Alumni News: ‘Daddy Long Legs;’ Rivers Photos; Perretta Discovers Prime Number

| October 1, 2012

Recent Webster University alumni news of note include:


Conservatory of Theatre Arts alumnus Kevin Earley ’94 will perform in the Repertory Theatre production Daddy Long Legs, Oct. 10 – Nov. 4.

Since graduating from Webster, Earley has performed in numerous theatre and television productions and also recorded a solo CD, Earley Standards. Click here to visit Earley’s website.

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“Greentown, Indiana” by Erin Rivers

Webster alumnae Erin Rivers BA’01, MA ’05, is featured in Webster’s Alumni & Development Stories, 300 Words or Less… series: “Donor Spotlight: Erin Rivers, An Artist’s Personal Journey.”

Rivers’ story concerns a trip she took, re-tracing a journey her father made through Indiana, and chronicling it with his Hasselblad camera, as he would have done.

Her photographs from the trip were displayed last spring at the William & Florence Schmidt Art Center on the campus of Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville.

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Alumnus John Perretta ’02, who earned his master’s degree in management information systems at Webster’s Space Coast campus location, is credited with discovering a new prime number. Perretta, a Broward College math and computer science professor, used a powerful homebuilt computer to discover the number, which the Sun-Sentinel reports was verified by a third party.

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