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John Pierce '81

December 9, 2013

Engineering Executive John Pierce ’81 Helps Foster Students’ Success

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By Kevin Gray and Sharon Sanders In the same way that a river gains strength as tributaries flow together, the merging of academic challenge and practical leadership is what John Pierce ’81 says prepared him for a highly successful career. As vice president of real estate and facilities for Phoenix House, he oversees properties across [...]

S. Robert Roth '81

November 8, 2013

Capt. S. Robert Roth ’81 Commands USS Harry S. Truman

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By Matt Sinclair If the domestic steel industry hadn’t gone through a major correction during the early 1980s, Bob Roth ’81 might still be working as a civilian engineer in the field. Instead, he stands atop a massive steel structure, leading the crew of 5,000 sailors and Marines as captain of the USS Harry S. [...]