Class Correspondent

Barbara Rachelson has served as executive director of the Lund Family Center for the last 14 years, transforming Vermont’s oldest adoption agency into a multifaceted family assistance provider. Through Lund’s comprehensive network of adoption, residential, education and community-based services, Lund improves the lives of 5,000 children and family members each year. “I know that what Lund does makes a difference,” she told an interviewer. “So often we have heard from our clients who don’t think they would be alive if it weren’t for Lund.” Artist Philip Gerstein has exhibited in Maine and New York and extensively in the Boston area. To see his art, visit He recently curated a show on the many uses of color for a gallery in Provincetown, Mass. James Cataldo is a professor at the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.

Alumni Club of Houston
Members of the Alumni Club of Houston gathered at the home of Heidi Kaplan ’78 (fourth from right) for a Faculty in the Field event with Derek Isaacowitz (fifth from left), associate professor of psychology. Isaacowitz led an engaging discussion on “Happiness in Adulthood.”
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