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Harvey Couch has retired, after 45 years, fPublishrom teaching at Tulane Law School.
Dr. Alton Loveless has just released his newest book entitled The Ministry, The Memory, The Memorial. The book is a handbook of the burial places of
over 900 prominent and pioneer ministers of one of the oldest denominations in
the United States, many of whom were descendants of Roger Williams and others
of the movement who pastored the First Baptist church in Providence, Rhode
Lawrence Mobley is Associate Broker with Rector Phillips Morris in the commercial area.My connection with Hendrix over the years has helped me to be successful in many ways. Student, Coach, and Real Estate Broker.
Gates Williams has been a commercial
banker for forty years, beginning in Shreveport, LA., to Tulsa, OK. as
President and CEO of two banks and retired in 2003 as President and CEO of two
banks in West Memphis and Marion, Ark.
Since retirement he and his wife of 51 years, Sharon Gladin Williams, have become gypsies and live in Long Island, the Bahamas, and Little
Rock where their two sons live.
Carol Carpenter Moseley retired in 2009 from an organist position at FUMC in Harrison (after 50 years playing), is currently volunteering at nursing homes and Senior Centers playing piano music. I also serve as NARMC as hospital volunteer (2008-).
Glenn L. Dalton received Washington
University School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award.
Bob Compton had his music photography inducted into The Hogan Jazz Archives at Tulane University in October. In April and May, he did a show with original Rolling Stone Magazine photographer Baron Wolman at Scott Edwards Gallery in New Orleans.
Dr. Tim Barger is religion editor of The Blade, the daily newspaper in Toledo, Ohio.
Audrey Kane graduated from
Virginia Commonwealth University with a PhD in Health Related Sciences and
emphasis in Occupational Therapy. Title
of dissertation was "Sensory Modulation Disorder, Coping and the Impact on
Occupational Performance." She is currently
employed at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and teaching at VCU
School of Occupational Therapy.
Michael D. Kyzer, M.D. was elected in January 2013 as Chairman of the Board of Directos of St.
Alexius Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
He continues to serve as Chairman of the Emergency Medicine Department
and Chairman of the Peer Review Committee, and remains active in patient care
and the clinical instruction of resident physicians and paramedics.
Paul Ledbetter celebrates 10 successful years with Microsoft.
He joined the Charlotte office as a founding member of Microsoft's CRM v1
product team. In this role he was responsible for development of Microsoft's
partner channel and assigned to stratefic customer accounts. After three years,
he was selected to manage the largest licensing partner in the US, based in
Dallas, TX. In this role he was recognized for leadership and revenue
attainment and awarded the Circle of Excellence. Paul was US lead representing
his division in the development of Microsoft's Cloud, O365, and Virtualization
solutions. Most recently, he returned to Atlanta with the Dynamics division and
has been awarded the "East Region Rainmaker Award" and "US VP
Award for Partner Satisfaction." He has attained over 100% in 9 of his 10
years at Microsoft; serves on the board for MS Dad's Leadership Team; and has
been tech advisor for 5 area High Schools. His previous career includes
consulting roles at GE Capital, KPMG, and Siebel. In addition to activities
with his family (children 8 and 10), he attends local sports, enjoys amateur
photography, and is a supporter of local arts and music.
Greg Thompson with
Glen Hooks celebrated his 10th
anniversary with the Sierra Club, where he is a Senior Campaign Representative
for the Club's "Beyond Coal Campaign". In addition, Glen was recently named to the
board of Planned Parenthood Voters of Arkansas.
Marisa Turner Johnson, M.D. has published a book
entitled "Yes I Am Talking to You: Answering the Call of Christian
Discipleship". It is based on Matthew 5, the Scriptures known as the
Beatitudes. It is available in bookstores, at online booksellers, as an e-reader,
and can be ordered from the publisher, Westbow Press.
Tracy Kartye has been promoted
to Director of Social Investments at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private
charitable organization whose principal mission is to help build better futures
for disadvantaged children and families. In this role, I invest a portion of
the Foundation's endowment with the objective to earn both a financial return
and social return aligned with the Foundation's mission.
