William Freeman (CE), Pompano, Fla., 10/17/14.
M.C. "Cal" Conner (AGEC), Villa Hills, Ky., 9/29/14.
Andrew "Mike" Harvey Jr. (CERE), Roanoke, Va., 11/17/14.
Winfred P. Minter (BAD, BAD '39), Davidson, N.C., 11/5/14.
Charles W. Reeves (IE), Laurel, Md., 11/6/14.
L. Lee Givens (CHE), Chattanooga, Tenn., 10/3/14.
Robert T. Priddy (ACCT), Wichita Falls, Texas, 1/6/15.
Arthur B. Sneed (EE), Roanoke, Va., 8/3/14.
Frank W. Billmyer Jr. (CHEM '43, CHEM '43), Portsmouth, Va., 11/6/14.
Thomas J. Fitzgerald (BIOL), South Hill, Va., 10/30/14.
J.H. "Jeff" Jaffe (ARE '43), Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 7/27/14.
Hunt W. Archer (CERE '47), Johnson City, Tenn., 12/7/13.
Joseph B. Graham Sr. (ANSC), Moneta, Va., 12/11/14.
Guy E. McSheffrey (ME), Lutz, Fla., 1/7/14.
W.S. "Bill" Patterson (ASE), Vestavia, Ala., 11/26/14.
Charles M. Price (EE), Summerland Key, Fla., 8/29/14.
Melvin S. Barr (BAD), Virginia Beach, Va., 11/12/14.
William N. Cardella (ME), Burlington, N.C., 10/22/14.
Richard H. Cardwell III (ARE), Richmond, Va., 10/3/14.
Emily Wilson Clark (ME), Pasadena, Md., 10/29/14.
Louise Gregory Davidson (GHEC), Rogersville, Tenn., 10/12/14.
A. Claude Griffin Jr. (CE '47), Hot Springs Village, Ark., 10/30/14.
Jack W. Mayo (IE '48), Kingsport, Tenn., 11/24/11.
Maurice B. Rowe III (AGED '48), Richmond, Va., 11/26/14.
Willard M. Smith Jr. (ME), Roanoke, Va., 9/26/14.
Joseph "Toke" J. Tokarz (BIOL), Henrico, Va., 11/4/14.
John P. Waller (BAD), Winchester, Va., 7/6/14.
H. Clarence Davis (EE), Woodlawn, Va., 9/26/14.
F.D. "Dave" Finch Jr. (BAD), Portland, Ore., 10/15/14.
W.B. "Bill" Hatcher (EDBS), Radford, Va., 9/13/14.
Aubrey S. Lee (DASC), Colonial Beach, Va., 4/3/14.
William A. Potts Sr. (ME '50), Lutherville, Md., 10/25/14.
John W. Rosenberger (ME '49), New Market, Va., 8/27/14.
Robert D. Winquist (CHE), Florham Park, N.J., 10/9/14.
Frank R. Nissel (CHEM), Blue Bell, Pa., 8/28/14.
Arthur R. Rifkin (EE), Boulder, Colo., 10/7/14.
Richard H. Smith Jr. (BIOL '49), Bridgewater, Va., 11/6/14.
Marian Jane Spearman Bengel (ARE '49), Duluth, Ga., 12/3/14.
John Grado Jr. (IEOR '51), Marco Island, Fla., 11/27/14.
George C. Lowry (IE '49), Glen Allen, Va., 9/25/14.
Henry E. Peterson (ME '49), Beaumont, Texas, 9/15/14.
Thomas J. Alton (ME), Owego, N.Y., 10/5/14.
Byrd H. Barksdale Jr. (ARE), Pensacola, Fla., 11/26/14.
Melvin C. Hamner (ME), Harrison, Ohio, 8/27/14.
Virgil D. Hylton (CHE), Aurora, Colo., 8/8/14.
Garland H. Sharp Jr. (BION '50), Richmond, Va., 11/3/14.
James Max Watson (CERE, CERE), Farmville, Va., 10/31/14.
Ross Orr Jr. (biological sciences '49), a retired vascular surgeon and All-American football player on the first Virginia Tech team to go to a bowl, died Jan. 30. In 1959, Orr opened his practice in general and vascular surgery in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and practiced there until 1998. He started the St. Luke's Hospital vascular lab, enjoyed flying his own plane, and co-authored eight books with his wife, Sandra.
