Class Notes: 1970s


Richard E. Murray, B.A. Accounting, has been named a 2013 recipient of the Beacon Award presented by the Kennedy Health System at its fundraising gala held February 23 in Atlantic City. This award is given annually to extraordinary individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to healthcare in the community. Dick was the former President and CEO of the Kennedy Health System.


Eugene J. McKeown, B.A.,
has been married to Pauline for 40 years, they have two sons, David and Brendon, and one grandchild.


George Lucas, B.A. Public Administration ’74 and M.S. Human Resources ’76, retired in 1981 as police sergeant from the Miami-Dade Police Department. He went on to head the criminal justice program at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA from 1981 to 1994. George was appointed as the First Area Coordinator at the Georgia Emergency Management Agency for the Atlanta area and six surrounding counties. He is currently retired and lives in Mt. Dora, Lake County FL.


Rich Kelch, B.A. Sports Administration, is now the Operations Manager in the Registrar’s Office at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

John T. Mazzola, CFE, B.A. Sports Administration, was named General Manager for the East Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville, KY. The Expo Center is Eastern Kentucky's center for culture, education and entertainment. John and his wife Linda are proud parents to 10-year-old twins Olivia and Joseph.