Marika Byrd (B.G.S.'92/H&S): "For several years have I volunteered at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Recently recognized for 1,000 hours doing outside education at public events, including learning to measure mounted deer antlers; participated and passed hunter and boating education courses. In the last two years also prepared mailings for permanent boating education cards, life-time hunting and fishing licenses for adults and those under age 13; mail stationary, floating, and offshore blind permits, and saltwater fishing licenses. I will soon begin scanning old pictures and historical documents; some of the items will be used celebrating the 100th birthday of the agency in 2016."
Loney G. Nunemaker, Jr. (B.S.'80/H&S) was selected as the new Deputy Director of the Division of Human Resource Development within the Office of Regulatory Affairs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He works with the Director and over 100 staff members to design and develop world class training for FDA investigators and inspectors aroound the globe, in the U.S. including tribal, state, and local governments. He left the U.S. Fire Administration as a Section Chief after eight years of service for this new position and promotion. He has been in his new position for approximately four months.
Prof. Lionel Walsh (B.A.'92/A; M.F.A.'92/A) has been promoted to Assistant Vice-President, North American Recruitment. He will continue to teach one course in acting at the School of Dramatic Art.
Mr. William Moehl (B.S.'08/B) married Lauren Marie Wilson of Chester, VA on December 13, 2014
Mrs. Mary Teng (M.S.'75/AHP) retired from NYC DOE in 9/13. She lives with her husband, Stephen, in Chino Hills, CA. Mrs. Teng has 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.
Mrs. Teng is committed to the Great Commission and loves to share SML (Sensory Motor Lateralization) as the remedial handwriting program in secondary schools with all who deal with children who have handwriting difficulties.
Lee Vogler (B.A.'10/H&S) became the youngest elected member of City Council in the history of Danville, VA in May 2012. He and his wife Blair welcome their first child, Kingston Lee Vogler, on August 26, 2014.
Matt Lott (B.A.'09/GPA) recently left the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (5 years) to accept a position at the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Harold Castleman (B.S.'71/H&S) -- On Friday, Jan. 2, more than 30 years of running trains for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), marked an end to my retirement. Helping me cut the cake at Suburban Station was Debi Ricci, wife of my long-time conductor Bruce Ricci. Sadly, Bruce succumbed to pancreatic cancer on May 3, 2010 and has been sorely missed.
Dr. Willis Eshbaugh ('97/M) is a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Olafunke Ajijola (Pharm.D.'05/P) is now a Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Carolina Medical Center - Main Campus in Charlotte NC.