Peter L. Akers Jr. (MINE), Florence, Ala., 9/29/14.
Roderick B. Beale (CE), Novelty, Ohio, 10/31/14.
Peter H. Broome (CE '49), Stuart, Fla., 12/2/14.
R.L. "Wussy" Gilmore Jr. (GBUS), Culpeper, Va., 11/18/14.
Arlene Reynolds Grimaud (CHEM '51), Lancaster, Pa., 11/13/14.
Frank Thompson Grove (DASC), Richmond, Va., 11/18/14.
Edward J. Haycox III (EE '51), Norfolk, Va., 10/2/14.
John "Jake" K. Jolliff (IE), Raleigh, N.C., 12/1/14.
C. Ray Lancaster (IAED), Staunton, Va., 11/17/14.
Joseph V. Piland (ME '49), Hendersonville, N.C., 8/30/14.
William T. Reames (CE), Glade Spring, Va., 9/8/14.
John A. Zunes (EE), Chapel Hill, N.C., 10/25/14.
Robert P. Adams (PHYS), Lynchburg, Va., 10/5/14.
George W. Bryant Jr. (BAD), Richmond, Va., 8/15/14.
Joseph H. Hall (ME), Jupiter, Fla., 10/28/14.
John "Jack" A. Lundberg (ME), Tucson, Ariz., 11/25/14.
James I. Miller Jr. (BAD), West Jefferson, N.C., 9/12/14.
James H. Strickler (AGE), Fairfax, Va., 5/2/14.
Frederick A. Terrell Jr. (EE), Lynchburg, Va., 10/15/14.
John A. Umlauf Jr. (ME), Henrico, Va., 9/1/14.
A. Wray Britton (ME), Wilmington, Del., 12/8/14.
Douglas V. Hundley (GSC '53), Perry, Maine, 10/15/14.
C. Ki Luczak (BED '53), Roanoke, Va., 11/1/14.
Lester E. Siems Jr. (ARCH '53), East Islip, N.Y., 11/16/14.
William T. Sutton (MINE '53), Fayetteville, Ga., 9/5/14.
Sara Carter Vogel (BAD), Wynnewood, Pa., 9/18/14.
Thomas H. Bruguiere (GEOL), Roseland, Va., 9/30/14.
Kristian J. Larsen Sr. (ARCH, ARCH '58), Springfield, Va., 11/20/14.
James H. Petty (IE), Midlothian, Va., 10/16/14.
Marvin "Shep" S. Crow (BAD), Lorton, Va., 10/10/14.
James B. Johnson (ARCH), Clearwater, Fla., 9/11/14.
Perry R. Mason Jr. (EE), Topping, Va., 8/14/14.
James E. Powell (BAD), Danville, Va., 10/18/14.
Aubrey E. Sadler II (ARE, ARE '62), Virginia Beach, Va., 8/21/14.
Kennerly H. Digges (ME), Charlottesville, Va., for his essential groundwork on BMW's intelligent emergency call system, was awarded the BMW Vehicle Safety Lifetime Achievement Award.
William A. Johnson (EE '57), Silver Spring, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Maryland University College.
Hugh G. Cooper (CE, CE), Bristol, Va., 11/15/14.
Paul A. Cox Sr. (DASC), Ruther Glen, Va., 11/17/14.
Norman V. Sprung (MINE), York, Pa., 9/24/14.
Alfred "Ted" E. Garratt (STAT '58), Tucson, Ariz., 11/19/14.
Andrew J. Gordon (BAD, BAD), Roanoke, Va., 10/29/14.
Charles J. Hair (BAD), Allentown, Pa., 11/29/14.
Joe W. Himes (BAD), Roanoke, Va., 10/25/14.
Richard D. Katstra (CHEM, CHEM '58), Warwick, N.Y., 10/11/14.
Dan A. Rosen (CE), Vienna, Va., 8/9/14.
Jean G. Swartz (BIOL), Salem, Va., 11/22/14.
