Tag Archives: MC1976

JFOUND: Lamb, Paul R. [MC1976] President @ Scientific Design Company



Paul R. Lamb
President & CEO
Scientific Design Company

Paul has over 35 years of leadership experience in the chemical industry and in the catalyst business. Throughout his career, Paul has held various management positions at UOP Inc. and Engelhard Corp (now part of BASF SE). Paul has broad experience in R&D, operations, marketing and business management. Paul served as Group Vice President, Mobile Emissions at BASF Corporation at Iselin, N.J. where he led their largest global catalyst business unit through several geographic expansions and entry into new market segments. Most recently he founded Ogden Consulting LLC, a successful consulting firm offering strategic and business development consulting services to the chemical and allied products industries.

Paul holds a B.S.Ch.E. from Manhattan College and a M.S.Ch.E. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Lamb, Paul R. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Paul is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Lamb, Paul R. [MC1976]

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JHQ: Alma Mater announces 2019 AHoF



General 6/10/2019 4:58:00 PM
Manhattan College Athletic Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019 Announced

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Riverdale, NY – Seven individuals have been elected to the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019, and one team has been selected for special recognition. The 41st annual induction ceremony and dinner will take place on Saturday, November 9.

“I am very thrilled for these former Jasper greats to be inducted into the our school’s Athletic Hall of Fame,” said Marianne Reilly ’82, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “This class represents the broad based participation and achievement of our athletic program.

This year’s honorees are:
Nick Derba ’07 (baseball)
Andrew Hlushko ’83 (men’s soccer)
Pontus Lundqvist ’99 (men’s track & field)
Michael Mulqueen ’76 (men’s track & field)
Arthur Orlando ’61 (baseball/men’s basketball)
Emily (Rogic) Baricevic ’97 (women’s soccer)
Daniel Sullivan ’71 (men’s track & field)

Additionally, the 1978-79 women’s basketball team will be honored for its contributions as the very first women’s varsity athletic team at the college.

“My thanks to the Hall of Fame committee for their diligence and participation in the selection process,” said Joe Ryan ’81, ’86, Hall of Fame selection committee president. “We congratulate the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees and their sponsors.”

Nick Derba ’07 was a three-time All-MAAC First Team selection and a key component in the Jaspers’ 2006 team that defeated Nebraska and San Francisco in NCAA Regional Play. He helped lead Manhattan to 121 wins during his four years and finished up with 212 hits, 172 runs 26 home runs and 129 RBI, before being drafted by the St. Louis in the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Derba played six years of professional baseball in the Cardinals’ organization, rising to the Triple-A ranks and is currently is the Head Coach at the University of Maine.

Andrew Hlushko ’83 was one of the top goaltenders in program history, earning three straight Tri-State Conference honors. The 1980 Tri-State MVP as a sophomore, he helped lead the Jaspers to a 10-5-2 record, including a 7-1 league mark as a sophomore. Hlushko graduated with a then school-record 12 career shutouts, including five-straight at one point. He is also second in program history with 341 career saves, was named to the Kronenburg Invitational All-Tournament team in 1980. Following graduation, Hlushko has also served on Manhattan College School of Engineering, Electrical Department Board of Advisors for 12 years.

Pontus Lundqvist ’99 is one of the top decathletes in program history, finishing 12th at the 1999 NCAA Outdoor Championships with 7,227 points. Earlier in the year, he announced his presence on the national stage, by defeating US Olympian Tom Pappas to win the 1999 Sea Ray Relays Decathlon Title. An exceptional athlete, Lundqvist routinely scored in six to eight events at the conference meets and was the 1999 IC4A Indoor Pentathlon and 1999 IC4A Outdoor Decathlon Champion.

Michael Mulqueen ’76 was a member of the 1973 NCAA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Championship team and was one of the Jaspers’ top hurdlers during his career. He has continued to make an impact on the sport since his graduation, having recently completed his 37th year as the Head Coach of the Rutgers University Men’s Track & Field team. During his time with the Scarlet Knights, Mulqueen has earned conference coach of the year honors on six occasions and NCAA District Coach of the Year accolades five times.

Arthur Orlando ’61 was a two-year standout for the baseball and basketball programs at Manhattan. Following an impressive senior campaign on the hardwood, he was selected to play in the 1961 Metropolitan Catholic Basketball Festival. On the diamond, Orlando was an accomplished pitcher who was offered a professional contract by the St. Louis Cardinals. Following graduation, he served as the first-ever varsity basketball coach at Clarkstown South High School, before he was taken from us way too soon at the age of 36.

Emily (Rogic) Baricevic ’97 is the most accomplished scorer in the history of the women’s soccer program at Manhattan, finishing with a program-record 40 goals and 95 points in her time in Riverdale. She broke onto the scene with a program-record 24 goals and 53 points as a freshman in 1993 en route to being named the MAAC Rookie of the Year. Both marks also rank second in the all-time MAAC record book. In large part to Rogic, Manhattan scored a program-record 53 goals and won 11 matches, which was the program standard for over 20 years.

Daniel Sullivan ’71 is one of the top cross country runners in school history. To date, he is the lone student-athlete in program history to qualify for three straight NCAA Championships, while helping lead the Jaspers to a pair of undefeated seasons. A standout on the track as well, he was a constant scoring member of the Manhattan Metropolitan Championship teams in 1968 and 1971. Sullivan returned to Riverdale as the first-ever coach of the women’s cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field programs, guiding the Jaspers to the 1986 MAAC Cross Country and 1991 MAAC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

The 41st Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 9 in the Great Room of the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons. Registration information will be available in the fall.

With the election this year’s class, the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame now includes 275 members.

