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Throughout the worlds of art, business, education, service and health care, VCU alumni reflect the brilliance of the university. Their knowledge and experience shine in all areas of human endeavor, illuminating problems, creating solutions and strengthening the quality of our lives. 

VCU Alumni celebrated and honored the 2017 Alumni Stars Nov. 3 at the Dewey Gottwald Center at the Science Museum of Virginia.   

2017 Alumni Stars

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2017 Alumni Star

School of Nursing
Judith B. Collins, RN, WHNP, BC, FAAN (Cert.’75/N)
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2017 Alumni Star

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
Anne M. Cooper-Chen, Ph.D. (M.S.’79/MC)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Engineering
Fahad Saif Harhara, Ph.D. (B.S.’00/En)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of the Arts
Emerson Hughes (B.M.E.’65/A)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Allied Health Professions
Jess N. Judy (M.H.A.'77/AHP)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Dentistry
Gerald M. “Jerry” Kluft, D.D.S. (D.D.S.’73/D)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Pharmacy
Harvey B. Morgan (B.S.’55/P)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Social Work
Robert W. “Bob” Peay (M.S.W.’74/SW)
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2017 Alumni Star

VCU Life Sciences
Elizabeth Prom-Wormley, Ph.D. (M.P.H.’99/M; Ph.D.’07/LS)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Medicine
Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., D.D.S. (M.D.’99/M)
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2017 Alumni Star

VCU Honors College
Amy T. Rose, M.D., FACS (B.S.’90/H&S)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Education
Anna Lou Schaberg (B.S.’66/H&S; M.Ed.’70/E)
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2017 Alumni Star

School of Business
Linda M. Warren (B.S.’75/B)
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2017 Alumni Star

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Gregory H. Wingfield (B.S.’75/GPA; M.U.R.P.’76/GPA)
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2017 Alumni Star

College of Humanities and Sciences
Peter Zucker, Ph.D. (M.S.’81/H&S; Ph.D.’84/H&S)
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 2015

2015 Alumni Stars

View event photos and a video montage that captures the personal and professional side of the 2015 honorees. View the 2015 program.

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Hartung

College of Humanities and Sciences
Barbara L. Hartung (B.A.’72/H&S)

Tran

The Honors College
Minh Q. Tran, M.D. (B.S.'92/H&S; M.D.'96/M)

Zambricki

School of Allied Health Professions
Christine S. Zambricki, D.N.A.P. (D.N.A.P.’12/AHP)

Yacoe

School of the Arts
Morgan E. Yacoe (B.F.A.’11/A)

Dorsey

School of Business
Thomas J. Dorsey (B.S.’75/B)

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School of Dentistry
Del. Todd E. Pillion, D.D.S. (D.D.S.’01/D)

Gamel-McCormick

School of Education
Michael T. Gamel-McCormick, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’95/E)

Trevillian

School of Engineering
Bradley T. Trevillian (B.S.’06/En)

Parker

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Keith T. Parker (B.A.’90/H&S; M.U.R.P.’93/GPA)

Wintsch

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
Katherine Wintsch (M.S.’01/MC)

Kenyon

School of Medicine
Norma S. Kenyon, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’87/M)

Bishop

School of Nursing
Wilsie S. Bishop, D.P.A. (B.S.’70/N; M.S.’78/N)

Goode

School of Pharmacy
Jean-Venable R. Goode, Pharm.D. (B.S.’89/P; Pharm.D.’94/P)

Harris

School of Social Work
Grace E. Harris, Ph.D. (M.S.W.’60/SW)

Waybright

School of World Studies
Jonathan W. Waybright (B.A.’90/WS)

Thomas

VCU Life Sciences
Sterling W. Thomas, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’10/LS)

 2013

2013 Alumni Stars 

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Art Layne

School of Allied Health Professions
Arthur W. Layne (B.S.'72/H&S; M.H.A.'76/AHP) 

Bacskocky

School of the Arts
Angela Bacskocky (B.F.A.'09/A)

Jane Watkins

School of Business
Jane G. Watkins (B.S.'75/B)

Jane Watkins' remarks

Julian Metts
School of Dentistry
Julian C. Metts Jr., D.D.S. (D.D.S.'63/D)
Dallas

School of Education 
S. Dallas Dance (M.Ed.'02/E; Ph.D.'07/E)

Dallas Dance's Remarks

Oscar Martin
School of Engineering
Oscar L. Martin Jr., Ph.D. (Ph.D.'09/En)
HDL Tonya
College of Humanities & Sciences
Tonya Mallory (B.S.'88/H&S; M.S.'90/H&S)
Jesse Vaughan
School of Mass Communications
Jesse E. Vaughan (B.S.'80/MC)
Dionne Raymond
School of Medicine
Raymond A. Dionne, Ph.D. (Ph.D.'80/M)
Josephine L. Hargis
School of Nursing
Josephine L. Hargis (B.S.'55/N)
Susan Learned

School of Pharmacy
Susan M. Learned (Pharm.D.'97/P;  Ph.D.'97/P)

Susan Learned's remarks

Stephen S. Harms
School of Social Work
Stephen S. Harms (M.S.W.'82/SW)
Joseph F. Damico

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs
Joseph F. Damico (M.P.A.'97/H&S)

Joe Damico's remarks

Sainath R. Iyer
School of World Studies
Sainath R. Iyer (B.S.'10/MC; B.A.'12/H&S)
 2011

2011 Alumni Stars

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Panelpha-Kyler

School of Allied Health Professions
Panelpha "Penny" Kyler
B.S.'72, Occupational Therapy

Glen Davis

School of Business 
Glenn A. Davis
B.S.'86, Information Systems

Dale-Kalkofen

School of Education
Dale Christina Kalkofen
M.A.E.'76

Edmond-Bowden

College of Humanities & Sciences
Edmond F. Bowden
Ph.D.'82, Chemistry

Paul-McWinney

School of Social Work
Paul D. McWhinney
B.S.'74, M.S.W.'79

Tara-Donovan

School of the Arts 
Tara Donovan
M.F.A.'99, Sculpture

Ronald-Tankersley

School of Dentistry
Ronald L. Tankersley
D.D.S.'68

Jason-Roe

School of Engineering
Jason T. Roe
B.S.'00, Electrical Engineering

Tachi-Yamada

School of Medicine
Tadataka "Tachi" Yamada
H.S.'74

Jon-Roberts

School of Pharmacy
Jonathon C. Roberts
B.S.'79

Debra Lyons

School of Nursing
Debra E. Lyon
B.S.'84, M.S.'94, Cert. Nurse Practitioner'96, Ph.D.'97

 2008

View the 2008 Alumni Stars Program.