Five Juniata Graduates Receive Alumni Achievement Awards
(Posted June 16, 2008)
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College presented five alumni-related awards Saturday, June 7, during Alumni Assembly, part of Juniata's "Alumni Weekend 2008." Stamford, Conn. resident Carol McFate, chief investment officer for Xerox Corp., was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award; West Grove, Pa. resident Charlie Goodale, a retired sales manager with the DuPont Corp., received the Harold B. Brumbaugh Alumni Service Award; Reading, Pa. resident Dr. Nicholas Bower, president of Physicians for Humanity and currently a family practice resident at St. Joseph Medical Center, received the Young Alumni Achievement Award; David Orth-Moore, a country representative for Catholic Relief Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was awarded the William E. Swigart Jr. Alumni Humanitarian Award; and Hummelstown resident Dr. Thomas Terndrup, professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, received the Health Professions Alumni Achievement Award.
Carol McFate, a 1975 graduate of Juniata, is responsible for monitoring and managing more than $9 billion in assets in Xerox's pension and 401k plans. Since joining the company in 2006, she has created a start-up investment management team within the corporation. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Juniata and went on to earn a master's degree in business administration in 1979 from Harvard University.
McFate, a native of Cochranton, Pa., has worked in corporate finance her entire career. Before coming to Xerox, she was global treasurer of XL Capital Ltd., a Bermuda-based insurance company, from 2003 to 2006, where she oversaw the initial public offering of Security Capital Ltd. She began her career as an insurance executive with Prudential Insurance Company of America in 1988 as vice president of the firm's corporate finance group. She left in 1994 as a senior vice president to take a job with American International Group, Inc., where she held a number of senior financial positions, including vice president and treasurer, from 2000 to 2002. She was global treasurer for XL Global Services from 2003 to 2006.
She started her working career in 1975 at Bethlehem Steel as an industrial analyst. After earning her MBA, she accepted a job at Citibank N.A. (National Association) in 1979 as a corporate lending officer. In 1983 she moved to MacMillan Inc., where she was promoted to assistant treasurer of the publishing company from 1985 to 1988.
She was designated as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 1992. She also is a member of the board of trustees of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Conn. and was a member of the board of the Parsons Dance Foundation from 2003 to 2006.
Charles Goodale, a 1939 graduate of Juniata and a native of Mifflin, Pa., is a retired sales manager with E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company in Wilmington, Del. He worked at Dupont for 41 years, working the majority of that time in sales management. Goodale, who earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry, has been a very active donor and volunteer for the college. He gave $100,000 to the college to refurbish Juniata's baseball field and rebuild dugouts. The facility was renamed Langdon-Goodale Baseball Field in 2005.
He has volunteered his time as a class fund agent for more than 15 years and remains a member of J-Club, the college's athletics support club. He also volunteered to help the college raise funds for its last capital campaign.
He is a member of Juniata's Sports Hall of Fame, elected in 2002. Goodale was a three-year member of the varsity baseball team and was a team captain his senior year while posting a .492 batting average. The Juniata Baseball Most Valuable Player award is named in his honor.
After college, Goodale received offers to play minor-league baseball from the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Pittsbu
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