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Alexis Cabrera

Alexis Cabrera

Alexis Cabrera was born on August 26, 1982. He was a graduate of Monsignor Edward Pace High School. In 2002, he enrolled in Barry University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Alexis died in his senior year at Barry University in an auto accident on August 2004. He was...

Ann Bishop

Ann Bishop

Ann Bishop began her career writing for the CBS affiliate in upstate New York. She went on to work as a reporter for stations in Rochester and Baltimore. She accepted a position with WPLG Channel 10 in 1970. She was the first female broadcaster in a major market...

Ann Elizabeth Fels-Wallace

Ann Elizabeth Fels-Wallace

Ann Elizabeth Fels-Wallace received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1976 from Barry University. She serves as the Executive Officer for Environmental Engineering Consultants, Inc. located in Tampa, Florida. In 1999, the Ann Fels-Wallace Fine Arts Scholarship was...

Barbara Ann Nelson

Barbara Ann Nelson

Beloved former Barry University nursing professor Barbara Ann (Bobbe Ann) Haines Nelson was born on April 30, 1939 in New Jersey. Bobbe Ann dedicated her life to nursing and caring for the sick—but her biggest reward was teaching nursing so that others would continue...

Barry University Alumni Association

Barry University Alumni Association

Barry University Alumni Association exists to promote the mission of the University through establishment of mutually beneficial relations between the University and its alumni, and to help support the University through growth, scholarships, and development. The...

Barton Dean Baggett

Barton Dean Baggett

Dr. Barton Dean Baggett, DPM was born on August 31, 1962. He received his Bachelor of Science from Valdosta State University in 1984 and his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 from Barry University. He served as a podiatric physician at Family Podiatry Center in...

Carroll F. Knicely

Carroll F. Knicely

Mr. Carroll F. Knicely, Sr. was born in Staunton, Virginia in 1929. In 1957, he moved to Glasgow Kentucky where he was president, editor and publisher of the Glasgow Daily Times in partnership with his former boss at the Waynesboro News Virginian. He became the...

Charles R. Heising

Charles R. Heising

Charles R. Heising was born in Newark, N.J. in 1925. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1945. Mr. Heising began a 38-year career with General Electrical, first by graduating from the firm’s advanced engineering...

Deborah Feigelson

Deborah Feigelson

Deborah Lyn Feigelson received a bachelor’s in computer data processing and a minor in communication at Barry University in 1988. While at Barry, she was the vice president of her sophomore class. In 1989, she was recognized at the Miss Wheelchair Florida Pageant...

Department of Physical Sciences

Department of Physical Sciences

The mission of the Department of Physical Sciences is congruent with the mission of the university. Derived from the liberal arts tradition, the study of physical sciences provides students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge in support of the intellectual...

Dr. George J. Wanko

Dr. George J. Wanko

Dr. George J. Wanko was born on February 27, 1956. He received his Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Dr. Wanko came to Barry in 1978 as Dean of Student Affairs and was promoted to Vice President for Student Services in 1981. He was...

Dr. Herbert Feinberg

Dr. Herbert Feinberg

Dr. Herbert Feinberg was born in Paterson, New Jersey. He graduated from the Illinois College of Podiatric medicine and served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in the Pacific during World War II. Dr. Feinberg was instrumental in the founding of the Barry’s School of...

Dr. John T. Macdonald

Dr. John T. Macdonald

Dr. John Tremper Macdonald was one of the founders of Doctors’ Hospital, which opened in Coral Gables in 1949. A well-respected gynecologist and surgeon who became a leader in aviation medicine, Dr. Macdonald established medical safeguard for World War II pilots and...

Dr. Judith A. Balcerski

Dr. Judith A. Balcerski

Dr. Judith Balcerski was born in 1938. She received her BSN from Barry University in 1965, an MSN from Wayne State University in 1972, and her PhD from the University of Michigan in 1981. She served as Dean, School of Nursing at Barry University from 1969 until 2002....

Dr. Keith & Susan Kashuk

Dr. Keith & Susan Kashuk

Keith B. Kashuk, DPM was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 13, 1943. As a child, his parents moved to Miami Beach. He graduated from Miami Beach High School in 1960. He attended Tulane University, The University of Miami and earned his DPM at New York College...

