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Christina Nakraseive
April 12, 2020
Stephen Stepanchev generously wrote a poem on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Church of St. Stanislaus Kostka in Hastings-on-Hudson. It was a very big occasion, as we knew in our heart of hearts that the parish may not survive to the 100th. Though Serbian Ort... Continue Reading
c.e. peters
September 27, 2019
Stephen Stepanchev..a breath of fresh Spring time air! Lucky to be a student twice while an undergrad at Queens College in the mid 1970s'.He loved teaching being their w his students who he respected + celebrated In fact, Life itself beautifully celebrated in his judicio... Continue Reading
Diana Haffner
May 10, 2018
Dr. Stepanchev was my English 140 D professor at Queens College in 1983. I thoroughly enjoyed his class as it was evident that he thoroughly enjoyed his subject! He was just a delight to watch with that twinkle in his eye and such enthusiasm. I came across an old paper I... Continue Reading
Donna Parks
January 5, 2018
Stephen was my friend and neighbor for many years in flushing. I will always remember our talks by the mailbox and our visits. I would back muffins and we would sit and talk. He was a very kind person and it took me years to call him by his name. I always called him Prof... Continue Reading
David Chorlton
September 20, 2017
I never met Stephen in person, but crossed paths briefly through poetry. Discovering his work was a wonderful experience and I'm happy that he enjoyed such a long and productive life. His books are important to me, as are the generous greeting cards I received from him. ... Continue Reading
Virginia Greene Bianchi
May 4, 2017
Dr. Stephanchev was my English Poetry Professor at Queens College in 1960. He was the most inspiring teacher! In 2015 he was 100 and Queens College wrote about him in the Queens College Magazine. They called him a Poet for the Ages. I will always remember his joyous clas... Continue Reading