J.E. "John" Peterson Jr. (ACCT), Greensboro, N.C., 10/21/15.
Dale C. Carter (ARE), Melbourne, Fla., 12/21/15.
August "Gus" F. Davis (IE), Richmond, Va., 12/19/15.
Hugh L. Garnett (AGRN), Mocksville, N.C., 12/15/15.
John L. Lucas Jr. (ME), Baton Rouge, La., 10/18/15.
Ashby B. Allen (BIOL), Richmond, Va., 10/23/15.
James A. Beasley Jr. (IE '47), Virginia Beach, Va., 11/6/15.
Richard H. Brownley (CE '47), Washington, D.C., 10/28/15.
James H. Horner (ME '47), North Chesterfield, Va., 9/12/15.
Edna Davis McKay (HNF), Huntington, Ind., 8/9/15.
Patrick H. Scott Jr. (BAD '48), Roanoke, Va., 12/16/15.
Morton Sollod (ME), Burbank, Calif., 11/3/15.
William D. Toney Jr. (ME '49), Alexandria, Va., 2/9/15.
Rebecca Newman Diggs (GHEC), Richmond, Va., 9/19/15.
Elgin B. Kirby (IE), Weems, Va., 11/30/15.
Robert L. Keefe Jr. (ME), Benicia, Calif., 10/13/15.
Grace Holmes Ordel (HEED '48), Keswick, Va., 12/2/15.
Charles L. Harowitz (CHEM), Richmond, Va., 12/7/15.
John "Jack" M. Wright Jr. (IE), Glen Mills, Pa., 10/9/15.
John "Jack" A. Armstrong (IE '48), Falls Church, Va., 10/3/15.
Charles R. Butler Jr. (ME), Jacksonville, Fla., 2/9/15.
William B. Johnson (ME '48), Littleton, Colo., 11/15/14.
Joseph W. Moschler (GSC '50), Midlothian, Va., 10/11/15.
Robert T. Redd (DASC), Rice, Va., 10/2/15.
Howard W. Treadway (ME), Madeira Beach, Fla., 11/15/15.
William E. Hassinger Jr. (PHYS), Greensboro, N.C., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Robert L. Semel (EE), Pikesville, Md., published a book, "The Third Strike," about his family's experiences dealing with his son's struggle with cancer.
Lawrence E. Alff (ME), Haddonfield, N.J., 11/1/15.
Lawrence C. Heiskell (AGED '60, ANSC '60), Blacksburg, Va., 11/23/15.
John W. Hypes (ANSC '49), Harrisonburg, Va., 11/6/15.
William L. Kibler (ME '49), New Market, Va., 10/26/15.
W. Eugene Lewis (ARCH '52, ARCH '52), Danville, Va., 11/17/15.
Earl B. Manning (BAD), Eatonton, Ga., 2/26/15.
Baird M. Martin (EE), Houston, Texas, 9/1/15.
Alfred M. McCauley (CHE), Broomfield, Colo., 10/13/15.
James S. McGuire (AGEC '51), Wilson, N.C., 10/10/15.
Thomas W. Moss Jr. (BC '51), Norfolk, Va., 11/26/15.
Carl K. Overstreet (CE), Bedford, Va., 10/28/15.
Arthur O. Parker Jr. (BAD), Charlotte, N.C., 11/27/15.
Frank R. Postma (GBUS), Hilton Head Island, S.C., 10/16/15.
Wendell Seibert (IE), Beaumont, Texas, 3/19/15.
Lawrence T. Southall II (CE '51), Virginia Beach, Va., 9/13/15.
John S. Autry (CE), Arlington, Va., 10/3/15.
Floyd Bradd Jr. (ARCH '53), Mineral, Va., 11/11/15.
Sherman L. Davis (AGED), Montross, Va., 9/24/15.
W.T. "Bill" Hylton Sr. (MINE '56), Blacksburg, Va., 11/3/15.
Carl E. Landes (BAD), Greenville, S.C., 9/22/15.
Edwin E. Lee Jr. (ASE), Gloucester, Va., 11/5/15.
