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5 Questions with Josh Muskovitz ’82


Josh MuskovitzJosh is a software engineer at Cisco Systems and is married to fellow Simon’s Rock Alum, Marley Mills ’84. They live in Chatham, NY.

Summarize your Simon’s Rock experience in 12 words or less.

How can anyone summarize their Simon’s Rock experience in 12 words or less, which is 13 words.

What is one of your best memories from your time at Simon’s Rock?

It was spring term; outside of Crosby, we were hanging out on the lawn, with someone’s speakers pointing out of the windows basking in the glorious weather.

What was falling in love at Simon’s Rock like?

Fraught with complexity. Very early on I felt a connection with Marley but we were teenagers. It was 8 years before we got married. I thought, "I am going to marry this person.

Are you a night-owl or an early-bird?

Absolutely a night-owl.

What does being an alum of Simon’s Rock mean to you?

Being part of a unique experiment — one where people from completely different eras can meet for the first time and become friends immediately. It’s a weird shared experience that doesn't have to happen simultaneously.