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John Signoretti ’00

John Signoretti ’00 has joined Goodwill NCW, a human services not-for-profit based in Menasha, Wisconsin. He is working as part of the information technology team as a database engineer, responsible for designing, documenting and implanting strategies using SQL components.

Christina Contessa Farago ’09

Christina Contessa Farago ’09 had baby boy on July 14, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. His name is William James, and he was 9 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 inches long at birth.

Michael Giuffrida ’08, M.S. ’13

Michael Giuffrida ’08, M.S. ’13, was promoted to coordinator of community planning and services at the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless. Michael is a frequent guest speaker at the College, an alumni mentor and an alumni ambassador.

Laura Marques ’02

The Child Care Council of Suffolk Inc. has welcomed Laura Marques ’02 to its board of directors. Laura is a certified public accountant and director at the Fuoco Group LLP.

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10 were married on July 2, 2014.

John O’Keefe ’07, E.M.B.A. ’08

John O’Keefe ’07, E.M.B.A. ’08, was appointed as assistant superintendent for business and operations in the West Hempstead Union Free School District, effective July 17, 2014. He was previously the school business administrator for the Sag Harbor UFSD. O’Keefe also holds an Master of Education and an advanced certificate in school district business leadership from LIU Post.