E. Harry Creasey Jr. (BAD), Hot Springs Village, Ark., 8/27/14.
Frank H. Grace Jr. (PAD), New Bern, N.C., 12/1/14.
Charles "Jash" J. Randall (ME '61), Roanoke, Va., 10/12/14.
Richard K. Robinson (BAD), League City, Texas, 9/24/14.
John L. Self Jr. (EE), Lakeland, Fla., 8/30/14.
Donald D. Slauson Jr. (ME '60), Woodbridge, Va., 10/15/14.
Robert L. Spruell (BAD), New Port Richey, Fla., 11/5/13.
Cody O. Horne (IE), Ocala, Fla., 9/15/14.
Louis A. Voigt Jr. (BED), Gastonia, N.C., 8/17/14.
William R. Bass (EE), Cumberland, Md., 11/23/14.
David S. Scott (AGEC '61), Culpeper, Va., 12/7/14.
George D. Witt (BAD), Richmond, Va., 9/20/14.
Forrest "Mac" Kincaid (DE '64), Portsmouth, Va., retired after 32-plus years as a property manager supervisor with VIP Management Inc.
Dennis A. Clark (BIOL '62), Vienna, Va., 9/13/14.
Dudley "Buzz" J. Emick Jr. (BAD), Daleville, Va., 10/25/14.
Carter W. Kellas (BAD), Winchester, Va., 8/18/14.
John A. Watkins (DE '62), Fredericksburg, Va., 12/6/14.
James M. Williams (BAD), West Columbia, S.C., 11/11/14.
James "Tom" Roberts Jr. (BAD), Savannah, Ga., received the 2014 Roy Bordes Council Award of Excellence from the American Society for Industrial Security International.
Frank G. Goldenberg (BC '63), Lynchburg, Va., 10/28/14.
John W. Gouldin III (IAED), Annandale, Va., 11/15/14.
Gary L. Poff (ME), Savannah, Ga., 9/1/14.
Frank G. Creger Jr. (EE '64), Glen Allen, Va., 10/17/14.
Benjamin A. Logerquist (ME), Baileys Harbor, Wis., 11/29/14.
Robert C. Martin (ME), Carrollton, Va., 8/29/14.
Thomas W. Witter (ANSC), Winter Springs, Fla., 9/2/14.
William E. Thomas (DASC, EDAC '81), Culpeper, Va., was reappointed to the Germanna Community College board.
R. David Dickerson (ME '65), Richmond, Va., 11/7/14.
Dieter J. Knollman (EE), Arvada, Colo., 8/30/14.
J. David Hurley (ME), West Point, Va., 8/30/14.
William J. Minchin (PAD), Stafford, Va., 10/22/14.
Paul B. Daunheimer (ARCH '67), Cocoa Beach, Fla., 1/19/14.
John E. Davis III (CE '71), Leesburg, Va., 9/23/14.
John C. Fedors (EE '67), Bena, Va., 11/22/14.
Jon W. Yowell (AGED), Rixeyville, Va., 8/20/14.
Charles E. Anderson Jr. (PHYS), San Antonio, Texas, was named a Ballistics Science Fellow by the International Ballistics Society.
Cecil G. Doyle (ME, BAD '93), Roanoke, Va., was appointed to Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business Advisory Council.
Thomas J. Grizzard Jr. (CE, SAEN '72, CE '77), Manassas, Va., retired from Virginia Tech after 40 years as a faculty member in civil and environmental engineering and was named professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Victor E. Sower (CHEM), Huntsville, Texas, authored a book, "Statistical Process Control for Managers."
R.L. "Bob" Swensson (PHYS, SYSE '75), Vienna, Va., celebrated 45 years at MITRE Corp. and was elected president of the Ships Watch resort community's board of directors.
Charles O. Brown Jr. (EE '69), Silver Spring, Md., 10/6/14.
R. Stewart Gibb (PSCI), Bethany Beach, Del., 4/11/14.
Davidson "Dan" J. Gill (POUL, POUL '73), Urbanna, Va., 10/9/14.
Larry A. Miller (ME), Christiansburg, Va., 10/2/14.
Richard "Scotty" Spence (BC '69), Destin, Fla., 10/29/14.
William S. Wilkins (ENGL '69, IE '69), Morristown, Tenn., 9/12/14.
