Notre Dame alumni caught in the storm

By Mary Pat Dowling

Justin Halls ’05 never expected his career path would depend on which way the winds blew. Newly placed with Teach for America in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit, Halls was transferred to Houston in anticipation of a wave of evacuees. Then along came Rita, further displacing students and creating a surplus of teachers. The federally funded Teach for America organization made a deal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and, five months after graduating from Notre Dame, Halls was managing the FEMA

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Alumni Briefs

By Mary Pat Dowling

Florida Fling

Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves will be the guest speaker at the Florida Fling, February 17-18, 2006. The new location for the annual winter reunion will be the Registry Resort & Club in Naples, Florida. The registration brochure will be mailed in early December to all alumni residing in Florida or who have a seasonal address in Florida. Visit alumni.nd.edu/reunion

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