Henry Tsang, the father of two sons who have attended Marymount College, extended his hospitality welcoming Dr. Brophy to Singapore. Dr. Brophy met with Mr. Tsang at the Hilton Singapore and discussed the exciting developments occurring at the College.
Henry’s son, Aaron, is currently enrolled at Marymount College while his brother Kerwin, an alumni, is working on special projects through the College President's Office. “Aaron and Kerwin are great young men", said Dr. Brophy. “The Tsang family is very happy that their sons have received a Marymount education.”
The Hartono family parents, Thomas Hartono and Jocelyn Tjioe, and Dr. Brophy visited the Sentosa Center in Singapore for dinner and enjoyed a walk through the new massive entertainment complex.
Alumni, Norman Hartono, was enrolled in a Marymount film class taught by Dr. Brophy so they enjoyed comparing notes about recent movies. Another interest of Mr. Hartono’s during his enrollment at Marymount was participation in the activities of the campus Peace Center. He was also a member of Phi Theta Kappa, an academic honors society. Norman’s mother, Jocelyn Tjioe, is the senior vice president of Tung Lok Group in Singapore.
The Tung Lok Group own and manage more than 20 restaurants in Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan and India and are known for their superior quality food, excellent service and unique interiors. Mr. Hartono is the managing director at Santomo PTE, Ltd. The company imports and exports printing ink, wallpaper, pigment and dye.
Mukesh and Medha Bhuta, parents of Marymount College Alumni Mikhail Bhuta, shared an authentic Indian meal with Dr. Michael Brophy in Juhu Beach.
Juhu is a suburban neighborhood in western Mumbai. It is famous for its sprawling Juhu Beach which is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and Santacruz and Vile Parle on the east. Juhu is one of the more affluent areas of Mumbai where many Bollywood stars own real estate.
The Bhutas had many kind words to say about the experience their son had while attending Marymount College. “We are so grateful for the education our son, Mikhail, received at Marymount College," said his mother, Mehda Bhuta. "Our heartfelt gratitude to the College for nurturing our son’s education, said Mukesh Bhuta, Mikhail’s father. “Your accreditation as a four-year college is certainly good news and our family commends and congratulates the faculty and staff for their effort and hard work.”
The Bhutas generously provided a gift toward the “Parents Project” at Marymount College which will help build state-of-the art science labs on the campus.
Mukesh Bhuta is the chairman at Cannon Expanded Polymer Systems, located in Mumbai, India. Medha Bhuta is also employed at Cannon as editor of the company's publication. This Cannon location provides marketing and technical services, spare parts and local assistance to the polyurethane industry. Mr. Bhuta is an industry leader in his field and has served as vice chairman of the Indian Polyurethane Association.
Dr. Brophy met with Paolo and Daniela Steiner Pizzinini in Italy. The Pizzininis have a daughter, Sophy, who is currently attending Marymount College with an interest for a future career in screenwriting.
The Pizzininis are owners of the Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina in the Dolomite mountain range of Italy. Dr. Brophy was the Pizzinini's guest at their breathtaking and historic property. The Italian resort has been in the Pizzinini family for three generations and is a very fashionable resort hosting an international clientele.
Dr. Brophy is pictured here with Paolo and Daniela Pizzinini in front of their Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa. The spa is home to the first of the 15 Daniela Steiner Beauty Spa locations, also owned by the Pizzininis. It was selected as the Condé Nast Traveller's best hotel spa in continental Europe in the magazine’s Readers’ Spa Awards 2010.
As described in the resort's website, the Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina is one of quiet glamour, poised service and elegant interiors. To learn more about this world-renown destination visit Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina. To learn more about the winner of the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Spa Awards 2010, visit the Daniela Steiner Beauty Spa
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