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Summer 2009 • Volume 15, Issue 3  

Alumni Profiles

Forties fellowship group | JOAN SCOTT WALLACE ’52: From academia to ambassador | Brush with the past: JERRY VALLEZ 50 and DON HOLTON 70  | MIKE BETZ ’87 and DAVID NICOLL ’93 team up for the environment at Cat | Obama campaign link — JEFF LINK ’05 | U of I business dean LARRY DeBROCK ’75 | Molly Picon actors on stage | Singer JENNIFER ROSA ’06


Business Dean

Lawrence Debrock '75LAWRENCE DeBROCK ’75 has been named dean of the College of Business at the University of Illinois. Larry has been a faculty member and administrator in the college for 30 years, most recently as interim dean. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Cornell University. Larry and his wife Cindy have two children and live in Champaign. Photo by Jason Lindsey.


On stage

engermansChicago actors Renee Matthews (seated) and Gerald Bailey portrayed Molly Picon and Jacob Kalich in Molly Picon’s Return Engagement at the Hartmann Center on March 24. They also spoke to theater and public relations classes. Matthews’ son FRASER ENGERMAN ’85 (left) is public affairs manager for State Farm, and his wife KRISTIE AHLENIUS ENGERMAN ’85 is government affairs director for the Illinois Association of Realtors. The Engermans live in Dunlap with their two daughters. Photo by Duane Zehr.


New York music scene

Jennifer Rosa '06JENNIFER ROSA ’06 is a coloratura soprano, songwriter, and producer. She joined the band Electric Black and is a soprano in the Oratorio Society of New York, a music ensemble. She is founder and producer of The Stoop, a concert series that opened in March. Her husband J SCOTT HINKLEY ’03 works in music licensing and is the owner of Flat World Recordings. The couple lives in New York City.