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Gloria Solomon Rudetsky ’86 earned a master’s degree and taught business at Bergtraum High School in New York City for 10 years. She retired from the NYC board of education in 1995 and married in 1996. She moved to California in 1999 and now teaches at a local community college.

Denise Smith ’88 is executive director of Caritas, a nonprofit agency dedicated to helping seriously ill people and their families with nonmedical care in Saratoga and nearby counties.

Robert Neill ’89 is CEO and founder of, the worldwide real-estate market online. also provides applications for mortagages, refinancing, home equity loans, and auto loans and leases.

During the summer of 1999, Michael Burns ’94, “with deep regret for its imminent demise,” accepted a layoff from Spaha Inc., a Saratoga youth services agency that enjoyed ties and support from the Skidmore community. He continues teaching drama at the Charlton School part time and is a working actor.

Donna Brunig ’97 has been appointed manager of the Convention Center at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. Donna writes: “This would never have happened without UWW.”

Chris Humphrey ’98 is completing his second year at Seton Hall University School of Law. Chris writes: “The education I received at Skidmore (courses in multiculturalism, women’s studies, logic, and others) truly prepared me for the study of law.”

Janice Royce ’98 is a pursuing a master’s degree at Traditional Acupuncture Institute. Her husband, Raymond, is an attorney.

Nancy Simon Cooper ’98, has invented and developed Mrs. Cooper’s Silverwipes—dry, nontoxic, no-odor wipes; they will be out in select WalMart stores.

Sandra Clark ’00 is executive director of the Glens Falls Association for the Hearing Impaired. She recently developed a three-week program, based on work she did for her UWW final project, to help people evaluate the efficacy of their hearing aids.


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