scholars caddy at the Edgewood Valley Country Club in LaGrange, Ill., and donate their earnings back to the foundation that funded their college scholarships.

James F. Koepp, Grad ’00, is the head boys’ basketball coach at Watertown High School in Watertown, Wis.

Matthew E. Mountin, Jour ’00, Law ’03, was named director of compliance and facilities manager for the Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletic Department. He has been employed there since August 2004, when he was appointed sports information director.

Michael R. Neufeldt, Comm ’00, and Milwaukee sports reporter Tom Pipines published Tales from the Marquette Hardwood, a look at the high and low points of Marquette basketball from McGuire to Crean and everything in between. Personal interviews with former great players and coaches give insight to memorable moments on and off the court.

2001 Reunion year

Marisa E. Franz, Comm ’01, is working for Prudential Real Estate in her hometown of Missoula, Mont.

Rachel (Ruecker) Goretta, Comm ’01, is working on a public relations team, heading up internal communications at The Pet Hospital headquartered in Portland.

Jennifer (Novak) Mountin, Arts ’01, is pursuing a degree in nursing at Colorado State University-Pueblo, with expectations of earning a B.S.N. in August 2007.

Daniel M. Pudi, Comm ’01, appeared in an episode of The West Wing on NBC.


Alice (Heffernan) LaFave, Arts ’02, was named an associate in the litigation department of the St. Louis office of the Polsinelli Shalton Welte Suelthaus law firm. She concentrates on commercial litigation.

Nicholas L. D’Agosto, Comm ’02, will star in the upcoming independent film, Inside. His film and television credits include appearances in Election and NBC’s medical drama, ER

Emily R. McCarthy, Comm ’02, Grad ’05, is director of adult formation and evangelization at Three Holy Women parish in Milwaukee.

Jennifer (Novitzke) Eberhardy, Comm ’02, was named marketing and communications manager for the Partners in Pharmacy Cooperative, West Allis, Wis. The business helps independent pharmacy owners compete with industry giants by offering competitive product and service pricing. She and her husband, Brian, started an online purchasing site,

Sarah M. Platt, Comm ’02, spent two weeks volunteering with the Red Cross in Louisiana after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She is a news reporter at WKBT in La Crosse, Wis.

Kathryn R. Riley, Arts ’02, was selected to represent Washington, D.C., in the Rose of Tralee Festival in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. She was featured in the district’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in March. She is a legislative assistant for Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, plays in the congressional softball league, is a piano tutor, and performs in Georgetown University Law Center musicals.

Eric J. Van Schyndle, Arts ’02, son of Craig and Sue Van Schyndle of Green Bay, Wis., was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill.” He works for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in a position he has held for three years.


Paul A. Gomez, Arts ’03, teaches theology and is assistant dean of residence life at Georgetown Prep in Washington, D.C.


John Bobek, Comm ’04, appeared on an episode of How I Met Your Mother on CBS. He played a convenience store clerk.

Colleen M. Foy, Comm ’04, appeared in a national commercial for Cingular. In 2004, she joined fellow actors from the National Theatre of the Deaf in four episodes of Sesame Street, introducing the segment “ Sign Language Moment of the Day.”

Colleen F. Milligan, Arts ’04, was one of six Michigan State graduate students who won scholarships and fellowships from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She is a second-year graduate student in anthropology in the master’s program in forensic science within the college of social sciences.


Marcus J. Ebenhoe, Arts ’05; Kathleen M. Hoarty, Nurs ’05; Tiffany L. Huber, Arts ’05; and Carrie B. Mashek, Arts ’05, served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, northwest region. JVC volunteers commit to simple living in community, spiritual growth and working to promote social justice, particularly in the areas of homelessness, disabilities, education, health care and abuse.

Daniel Hamrin, Comm ’05, was named account coordinator at Stephen & Brady Inc., an advertising and public relations agency in Madison, Wis.

Violet Razo, Eng ’05, is project engineer in the civil and municipal department of the Pewaukee, Wis., engineering firm of Ruekert-Mielke.


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