Class Notes

Alumni Name Class Year Note Posted
Henry Brinton 1986

Did a lot of writing during the pandemic, which led to the July 2021 publication of “The Bible’s Greatest Hits: Top...

October 8, 2021
Caleb Lines 2011

I’m excited to announce the publication of my first book,...

September 23, 2021
P. J. Leopold 1985

After serving the Association of Religious Communities as Executive Director for 18 years, I was assigned by my bishop to Darien United Methodist in Darien, CT. Some things were in person...

September 8, 2021
John Wolf 1985

John Wolf is now interim pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church of Graettinger and Wallingford Lutheran...

September 8, 2021
Daniel Bell 2010 August 2, 2021
Hope Menninger 2010

Hope, Charlie, and their dog, Gryphon, moved from New Haven, CT to Seattle, WA in April 2021. Hope is a physician assistant in the medical oncology department of University of Washington and cares...

August 2, 2021
John Traphagan 1986 July 19, 2021
Karen Gill 1986

Living on a Nature Conservancy in South Africa.

July 12, 2021
William (Beau) Weston 1986

I have spent three decades teaching sociology at Centre College in Danville, KY.

June 18, 2021
Sherry Jordon 1986

I am an associate professor in the Theology Department and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bill Eaves (M.Div. 1987) and I...

June 8, 2021
Victor Ehly 1967

Hey Elaine,

Thanks so much for your letter and for your brief “COVID bio.” Yes, an interesting fifteen months indeed. The strange thing for me is that it really did not change anything, at...

June 3, 2021
Melanie McRae 1986

I continue to love my work in bereavement at Park Nicollet Hospice in Minneapolis. I also teach yoga to seniors twice a week, virtually, for the last year. I adore my students and we have so much...

May 23, 2021
Lise Hildebrandt 1986
I spent two years in a interim priest role in Fall River, MA, where I played cello with the Fall River Symphony Orchestra, continued practicing taekwondo and volunteered on a CSA farm. With the...
May 21, 2021
Lynne Severance 1986

After 28 years of ministry in the United Methodist Church, I enrolled in the Psychiatric MSN program also at Yale. I’m now working in a private group practice in Waterbury, CT and loving it...

May 19, 2021
Anthony Cerulli 1999

Anthony Cerulli, Professor of South Asian Studies and Director of the Center for South Asia at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was recently named the David B. Larson Fellow of Health and...

May 10, 2021
James Eckblad 1976

In 2017 Wipf and Stock Publishers released Volumes II and III of my fantasy trilogy, The Books of Bairnmoor, along with a revised edition of Volume I. Author/book website: I had...

April 29, 2021
Giles Scofield 2006

Giles Scofield has been appointed adjunct professor in the Faculty of Theology, St. Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario.

February 1, 2021
Victoria Strang 2017

Victoria has recently been hired as the Policy Advocate with Faith Communities at Human Rights Watch. This is a new position at the organization funded by a desire to work more cohesively with...

January 15, 2021
James Meredith Day 1980

James Meredith Day has recently been unanimously elected Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of Louvain, appointed Senior Alumni...

January 15, 2021
Dianne Bilyak 2006

Dianne Bilyak, M.A.R. 2006 has a memoir, Nothing Special: The Mostly True, Sometimes Funny Tales of Two Sisters, being published by Wesleyan University Press. The book is the winner of the...

December 21, 2020