Class Notes

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Gyna Bivens - Class of 1977

Published: Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 11:25am

Gyna Bivens, Fort Worth, mayor pro tem of the city of Fort Worth, was elected by the National League of Cities to serve a one-year term on the NLC...

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Myron J. Beard - Class of '82

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:43pm

Myron J. Beard (Ph.D.), Littleton, Colorado, wrote Dark Revelation (Sunstone Press), the second in his Scott Hunter Mystery series, which follows an...

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Ariana Smith - Class of '12

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:33pm

Ariana Smith, Dallas, joined Knox Ricksen LLP, a civil litigation firm specializing in complex health care fraud cases. She has more than seven years...

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James D. Nations - Class of '72

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:29pm

James D. Nations (M.S.), Rockville, Maryland, published Lacandón Maya in the Twenty-First Century: Indigenous Knowledge and Conservation in Mexico’s...

Chelsea Woodard - Class of '12

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:19pm

Chelsea Woodard (Ph.D.), Exeter, New Hampshire, is the author of At the Lepidopterist’s House (Southern Indiana Review Press), a poetry collection...

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Janice L. Taylor - Class of '76

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:18pm

Janice L. Taylor, Spring, an assistant professor in the educational leadership and human development department at Lamar University, received the...

Kara Walton - Class of '20

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:11pm

Kara Walton, Dallas, is the office and communications coordinator for the nonprofit Sammons Center for the Arts. As part of the Sammons Cabaret...

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Scott Vinci

Published: Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:10pm

Scott Vinci, Los Angeles, is the co-owner of catholiclaughter.com, which promotes stand-up comedy shows at churches, fundraisers and other events...

Philip Poole - Class of ’84

Published: Friday, December 1, 2023 - 12:42pm

Philip Poole (M.A.), Spanish Fort, Alabama, has been elected 2024 chair of the Public Relations Society of America's College of Fellows, which is...

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Jack Schwartzwald - Class of ’81

Published: Friday, December 1, 2023 - 12:40pm

Dr. Jack Schwartzwald, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, is a clinical professor of medicine at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and a...

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