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James Howley ’91 MA of Chicago, Illinois, is dean of instruction at Wilbur Wright College at the City Colleges of Chicago.
AAhad Osman-Gani ’87 MA, ’92 PHD of Ampang, Malaysia, is dean and managing director of IIUM-CRESCENT in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Todd M. Hess ’87 MS of Matthews, North Carolina, is an attorney with Barnwell Whaley Patterson and Helms in Charleston, South Carolina.
Marvin L. Founds ’86 of Columbus is director of Ohio Education Finance in the Columbus office of Umbaugh.
George Lesmes ’76 PHD of Simpsonville, South Carolina, serves as the chief operating officer of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and executive director of Pediatric Specialists of America. Both are a part of the Miami Children’s Health System in Florida.
Patricia B. Miller ’72 (LM) of Wayne, Pennsylvania, is president of Nobel Learning Communities in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She previously served as chief operating officer for the company.
Katy Kendall and Ross Kendall
To Katy Kendall ’06 (LM) and Ross Kendall ’07 (LM) of Montgomery, Ohio: a boy, Briggs Kelley, December 5, 2016.
Andrew Kin and Victoria Kin
To Andrew D. Kin ’06 (LM) and Victoria G. Kin of Harper Woods, Michigan: a boy, Andrew Daniel II, February 15, 2017.
Leanne Riley and Philip Riley
To Leanne Riley ’04 (LM) and Philip Riley of Portsmouth, Rhode Island: a boy, John Philip, February 22, 2017.
Jeffrey Barsky and Melissa Barsky
To Jeffrey Barsky ’01 (LM) and Melissa Barsky of Hillsborough, New Jersey: a girl, Lyanna Scarlett, March 21, 2017.
Karl J. Warnke ’73 (LM) of Aurora, Ohio, has retired from his position as chairman and chief executive officer of The Davey Tree Expert Company in Kent, Ohio.
Patrick M. Stephan ’73 (LM) of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, has retired as worldwide market manager for Saint-Gobain in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Tony Slanec ’99 is a member of the Short North Alliance Board of Directors. Slanec is principal with OHM Advisors in Columbus.
William S. Curry ’68 MBA of Chico, California, received the 2017 Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association for the text book “Contracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies,” published by Routledge Publishing.
Kiernan Gordon ’13 PHD of Rochester, New Hampshire, was a guest lecturer at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design to discuss his research, which examines people’s engagement with, and consumption of, various forms of facilities, events and related products. Gordon is an assistant professor of sport studies at the University of New Hampshire.
Taniya Roy Chowdhury ’12 PHD of Richland, Washington, participated in an exercise with elementary school students learning about soil science. Chowdhury is a microbiologist with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
John McCarter ’07 MD of Orem, Utah, was named 2016 Women’s and Children’s Services Physician of the Year by Intermountain Health Care.
Allison Taller Reich ’06 of Cleveland received the Ohio State Bar Foundation Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under. Reich is an attorney in the Cleveland law office of Frantz Ward.