During the Christmas holidays, Elms President  Deborah Farquhar Jones  and  Sarah Hutzler-Psihountakis '07  visited alumna  Jane Botzum Ahern   and her daughter  Maureen Winkelmann .

During the Christmas holidays, Elms President Deborah Farquhar Jones and Sarah Hutzler-Psihountakis '07 visited alumna Jane Botzum Ahern  and her daughter Maureen Winkelmann.

  Lydia Strahler  recently visited the Elms and brought along a copy of the children's book she recently illustrated.

Lydia Strahler recently visited the Elms and brought along a copy of the children's book she recently illustrated.

Alumnae News

Jane Botzum Ahern '35 celebrated 100 years in August 2017.  A resident of the Village of St. Edward in Fairlawn, Ahern is thought to be the Elms oldest living alumna.

Samah Ahmed '12, a fourth-year College of Medicine student at Northeast Ohio Medical University, is heading to Summa Health System/NEOMED in Akron, for a residency in Psychiatry.

Alison McIntyre Baranek '00, a realtor with Stouffer Realty in Fairlawn, posted billboards in Akron and Medina of behalf of all Akron fans, asking LeBron James to remain with the Cavs.  Read the full story.

Annie Brennan '12 has accepted a fellowship position with the World Food Program in Rome, Italy. Serving more than 80 million people in 80 countries, the World Food Program is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the leading humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide.

Sarah Dhinojwala '13 has graduated from The University of Akron earning the degree BS in Poli Sci/Criminal Justice.

Aaina Gupta '14, a senior at Ohio Wesleyan University, was one of 30 students who shared the results of their summer 2017 science research projects and internships at the university's 25th annual Patricia Belt Conrades Summer Science Research Symposium.  Gupta presented Functional Morphology of the Placenta in Poeciliopsis Prolifca (Fish), exploring nutrient exchange.

Dianna Kane'01 is the chief design officer of the nonprofit technology company Medic Mobile. She has been living in Cape Town on and off for the past 15 years.  The rest of the time she lives in San Francisco.
Read her recent op-ed contribution to The New York Times entitled Running Dry in Cape Town.  

Four years after opening their first restaurant, 111 Bistro in Medina, Meghan Pender '07 and her business partner, chef Anthony Scolaro, will open their second restaurant in the Cleveland suburb of Tremont.  Trio will open in early to mid June.  Read more about this new venture.  Don't miss the Elms Alumnae Weekend 2018 featuring delectable food from 111 Bistro.

Monica Slack '10 has graduated from Baldwin Wallace University with a Master of Arts in Education: Literacy.

Lydia Strahler '15 has illustrated her first children's book.  Colton's Egg, written by Misty Basford, features Colton and Bob who are the most unusual best friends and their adventures.

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In Memoriam

Alphonsus "Al" Amer passed away on January 28.  He is the father of Beth MacWright '75, Emilie Gannon '88 and Christine Mayer '89See full obituary.

Judge John Holcomb died of cancer on January 18.  He is the father of Allison Holcomb Perry '96See full obituary.

Constance Gaeto Morrissey '97 passed away on January 5, of complications from breast cancer.  See full obituary.

Dr. Jacqueline Rogers '56 passed peacefully in her home in Massachusetts on January 6.  See full obituary.

Regina Stuhldreher '67 passed away on February 19, after a prolonged struggle with Parkinson's.  See full obituary.