Spring/Summer 2013

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Eclectic backgrounds and achievements mark 2nd 10 under 10 honors.

A Broadway actor. A delegate to an interreligious and intercultural think tank. A Ph.D. candidate in the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. These are among this year’s esteemed “10 Under 10” honorees. This award recognizes alumni who have graduated from the University within the last decade and achieved professional success, had an impact in their communities, or have been loyal supporters of the University.

Sarah Krull Abe BS ’07: Ph.D. Candidate, University of Tokyo

Abe joined a group of doctors, students, and volunteers in Fukushima, Japan to assist with health checks after that nation’s triple disaster in 2011—earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.

Lenka Benova BSBA ’02: Ph.D. Candidate, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Benova joined Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) and worked as a coordinator in Nigeria, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and South Sudan.]

Ryan Bernier BS ’04: Resident Director, The Second City

Bernier’s award-winning directing credits include all three of the Second City national touring companies. During his time at Suffolk, he helped found the improv comedy ensemble Seriously Bent.

Jill Garzik BFA ’06: Interior Designer, Perkins Eastman

Garzik’s work includes Suffolk’s own Café 73, and she received the 2011 AIA New England Awards Special Citation for Excellence in Architecture for the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center at Boston Medical Center. Read more

Annika Khan BSBA ’09: Managing Partner, Custom Stitch, LLC

In October 2011, Khan, along with her sister, purchased Custom Stitch, a Wilmington, MA company founded in 1989 that specializes in customizing clothing, from embroidery and screen printing to tailoring and dry cleaning. Read more

Mohammed Khashaan BSBA ’12: Delegate, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue On his Arabic-language blog, khashaan.com, Khashaan has been focused on events in the Middle East with worldwide implications, such as the ongoing repercussions of the Arab Spring and its effects on Arab youth.

Mark Mackin BS ’08: Lead Radiation Therapist

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Mackin has worked as a clinical mentor for Suffolk students in the radiation biology program during their internships at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Read more

Jonny Orsini BS ’07: Actor, The Nance

Orsini recently received rave reviews opposite two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane in Douglas Carter Beane’s new Broadway play. Read more

Shaun P. Stimpson BSBA ’05: Business Development Manager, Morgan Stanley

Stimpson has been an alumni speaker at Suffolk’s Undergraduate Admission/Spring Showcase, has participated in several finance department career fairs, and has been a member of the Summa Society for the past two years.

Kristofer Stokes BS ’05: Content Producer, ESPN; MBA candidate, University of Connecticut School of Business

Stokes has worked on such high-profile programs as College GameDay and Monday Night Football.

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