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Class Notes:
Fall 2017

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Jamie Olson** (B.S.’84/H&S) is a clinical specialist/intensive foster care and clinical services manager at the South Carolina Department of Social Services.


Michael McCullough (M.S.’92, Ph.D.'95/H&S), professor of psychology at University of Miami, returned to campus recently to lead the retirement festivities for his mentor, Commonwealth Professor Everett Worthington. BBC Future recently featured McCullough's work in the article The Hidden Upsides of Revenge alongside the work of David Chester, Ph.D., current assistant professor of social psychology at VCU. Both scholars conduct and publish research on revenge.


Chelsea Greer, Ph.D. (M.S.’11/H&S; Ph.D.’14/H&S), and her husband welcomed their second daughter, Coralynn Juanita, in February 2017. Her big sister, Cece, is happy in her new role. Greer spent this past year working as the director of counseling services in the Wellness Center at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., and is returning to full-time teaching in the 2017-18 academic year.

In Memoriam


Opal Tusing Bristow (B.S.’69/H&S; M.S.’72/H&S), of Chesterfield, Va., Nov. 15, 2016.


John Thomas Binns** (B.S.’70/H&S), of Richmond, Va., Feb. 16, 2017.
Joel A. Imburg (B.S.’74/H&S), of Richmond, Va., Jan. 16, 2017.


Helen Dent-Solomon (B.S.’80/H&S), of Bridgewater, N.J., Sept. 27, 2016.


Susan E. Wells (B.S.’94/H&S), of Henrico, Va., Nov. 1, 2015.


Robert Benjamin Gilliam (B.S.’08/H&S; Cert.’11/B), of Henrico, Va., March 9, 2017.

** Life member of VCU Alumni