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Paul Jackson (AMLS ’65) published a book, Letters from Paul in May 2010, a compilation of monthly letters of encouragement and lifestyle perspectives written to his parish members during his three years as a deacon. Last year he was named editor of publications for the Plateau Area Writers Association of the greater Seattle area. In retirement, he volunteers as a church librarian of an 1,800-plus collection, now with a computer catalog. He turns 76 this month.
Carol Dunn (Habinski while at U-M, nee Dziedziula) (AMLS ’79) is retiring at the end of this year from the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library in Ohio after 28 years, where she is currently audio/visual manager/librarian. She previously worked at the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library in Florida and the Public Libraries of Saginaw in Michigan.
Cristina Vital (AMLS ’80) is one of the authors of Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago, recently published by the University of Illinois Press. The book highlights the experiences of six women activists living and working in a Mexican neighborhood in Chicago during the 1970s.
Wendy Mason (MSI ’01) is starting her third year as a technology/media specialist at St. Fabian School (K-8) in Farmington Hills, MI.
Donna Oldendorf (MSI ’07) moved to northwestern Michigan after 28 years as an editor and project manager at Cengage Learning. She now works at TCAPS tech department, providing computer support to 1,700 West Senior High School students, who all have school-issued net books. “It’s a great second career, ” she says.
Meredith Kahn (MSI ’09) started a new job as publishing services and outreach librarian at the University of Michigan in September.
Kim Brady (MSI ’10) is education and research librarian at the Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University. She is social media chair of Professionals Inspiring New Komen Knowledge (PINKK), a young professionals committee with Susan G. Komen Central Virginia Affiliate.