Spiritus Alumni Profiles

Barb and Paul AdamsBarb '81 and Paul '81 Adams

If you ask if there’s a doctor in the Adams’ household, you can expect a “yes” from parents Barb ‘81 and Paul ‘81 and from many of their six children. One is a surgical resident, another is in medical school, and two to three others plan to follow their parents’ career choice. The oldest is studying health care administration. More...

Joseph and Kara FortmanJoseph '92 and Kara '94 Fortman

When Joseph Fortman ’92 met Kara Kennedy ’94 in the early nineties while undergraduates at University of Detroit Mercy, neither had any idea that they would marry, have a family and build a happy, productive life together. But, that’s exactly what happened. More...

Beth and Steve PagnottaBeth '74 and Steve '74, '76 Pagnotta

Taking time from their vacation in Mexico to do an interview for Spiritus reveals much about the character of Beth (Jevitz) ’74 and Steve ’74, ‘76 Pagnotta. Their dedication to education, role as philanthropists, and success at respective careers in finance/accounting and architecture/commercial development are just part of the story.  More...


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