Peter van Dernoot ’57 maintains his title as Chairman but relinquishes his title as Executive Director of The Children’s Treehouse Foundation. Mr. van Dernoot founded the organization in 2001 in Colorado to provide emotional support for young children of parents with cancer. The unique support program, CLIMB®– Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery, is now provided, entirely free, in 80 cancer centers in the United States and in 25 cancer centers in seven foreign countries.
Charles S. Vigra, Jr. ’52
Charles S. Vigra, Jr. ’52 has been inducted into the Berlin Athletic Hall of Fame. During his time at UConn, Mr. Vigra played on the varsity basketball team at UConn. After his graduation, he became a pilot for the USAF and was later promoted to First Lieutenant.