Jason Browning has been featured in a book title "Pinstripe Defection." It is a story about Jason's five year legal battle with the New York Yankees. Jason, an attorney in Little Rock, AR, uncovered evidence of other under-the-table dealings.
Matt House was named by Arkansas Business as one of the 40 Under 40 in Arkansas.
Toni Gocke Wyre was named by Arkansas Business as one of the 40 Under 40 in Arkansas.
Adam Mitchell was named Little Rock Community President of Simmons First National Bank.
Kenneth Mason has been chosen to serve on a national task force. The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) announced that Kenneth, a member of the Georgia State Board of Education, has been selected to serve on a year-long NASBE study group - The Role of Technology in Schools and Communities to examine the compound issues surrounding the ever-expanding use of digital technology in K-12 education.
Beth Wiedower has been named Senior Field Director for the
National Trust for Historic Preservation.
In her new capacity, Beth will lead the Houston, Texas office of the
National Trust, focusing efforts to preserve and protect significant national
treasures around the county.
Susan Johnson-Mumford has created an exhibition, Crossing
Borders, which will be featured at The Oxford American in Little Rock, AR from July 31 to August 10.
Ashlie Atkinson landed a series regular role on a new Fox pilot, Family & Friends. This series is based on UK's Gavin & Stacey.
Colin Blair is the first author paper in Science Magazine (Aug. 31, 2012) involving teaching chemistry to undergraduates, "Exploring Gold Nanoparticles, the IBI Prize-winning module, guides students' construction and evidence-based refinment of their personal models of golf nanoparticles."
Angela Disch Gray accepted a new
position as a Sr. Clinical Business Solutions Analyst for Mercy Hospital in
Fort Smith, AR.
Marisa Pryor serves as the Associate Director of Operations for the White House Fellowship Program. Marisa previously worked for the Oprah Winfrey Leadership for Girls in South Africa. Prior to working in South Africa, she worked for United States Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas in Washington, D.C. Marisa holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law, a Masters of Public Service degree from the Clinton School of Public Service and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Hendrix College. She resides in the District of Columbia.
Brooke Augusta Owen Ware is a Development Manager at the William J. Clinton Foundation
Ashley Hardin Hill and her husband, Brian, are bringing a Sylvan Learning Center to Conway! Expected opening date approximately this December. This is their 4th center, with two more to come in Sherwood and Hot Springs!.
Laura Hampton Oyler has been promoted
from Employment Law Partner in Human Resources to the role of Director of
Policy and Advocacy in the Public Affairs department for Reynolds American,
Inc. In this new role, she will be
working with legislators and policy makers to promote efforts
surrounding the Company's youth tobacco prevention programs.
accepted a position as a Financial Analyst in the Planning Department of
Perkins & Marie Callender's LLC and was just elected to the Board of
Directors of the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of CPAs for the
2013-2014 fiscal year.
Sarah Jacobson will present "Heroes Abandoned: Parent-Child Relationships from Homer to Riordan," part of the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Programs in Literature and Language 2012-2013 event series. The presentation will take place Thursday, March 7 in Reves Recital Hall on the Hendrix College campus.
Grant Morshedi, M.D. has finished
residency and fellowship training in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has accepted a
position as an Assistant Professor in the UAMS Department of Ophthalmology.
Brad Howard has moved back to
Arkansas from Washington, D.C., to be the Communications Director & Spokesperson
for the Mike Ross for Governor campaign.
Mike Ross is a former Arkansas congressman and is seeking the Democratic
nomination for governor. Brad previously
served as Congressman Mike Ross's Communications Director for 4.5 years when
Ross was in Congress.
Jeremy Crosmer has a DMA from the University of Michigan in cello and music composition.
Russ Montgomery is a policy advisor
at the state health department in Maryland. In this position, he is playing a
major role in health care reform implementation in the state. He is also a PhD
candidate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Nick Barnes has received a prestigious honor by being selected as a Rolf C. Syvertsen Scholar for
the 2012-2013 year at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
McKinzie Fruchtl graduated with her PhD
in Chemical Engineering.
