Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at

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May 15, 2013

From the University of Houston Law Center website:

May 14, 2013


Lyricist Daniel Maté and librettist Alan Gordon have been named the recipients of the 23rd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Each writer will receive $100,000 over the next two years to support his work.

May 13, 2013

Video is embedded below, or you may watch on YouTube.

May 9, 2013

From the Washington Post:

Eric Lindner, former top executive in his family-owned Colonial Parking, the biggest parking firm in the Washington market, has a book coming out this September called “Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life.”

The book documents his experience as a volunteer hospice worker.

May 8, 2013

Excerpted from the Hillsdale Collegian:

May 6, 2013

From a ShelterBox press release:

May 3, 2013


The Norton Museum of Art has appointed Holly Davis as its new Deputy Director - Development. Davis’ responsibilities at The Norton include overseeing special events, membership, donor relations, and fundraising.