Category Archives: 170.30 Where are/Catch up

Di Palma in the Middle Kingdom…

Yes, it’s true that Kevin Di Palma (vsj ’67) remains teaching English in rural China. To that end we offer this recent photograph, mailed to the Villa Alumni offices world headquarters. Kevin also provided this links to better understand his … Continue reading

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The MacIntyre-Dorrance legacy…

What are the odds that an Indie band would have two connections to the long-closed Villa? From a note from ’68 graduate Steve MacIntyre to his colleagues… … today, Cole, my stepson, called to tell me that he had news … Continue reading

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A chance encounter in Maui..

What are the odds on this one? Brew & D’Annunzio  One of our junior editors, Thomas Brew, reports that he was jogging with his wife, Dawn, on the streets of Kihei, Maui, when he spotted his fellow ’69 alumni Mike … Continue reading

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Where are they now? Tom Booth, vsj ’68

Thomas came to the Villa, from Rome, for his senior year only, joining his younger brother Bob. After the Villa, Tom attended Georgetown and has practiced law for the federal government — specifically, the U.S. Army. He recently became a grandfather, … Continue reading

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Rick Walker surfaces …

Our offices received this update on Rick Walker, villa class of 1967, from Brian Lawler, Seattle attorney and veteran trans-Apline runner. Rick and Ann Walker of Rangeley Maine showed up on the doorstep of Brian & Anne Lawler on Bainbridge … Continue reading

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Catching up with Rio Helmi

Attentive students of the Villa St Jean diaspora know about Rio Helmi, professional photographer. A note from Helmi was recently forwarded to our world headquarters, which led us to explore his web site and search for information on the artist. … Continue reading

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Frederick Martin found…

Via Facebook, Kevin Di Palma reports locating a former Villa student, Frederick Martin. Martin’s note: Frederick hat dir eine Nachricht gesendet. I was at the Villa in 63-64 and 65-66. I was in the dormitory “Sapiniere.” However I returned to … Continue reading

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The villa community, Google & Mr. Obama…

This pitch to the villa alumni group was sent to us by Cliff Thompson, vsj 1967.. In our Fribourg world, neither Mr. Obama nor Google were remotely conceivable.. — the editors — Hi Alumni, I’m writing to inform you of … Continue reading

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Checking in with Humberto Adrianza …

This update was adapted from a note Humberto sent to his fellow students from the Villa, class of 1969 and is reprinted with his permission. — the editors ——- Humberto Adrianza Lot’s of water past the bridge since we last … Continue reading

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The mind reels….

As a classmate of Anson Dorrance, I suppose I could have imagined him pursing a career in sports. The committee recalls Anson as the most athletic member of the villa class of 1969, which — to be fair — is … Continue reading

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