Robert P. Britts (CHE '70), Lexington, S.C., retired from the Southeast Rural Community Assistance Program and is pursuing a master's degree in public administration at the University of South Carolina.
Joe W. Meredith (ASE, ISE '97), Blacksburg, Va., received the Association of University Research Parks' 2014 Career Achievement Award.
Charles W. Steger (ARCH '70, ARCH '71, ESEN '78), Blacksburg, Va., was conferred the title of president emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
David M. Swisher (BIOL), Fredericksburg, Va., retired after 39 years in his private dentistry practice.
Miriam Kaufman Trimble (GHEC), Arlington, Va., 10/8/14.
Jeremiah "Jerry" Gaines Jr. (SPAN), Portsmouth, Va., was named coach of the year and teacher of the year by the Chesapeake (Virginia) Public Schools system.
Charles F. Blount Jr. (IE), Christiansburg, Va., 10/9/14.
Karen Murphy McClevey (ENGL), Falls Church, Va., 9/3/14.
Thomas K. Morris (PSCI '77), Charleston, W.Va., 11/12/14.
Robert L. Turner (ARCH), Blacksburg, Va., 10/12/14.
Robbin E. Peach (HORT), Mattapoisett, Mass., is the Massachusetts Port Authority's program manager for resiliency.
F. Budd Titlow (FIW), Tallahassee, Fla., authored his third book, "Bird Brains: Inside the Strange Minds of Our Fine Feathered Friends."
Barbara F. Mann (HNF '74), Richmond, Va., 11/24/14.
A. Jack Davis (ARCH, ARCH '76), Blacksburg, Va., was ranked among the 30 most-admired educators by DesignIntelligence.
Kay L. Jackson (CTRA), Arlington, Va., has an exhibition of her latest artwork, "Malthusian Paintings, Twenty-five Years and Counting," appearing at Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Washington, D.C., through May 2.
Robert C. Lam (GBUS '75, BAD '77), Oakton, Va., was appointed to Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business Advisory Council.
Susan Fogel Baber (MHFD), Charlottesville, Va., 10/13/14.
Mark J. Manno (DASC), Newark, Del., 9/13/14.
Debra L. Tubbs (ENGL), Radford, Va., 7/18/14.
Jack P. Boggess (EDBS), Winchester, Va., 11/16/14.
John E. Booth (HIST), Fiskdale, Mass., 8/2/14.
Richard H. Bowling (MGT), Chesterfield, Va., 11/4/14.
David L. Garrett (PSYC), Farmville, Va., 7/29/14.
Johannes "John" I. Olsen (EDSU), Williamsville, N.Y., 9/1/14.
William "Jack" Singletary (EDVT), Columbia, S.C., 7/25/14.
Charles R. Walker (FW), Roanoke, Va., 10/28/14.
Marni E. Byrum (PSCI), Alexandria, Va., was inducted into Virginia Tech's College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Katherine Sears Cennamo (ELED '77), Blacksburg, Va., received the 2014 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award from Virginia Tech's College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Bruce A. Hammett (URPL '79), Tempe, Ariz., 9/9/14.
Richard F. Robinson (SYSE), Cincinnati, Ohio, 11/22/14.
Bobby J. Ferrell Jr. (BC), Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, is the site manager for the Gladstone LNG project on Curtis Island, Australia.
Gregory B. Jones (ACCT, BAD '79), Milton, Ga., is director of regulatory compliance services for Porter Keadle Moore.
Thomas W. Klima (ESM, ISE '93), Alexandria, Va., is director of the installations and equipment office at the Naval Sea Systems Command.
Richard K. Perkins (ARCH '78), Richmond, Va., published his first novel, "Bones of the Emperor, a Theology of Humanity in the Universe."
William Buz P. Caldwell Jr. (ACCT), Houston, Texas, 11/24/14.
Sidney G. Oaksmith (FW '78), Annapolis, Md., 10/9/14.
Virginia H. Reid (EDAC), Charlottesville, Va., 9/12/14.
Patricia Moore Davis (MHFD), Blacksburg, Va., 10/19/14.
Thomas H. Kilgore (EDCI), Richlands, Va., 11/10/14.