Dr. Lloyd D. Elgart

Dr. Lloyd D. Elgart

Dr. Lloyd David Elgart was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1932. Dr. Elgart earned his B.S. in Finance and Economics from Wharton School, Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, and his Doctorate of Business Administration from Nova University. In addition, he was...

Dr. Luigi Salvaneschi

Dr. Luigi Salvaneschi

Dr. Luigi Salvaneschi was born in Casale Monferato, Italy, on October 18, 1929. In 1954 he attended both the Civil University of Rome and the Lateran University where he received his Ph.D. A real estate and development executive, Dr. Salvaneschi served as president...

Dr. Marvin D. Steinberg

Dr. Marvin D. Steinberg

Dr. Marvin D. Steinberg is one of the pioneers and leaders in the field of podiatric medicine. Throughout his distinguished career Dr. Steinberg’s influence and involvement in both podiatric practice and podiatric education earned him the name “Father of Modern...

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Dr. Matthew A. Hopson

Dr. Matthew A. Hopson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington College and received his medical degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Hopson completed a three year surgical residency, specializing in Reconstructive and Trauma Foot and Ankle...

Dr. Neta Kolasa

Dr. Neta Kolasa

Dr. Neta Kolasa was born in Detroit, Michigan and since 1968, has made South Florida her home. As an esteemed alumna of Barry University’s School of Social Work (MSW, ’75), she went on to earn a Doctorate in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and has always...

Dr. Patricia E. Kopenhaver

Dr. Patricia E. Kopenhaver

Dr. Patricia E. Kopenhaver was born in New York City, August 18, 1920. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University. Dr. Kopenhaver received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York...

Dr. Robert Warriner, III

Dr. Robert Warriner, III

Dr. Robert A. Warriner, III was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1950. He received degrees from Tulane University and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in anesthesiology and completed a fellowship...

Dwight Lauderdale

Dwight Lauderdale

Dwight Lauderdale was the first African American news anchor in South Florida and became one of the state’s most watched and longest running anchors. He was born and raised in a working-class suburb of Columbus, Ohio. He completed his education at Ohio University,...

Ella F. Evans

Ella F. Evans

Ella F. Evans was born on March 11, 1915. Ella, a practicing Catholic, was a resident of Fort Lauderdale when she passed away on February 28, 2003. The Ella Evans Memorial Scholarship was established in 2003 by the estate of Ella F. Evans and exists to assist a...

Evelyn & Phil Spitalny

Evelyn & Phil Spitalny

Phil Spitalny was born in Russia in 1890 and began his musical education at the age of 9, training at the Conservatory of Music in Odessa on the piano and violin but the clarinet was his main instrument. In 1905 he came to the United States with his family, settling...

Florida Organization of Jamaicans

Florida Organization of Jamaicans

In 1987, Ms. Norma Bancroft founded the Florida Organization of Jamaicans in Miami, a charitable entity which has provided assistance to the indigent and imprisoned in Jamaica as well as to the disadvantaged Jamaicans in South Florida. In 2007, Ms. Bancroft received...

Glenn Hubert

Glenn Hubert

In late 2007, Glenn Hubert’s generous contribution of $370,000 allowed the Learning Center to completely renovate its Center for Advanced Learning, Writing and Math Labs; adding new furniture, equipment and cutting-edge software. All three spaces, located on the...

Gloria H. Spadaro

Gloria H. Spadaro

Gloria H. Spadaro was born on July 15, 1926. She graduated in 1946 from the University of Texas. She worked as a bookkeeper until her retirement from Allen Morris Company in Miami. Ms. Spadaro was a member of the Barry University Auxiliary and member of the Barry...

Goizueta Foundation

Goizueta Foundation

Roberto C. Goizueta established The Goizueta Foundation in 1992. Mr. Goizueta was Chairman, Board of Directors, and Chief Executive Office of The Coca-Cola Company until his death in October 1997. He was a native of Cuba and a graduate of Yale University. The primary...

Hugh Willard Ripley

Hugh Willard Ripley

Hugh Willard Ripley had a distinguished career both as a history professor and as a librarian. He arrived at Barry University in 1975. He began as Chair of the Reference Department, and ultimately was appointed Dean of Library Services. Mr. Ripley retired from Barry...