L. Conway Rogers Jr. (CE), Hampton, Va., 9/21/15.
Margaret Foote Snead (BAD), Midlothian, Va., 11/8/15.
Robert W. Ward (BAD), Upland, Calif., 3/9/15.
R.I. "Dick" Brinkley (BAD), Louisville, Ky., 11/28/15.
Kenneth E. Dawson (IAED), Blacksburg, Va., 9/10/15.
Duff G. Porter (ME), Spartanburg, S.C., 12/17/15.
James J. Shepard (BAD), Annandale, Va., 12/8/15.
Charles F. Speight Jr. (CHE, CHE '57), Norfolk, Va., 11/27/15.
Stanley Tocker (CHEM '51), Wilmington, Del., 10/29/15.
Patrick J. Johnston (ASE), Norfolk, Va., 11/15/15.
Henry "Hank" O. Brown (ME), Charlotte, N.C., 12/18/15.
Robert S. Davis (BAD), Statesboro, Ga., 11/10/15.
Thomas "T.C." Moore (ACCT), Orange, Calif., 10/23/15.
James V. Mottley (BC), Mineral, Va., 8/24/15.
Curtis H. Bondurant (EE), Hardy, Va., 11/14/15.
E.H. "Jack" Copeland Jr. (ARCH), Charlotte, N.C., 10/4/15.
James P. Milliken (BAD), Nantucket, Mass., 12/27/15.
Samuel B. Stone (EE), Newport Beach, Calif., 10/17/15.
Harold "Crick" P. Crickenberger (EDBS), Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., 10/13/15.
Leonard P. Harris (GEOL), Hagerstown, Md., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Douglas R. Estes Jr. (EE), New Church, Va., 9/23/15.
Thomas A. Hassard Jr. (BAD), Greensboro, N.C., 10/17/15.
Raymond M. Powell (CE '58), Sewickley, Pa., 9/28/15.
Robert F. Warren (DASC), Danville, Va., 9/21/15.
Thomas "Del" Watkins II (BAD), Fayetteville, N.C., 9/8/15.
William Grossmann (ASE, ASE '61, ASE '64), Berlin, Germany, received the 2015 Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Virginia Tech's College of Engineering.
Dean P. Agee (AGED), Louisa, Va., 11/7/15.
James A. Broaddus (EE '60), Littleton, N.C., 9/8/15.
Thomas R. Moscati (ARCH '61), Grand Island, N.Y., 11/1/15.
Warren S. Sellew (BAD), Kilmarnock, Va., 11/21/15.
William A. Atwell Jr. (ARE), Morgantown, W.Va., 10/23/15.
Robert H. Digges (BAD), McLean, Va., 12/1/15.
W.E. "Bill" Howell (MATH, EE), Seaford, Va., 9/18/15.
Ernest D. Seneca (FW, FW '61), Wake Forest, N.C., 11/12/15.
Frank W. Urbanowski (CERE), Winooski, Vt., 9/19/15.
James W. Bryan (GEOL), Pearisburg, Va., 5/1/15.
Aaron H. O'Bier Jr. (BOT, BOT '61), Lottsburg, Va., 5/15/15.
Frederick J. Stokey III (CHE), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/1/15.
James W. Strickler (BAD), Virginia Beach, Va., 9/23/15.
William W. Hall (ANSC), Eggleston, Va., 1/31/15.
Edward "Tom" T. Rowell (BAD '62), Roanoke, Va., 11/27/15.
Arnold "A.J." Smith Jr. (BAD), Pulaski, Va., 11/6/15.
Roger R. Smith (EE), New Church, Va., 11/16/15.
John J. Bartko (STAT '61, STAT), Newville, Pa., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Charles H. Butzgy IV (IE), Arlington, Va., 1/24/15.
Cyrus I. Dillon Jr. (EDBS), Boones Mill, Va., 12/17/15.
Harry V. Fuller Jr. (ME), Cary, N.C., 6/17/15.
Bobby R. Holland (IE), Florence, S.C., 11/30/15.
Edward F. Keller (EE '64), Arlington, Va., 10/17/15.
James G. Beaver (ME), Hardyville, Va., 9/27/15.
William J. Caime (EE), Punta Gorda, Fla., 10/13/15.
