PolyOne names David Jarus vice president of research and development

David Jarus (LC 2017) has been named vice president of research and development of PolyOne Corp. According to an article on Crain’s Cleveland Business, “Jarus joined the Avon Lake-based specialty polymer company in 2000 as an advanced R&D scientist…He has held roles ranging from M&A technology integration lead to program director of lean innovation to…

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Karen Gahl-Mills to leave CAC for Chicago opportunities

Karen Gahl-Mills (LC 2011) will step down from her role as CEO and executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture on June 7, 2018. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “Gahl-Mills, who has held the role for the last eight years…plans to consult and teach in Chicago. She has taught at Indiana University and…

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Michael Byun named Executive Director of ACRS

The Board of Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) has named Michael Byun (LC 2017) as Executive Director, effective December 2018. According to an International Examiner article, “Over his 25-year career, Byun has worked in issues including health disparities, social justice and immigrant and refugee issues, particularly among AAPIs. He serves on many local, state…

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YWCA to honor several CLC alumni

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland will recognize several CLC alumni with 2018 Women of Professional Excellence Awards and Distinguished Young Woman Awards. The CLC alumni to be recipients of the¬† 2018 Women of Professional Excellence Award are: Diana Del Rosario (LC 2011) Roshonda Smith¬†(CLI 2016) Cathryn Greenwald (CLI 2014) Chesley Cheatham (CBB 2016) Read the…

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City Year Cleveland to honor Police Chief Calvin Williams

City Year Cleveland will recognize City of Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams (LC 2017) by awarding him City Year’s highest honor, Idealist of the Year, on April 26, 2018 at the Rock the Red Jacket Gala. According to City Year’s event page for the gala, “Chief Williams and City Year Cleveland share a love for…

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