Richard Noordyk, BBA ‘66, has gone on many travel adventures since his retirement a few years ago. So far, he has climbed the Great Wall of China, visited the Galapagos Islands, walked on the Athabasca Glacier and traveled by train through the Canadian Rockies. Most recently, Noordyk went on a cruise up the Rhine River.
Krishna Dhir, MBA ’68, was featured at The London Book Fair for his book, “The Wonder That is Urdu.”The fair showcases recently published books from various countries. The National Book Trust, an agency of the Indian government, selected the book to represent India.
Joseph “Joe” Magaldi, BBA ’64, retired marine and a former Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) director, passed away on Jan. 4, 2023 at the age of 93. The Massachusetts native served as a colonel for the Marine Corps based in Kaneohe Bay. After retiring from the Marine Corps, Magaldi was appointed head of the HDOT, which also resulted in his unofficial appointment of Honolulu Hale’s Santa Claus, a role which he joyfully served in for over 30 years. Magaldi was also an active member of the Shidler Alumni Association Board for nearly 15 years.