Erika Baurecht, Law ’96, works in the real estate practice group of Milwaukee’s Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
Elizabeth (Haynes) Poronsky, Arts ’99, studied diverse terrestrial, coastal and coral reef communities in Belize. She is a self-employed naturalist, photographer, writer and consultant in Tipp City, Ohio.
W. Nicholas Abraham, M. Div. Ph.D., Arts ’93, wrote I’m Limping Very Well, Thank You. He is a life coach, licensed practical counselor, motivational speaker and recording artist in Baton Rouge, La.
Susan Jans-Thomas, Arts ’77, Grad ’92, was awarded tenure and promoted to full professor at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, where she is director of the doctoral program in diversity studies. She is also director of the university’s Civil Rights Research Lab, which sponsors research studies and trips in the South.
Kerry Dunne, Arts ’96, received her Ed.D. from Boston College in 2012. She has been a public school history teacher and department head in Massachusetts since 1997 and is director of history and social studies for Boston Public Schools.
Kristin (KJ) (Hardy) Jackson, Arts ’93, is director of development at Chicago’s Communities in Schools, which helps low-income students receive the services they need to graduate.
Nicole Giancaterino, Nurs ’96, is a clinical nurse specialist and assistant professor. She received her D.N.P. from Rush University in May 2014.
Mary Wagner, Jour ’79, Law 99, Published When the Shoe Fits … Essays of Love, Life and Second Chances. She’s a prosecuting attorney in Milwaukee.
Caroline Plater, Arts ’93, is a partner at the Chicago office of Reed Smith LLP. She is in the U.S. commercial litigation practice group, where she focuses on complex commercial litigation and product liability litigation involving warranty, negligence, strict liability claims, unfair competition, trade secret and contract claims.
Byron Keelin, Comm ’96, is senior director at the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association in St. Louis.