Anne Devonald Lash (BAD), Alexandria, Va., 9/14/15.
Robert B. Leonard (GEOL), Lawrence, Kan., 9/22/15.
Robert J. Quesinberry (BAD), Pace, Fla., 9/21/15.
J.K. "Jim" George (EE), Austin, Texas, authored a book, "Contact Sport: A Story of Champions, Airwaves, and a One-Day Race Around the World," about the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship.
Paulette M. Barnhardt (BAD '67), Spring, Texas, 6/18/15.
William A. Herrington (EE), San Jose, Calif., 11/28/15.
J. Davis Hodsden Jr. (BAD '69), Newport, Va., 10/3/15.
William H. Russell III (BAD), Lynchburg, Va., 11/18/15.
Sheridan "Butch" Barringer (ME), Newport News, Va., authored a book, "Fighting for General Lee: Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade."
Fred W. Allen (EE), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/6/15.
Thomas A. Wilson (ACCT '67), Laurinburg, N.C., 7/7/15.
Lou Woodruff (EE), Palm Bay, Fla., 6/21/15.
William R. Fore (BAD), Herndon, Va., 12/8/15.
Emmett C. Overstreet Jr. (BAD), Crofton, Md., 9/13/15.
Charles O. Cornelison (PSCI), Fort Myers, Fla., 10/23/15.
Kenton S. Gibbs (BIOL), Manakin-Sabot, Va., 9/24/15.
C.F. "Fred" Hord (CE), Lighthouse Point, Fla., 11/18/15.
Boris Iglewicz (STAT), Margate City, N.J., 8/25/15.
Wayne F. Lippy (CHE), Dayton, Ohio, 10/13/15.
Thomas N. Wilson (BAD), Norfolk, Va., 11/24/15.
Kenneth W. Blevins (EE '69), Louisville, Ky., 10/20/15.
Thomas E. Cahn (SOC, SOC), Colonial Heights, Va., 4/25/15.
Nelson B. King Jr. (MGT), Mooresville, N.C., 11/28/15.
Lewis I. Ramey III (BAD), Midlothian, Va., 10/5/15.
Cecil Rose Jr. (ASE), Apex, N.C., 5/14/15.
James W. Walton (BAD), Rockledge, Fla., 9/3/15.
Robert A. Archer (MKTG), Salem, Va., was elected to the Virginia War Memorial Foundation Board of Directors.
Joe W. Meredith (ASE, ISE '97), Blacksburg, Va., received the Virginia TradePort Innovator of the Year Award from the Virginia Conference on World Trade.
Douglas R. Hastings (ME '70), Chesapeake, Va., 9/5/15.
Hugh "Randy" Leonard Jr. (BAD), Mount Vernon, Wash., 9/6/15.
David C. Russell (GEOL, BAD '72), Melbourne, Fla., wrote a novel, "The Socratic Contract."
D.J. Bertz (BAD), Hydesville, Calif., 9/26/15.
Mary I. Poos (BIOL), Silver Spring, Md., 7/7/15.
Thomas E. Robertson (EE '71), Orange, Va., 9/8/15.
Thomas V. Mukai (EE), Alexandria, Va., received the project management professional certification from the Project Management Institute.
Daniel W. Etzold (GBUS), Easton, Pa., 11/21/15.
Kathleen Buck Swain (PSCI), Bristol, Va., 9/20/15.
David T. Wilson (BIOL), Crockett, Va., 11/15/15.
Cecil T. Avery (CHE), Houston, Texas, 10/29/15.
Richard I. Brooks Jr. (MAED '73), Panama City Beach, Fla., 11/13/15.
Patricia M. Furey (SOC), Blacksburg, Va., 9/10/15.
Suzanne Peery (EDAD, EDAD '76), Fredericksburg, Va., 9/5/15.
Linda Swartz Taglialatela (BAD), Alexandria, Va., is the U.S. ambassador to Barbados, with responsibilities for St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
C.N. Tankard (HPE '74), Richmond, Va., 10/8/15.
Sheila Henzey Walker (ELED), Warrenton, Va., 11/30/15.