Catherine Reith Murphy (EDPE, EDPE '80), Mechanicsburg, Pa., 12/1/14.
Hope Jordan Ridge (EDCI), Hillsville, Va., 9/30/14.
Cynthia Brodie Stadler (MHFD), Midlothian, Va., 12/6/14.
Allen M. Earman (EE), Santa Clara, Calif., was named a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics.
Patricia Martin Dove (AGRN, GEOL '84), Blacksburg, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Milton D. Dowdy (EDCI), Vinton, Va., 10/13/14.
Robin M. Lewis (ANSC), Saltville, Va., 8/25/14.
Donna T. Paleen (EDSP), Columbia, S.C., 9/15/14.
Timothy A. Walters (AOE), Huntsville, Ala., 11/29/14.
Barrie E. Skoda Foster (FIN), Atoka, Tenn., is director of the Tipton County Museum Veterans Memorial and Nature Center.
N. Peter Reutt (AOE), Merritt Island, Fla., was part of the recovery team for NASA's recent spacecraft, Orion.
George "Bill" W. Armfield III (EDVT), Lenoir, N.C., 9/21/14.
Gracie Reburn Mabry (EDCI), Buchanan, Va., 9/27/14.
Kevin T. Crofton (AOE), Fincastle, Va., established a faculty chair in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering's Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering.
Robert "Rusty" N. Davis Jr. (MATE), Richmond, Va., 8/31/14.
James B. Horner (FCD), Richmond, Va., 11/18/14.
James E. Mooney II (FW), Palmyra, Va., 10/27/14.
William H. Ayers (BIOL), Glen Carbon, Ill., was elected to the Mississippi Lime Co. Board of Directors.
Paul W. Carroll (MGT), Hayes, Va., 12/11/14.
David W. Richard (HIST), Nashville, Tenn., 12/2/14.
Susan Piedmont Piedmont-Palladino (ARCH), Washington, D.C., was awarded the 2014 Wieb Award for Architecture in the Public Interest by the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Kathryn A. Simmons (VM), Washington, D.C., is a leading voice for animal care and health regulatory issues in her role as chief veterinarian for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
Paula Hickman Lindsay (ANSC), Mechanicsville, Va., 9/16/14.
John P. Grotzinger (GEOL), San Marino, Calif., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Darwin K. Carr (EE), Kingshill, Virgin Islands, 10/13/14.
Stephen E. Price (PHYS), Palm Harbor, Fla., 10/29/14.
Michael P. Brady (MATE, MATE '90), Oak Ridge, Tenn., was selected to receive the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society's 2015 Brimacombe Medalist Award.
Barry D. Fulcher (FW), Bassett, Va., is vice president of Lester Development Corp.
Timothy E. Long (CHEM), Blacksburg, Va., was named director of Virginia Tech's Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute.
John F. Dietrich (EDSP, EDSP), Cocoa, Fla., 9/3/14.
Richard J. Goddard (CHE), Fogelsville, Pa., a daughter, 7/3/14.
Waldemar E. Heinzelmann (STAT), Shawsville, Va., 11/4/14.
Joseph M. DeSimone (CHEM), Chapel Hill, N.C., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Richard J. Edinger Jr. (CE), Lawrenceville, Ga., is principal with the architectural and engineering firm of Clark Patterson Lee.
Robert K. Griffin (BAD, HNF '94), Hadley, Mass., is the deputy under secretary for the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate.
Kurt A. Zuch (MSCI), Atlanta, Ga., a principal/partner with Ernst & Young, is an entrepreneur who has sold three of his firms and was recently appointed to the Pamplin College of Business Advisory Council.
Jennifer Poff Cooper (MKTG), Christiansburg, Va., is a writer for the New River Valley Magazine and Social Scene Magazine.
Christopher J. Ireland (PSCI), a U.S. Air Force colonel, was the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Boston College.
James A. Kannan (MGT), Franklin, Va., is vice president of business transformation at Coastal Federal Credit Union.
Gerard F. Lawson (FCD), Richmond, Va., received the 2014 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award from Virginia Tech's College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Sarah E. Cole (EE), Reston, Va., a daughter, 10/22/14.
