CLA Recognizes Alumni of Notable Achievement for 2009

On March 25, 2009, the College honored 16 alumni who have made remarkable contributions or attained significant achievements in their fields.

Left to right: Carol D. Connolly, Steven M. Andersen, Evan M. Maurer, Steffen I. Magnell, Frederick “Rick” Stohr, III, Dr. Tim H. Emory, Linda N. Williams, Bruce W. Benidt, Thomas “Tom” L. Holtz, Mary S. Baumgartner, Mark D. Eckerline]

Not Pictured:
Dr. Cynthia “Cindy” R. Busch, Marilyn A. Chelstrom, Christine Fruechte, Jerome “Jerry” J. Meyer, Michael Phillips

The CLA Alumni of Notable Achievement (ANA) program was created in 1994 as part of CLA’s 125th anniversary to celebrate and honor the significant achievements and contributions of college alumni. All ANA honorees have been nominated by CLA alumni, faculty, and staff.

Of the College’s 115,000 living graduates, approximately 1,200 have been selected as recipients. By honoring its alumni, CLA recognizes and celebrates not only their singular accomplishments but also the collective depth and breadth of their interests, talents, career paths and achievements in all sectors of society.

Steven M. Andersen (B.A. ‘72), internationally accomplished artist and entrepreneur
Mary S. Baumgartner (B.A. ‘82, studio art), successful internet marketing and design entrepreneur
Bruce W. Benidt (M.A. ’75, mass communication), prolific writer, teacher, and communications professional
Dr. Cynthia “Cindy” R. Busch (Ph.D. ’85, communication disorders), dedicated teacher, researcher, and practitioner of speech-language pathology
Marilyn A. Chelstrom (B.A. ’50, political science), esteemed civics leader and University of Minnesota champion
Carol D. Connolly (B.A., ’52, architecture) , pioneer of design field and arts advocate
Mark D. Eckerline (B.S., ’78), successful financial industry leader and advisor
Dr. Tim H. Emory (B.E.S., ’75; M.D., ’81), distinguished instructor, researcher, and practitioner in the field of medical radiology
Christine Fruechte (B.I.S., 1989), respected leader in the marketing field and dedicated University volunteer
Thomas “Tom” L. Holtz (B.A., ’73, economics), national leader in commercial realty
Steffen I. Magnell (B.A., ’68, economics and history), accomplished business executive and entrepreneur
Evan M. Maurer (B.A., ’69), internationally respected arts leader and advocate
Jerome “Jerry” J. Meyer (B.A., ’60, mathematics), early leader in communications technology development and respected business executive
Michael Phillips (B.A., ’84, journalism & theatre arts), nationally respected theater, arts and film journalist
Frederick “Rick” Stohr, III (B.A., ’70, economics), successful international marketing professional
Linda N. Williams (B.A., ’83, speech communication & social welfare), respected financial industry leader and dedicated University volunteer



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