Rosemary Hallmark has been promoted to editor of At Home in Arkansas magazine.
Ryan Williams graduated from the Clinton School of Public
Service in May 2012 with her Master of Public Service and graduated this year with her Master of Public Health from UAMS.
Becca Mayeux Foster is the head golf coach at
Texas A&M International University (NCAA DII). Recently her men's team won
second place at the 27th PGA Minority Collegiate Championship in Port St.
Lucie, Florida which will air on the Golf Channel July 3, 2013 at 9 PM
EST/8 PM CST.
Sam Ginsberg and Laura Owen '10 of Washington, D.C. got engaged on Sept. 15. They will celebrate their wedding on the Hendrix campus in August 2013.
Matthew Reid graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with the degree of Master of Science in Biology. He will be entering the Ph.D. program at the University of Louisville this fall on a university fellowship.
Sarah Rhoads has graduated with a M.D. degree from UAMS College of Medicine. She will start internal medicine residency in Louisville, KY in July.
Kelly Zalocusky is a member of a neuroscience research team at Stanford University that has developed a process that renders a mouse brain transparent. The process, called CLARITY, ushers in an entirely new era of whole-organ imaging that stands to fundamentally change our scientific understanding of the most-important-but-least-understood of organs, the brain, and potentially other organs, as well.
Lauren Bartshe has been awarded a
Graduate Research Assistantship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
for summer 2013. She spent the 2012-13 academic year studying in Krakow, Poland
as a Kosciuszko Foundation Fellow.
Joseph Byram received the Arkansas Nurses' Association's 'Dr. Cheryl Schmidt Senior Nursing Student of the Year Award' for 2012, and graduated from UAMS College of Nursing in May 2013. Joseph has accepted a job at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN in their Nurse
Residency Program, Critical Care Track.
Trey Calvin will be living in
Madrid, Spain for the 2013-2014 academic year earning a Masters degree in
Spanish Literature and Philology from Middlebury College.
Sarah Dunaway graduated Cum Laude from St. Thomas University
School of Law in Miami, Florida.
Alex Holmes is attending graduate
school at Emory University where she is getting her Masters of Medical Science (MMSc)
in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, and will graduate next May (2014). She is engaged to Ben Wadley.
Caitlin Murphy received her J.D. with Honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law and will be
joining the firm Barrow & Grimm, P.C. in Tulsa, OK.
Angela Bennett Poff published a research article with her team at the University of South Florida, which finds that nontoxic cancer therapy was proven effective against metastatic cancer. The study is titled "The Ketogenic Diet and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Prolong Survival in Mice with Systemic Metastatic Cancer."
Katie Rice-Guter has been selected as the
University of Arkansas' Outstanding Master’s Student in Counselor Education.
Sheila Kindsfather Rupert has joined the
Hendrix College community as an adjunct professor, 2012-2013 calendar. She is currently instructing
classes in the Kinesiology and Health Sciences Department.
Ben Wadley is attending Emory
Law School and is set to graduate in May 2014. He is engaged to Alex Holmes.
Kat Wallace is graduating with her M.A. in Social Change from Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, CA this May 2013.
Megan Andrews received the Eli Segal Bridge Builder Award at City Year's national convention.
Molly Miller was appointed by Governor
Mike Beebe to serve on the Arkansas Division of Volunteerism Advisory Council.
Appointment expires January 7, 2016.
Michelle Stiles Ashley has completed a one-year internship with the UK charity
Restore Hope. She has been hired on staff in the role of Hospitality and
Communications Coordinator beginning August 2013.
Conner McMains has been accepted as a candidate for a Masters of Music in Orchestral Conducting at the University of North Texas College of Music in the class of 2015.
Kristin Witcher is finishing up her first year teaching at Leilehua High School on Oahu, Hawaii.
Trent Whitehead, Zac Hale, and Dylan Veron just released their first album titled " On Being Alone" with their band Swampbird.
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