Paul R. Parker (EDCI), Virginia Beach, Va., 9/16/14.
David C. Bertolacci (GEOL), Riverside, Calif., authored a book, "Grand Slam Theory of the Omniverse."
Melissa Byrne Nelson (FIN), Richmond, Va., received the 2015 Outstanding Women Award for health and science from the YWCA (World Young Women's Christian Association) of Richmond.
Geoffrey T. Stewart (PSCI), Pinehurst, N.C., was the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Duke University.
Frank B. Layman III (PSCI), Farmington, Del., 10/3/14.
Dave Zier (FIN), Potomac, Md., 10/15/14.
Timothy D. Ludwig (PSYC), Blowing Rock, N.C., was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies' board of directors.
Steven A. Buchner (HIST), Radford, Va., was nominated for the 2014 statewide Governor's Award program in the customer service category.
Melinda F. Emerson (COMM), Drexel Hill, Pa., known as the "SmallBizLady," partnered with Sam's Club to visit seven store locations across the country and help educate aspiring entrepreneurs on how to better manage their businesses.
Todd W. Rowley (BAD), Fairfax, Va., was appointed to the Pamplin College of Business Advisory Council at Virginia Tech.
Judy I. McClanahan (EDCI), Grundy, Va., 10/21/14.
Jeffrey E. Bempong (BION), Amarillo, Texas, 9/30/14.
Janis M. Brown (MESC), Arlington, Texas, 9/22/14.
Turner M. Taylor (ISE), Craddockville, Va., 9/14/14.
Andrew W. Levan (EE), Moorestown, N.J., is the controls department manager of Advent Design Corp.'s automation division.
Bethany J. Bodo (PSYC), Blacksburg, Va., is associate director of Virginia Tech's Office of Assessment and Evaluation.
Kenneth P. Kramp (ME, ME '98), Virginia Beach, Va., is development manager at InMotion Hosting.
Joseph B. Warren II (PSCI), Puyallup, Wash., was the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Pittsburgh.
Shannon M. Jarvis (ANSC, VM '98, DVM '02) and Eric N. Jarvis, Rural Hall, N.C., 10/11/14.
Jennifer L. Burt Kibler (ISE, ISE '99) and Kemper S. Kibler Jr. (EE '01), Poquoson, Va., a son, 7/1/14.
William I. Morton (AT), Christiansburg, Va., 10/6/14.
Emanuel L. Shaw III (FIN), Vienna, Va., 12/20/14.
James L. Moore III (EDSP, EDCO '00), Alexandria, Va., the Education and Human Ecology Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Ohio State University, was recently profiled in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
Peggy Phillips Quesenberry (VIED, EDVT '01, EDCT '07, AHRM '14), Christiansburg, Va., has earned four degrees during 27 years of employment at Virginia Tech.
Kurt J. Rathgeb (HIST '98), Linden, N.C., was the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Miami.
Scott H. Renneckar (FW, FPR '04), Blacksburg, Va., is an associate professor in wood science at the University of British Columbia.
Pamela B. Teaster (PAPA), Blacksburg, Va., joined Virginia Tech's Center for Gerontology as a professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences' Department of Human Development.
Kenneth J. Anand (COMM), Chappaqua, N.Y., is a partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley P.C.
Rohsaan C. Settle (EDSP), Christiansburg, Va., is director for student conduct at Virginia Tech.
Megan G. Barnes (EDPE, EDPE '99), Lawrenceville, Ga., a son, 4/28/14.
Tracy Skidmore Woodhead (IS, FR), Woodbridge, Va., a son, 6/10/14.
James W. Lanham III (ELPS), Sanford, Fla., 11/12/14.
Aron Boggs-Johnson (HTM), Wilmington, N.C., a daughter, 10/24/14.
David A. Stanley (ME) and Summer H. Huff Stanley (COMM '00), Reston, Va., a son, 3/24/14.
William D. Stafford (BIOL), Narrows, Va., 10/24/14.
William G. Abplanalp (MSCI, BAD '05), Blacksburg, Va., was named audit manager in Virginia Tech's Department of Internal Audit.
Caroline M. Leeth (VM), Blacksburg, Va., is an assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences at Virginia Tech.