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Baricevic, Emily Rogic [MC1997]

Derba, Nick [MC2007]

Hlushko, Andrew [MC1983]

Lundqvist, Pontus [MC1999]

Mulqueen, Michael [MC1976]

Orlando, Arthur [MC1961] 

Sullivan, Daniel [MC1971]

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JFOUND: Mercando, Anthony [MC1976] running for Bronxville school trustee



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Anthony Mercando has been a resident of Bronxville since 2011 but was born and raised about 2 miles away in the Dunwoodie section of Yonkers. He is married to Lee-Ann Mercando. They previously lived for 23 years in Irvington,New York, where they raised their four children, all of whom graduated from Irvington Public schools.

Anthony holds an electrical engineering degree from Manhattan College in the Bronx, and an MD degree from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He is a practicing cardiologist at New York Presbyterian Medical Group and is on staff at New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital (for the past 31 years), and Columbia University Medical Center (for the past 26 years). He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Anthony is a past board member of the Irvington Education Foundation and is interested in becoming more involved in the Bronxville community and the Bronxville public schools.

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Mercando, Anthony [MC????]

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Dear John,

              I believe that Anthony is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Mercando, Anthony [MC1976]

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JFOUND: Tramontano, William [MC1976] Interim President @ Queens College



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William Tramontano has been appointed Interim President of Queens College, effective June 1. He is currently serving as senior advisor to the president for student success and strategic initiatives at Hunter College. In that capacity, he works closely with Academic Affairs on raising retention and graduation rates, and oversees student success initiatives including efforts to improve course availability, strengthen student engagement and bolster postgraduate outcomes. Previously, Dr. Tramontano spent a decade as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Brooklyn College, where he led a successful effort to improve graduation rates and led the establishment of a five-school structure, the expansion of the faculty, the creation of the Feinstein Graduate School of Cinema and the accreditation of the business school. His tenure there was preceded by five years of service at Lehman College, where he was acting provost and dean of natural and social sciences. A cellular biologist, Dr. Tramontano graduated from Manhattan College and earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from New York University. He returned to Manhattan College to teach and spent 22 years on the college’s biology faculty, including 14 years as department chair. Tramontano has served on CUNY’s Conflicts of Interest Committee and chaired the CUNY Council of Provosts’ Academic Policy Committee.

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Tramontano, William [MC????]

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Dear John,

              I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Tramontano, William [MC1976]

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[JR: Another story about his first day on the job.]

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JFOUND: Bonanni, Luciano B. [MC1976] COO @ Fonar Corp



110 Marcus Drive
Melville, New York 11747
(631) 694-2929

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Luciano B. Bonanni (age 63) has served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) for Fonar Corporation since June 27, 2016. Prior to his appointment as COO, Mr. Bonanni had served the Company as Vice President since 1989, during which time he oversaw general operations, research and development, manufacturing, service, sales, finance, accounting and regulatory compliance. Prior to 1989, Mr. Bonanni held the title of Vice President of Production and Engineering from the time of Fonar’s initial public offering in 1981. Mr. Bonanni joined the Company as an electrical engineer in 1978. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Manhattan College.

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Bonanni, Luciano B. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Luciano is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Bonanni, Luciano B. [MC1976]

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JFOUND: Giordano, Tony [MC1976] Director of Baseball @ Vision Quest Agency



Director of Baseball

Anthony single-handedly built a successful baseball agency from the ground up leading him to be one the best-kept secrets in the business. His unique combination of tenaciousness and passion for providing top-notch representation for his clients led him to a sixteen-year career representing over twenty-five professional players such as John Franco, Bronson Arroyo, A.J. Pierzynski, Dave Eiland, Scott Coolbaugh, Allen Watson, Brian Barber, and Jeff Innis. Further, many of his former clients are still working in MLB as either scouts or executives providing Tony with a tremendous network.

Tony is a graduate of Manhattan College. Anthony has three children and seven grandchildren. He currently resides in Smithtown, NY.

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Giordano, Tony [MC????]

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Dear John,

                   I believe that Tony is a member of the Class
of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Giordano, Tony [MC1976]

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JLINKEDIN: Dumont, Wayne [MC1976] publishes



Wayne Dumont

Going on 64 years of age I decided that retirement is in my interest. Having fun will be my new career.

Until the right opportunity comes I will continue to be involved in my causes, investments, school events, & new experiences.

When I Was 15 – Linkedin 15 year celebration

Well fellow Jaspers, I’m published for the 2nd time. Love it.

When I Was 15

It was at  an early age that my parents decided that both sons will go to college. we were born in the mid-50’s. It was a very exciting time to live and wonder what you wanted to become. You had the space race, cold war, an more open trade (GATT). During the 1960’s we baby boomers saw once in a lifetime events that still affect today’s world. I was thinking about politics, going into space. but decided to follow into my father’s footsteps as an international banker. I was 15 years old in 1969 ( very good year), Vietnam was raging, the Mets won the World Series against all odds & finally man’s dream for centuries, landing on the moon. Oh! don’t forget Woodstock. This all shown on television, which was still fairly new to the masses. (about 20 years) To this day it still influences me. I also just came back from one of our summer trips. A loop that went to the upper Mid-West, through Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and back to New  York. The scenery, historic places, the people, continued to influence me. I took  Business Economics and Marketing at Manhattan College, not my first choice. When at Corfo, NY and started doing foreign exchange, it became a thrill, tapped into my speed and always excited me. I would be on one phone with one FX trader and another phone with another FX trader and finished with a successful deal. I decided this is what I wanted to do till retirement. it gave me excitement, international and wonder, who was at the other end of the transaction in another part of the world. I stayed in the business community until I took early retirement. I will continue to go to schools, travel, get into politics but will always remember the 1960’s and 1969. The End. 

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