Together, in the Hall of Fame

By Dennis Nealon Photo by Kirsten Fraser BEFORE THEY MARRIED in October 1996, Michelle Young, IDS ’92, FMC ’94, and Andre Vega, CD ’91, AET ’93, ARC ’96, were classmates at Wentworth who lit up the basketball court as varsity stars, each landing in the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame. “I proposed to Michelle the...

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Change Builder

Shawn Seaman, AET ’82, AE ’84, isn’t a physician or medical researcher, but the work he does—building life sciences and healthcare facilities—still has the power to impact lives. Take a particular day as he walks through the front lobby of Boston Children’s Hospital to get to the job site of a 600,000-square-foot tower project. “When I see patients and the...

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Class Notes – Spring 2018

1943 Louis C. Beggs, MC&TD, Hon. ’13, celebrated the 75th anniversary of his graduation from Wentworth with President Panti? and daughter Carol Souza. 1956 Jarvis Newman, AM ’64, received the Remember ME Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by the Maine Healthcare Association, for his career in boatbuilding. After graduation, Newman...

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Graduates Encouraged to Work Hard and Take Risks

Speaker and honorary degree recipient Art Zafiropoulo, EE ’60, described parents who escaped the ravages of World War I and found a better life in Boston. “Life is exciting,” said the retired former president of global technology company Ultratech. “Working hard and taking calculated risks can make your future...

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Study Abroad Berlin Turns 15

Did you study abroad in Berlin with Wentworth? If so, we want to hear from you! As Wentworth’s Berlin program celebrates 15 years, the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations is in the midst of planning a special anniversary event as part of Family & Alumni Weekend in October. As...

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With Naming of Beatty Café, Ben Garfink Honored

An alumnus and mentor who graduated from Wentworth more than a century ago will be honored this year thanks to the lead gift from Don Champagne, MED ’62 (inset). Don washed dishes and worked as a cashier under Ben Garfink, MC&TD 1914 (far left), in the Wentworth cafeteria in...

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Automating Amazon

Heading up operations for Amazon Robotics, where all of the robots for the online retailer’s fulfillment centers are built, Brian Davis, MDS ’84, MEC ’86, appreciates the power of technology and automation. But it’s the people who build the robots that make his career complete. “I enjoy the dynamics...

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