Class Notes:
Spring 2017

slemaker, jackie


1970s

Diana Woodcock (B.S.’74/H&S; M.F.A.’04/H&S) has been promoted to associate professor at VCU's branch campus in Qatar, where she has been teaching since 2014. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Lancaster University, studying creative writing and poetry.


1980s

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.

Pamela Knox, Ph.D. (M.S.'82/H&S; Ph.D.'85/H&S), moved from the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs with the Tennessee Board of Regents to the associate chief academic officer for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

John Morgan (B.S.'88/H&S; B.S.'96/N) moved to New Orleans in 2014 and is working as a registered nurse in the float pool at Ochsner Medical Center's main campus. He plays guitar and sings in two bands: Blue Biscuit, a blues and R&B band, and Hallelujah Hatrack, a Grateful Dead cover band. 


1990s

Sonja Nesbit (B.A.’94/H&S) left an appointment with the Obama administration where she served as deputy assistant secretary for legislation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to join Arent Fox LLP as senior government relations director. Her new role focuses on federal legislation on health care and tax issues. 


2000s

Sabrina Scott (B.S.'09/H&S) is completing her yearlong APA-accredited counseling psychology doctoral internship at the VCU Virginia Treatment Center for Children.

Jackie Slemaker (B.S.’06/H&S; M.Ed.’09/E) was named Virginia’s elementary school counselor of the year by the Virginia School Counseling Association. She was also named an American School Counseling Association semi-finalist and will represent Virginia as a nominee for national school counselor of the year in February 2017. 


2010s

Jerry Mize (B.S.'16/H&S) is a graduate student at George Mason University. He is studying applied developmental psychology. 


In Memoriam

1960s

John Farago (M.S.’68/H&S) of Midlothian, Va., Aug. 26, 2013.
Susan Newton (B.S.’69/H&S) of Mechanicsville, Va., Nov. 1, 2014, at age 68.
William Taylor, Ph.D. (M.S.’64/H&S), of Great Falls, Mont., June 16, 2016, at age 85.
James Windsor (M.S.’63/H&S) of Williamsburg, Va., April 3, 2016.

1970s

Martin Maples (B.S.’75/H&S; M.S.’77/AHP) of Shawsville, Va., Dec. 8, 2012.

1980s

John Davis (B.S.’85/H&S) of Charlottesville, Va., March 11, 2016, at age 55.

1990s

Edwin Land (B.A.’94/H&S) of Petersburg, Va., Sept. 2, 2016, at age 69.

2000s

Reena Jadav (B.S.’08/H&S; M.S.’11/B) of Mechanicsville, Va., Sept. 4, 2016, at age 30.

2010s

Corey Randall (B.S.’16/H&S) of Fredericksburg, Va., April 15, 2016, at age 22.