Meet the Donors
Members of The 1904 Society
John Barnosky, Esq. ‘64
After attending Assumption University, John “Jack” Barnosky went on to study at St. John’s University and New York University Law School, eventually being named one of The Best Lawyers in America in 2012. Jack established an endowed scholarship for current Assumption University students with financial need.
† Domenic Ciancarelli ‘65
Domenic Ciancarelli worked through school to pay for his own education. After becoming successful in glass manufacturing, Domenic decided to leave a gift in his will, saying “Assumption deserves this support since they were so good to me!”
Carolyn Clancy ‘82
Carolyn Clancy studied business management and mathematics at Assumption, while playing field hockey on Assumption University’s team. Carolyn has been named to the Assumption University Alumni-Athletic Hall of Fame, and has received the Jack L. Bresciani ’72 Outstanding Alumnus Award. Carolyn elected to donate money for a scholarship to benefit female student-athletes with financial need, in honor of her parents.
Thalia Vitikos ‘77
Thalia VItikos is a expressive arts therapist, and uses music, art, dance, and poetry to help patients accept, understand, and express their emotions and thoughts. Thalia has decided to include Assumption in her will to establish a scholarship. She is funding the scholarship with her individual retirement account.
William ’92 and Mary Waldron
Will Waldron is the Director of Development at McLean School in Maryland. He and his wife are strong believers in Catholic education, and have decided to include their alma maters in their life insurance policy to provide for the future needs of Assumption University.
Jeffrey ’01 and Jessica Rawson
Jeff Rawson began working for Rawson Materials after graduating from Assumption, eventually becoming president. Jeff believes it is his responsibility and the responsibility of his company to give back to their communities, and was a finalist for the Hartford Business Journal’s Nonprofit Heroes Volunteer of the Year Award. Jeff and Jessica have named Assumption University in their estate plans.