Biographical Sketch

Arlene Cain Goodman

Spouse/Partner…Divorced

Where did you meet? How long ago? We met in Jericho in 1967

Married How Long? Date Married:  We were married 23 years – 9/6/1969

Children/Grandchildren: I have 2 children and 2 grandsons. 

Where do you currently live?: Gilbert, Arizona

Favorite Subject in High School: Physics

Name of my Favorite Teacher:   Mr. Munch

Favorite Place to meet Friends Outside of School:  Mid-Island Plaza

Favorite Non-Academic School Club or Activity:  Roller Skating

Occupation/Trade/Profession: Assistant Professor of Accounting and International Business.   I retired from the corporate world in June of 2013 after spending 35 years in Accounting with various positions in NY, Washington , DC , and Florida .

Education Beyond High School:   I attended Hofstra University, CW Post College and Argosy University where I attained a dual doctoral degree in Accounting and International Business.

Military Service:  none

Hobbies/Pastimes:   Traveling, reading and spending time with family.

One thing that no one knows about me is: I ran for my life on 911.

Now the hard one. Tell us what we need to know…50 years in the space below:

The past 50 years have been very good – Alan and I married while still in College and had an excellent life – we raised two wonderful children.  Our son Craig is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston and is married to Colleen – my wonderful daughter-in-law.  Colleen is a managing editor of the Petro Chemicals division of McGraw Hill in Houston . TX.  They have my 2nd grandson Alexander who just turned 2.  Our daughter Allison is the mother of my oldest grandson Darren – she is a single mother having divorced many years ago.  She works in the Gilbert School System here in Arizona and she and Darren live with me.  Darren is my travel buddy – so far we have been to Alaska, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, along with San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, and most Caribbean islands.  This past summer we visited 8 ballparks in 9 days on a Baseball trip – had a great time. Alan and I, while we are divorced, remain great friends – I guess I am very lucky.

Finally, if you had to do it all over again, I would…

Not change anything – I have had a fabulous life – I am thankful for everything that I have been able to accomplish.