Lt. Col. Edwin B. Weissinger lives in Dade City, Florida, where
since 1983 he has been writing a sonnet each week to sum up world news.
He hopes to continue his weekly verse summaries through this century, publishing
the most notable in one volume, to be entitled Twentieth Century Sonicles.
Dolores Rose Cerra (Speech) is enjoying her retirement from
the Circuit Court, Criminal Division, Miami, Florida. She lives in
Richard J. Lanigan lives in Laurel, Florida, and recently published
Kangaroo Express: The Epic Story of the Submarine Growler,
a collection of recollections of many of the men who served on the Growler
Lee Gramling (English) teaches humanities at the Ocala campuses
of Central Florida Community College and St. Leo College. He also
travels to give talks about history on behalf of the Florida Humanities
Council and continues to write "Cracker Westerns" for Pineapple Press.
Lucia St. Clair Robson lives near Annapolis, where she published
her fifth book, Mary's Land, a novel about the early settlement
Suzanne Selig (Sociology) is currently a professor and director
of the Health Care Department at the University of Michigan, Flint.
James D. Brown (PhD, Zoology) is a Regional Ecologist for the
US Fish and Wildlife Service in Conyers, Georgia.
Peter Alan Mittenthall (BA, Psychology) recently joined Staitman,
Snyder & Tannenbaum in Encino, CA, where he will continue his law practice
specializing in the defense of premises, vehicular horse and sports claims.
He is also a successful rider in horse jumping competitions.
Patricia Wickman (BA and MA, History) recently earned her PhD
from the University of Miami in history, with a specialty in the Native
American and Spanish colonial ethnohistory of the Southeast.
Joseph L. Scarpaci (PhD, Geography), a professor of urban affairs
and planning at Virginia Tech, just completed his fourth book, Havana:
Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis (Wiley, 1997). He was recently
awarded a library research grant by the Center for Latin American Studies
at UF, which he is using to carry out research on his forthcoming book,
Plazas and Skyscrapers: The Historic Transformation of the Latin
American City Center (University of Arizona Press).
Mark Protheroe (Spanish) has been admitted to the doctoral program
in Hispanic Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, where he will major
American colonial literature. Protheroe earned his MA from Texas
A&M in 1996. His thesis examined early accounts of Florida, Mexico,
and the American Southwest.
Steven Greenberg lives in Coral Springs where he has opened
a practice in orthopaedic surgery.
Winsome Lynn Hatton (English), co-founder of Parkerhouse, a
Palm City-based video production company, expects to finish filming "Blue
Jay", a love story set in South Florida, sometime this summer. She
plans to enter the film in the Florida Film Festival in Orlando.
Kevin E. Jakab (History) was awarded the J. Seward Johnson,
Sr.--James Madison Fellowship last May. The fellowship, directed
toward current and prospective teachers of American history and social
studies, supports graduate study of the history and principles of the Constitution
of the United States.
Dr. Murray D. Sigman ('37) died on November 21, 1997 at Jupiter
Medical Center. After serving his country in WWII as an Army Battalion
Surgeon, he settled in Palm Beach County where he was on the staff of Good
Samaritan and St. Mary's Hospitals. He is survived by his wife of
56 years, Rita Boutot Sigman, his sister, Virginia Beals, six children,
13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.