Ruth Rosoff Nadel ¹34 on her 101st birthdayRuth (Rosoff) Nadel (’34)—known to family and friends as Dolly—recently relocated from the Washington, D.C., metro area to Los Angeles to be closer to her family. Nadel celebrated her 101st birthday in February with a new motto: “If you think 100 is fun, wait ’til you see me at 101.”



Aaron Blecker ¹36 photog Susan Cohen Rebell copyCPA Aaron Blecker (’36), the College’s oldest alum by seven days over his closest challenger for the title, Miguel Cruz (’55), is retired and living in Great Neck, L.I. Blecker, who is 103 years old, began earning his degree in 1926 as a part-time Evening Session student.





Stanley Sussman (’43) retired in 1965. He was the owner of Eylure of London, one of the first companies to sell plastic press-on fingernails and false eyelashes. Prior to that, he worked in advertising agencies and in executive-level marketing roles in Revlon and Helena Rubinstein. Sussman’s current-day hobbies include watercolor painting and pencil sketching, demonstrating creative talents he shared through sports cartooning for the 1943 Lexicon.



Hyman Gorenberg ¹50 ngomez photog edit 1Professor and CPA Hyman Gorenberg (’50) retired from Baruch’s Stan Ross Department of Accountancy after 54 years in December 2014. An expert in taxation who specialized in estates and trusts, he is a member of the American and New York Bar Associations.



Ernestine Whittner Wildstein ¹53 photog Chelsea ChateauvertErnestine (Whittner) Wildstein (’53) recently participated in the College’s Class Act Campaign. A Newman Vertical Campus classroom, Room 9-117, is named for her. Ms. Wildstein is shown (left) with Baruch College President Mitchel Wallerstein at the dedication event.



Baruch dedicated the Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center on Oct. 30, 2014. The alumna from the class of 1955 and her late husband, Bert W. (’54), also endowed the state-of-the-art Wasserman Trading Floor and other initiatives at the College.



Edward Dreyfus ¹58 hi-res headshotEdward A. Dreyfus (’58) authored the children’s book Mickey and the Plow Horse (2014), an inspirational story about self-awareness and following one’s passion. The novel features a tween and a plow horse born a Thoroughbred.



Claire Berkowitz Seigelstein (¹58) today copyClaire (Berkowitz) Seigelstein (’58) is retired and living in Wellington, Fla., with her husband of 56 years, Len. Seigelstein caught the theater bug as a student participating in Theatron. After college, her love of the stage continued: she founded SRO Musical Productions and served on many theater boards, including as chair of the Arts Council of Rockland. The couple has three children and six grandchildren.