Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 1, Page 23 1994 Five alumni inducted into Wall of Fame Five alumni were inducted in May into the Alumni Wall of Fame, which recognizes alumni achievements in diverse fields. The Wall of Fame exhibit is housed in the Alumni Room of the Perkins Student Center. Howard E. Cosgrove '70M, a member of the UD Board of Trustees, is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Delmarva Power & Light Co., Wilmington, Del. He received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia, and a master's of business administration from the University of Delaware. He also completed the advanced management program at Harvard University. John N. McDowell '31 of Wilmington, Del., became the first full- time executive secretary of the UD Alumni Association in 1938. He left this position in 1943 to serve in World War II for three years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve, returning in 1946 to Alumni and Public Relations. McDowell left the University in 1947 to become administrative assistant to former U.S. Rep. J. Caleb Boggs for four years, later serving as Delaware Secretary of State from 1953-58. Jane Margaret O'Brien '81PhD of Roanoke, Va., is currently president of Hollins College in Virginia. Prior to her appointment, she was an associate professor and dean of faculty at Middlebury College in Vermont. O'Brien serves on the board of directors of the Norfolk-Southern Corp. and the Virginia Institute of Political Leadership. Reed E. Pyeritz '68 of Pittsburgh, Pa., was the first recipient of the Alexander J. Taylor Award, which recognizes the outstanding senior male of each graduating class. He then went on to earn both a Ph.D. and an M.D. from Harvard University. A leader of the research team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that discovered the cause of, and pioneered life-saving treatment for, Marfan Syndrome, Pyeritz currently is the chairperson of the Department of Human Genetics at Allegheny Singer Research Institute and director of the Center for Medical Genetics for the Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation. He serves as a professor of medicine and pediatrics at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. The Hon. Sue Lewis Robinson '76 was appointed in 1991 by former President Bush to serve as judge in the U.S. District Court for Delaware. She also served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for Delaware from 1983-1988, when she became U.S. Magistrate Judge for Delaware. Robinson earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1978, and she has received numerous commendations for her work in areas such as Medicare fraud and land condemnation. In 1988, she was presented the Inspector General's Integrity Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.