Erika W. Greer (MATH) and Thomas R. Greer III (FIN, HIST, BAD '13), Ashburn, Va., a daughter, 7/16/14.
Orlander B. Harrison Jr. (SOC), Washington, D.C., a daughter, 9/4/14.
Gregg R. Doule (CHE), Atlanta, Ga., 9/17/14.
Jason M. Hamel (NRR), Germantown, Md., a son, 4/8/14.
Lauren Duvall Heisey (MKTG), Arlington, Va., a son, 9/30/14.
Laura Torgersen McGarry (MKTG) and Matthew R. McGarry (BIT '03), Herndon, Va., a daughter, 10/16/14.
Kristin Parrish Sroka (CHE) and David P. Sroka (BIT '03), Durham, N.C., a daughter, 11/6/14.
Erik D. Unger (MGT), Jamestown, N.C., a son, 9/28/14.
George H. Hazelrigg (LAR), Saint Louis, Mo., 9/15/14.
Mark E. Lee (COMM), Washington, D.C., 11/29/14.
Scott W. Hotop (ACIS) and Laura A. Wainwright, Raleigh, N.C., 11/22/14.
John A. Majeski (HIST) and Meagan Schroeder Majeski (HNFE), Red Bank, N.J., a son, 8/1/14.
Michelle Spiers Schmeissing (HNFE), Greenville, S.C., a daughter, 1/10/14.
Boyd L. Chapman (ARCH), Washington, D.C., is an associate and construction administrator with WDG Architecture.
Kristy M. Daniels (DASC, ANSD '08), Blacksburg, Va., is an assistant professor in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Department of Dairy Science.
Clifford F. Haynes (ELPS), Gainesville, Fla., earned a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Florida and is an academic initiatives specialist for the university's housing and residence education office.
Matthew D. Hickman (CSES, AAEC) and Tara S. Hickman (BIOL, VM '08), Horntown, Va., a son, 10/30/13.
Blair Barbieri Holloway (COMM) and Brian A. Holloway, Norfolk, Va., 5/30/14.
David W. Litchfield (CHE, CHE '07, CHE '08) and Lindsey Saufley Litchfield (HNFE '04), Midlothian, Va., a son, 5/7/14.
Christine R. Shearer Moser (ITDS), Annandale, Va., a daughter, 5/7/14.
Calandra A. Lake (FORS), Williamsburg, Va., is director of sustainability at the College of William & Mary.
Muthulakshmi Narasimhan (ART), Vienna, Va., authored a children's book, "The Little Parrot and the Angel's Tears."
Steven T. Jones (HORT) and Ann Marie Rice Jones (ENGL '09, EDCI '10), Poquoson, Va., 6/21/14.
Lindsey Hurst Childress (PSCI, EDCI '06) and Daniel C. Childress (AHRM '06), Bristow, Va., a daughter, 11/1/14.
Lavar James (COMM), Nokesville, Va., a son, 4/7/14.
Kathryn Hall McGee (PSCI), Hurlburt Field, Fla., a daughter, 5/21/14.
Alicia M. Williams (ME, ME '07, ME '08) and Amanda Strickhouser Williams (CE '06, ENE '07, MATH '08), Dublin, Calif., a son, 10/1/14.
Lindsay B. Kosyjana (HD, EDCI '07), Alexandria, Va., 8/30/14.
Christopher M. Blumberg (MKTG), New York, N.Y., is a sales associate at Vandelay Industries.
Valisa E. Hedrick (HNFE, HNFE '11, GSCR '11), Christiansburg, Va., is an assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise for Virginia Tech.
Stacy C. Whipple Daley (FIN) and J. Charles Daley (FIN '09), Fairfax, Va., 4/26/14.
Adam H. Haywood (MINE) and Kathryn Mann Haywood (PSYC '07), Colonial Heights, Va., a daughter, 3/16/14.
Ebony J. Stephenson (PUA), Newport News, Va., was named a rising star in Professional Remodeler's "40 Under 40" class.
Tyl Glover Thomas (AHRM), Portsmouth, Va., was named to the National Kitchen and Bath Association's 2015 "30 Under 30" list.
