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Class of 1974
Denis O'Keefe is a retired Army Captain and
has recently retired from the New Hampshire State
Liquor Commission (NHSLC).
Class of 1982
Mark E. Doyle has a BS in Business Management
from Franklin Pierce College, an MBA in Leader-
ship from Franklin Pierce College, and a Graduate
Certificate in Criminal Justice Education from the
University of Virginia. He is also a graduate of the
FBI National Academy. Mark is currently an Adjunct
Faculty member at Nashua Community College,
serves on the Nashua Community College Criminal
Justice Program Advisory Board, and is the Law
Enforcement Torch Run Regional Coordinator for
Special Olympics New Hampshire.
Class of 1987
Robin Jenkins started working as a Program
Assistant/Production Coordinator at Polk State Lake
Wales Art Center in Lake Wales, Florida.
Class of 1999
Margaret E. Walsh was recently accepted
into Wentworth Institute of Technology's Bachelor of
Program Management through MCC.
Class of 2007
Katelyn Adams is the Program Coordinator
at Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell. In this role, she has
assisted in running a webinar on programming
through Girls Inc. National and has presented to Keene
State College students about how Women and
Gender Studies is applicable to the professional
life and how to gain a career in this field. She is a
Garden Coordinator through Mill City Grows and has
completed both the Leadership and Management
and Social Media Certificate programs at MCC.
Katelyn volunteered at MCC's Open House this
past fall, and she is an active participant in Lowell
Women's Week.
Class of 2009
Jeffrey R. Magee moved to Chicago in August
of 2009 to attend Columbia College Chicago for film
production. Jeff has worked in fan services for the
Chicago Cubs and is currently working as a Fundrais-
ing Coordinator for the Chicago Cubs Charities.
Sovanna Pouv is the newest Executive Director of
the Cambodian Mutual Aid Association for Greater
Class of 2012
Fiona J. Almedia is a double major in Anthro-
pology and Africana Studies at Wellesley College
and will be earning her bachelor's degree from
Wellesley in May of 2015. In 2014, she was
awarded the Kathryn Davis Projects for Peace
Fellowship, which took her to India to promote
women's reproductive health care among minority
women in rural Karnataka, India. She will return
to India this summer to continue her work project.
Genesis R. Reyes graduated Summa Cum Laude
from Dean College in May of 2014 with a bachelor's
degree in Arts & Entertainment Management and
was the recipient of the Trustees Prize for General
Class of 2013
Kelley DeCola is currently attending Merrimack
College and will graduate in May of 2015 with a
teaching license for Elementary Education and
Moderate Disabilities. Currently, she works as an
Instructional Assistant for Lexington Public Schools
and hopes to find a job as a classroom teacher soon
after graduation. She recently bought her first home
with her husband.
MCC Alums come back and celebrate at the
Legacy Reception for Dr. Carole A. Cowan
Many MCC alums were in attendance at the Legacy
Celebration for Dr. Carole A. Cowan which was held on
November 13, 2014 at the Andover Country Club. The
event commemorated Dr. Cowan's 38 years of service
to the college, the last 24 years as President of Middle-
sex Community College. Over $100,000 was raised at
the event for the Dr. Carole A. Cowan Scholarship Fund,
which was established by the MCC Foundation. The
Dr. Carole A. Cowan Scholarship will provide financial
assistance to a deserving Middlesex student who is a
member of the Commonwealth Honors Program.
Tami Dristiliaris'83 and Bill Chemelli'75, both members
of the MCC Board of Trustees
Paralegal Career Night Alumni Panel
A panel of MCC alums recently participated in the spring Paralegal Career Night hosted by MCC Career Services and the
Paralegal Studies Program. This is a new springtime event at MCC, focusing on recruitment for the Paralegal Program. This
event offers an opportunity for participants to explore career paths for paralegals in both public and private legal sectors.
From left to right: Maranda Fahie, MCC Student and co-president of the Paralegal Student Association; Ursula Furi-Perry,
Attorney and Director of Academic Excellence and Career and Alumni Services, as well as an adjunct professor, at the
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover; Lynn Turgeon, Chief Operating Office and co-founder of Evidox; Michele Ross'12,
MCC alum, Wellesley College graduate, now graduate student at UMass Lowell; Christine Griffin'93, MCC alum and paralegal
at Bowditch and Dewey; Halye Sugarman, Assistant Professor, Legal Studies; Michael Lleces'13, MCC alum, paralegal
with Chin & Curtis, and Student Liaison Director with the Massachusetts Paralegal Association; Deb Walsh, Assistant
Dean, Business Entrepreneurship/Legal Studies; Venessa Van Wyk, MCC Student and co-president of the Paralegal Student
Association (and Student Trustee).
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