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Sept.14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 1

Tiger Profiles

AlisonBadgett '01

Fighting for affordable housing

Alison Badgett ’01, executive director of Homes for New Jersey, is pushing politicians in New Jersey to make good on their promises to build inexpensive homes. About a year ago, when New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine warned that the state’s budget...

TomTowers '59

Helping seniors help themselves

Although he still runs around a tennis court and walks miles playing golf, Tom Towers ’59 knows that there will come a time when he and his wife, Joan, might need a helping hand with daily chores and maintaining their house. As president of...

TomPirelli '69

Building affordable homes

Two years ago, while working as a volunteer to build a home for a poor family in Ensenada, Mexico, Tom Pirelli ’69 had an epiphany. “I was sitting in the hot Mexican sun, nailing black shingles on a thin, plywood, non-insulated roof, wondering...

CameronHume '68

Boosting U.S.-Islamic ties

Veteran diplomat Cameron Hume ’68 helped negotiate the end to Mozambique’s civil war in 1992, survived a rocket attack on his apartment in Beirut in the early 1980s, and was booted out of Libya following a 1969 coup led by Mu’ammar al-Gadhafi....

MaryMcKitrick '78

Making voices

Mary McKitrick ’78 always wanted to be an actress, but didn’t want hundreds of eyes focused on her. So, after a career as a biologist, she disembodied herself: She became a professional voice. McKitrick, 53, is developing a second career in...
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