These are some current news items of interest to UC alumni:
UC Dedicates Connie Gaetano Plaza
Stadium Additions Named in Philanthropist's Memory
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
Dedication ceremony held before Pioneer football game
Utica, NY (10/01/2012)- Before the football game at Utica College recently, a crowd gathered at the Charles A. Gaetano Atheletic Stadium for the dedication of the new Connie Gaetano Plaza. The plaza was built in memory of humanitarian and civic contributor Connie Gaetano.
She was remembered as an incredibly giving spirit, a philanthropist, a generous contributor to the community and a family matriarch. Her husband Charlie Gaetano and children Bill, Brian, Chuck, Colleen, Mary and Gregory Gaetano were all a part of the Saturday ceremony to commemorate the extraordinary woman that Connie Gaetano was.
The renovations to the stadium included adding a comfort station, with new restrooms.
DARRYL L. MACKEY '86
"Today is a special day for me, as well as for so many of you who have worked hard for the opportunity to be part of this wonderful convocation program."
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"My Utica College Mathematics professors are extraordinary teachers, and I attribute my success largely to them." "A great mathematician once said he could see far into mathematics only because he stood on the shoulders of giants.' My UC professors are extraordinary teachers, and I attribute my success in mathematical endeavors largely to them."
Kevin Kwiat '80, '88