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Humanities & Fine Arts in the Real World: Alumni Dinner

Event Information


South College Commons

Date & Time

Mar 5, 2018 | 6:15 pm

Contact Name

Dylan Larke |


(413) 545-3212

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EIGHTEEN HFA alumni will be attending UMass and they are willing to share stories and advice with current students!

FREE dinner from Antonio's will be provided.

Business Casual Dress expected.

From 6:15-8:15 p.m.

Register Here.

List of Alumni attending:


Alyx Akers

WGSS, 2010

Associate Broker

Goggins Real Estate


Grace Berte

Italian, 2014

Master's Degree Student/Italian TA

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Linda Delone Best

Art History/Italian 1978

Museum Registrar/Collections Manager

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum


Dee Boyle-Clapp

MFA Sculpture, 1988 (G)

Director, Arts Extension Service

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Sean Conlon

History, 2001

Audience Services Manager

Fine Arts Center

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Cynthia Consentino

MFA Fine Arts, 1997 (G)

Lecturer, Fine Arts Department, Ceramics; Adjunct Faculty

UMASS Amherst; Holyoke Community College


Yvonne Crevier

English, 1989

Business Manager

University of Massachusetts Press


Bob Cummings

American History, 1983

CEO and Founder

American Benefits Group


AnnMarie Peavey Duchon           

Women’s Studies 1996 (U)

Social Justice Education 2001 (G)

Interim Co-Director, Disability Services

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Sid Ferreira

Afro American Studies 1987 (U)

Social Justice Education 2008 (G)

Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Paula Hodecker

BFA Painting, 1989

Director, Student Union Craft Center (ret.)

Adviser, Student Union Art Gallery (ret.)

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Jesse Horne

Linguistics, 2013

Global Project Manager



Shannon McDonough

Italian & BDIC, 2014

Program Operations Coordinator/

Group Travel Coordinator

Road Scholar


Michael Romero

English, 2015

Coordinator for Academic Initiatives

International Programs Office

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Angela T. Sweeney

English with a Certificate in Creative Writing, 2010 (U)

Master of Education, 2011 (G)

Curriculum Design Specialist, Bay State Health, Springfield

Adjunct Professor of English, HCC


Erin Wallace

Theater, 2002

Executive/Artistic Director

Greene Room Productions


Joshua Woods

Chinese/Japanese Language and Literature, 2015

Private Investigator


Nicole M. Young

MA English, 2014 (G)