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Mary Guido and Nicholas "Niko" McMurray

Ms. Mary Guido ’BA 2014 and Nicholas "Niko" McMurray were married on May 30, 2020

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch ’Ph.D. 2003 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, was appointed Dean of the Graduate School for Arkansas State University


Brian Toomey ’BS 1998 and Allison Toomey of Apex, North Carolina welcomed two baby girls, Della and Caroline on February 13, 2020

Joseph Jones, Jr.

Joseph Jones, Jr. ’Ph.D. 1960 of Houston, Texas received a Publication from Texas Southern University, Retired

Teresa Zumwald

Mrs. Teresa Zumwald ’B.A., Journalism 1985 of Englewood, Ohio received the 2020 Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner from Zumwald & Company, LLC

Kevin Burgess

Mr. Kevin Burgess ’PHD, MS, BS 1990, 1992, 1995 of Dallas, Texas, is a Principal for Caldwell Cassady & Curry

Cynthia Pickett

Dr. Cynthia Pickett ’M.A., Ph.D. 1996, 1999 of , , US is a Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for DePaul University

Mark Mooney MPH, MA

Mark Mooney MPH, MA ’MA 1995 of Decatur, Georgia received the 2020 Morehouse School of Medicine MPH Alumni of Year Recipient from Morehouse School of Medicine

Catherine Baumgardner

Dr. Catherine Baumgardner, 'BS 1984, MHA 1986, received a Teaching Excellence Award at Penn State University, where she is a professor of Public Policy.

David Hall

Mr. David Hall ’BA 2009 of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US has published a work.

Brian Santin

Dr. Brian Santin ’BS, MD 2002, 2006, Vascular Surgeon and At-Large Councilor for the Ohio State Medical Association, was named Chief Medical Officer of Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, OH

Kelly Newlon

Kelly Newlon ’BS, MA, PhD 1998, 2009, 2019 of Moscow, Idaho, US is a Director of Global Learning for Washington State University

Angela Santos

Ms. Angela Santos ’B.A. 2003 has been promoted to the firm partnership at Duane Morris LLP

Mercedes McFarland Jackson

Ms. Mercedes McFarland Jackson ’BA 2002 of Minneapolis, Minnesota US was Named to Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” List from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ)

Greg Pratt

Greg Pratt ’JD 1977 of Middletown, Ohio US published his first Novel in November 2019

Jacqueline Newgent

Jacqueline Newgent ’BS, RD 1989 is author of her fifth book, The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook: Flavorful, Fuss-Free Recipes for Everyday Meal Planning.

Jenn Rubenstein

Jenn Rubenstein ’BA 2004 of Arlington, Virginia, was promoted to Mid-Atlantic Clinical Account Executive for Eyegaze Inc.

Melanie Van Allen

Melanie Van Allen ’BFA 1999 of New York, New York US received a(n) Ph.D in Dance Studies from Texas Woman's University

Peter Holmes

Mr. Peter Holmes ’BS 1986 of El Segundo, California, US was appointed as Counsel, Intellectual Property Practice Group for Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, Inc.

Patti Fisher

Patti Fisher 03' MS, '06 PhD received the Gold Stevie Award for Women in Business - Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Consumer Services - 10 Employees or Less from

Sara Guerrro-Duby

Dr. Sara Guerrro-Duby ’BS,MD 1976,1979 of Dayton, Ohio US received the 2019 CDC Immunization Champion Ohio Award. Selected by the CDC as the state of Ohio immunization advocate for children. Nominated from Dayton Children’s Hospital Pediatrics for strong dedication to education of parents , medical learners and clinic staff re; importance and safety of vaccines. #VaccinesWork

Greg Githens

Greg Githens ’BS 1978 of Lakewood Ranch, Florida US received a(n) How to Think Strategically - book, published July 9, 2019 from Catalyst Management Consulting

Jeannine Jannot

Dr. Jeannine Jannot ’BS, MA 1986, 1989 of Milton, Georgia US received a(n) Author - The Disintegrating Student from The Balanced Student

Ross Kendall

To Ross Kendall '07 and Katy Kendall '06 of Montgomery, Ohio: a Girl, Poppy Sue, April 17, 2019