Chicago College of Performing Arts graduate Sara Litchfield (MM, ’09) was honored with the 2012 Donald Chen Young Artist Award by North Shore Choral Society. Litchfield, a mezzo soprano, won 3rd place and received $100.
For more information on the North Shore Choral Society, please visit its Website.
For more information on the award and to see pictures, please click here.
Carl E. Kramer, Phd (MA, ’70) will retire from teaching after 34 years. A noted author, historian and teacher, Kramer taught history at Indiana University Southeast. An author of several books, he’s most noted for This Place We Call Home: A History of Clark County, Indiana (Quarry Books, 2007).
Along with his MA from Roosevelt University’s College of Education, Kramer earned his BA in history and political science from Anderson College.
Please click here for a detailed article from the Courier-Journal about Kramer, his life, his work and his accomplishments.
Roosevelt alumna Cornelia Hall (MA, ’75) announced that she will be running for the Savannah-Chatham public school board District 3 seat. A retired teacher and principal, Hall’s priorities will include increading funding for programs in language and literary for young children who are entering the first grade and to introduce more career pgorams in middle schoosl to lower the dropout rates.
Sarah D. Elias (BA, ’57) has written her second book, Provident Hospital: A Chronology of the Baltimore Hospital 1894-1986. Elias describes it as the story of “the efforts of the remarkable health professionals and community support. Its history is part of the national health picture for African-Americans, their institutions and group cohesion. Their efforts allowed them a modicum of dignity under the circumstances. They were motivated by desire to help themselves with limited resources.”
Elais’ first book was Recalling Longview: An Account of the Longview Texas Riot, July 11, 1919. A retired teacher and former instructor at Coppin State University, she was also a lecturer and academic advisor at Morgan State University. Along with her BA from Roosevelt, she also has a Masters degree from Morgan State University in history and a Masters in education from Johns Hopkins University.