Russell T. Kleber '84 has been named chief of the Athol Police Department in Massachusetts. Kleber is a Worcester native and supervisory special agent with the FBI in Quantico, VA, and also a faculty member of the FBI Academy where he teaches leadership and ethics to new agents. He studied Criminal Justice at Westfield State and has previously served on the Charlton and Auburn Police Departments.
Zydalis Bauer '11 has been chosen to host WGBY'S new bilingual program "Presencia" with co-host Veronica Garcia. This show will feature Latino residents, artists, business owners, students and more living and working in Western New England. The stories are created by individuals in the Greater Springfield community with the help of members of the Latino Youth Media Institute. "Presencia" is the first bilingual TV show produced by WGBY for the Latino community and will air on Thursdays at 7:30 pm. Bauer graduated from Westfield State with a degree in communications and during that time she also interned for WGBY's Latino Youth Media Institute.