Brian D. Damant (MGT '75, BAD '77), Upper Arlington, Ohio, received the 2015 Association Executive Distinguished Service Award from the National Electrical Contractors Association.
Raymond A. Dewberry (CHEM), Salley, S.C., is a senior Fellow scientist at the Savannah River National Laboratory.
Herbert W. Morgan (CE '75), Rockville, Va., was elected as a new member of the National Academy of Construction.
Kevin Patrick (PSCI), Basalt, Colo., authored a political thriller, "Unholy Alliances."
Lois Poland Bersch (EDCI), Lima, N.Y., 8/23/15.
George A. Keck (BC), Ceres, Va., 11/1/15.
William "Tom" West Jr. (HORT), Mechanicsville, Va., 1/28/15.
Michael F. Hochella Jr. (GEOL, GEOL '77), Blacksburg, Va., received the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Benjamin M. Townes II(ARCH), Pensacola, Fla., was part of Gulf Power Company project team that was awarded a 2015 sustainable design award by the Precast Concrete Institute.
Linda J. Allen (EDCI '76), Northglenn, Colo., 8/4/15.
Ralph W. Petrone (HPE '76), Blacksburg, Va., 9/27/15.
Mary Whaley (EDSC '76), Harrisonburg, Va., 10/30/15.
John A. Coulter II (PAD), Honolulu, Hawaii, authored a book, "Cadets on Campus: History of Military School in the United States."
Deborah Ayers Koller (BIOL), Chesterfield, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
William N. Klimczak (EE), Bowie, Md., 8/11/15.
Dabney T. Waring (ECON), Charlottesville, Va., 11/25/15.
Mary E. Baptiste (FW '78), Laramie, Wyo., authored a book, "Altitude Adjustment: A Quest for Love, Home, and Meaning in the Tetons," that appeared on the New York Times' bestseller list for e-book nonfiction and was named the Foreword Review's 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year gold winner in the autobiography and memoir category.
Margaret "Peggy" Hilton Carozza (MKTG), Parkersburg, W.Va., 2/21/15.
Stephen P. Griffin (CS), Brightwood, Va., 8/8/15.
Ann Baldwin Heck (EDBS '76), Harpers Ferry, W.Va., 9/15/15.
Carolyn Weaver Mackay (ECON), Vienna, Va., 8/26/15.
Robert S. Munson (FW), Ashland, Va., 4/7/15.
Michael K. Bertelsen (AGEC), Blacksburg, Va., was named director emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Daryl J. Hodge (EE), Arnold, Md., retired after 37 years with the National Security Agency.
John A. Barden Jr. (DE, EDVT '83), Alpharetta, Ga., 11/1/15.
William C. Smith (SOC), Fairfax, Va., 4/1/15.
Richard W. Ellis (CE), Sarasota, Fla., is a senior project manager with Dewberry.
Wayne A. Hubert (FIW), Laramie, Wyo., received the Contributions to Wyoming Biodiversity Science Award from the University of Wyoming's Biodiversity Institute.
Hallie A. Carr (EDSP), Salem, Va., 5/20/15.
William F. Kennedy (GBUS), Charlotte, N.C., 9/16/15.
Martin R. Tant (CHE, CHE '86), Kingsport, Tenn., 8/15/15.
Calvin W. DuBrock (FIW), State College, Pa., was appointed to the Maurice K. Goddard Chair in Forestry and Environmental Resource Conservation at Penn State's Department of Ecosystem Science and Management.
Marilyn Anderson Chase (MHFD), Venice, Fla., 9/20/15.
William F. McTernan (ESEN), Stillwater, Okla., 11/6/15.
Pamela Harris Bishop (ANSC), Warrenton, Mo., is the U.S. Equestrian Federation "R" judge in hunter breeding, hunter/jumper equitation, and jumpers.
Daisy N. Compton (PSCI), Gate City, Va., 9/23/15.
David J. Hooley (CHEM), Findlay, Ohio, 8/18/15.
Anthony W. Pieleck (ME), Lynchburg, Va., 11/21/15.
Leslie Knachel (HNF), Richmond, Va., was elected to the 2015-16 board of directors for the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.
