Academics

Our Distinguished Alumni

It’s the classic question—Where are they now?  Well, we can tell you. They are serving in elective office at the state and local levels, running nonprofit agencies, and working in union, education, public-health, social-work, and public-policy positions. Here are some of our more than 5,000 graduates.

• Joseph P. Kennedy ’76 – CEO, Citizens Energy Corp.; Former Congressman
• David A. Tibbits ’80 – President, Merrimack Valley Economic Council
• Thomas M. Menino ’88 –Mayor, City of Boston
• Janice Fine ’89 – Associate Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University
• Jeffrey Crosby ’91 – President, North Shore Labor Council
• Noreen Burke ’92 – Public Health Director, City of Gloucester, MA
• Kevin Barboza ’93 – Agency Ombudsman, Mass. Department of  Children and Families
• Lawrence Chenier ’93 – Lieutenant, Mass. Environmental Police
• Bishop Dan G. Hayes ’93 – Supervisor, Massachusetts Department of Children & Families
• Jack Cole ’94 – Board Chair, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
• Ronald Fredey ’95 – Program Coordinator, Greater Brockton Center for Dispute Resolution
• Charlotte Yacker ’97 – Chair, Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging
• Kathleen Casavant ’98 – Director, Women’s Institute for Leadership Development
• Nancy Mahan ’98 – Sr. Vice President, Program Services - Bay Cove Human Services • Deborah Gray ’98 – Professional Development Coordinator, Office of Family and Student Engagement at Boston Public Schools
• Ronald Millar ’99 – Executive Director, Irish International Immigrant Center
• Kenneth Donnelly ’99 – Massachusetts State Senator
• Stephen Tolman ’00 – President, Massachusetts AFL/CIO, Former Massachusetts State Senator
• John F. Dolan ’00 – Supervisor of Men’s Treatment Programs, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
• Ernest Best ’01 – Executive Director, Mass. Alliance for Adult Literacy
• Kathy Foley ’06 – Executive Director, Springhouse Senior Living Community
• Rick Pittman ’06 – Executive Director, Vantage Group, Inc.
• Jeffrey Sanchez ’06 – Massachusetts State Representative
• Sherri Sore ’06 – Field Services Coordinator, Mass. Executive Office of Elder Affairs
• Donna Kelly-Williams ’07 – President, Massachusetts Nurses Association
• Rochelle Phillips ’08 – Program Specialist, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
• Wanjiku DePina ’10 – Program Manager, Wingate at Silver Lake
• Sokheang S. Hong ’11 – Rehabilitation Counselor, Salem Area Office, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
• Maureen Feeney ’10 – Boston City Clerk, Past City Council President
• Rashaan Allen '11 – Headstart Case Manager, Action for Boston Community Development
• Martin Callaghan ‘12 – Commissioner, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service