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Category: Alumni Profiles

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Dwana Young ’04

On a Mission to make New Jersey a Healing-Centered State

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Gregory A. Shanaphy ’91

Brings Financial Expertise to the Montclair State University Foundation Board

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Reynaldo Acevedo ’95

Being involved in so many organizations at Montclair State made the now assistant principal a natural leader and mentor, something that he takes pride in today.

Anthony Bowens '13

Anthony Bowens ’13

The professional wrestler turns dedication and hard work into success in the ring, on the screen and in life.

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Conrad Schmitt ’58

Alumnus had a passion for languages that led him not only to a teaching career but coincidentally to a successful career in publishing as both an author and editor and marketing manager.

Thomas Maroulakos ’10

Thomas Maroulakos ’10

When the luxury fashion industry didn’t offer the spark Thomas Maroulakos ’10 wanted from his career, he partnered with his brother Dean (MSU ‘07) to launch a brew pub with great food and 1930s speakeasy charm.

Greg Collins

Greg Collins ’79 Will Lead Montclair State University Foundation to New Heights

Seth U. Nwosu '06

Seth U. Nwosu ’06

The certified paralegal is on a mission to ensure that everyone has access to quality legal services. Through his paralegal services company, which now has three locations in the U.S., he helps people navigate the legal system effectively, and affordably.

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Megan Eitel ’17 Au.D

The audiologist owes her success in helping conduct research on TBI in the military population to the connections she made at Montclair State, and encourages students everywhere to remember that no one started as an expert in their field.

Allison Perrine Larena ’01 MA

President and CEO of the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) urges colleagues and students alike to remain positive and make opportunities in these hard times, and to look at the current affairs as great opportunities to create.