Shafaq Ahman (B.F.A.'91/A) had a solo exhibit, "Mysterious Letters, Realm of the Hidden,"in the 7th Edition Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial, held April 4 to June 6, 2016, at the Sharjah Museum of Contemporary Art, UAE.
Stewart Andrews** (B.F.A.'86/A) partnered with an author and illustrated and designed the first book in a multi-book series, "Yoga Monkey Kids, 12 Beginner Poses and Introduction to Yoga," published by Page Publishing in New York. Examples of the artwork can be viewed at www.yogamonkeykids.com.
Latoya Asia, J.D.** (B.S.'06/GPA), married William Capers III (B.S.'14/GPA) on June 20, 2015, and started a new job as assistant general counsel at E*TRADE in March 2016.
William Catterton, M.D.* (M.D.'71/M), did his residency and some fellowship at Tulane Medical school at Charity Hospital in New Orleans in Pediatrics, followed by a research/clinical fellowship in neonatology (1975-77) at Vanderbilt Medical School. He was an asssociate professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia from 1977-83 and a clinical associate professor of pedicatrics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga until retiring in 2012. His wife, Jane (Spence) (M.D.'73/M), finished her residency in pediatrics and was in private practice. The couple has two children, Will, 36, a dentist, and Beth, 41, a banker,and three grandchildren. They tour around the Southeast U.S. in a small plane.
Dennis Connell, D.N.P.** (B.S.'89/N; M.S.'94/N), graduated from Old Dominion University on May 7, 2016, with Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Nurse Executive.
Robert "Jason" Cottrell, Ph.D. (B.S.'01/H&S; M.Ed.'02/E) completed his dissertation, "The Role of a University College on Student Engagement," at the University of Virginia. He also accepted a position in the Office of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education where he will serve in the area of institutional services as an education research scientist.
Marley Giggey* (B.F.A.'10/A) has been made a staff member of Synetic Theater based in Arlington, Virginia, where she handles all theater rentals and serves as the resident stage manager for all mainstage shows for the award-winning physical theater company.
Randy Glasscock** (B.A.'87/H&S), co-founded and serves as president of PFLAG Provo/Utah County and also organized the Utah County Safety Net for homeless youth.
Chance (B.F.A.'13/A) and Sallie (Turner) (B.M.'13/A) Godwin welcomed daughter Alice Lee Godwin on Dec. 31, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. The couple was maried six months after graduating from VCU. Chance works as a creative consultant for Whiteboard Geeks located in Chesterfield, Virginia, and Sallie teaches private violin and piano lessons and acts as a freelnace violinist all over Richmond. At 16 months old, Alice is already showing much aptitude both in drawing and musical skills, her parents report. Some of her favorite activities include drawing with daddy's pens and pecncils, playing the piano and having a violin lesson with mommy on her old 1/8-size violin.
Chance Goodwin (B.F.A.'13/A) joined Whiteboard Geeks in 2015 as an assistant creative consultant. He was initially hired as part of the company's sales department, but his artistic skills have allowed him to contribute in other areas from creative content generation to drawing cartoons to producing all the art and content for videos.