’96 Ph.D.), Mount Pleasant, Mich., is a tenured associate
professor of management information systems at Central Michigan
University in Mount Pleasant. He and his wife, Ester, have a son,
Brian, who is 2.
Richardson, has been a police officer with the Richardson Police
Department for seven years in the patrol and investigative divisions.
He earned a master of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies from
the University of Texas at Dallas in August.
(M.Ed.), Dallas, is an adjunct professor with Richland College in
the Dallas County Community College District. He continues to teach
sixth-grade reading in the Dallas ISD while teaching evening classes
in human and academic development at the college. He is interested
in hearing from Meadows Foundation colleagues and university friends
New York City, has been awarded a Continental Harmony Commission
from the American Composers Forum to create a symphonic jazz work
with the Northern Indiana Symphony. Her 2001 Barlow Commission from
the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University
produced a collaboration with the Cassatt String Quartet and the
Buglisi/Foreman Dance Co. in New York.
Madison, Wis., has earned an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
(Ph.D.), Springfield, Mo., an associate professor of music history
at Southwest Missouri State University, was awarded grants from
the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fulbright Commission
to conduct research in Germany in the 2002 academic year. His project
is a book-length study on 20th-century German song.
Frisco, is currently teaching fifth grade at Shawnee Trail Elementary
School in Frisco. She moved back to Texas after spending the last
six years in Tallahassee, Fla. She earned her master’s degree
in educational leadership from Florida State University.
(M.B.A.), Mandeville, La., CEO of St. Charles General Hospital in
New Orleans, has been selected to the Tenet Healthcare Corp. 2002
Circle of Excellence for outstanding achievements in patient care,
customer service and financial performance.
Alicia Crow Duckworth,
Plano, and her husband, Mark, celebrated the birth of a daughter
in April. Erin Nicole was welcomed by big brothers Logan, 4, and
(’97 M.M.), Ontario, Canada, has been appointed the new head
of music at Rosseau Lake College in Rosseau, Ontario.
Austin, was recently named publications editor and special events
manager for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Austin.
She and her husband, Patrick, have two sons, Joseph, 4, and Daniel,
(’96 M.Ed.), Carrollton, was promoted to principal of O.C.
Taylor Elementary School in the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, and she
is working on her doctor of education degree at UNT. She and her
husband, Terry, have been married for two years.
(M.F.A.), Staples, teaches 3-D design at Southwest Texas State University
in San Marcos. He has also been exhibiting his work throughout Texas
and New Mexico.
Lt. Eric C. Flagg,
Corpus Christi, is in training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., to fly
the UH-1N and HH-1N “Huey” helicopter. He will conduct
search and rescue missions after relocating to the Naval Weapons
Test Squadron at China Lake, Calif., with his wife, Carmen.
(M.S.), Indianapolis, is working as the associate alumni director
at Butler University. She was married June 8 to Roger Hawkins.
West Des Moines, Iowa, is an editor for Better Homes and Gardens
special interest publications. She edits two annual magazines, Beautiful
Kitchens and Beautiful Baths, and is features editor
of a quarterly magazine, Beautiful New Homes. She and her
husband, Mark, a freelance photographer, have a 2-year-old son,
Blaine, Wash., was promoted to senior patrol agent with the U.S.
Border Patrol and transferred to the Blaine station to work on the
Dallas, welcomed a daughter, Amanda Grace Psencik, on May 6. Her
son, Andrew Philip, is 2 years old.
Fort Worth, is a sports producer for WFAA-TV. In addition to producing
the Sunday night sports show Dale Hansen’s Sports Special,
he is in charge of the sports interns, many of whom are UNT students.
Lubbock, has been accepted into the M.D./M.B.A. program (class of
2006) at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School
(B.S.), Muenster, is an independent educational consultant with
Usborne Books, which offers educational books for children. She’s
involved with school and library sales, book fairs, fund raisers,
home shows, direct sales, web sales and reading incentive programs.
Veronica V. Garcia,
Bedford, is the senior public relations coordinator for the JPS
Health Network in Fort Worth. She married Christopher S. Sopher
on Feb. 23 in Dallas.
Slidell, La., gave birth to twin sons Joshua Dean and Jacob Louis
on April 4. She and her husband, Dean, have been married for two
(’02 M.S.), Sherman, was hired as a rehabilitation counselor
by North Texas Rehabilitation Center.
is teaching journalism and English to seventh- and eighth-graders
at Dunbar Junior High School and serves as newspaper and yearbook
adviser. She previously worked as a copy editor for the Lubbock
Fort Worth, has been named vice president of organizational marketing
and communication at United Way of Metropolitan Tarrant County.
She formerly worked for Stuart Bacon Advertising-Public Relations
and Hopkins and Associates and has been a writer, editor, art director
and production manager for several magazines in the Dallas-Fort
Tenn., recently moved to the Nashville area with his wife, Elizabeth
Shipps (’95), to pursue a career as a freelance composer
and arranger. At UNT he played trumpet in the Chamber Orchestra
and Six O’Clock Lab Band and was the 1997-98 Outstanding Undergraduate
Student in Composition.
W. Smith and
Long Beach, Calif., celebrated the birth of their son, Colton Bering,
last December. Dawn earned her L.L.M. from Whittier Law School in