Class Notes & Announcements


Ben Meyer (BA '01) and his wife, Andrea, announce the birth of a baby boy, Isaac William James, on Nov. 22. Isaac weighed 10 pounds and measured 22 inches long.

Nikki Mann (BS '03) was featured in the Sept. 9-15 issue of Business Weekly in Fort Wayne, Ind. Nikki is a nurse practitioner with MD2U and makes house calls to homebound people in the Fort Wayne area, primarily the chronically ill elderly. MD2U is a Louisville-based company that pairs nurse practitioners with physicians to provide primary care for people in their homes.

Ben Rogers (BBA '04) recently accepted a position as the intern coordinator at Northrop High School. Along with his teaching and football-coaching responsibilities, Ben coordinates and manages a group of 45 student interns. These traditionally unpaid interns are placed with different employers across Fort Wayne. Among the many current employers are: Allen County Public Defender's Office, Parkview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Sport ONE, Indiana NPR and Kelty Tappy. If you are interested in learning more about the internship program and how your company can get involved, contact Ben at 260-467-2347 or

Melissa (Goldsberry) Rice (BS '04) is a neonatal-perinatal fellow at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine

Joshua Hapner (BS '05) is an assistant outdoor education coordinator for the Lorado Taft Field Campus of Northern Illinois University.

Heather (Weddle) Bontempo (BBA '06, MBA '08) accepted a position as branch sales manager at Partners First Federal Credit Union in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Clint Bontempo (BBA '06, MBA '08) accepted a position as senior project manager at Bulldog Consulting Services.

Patrick O'Neil (BBA '09) recently accepted a position as executive assistant under the president of KNG Energy, Inc., a natural gas service provider/public utility company in Findlay, Ohio.


Tara Vogel (BSN '07, MSN '11) is an NP-C in the family clinic of Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Ill.

Jessica Beer (BSN '11) is a radiologic technologist at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Danielle Collins (BA '11) recently accepted a position at Bishop Dwenger High School as a communications coordinator.

Chasen Pamer (BA '11) is the art director and graphic designer for UPM/iSekurity in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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