Sofia Dukehart Reichley (CE), Manassas, Va., 3/21/15.
Thomas N. Bagamane (COMM), Los Angeles, Calif., received recognition from State Farm for his work with The Giving Spirit, a nonprofit serving L.A.'s homeless population.
J. Martin Cassady Jr. (COMM), Hillsborough, N.C., is a real estate agent with Fonville Morisey Realty.
Kacy L. Cooney Lypka (HNF), Fairfax, Va., published a fiction novel, "Seeking Solace."
Mallory G. Martin (FIW), Raleigh, N.C., is chief deputy director of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
William L. Berry (MKED), Madison, Va., was named assistant superintendent for student and administrative services with Orange County Public Schools.
Victoria Hileman Cabot (MKTG), Escondido, Calif., is a certified implementer of the Entrepreneurial Operating System.
John R. Copeland (FW), Christiansburg, Va., received the Wallace and Peggy Carroll Vigilance Award from the New River Conservancy.
Kendley J. Davenport (MGT, PAD), Leesburg, Va., was named CEO for Source4teachers/Mission One in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Herman "Todd" Holbrook (FIW), Conyers, Ga., received the 2015 C.W. Watson Award from the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.
Pamela J. Swift (ANSC), Palermo, Maine, authored a book, "Doctor's Orders: One Physician's Journey Back to Self."
Robin Redfern Bellinder (HORT '82, HORT), Ithaca, N.Y., 11/13/15.
James "Edward" Cwynar (CHEM), Monaca, Pa., 10/1/15.
Lillie Madison Jones (EDAD, EDAD '86), High Point, N.C., 10/27/15.
Amanda C. Tyler (BAD), Chantilly, Va., 7/25/15.
Robert D. Allen (CHEM), San Jose, Calif., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Nermien N. Geerges (EE, PAPA '98), Falls Church, Va., is the founder and executive director of Coptic Orphans, an international Christian development organization.
Daniel T. Goulson (ME), Lexington, Ky., is chief medical officer of Saint Joseph Hospital.
Charles K. Robertson (COMM), Glen Ridge, N.J., was named canon to the Presiding Bishop for Ministry Beyond the Episcopal Church and authored a book, "Barnabas vs. Paul," and a DVD series, "Hazardous Saints."
Stephen C. Parker (ART), Chesterfield, Va., 12/13/14.
Hoda Kotb (COMM), New York, N.Y., authored a book, "Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us the Way."
James B. Kuykendall (FW), Spotsylvania, Va., received the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District's 2015 Forest Stewardship Award.
Stuart Price (ENGL), Amelia Court House, Va., interned as an undergraduate in the 1980s with the Division of Legislative Services, part of the Virginia General Assembly. At the annual Hokie Day in February 2016 in Richmond, Price reunited with the officials who supported his internship.
Khaled M. Al-Jaradat (EE), Springfield, Va., 9/5/15.
Richard B. Loucks (ME), Edgewater, Md., 9/24/15.
Annette C. Slowinski (VM), Potomac, Md., 9/20/15.
Elizabeth G. Wills (TA), New Smyrna Beach, Fla., 7/28/15.
Lisa M. Derx (ENGL), Dayton, Md., was the keynote speaker for an English Career Connections event at Virginia Tech.
Michael B. East (HIST), Angier, N.C., retired as a North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation law enforcement officer and became a manager of risk advisory services with Cherry Bekaert LLP.
C. Randolph Wimbish III (PSCI), Richmond, Va., is the president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.
Mariam C. Hurley Wright (FIN), Atlanta, Ga., 8/16/15.
Sylvia A. Hunt Flack (EDCC), Winston Salem, N.C., received the 2015 James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
Nigel A. Greene (PSCI), Elkins Park, Pa., sat as a judge at the University of Pennsylvania Law School's 13th annual mock trial tournament, the Quaker Classic Invitational.
Theresa Stellwag Mayer (EE), Port Matilda, Pa., is vice president for research and innovation at Virginia Tech.
Paul E. Rossler (IEOR, ISE '91), Sand Springs, Okla., was named to the 2015 Rising Stars list by Thompson Reuters.
