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Young Alumni Honored By Clarkson University
[A photo of Kevin Cunningham for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/cunningham.jpg A photo of Ellen Herman for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/herman.jpg]
Kevin T. Cunningham '90 of Rochester, N.Y., and Ellen Herman '85 of Potomac, Md., have each received a Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University. Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to Clarkson and the Alumni Association and who have used their Clarkson experience to make a notable contribution to their careers.
Cunningham received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Clarkson in 1990. After graduation, Kevin joined Arthur Anderson where he now serves as Manager of the Business Consulting Division in Rochester, New York, specializing in Systems Engineering and E-Business Development.
Cunningham is a member of the Technology Committee for the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, and has developed a second career serving his alma mater since graduation. He has completed a term as a Member-at-Large of the Alumni National Executive Council, has chaired the Student Life Committee and is currently President of Clarkson's Greek Alumni Council.
Herman graduated from Clarkson in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She began her career with Boston Properties, serving as a Construction Manager before joining the Staubach Company, a U.S.-based real estate services firm providing transaction and consulting services to clients in the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Herman serves this firm today as a Vice President and Senior Associate where she is responsible for the company's northeast region design and construction consulting activities and oversees the Non-Profit Practices Group of the firm.
Herman has been responsible for the development of world headquarters facilities for MCI and the American Public Health Association, and is currently consulting with organizations such as the District of Columbia, The Village Foundation, and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. She is active professionally as a member of the Washington Board of Trade and the American Society of Association Executives. Herman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jubilee Alliance, a non-profit organization which delivers housing aid services to the homeless, and is President of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women).
Herman has regularly participated in regional alumni events in Washington, D.C., serves as her class Reunion Activity Chair, and is a member of the Clarkson Alumni Association Board of Governors. She has also assisted with her class reunion gift program, and is serving as a Class Partner for the Campaign for Clarkson.