Alumni News

Father Thomas C. Machalski (MSE in Educational Administration and Supervision ’96) was installed  as the third chancellor in the history of Orchard Lake Schools in Oakland, Michigan, in a ceremony held on February 19th by Archbishop of Detroit Allen Vigneron. 

“I am committed to continue to do all I can to support the Prep in its mission of providing young men with the ‘moral guidance, discipline and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world’ in an atmosphere founded upon our Polish-American heritage and legacy. I am so proud to be a son of St. Mary’s Prep,” Machalski said. 

To read more, click here or here. 

Steven Spitz (MSE in Counseling Psychology, ’92) has joined the writing staff of, where he will be writing advice columns and informative articles on pet wellness as well as insightful how-to guides.  As well as being a noted specialist in pet care and pet product manufacturing, Spitz is CEO of Big Apple Pet Supply.
To read the full article, click here

Amanda Lehrman (MST in Elementary Education, ’03), mother, educator and blogger on, shares her beliefs that anyone can enhance a child’s education by doing simple, engaging activities that will instill the love and learning that lasts forever on Harmonic Mama‘s February Edition of “Ask The Educator.”

To read the full blog post, click here. 
Rashid Ferrod Davis (MSE in Administration & Supervision ’03), founding Principal of Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech) recently published Success in College Can Start on the Ballfield” in the New York Times’ School Book.  The article discusses the importance for students of playing and supporting team sports in building school community.

To read the full article, click here.



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