Bryan R. Orellana (ESM) and Brooke S. Clements (MKTG '09), Fort Wayne, Ind., 10/18/14.
Jennifer Jordan (MKTG, MGT) and Geoffrey B. Jordan (EE '08), Midlothian, Va., a daughter, 11/5/14.
Daniel G. Stout (MGT), Senoia, Ga., was named among Progressive Railroading magazine's "Top 20 Under 40 Rising Stars of the Railroad Industry."
Kyle A. Terry (ME), Sterling, Va., was promoted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of Construction and Facilities Management, where he works in the cost-estimating service, and he received project management professional credentials from the Project Management Institute.
Witney L. Thaxton (COMM), Nokesville, Va., a son, 4/7/14.
Meredith Woods Wilson (ACIS, ACIS '09) and Ryan T. Beethoven-Wilson (ACIS, ACIS '09), Moseley, Va., a daughter, 11/29/14.
Emmanuel A. Frimpong (STAT), Blacksburg, Va., an associate professor of fisheries science in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, was named a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow.
Bradley W. Miller (FOR, GSCR), Highlands Ranch, Colo., received the Junior Employee of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.
Parker G. Trasborg (FIN) and Rebekka L. Rucinski, Arlington, Va., 6/28/14.
Rebecca A. Snider Buck (FPR), Rock, W.Va., a son, 1/1/15. TOP
Brittany Worrell Boyce (PSCI), Suffolk, Va., a daughter, 9/16/14.
Gary M. Fetter (BMSC), Middleville, Mich., 10/16/14.
Joshua P. Morris (MINE, MINE '13) and Farah-Dale S. Siodmok (APSC '12), Richmond, Va., 7/19/14.
Andrew C. Rogers (ME) and Hannah Mallalieu Rogers (CHEM), Blacksburg, Va., 8/16/14.
Samantha M. Harden (HNFE), Blacksburg, Va., is an assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise at Virginia Tech.
David J. Jacobs (CS), Roanoke, Va., was the Hokie Hero for the Military Bowl game versus the University of Cincinnati.
Jessica Bohrer Hippert (GEOG) and Philip M. Hippert (ACIS '13), Alexandria, Va., 10/25/14.
Eric C. Preisendanz (CE) and Brandy Wyatt Preisendanz (CE), Hamilton, Va., 9/13/14.
Kristie J. Pichler (BAD), Falls Church, Va., a son, 9/18/14.
Christopher M. Cromer (ARCH), Colonial Heights, Va., is an architect who designed and constructed a 30-vendor farmers' market for Guernsey Tingle Architects.
Andrew P. Kress (SOC), Oak Ridge, N.C., was the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Virginia.
Kimberly Sokolik Clyde (COMM) and Wayne Clyde, Roanoke, Va., 7/18/14.
James R. Nichols, dean emeritus of Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and former head of the college's Department of Dairy Science, died Jan. 6. In the late 1980s, Nichols oversaw the development of Kentland Farm, now an important research facility and home to gardens that grow some of the food for Virginia Tech dining halls. He brought Virginia Cooperative Extension back into the fold of the college and helped create the popular agricultural technology program.
Bruce Wallace, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech and Professor Emeritus of Genetics at Cornell University, died Jan. 12. Wallace, who joined Tech's biology department in 1981, became a University Distinguished Professor in 1983 and remained active until he retired in 1994. The author of more than 100 research articles and more than 15 books, he was a world-renowned pioneer in the study of the genetics of natural populations.
Professor Emeritus Otis F. Hall died Jan. 23. Hall served as head of Virginia Tech's Department of Forestry and Wood Products from 1974 to 1984 and taught in what is now the College of Natural Resources and Environment until his retirement in 1991. He specialized in forest management and was among the nation's first to apply computer technology to enhance forest inventory and management decisions. He held the Thomas H. Jones Professorship of Forestry from 1984 to 1989 and the Garland Gray Professorship of Forestry from 1989 to 1991.
Colin Campbell Moore, of Midlothian, Virginia, a junior majoring in agricultural and applied economics, died Jan. 26.
Cameron Smook, a senior mining and minerals engineering major from Glen Allen, Virginia, is presumed dead after falling off a cruise ship on March 8.
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