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Find out what other alumni from our year are up to.

Rev. Dr. Laurence DeWolfe

Graduation Year: 1979

Rev. Dr. Laurence DeWolfe BA'79 has been teaching at Saint Mary's partner institution, Atlantic School of Theology, for 15 years and is now Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Director of the Summer Distance degree program. Since 2009, he has supervised students in placements across Canada and in Bermuda. Last November, he accepted a new position as Senior Minister at Glenview Presbyterian Church in Toronto. He misses Halifax but is delighted to be closer to his daughter Maggie DeWolfe (BA'07, Hons.'08), who works in Human Resources with Ultra Plastics in Waterloo, ON.

Kathleen Corey Rahme

Graduation Year: 1981

Kathleen Corey Rahme BA’81 travelled to Beirut, Lebanon in December 2015 from her home in Methuen, MA. She visited Dr. Joseph Jabbra, the former Academic Vice President at Saint Mary's. He is currently the President of  Lebanese American University in Beirut, but at one time was Kathleen’s professor and academic advisor. They had a great reunion, catching up after 34 years.

Drew Franklin

Graduation Year: 1983

Drew Franklin B.Comm’83 is now Vice President, General Manager for ASEAN for SC Johnson and Son Inc. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Michelle L. Wolfe

Graduation Year: 1986

Michelle L. Wolfe BComm’86 became a Founding Partner at Meritus Trust Company Limited, a licensed Bermuda trust company, regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority. She was a former Managing Director of Rothschild Trust (Bermuda) Limited, Coutts Bermuda Limited, and of Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited, and has over 20 years of professional experience in the trust business.

Donald M. Matthews

Graduation Year: 1989

Donald M. Matthews BA’89 of Ottawa, Ontario, has earned Master Warrant Officer status (military firefighter) in the RCAF. 

Brenda Hogan

Graduation Year: 1991

Brenda Hogan BComm’91 wonders how many Saint Mary’s alumni have rung the bell to open the TSX on Bay Street in Toronto. She had this opportunity in her capacity as a CIX Advisory Board member earlier this year and hopes this news will inspire Saint Mary’s students and recent alums who are aiming for a career on Bay Street.

Zoë S. Roy

Graduation Year: 1993

Zoë S. Roy MA’93 released her new novel last October. Calls Across the Pacific was launched by Inanna Publications in Toronto, ON.

Peter Manuel

Graduation Year: 1994

While at Saint Mary’s, Peter Manuel BA’94 had the opportunity to produce, act, and direct three plays, serve as the treasurer for the Math and Computer Science Society, and make many life-long friends. Today, he is the President of Authentic Air Ventilation Ltd in Chester, Nova Scotia and of Sociable Time DJ service, which he founded. He is most proud of his two beautiful children, one of whom is off to university next year. Peter wishes to thank Saint Mary’s for a great education, amazing memories, and wonderful friends!

Tara Rye

Graduation Year: 1995

After graduating from Saint Mary’s, Tara Rye BComm’95, earned two further degrees—CIP (Chartered Insurance Professional) and FCIP (Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional)—through the University of Toronto.  She has worked at Stanhope Simpson Insurance in Halifax for the last 20 years and feels lucky to have a career she loves.

J. Paul Meek

Graduation Year: 1997

J. Paul Meek BComm’97 was invested into the Order of Ottawa in 2015. He is President and co-owner of Kichesippi Beer Co., one of Ottawa’s first and fastest growing craft breweries, established in 2009.