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Anne Huot

Anne Huot

Anne Huot G’88 ’90 assumed her new post as president of New Hampshire’s Keene State College this summer. After earning her doctorate at UVM, Huot was a member of the UVM faculty for fourteen years, including serving in the role of Graduate College executive dean. Prior to joining Keene State, she was most recently provost and vice president for academic affairs at The College at Brockport, State University of New York.

UVM alumni from the early 1990s era might recognize a familiar face on commercials shown recently during NESN broadcasts of Red Sox games. Rosemarie Mulroy Simeone ’93, playing a busy mom on the go (not a stretch for this busy mom on the go), appears together with her family in an ad for Mobile Banking and Mobile Deposit. Mulroy Simeone worked behind the camera during days at Conover Tuttle Pace, a Boston-based ad agency.

Kenneth Carter, who received his doctorate in chemistry from UVM in 1991, has been named one of this year’s American Chemical Society Fellows.  This program was established “to recognize and honor ACS members in scientific research, education and public service.”  After completing his doctorate  at UVM, Carter moved to the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose and later assumed a faculty position in the Polymer Science and Engineering department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Travis Benoit ’99 is working to unite the worlds of craft brewing and crowd-funding with the launch of Crowdbrewed.com. Benoit and co-founder Mark Slattery endeavor to “provide a full-service commitment for craft breweries through the site, which will offer everything from marketing their product to the best technology platforms and running financial campaigns that include crowd funding and equity funding, in which accredited investors can give money in exchange for partial ownership of the company,” according to an article in the UVM Cynic. Benoit brings extensive experience working in the finance industry and a deep love of craft beers to the venture. Read the Cynic article.

Christine Favara

Christine Favara

Christine Favara ’00 has rejoined Advantage Title as senior vice president and national and international transaction counsel. Favara, who earned her JD from New York Law School in 2004, returns to a position she held at Advantage from 2007 to 2012. Her legal career has focused on counseling clients on complex title matters on a multi-state and international scope. She has successfully handled major complex transactions throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, and Europe, and is recognized as an expert in all aspects of title insurance.

Robert Resnik ’74 recently authored Legendary Locals of Burlington, Arcadia Publishing. The book boasts more than two hundred vintage images of the places and people that make Burlington legendary. Ben & Jerry, Phish, Grace Coolidge, John Dewey, Bernie Sanders and many names that might not be so familiar to Burlington fans are included in Resnik’s history. Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online.

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