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Alumni Making an Impact
Features alumni who are making a difference for Rice on campus and in their communities.

Alumni in the News
Highlights stories that are gathered from the media through the hard work of the ARA's Alumni Recognition Committee, which recognizes and celebrates achievements of Rice alumni, faculty, students, staff and university friends by sending hand-written notes and emails. If you are interested in volunteering for the committee, contact Tara Quell, assistant director, alumni relations at 713-348-4694.

Mike Sohanskey ’93 runs Houston Marathon to raise money for the Houston Food Bank

Seasoned marathoner, Mike Sohanskey ’93, ran the Houston Marathon from back to front to raise money for the Houston Food Bank. Sohanskey asked for pledges before the marathon based on each runner he passed. Beginning at the back of the pack, Sohanskey passed nearly 3,900 marathoners and raised more than $8,000.

Read more at KHOU.

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