Noel Nunnally Schulz (EE, EE '90), Manhattan, Kan., was named an IEEE Fellow for her leadership in advancing women in engineering and electric ship technologies.
George E. Hayward (CE, CE '00), Haymarket, Va., 8/29/15.
James M. Webb (SOC), Blacksburg, Va., 9/30/15.
Melinda "Melynn" P. Avila-Torio (ID, ARCH '93), Duluth, Ga., is a certified interior designer in the state of Georgia.
Virginia T. Volrath Gorski (EDSP), Front Royal, Va., 9/24/15.
Matthew M. Winston Jr. (MKTG), Blacksburg, Va., received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education's District III.
Kelly J. Meyer (FIW), Pinetop, Ariz., 11/4/15.
Danniella M. Muheim (EM), Columbia, Md., 10/16/15.
Allen W. Campbell (ISE), Blacksburg, Va., was named the senior director of application architecture and planning in the enterprise systems unit in Virginia Tech's information technology department.
Pamela L. Shupe Finley (BIOL), Blue Ridge, Va., 10/18/15.
Jin H. Yoo (CHEM '92, CHEM '96), Chantilly, Va., 10/11/15.
Donald J. Ferguson Jr. (BIOL), Fairfield, Ohio, is an associate professor at Miami University in Ohio.
Robert T. Hicks (MKTG), Arlington, Va., is a shareholder with Bean, Kinney, and Korman and represents businesses in commercial and civil litigation.
Teresa A. Martinez (FW, FIW '98) is the executive director for the Continental Divide Trail Coalition.
Charles H. Roede (CHEM), El Paso, Texas, was selected as a Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Virginia.
Francis C. Callahan (FIN), Johnstown, Colo., 11/18/15.
Victoria Mink Fry (MGT), Wilmington, N.C., 8/15/15.
Andrea R. Stossel (BIOC), Thurmont, Md., 8/6/15.
LeRoy A. Selvidge Jr. (ARCH '94), Reston, Va., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Boston College.
Daniel C. Wilbricht (PSYC), Vienna, Va., was named the senior director of federal sales for LogRhythm, a security intelligence company.
William "Pat" P. McClanahan Jr. (PHED), Charlotte, N.C., 10/12/15.
Laura E. Farrell Regan (BIOL), Cypress, Texas, 9/30/15.
Kathryn A. Strickland (COMM), Aurora, Colo., was named the 2015 Female Teacher of the Year for Rangeview High School.
Kelly M. Dickerson (CHEM), Henrico, Va., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Duke University.
Robert "Lucas" Hobbs (COMM), Bristol, Va., is vice president for the Bristol Pirates minor league baseball team.
Alfred O. Taylor Jr. (EDAD), Arlington, Va., published a book, "Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present," and received the Charles P. Monroe Civil Rights Award from the NAACP's Arlington branch.
Mark Weathington (HORT, SOC, HORT '99), Raleigh, N.C., is director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University.
Robert "Lucas" Hobbs (COMM) and Becky Price, Bristol, Va., 5/30/15.
Carla D. Moravitz Martin (MATH), Laurel, Md., 10/27/15.
Suzanne U. Welch (PAD), Culpeper, Va., a daughter, 5/19/15.
Gregory W. Shawver (BIOL, HNFE '98), Ivanhoe, Va., 7/29/15.
Andrew S. Boutros (BIOL), Alexandria, Va., is a litigation partner and co-chair of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's white collar, internal investigation, and false claims team.
Joshua S. Cumbow (HIST), Abingdon, Va., was elected as the commonwealth attorney for Washington County, Virginia.
Delia Grenville (ISE, ISE '01), Portland, Ore., received the Technologist of the Year Award at the annual Women of Color STEM conference.
Jeffrey A. Sugar (AE, ISE '99), Houston, Texas, is an engineer for NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Michael K. Williams (AT) and Mandy Terrill, Suffolk, Va., 9/26/15.
Brian J. Godlove (MGT), Fairfax, Va., 8/5/15.
Scott M. Barrett (FW, FOR '01, FOR '13), Fincastle, Va., received the Society of American Foresters' 2015 Young Forester Leadership Award.
Joseph H. Wheeler (ARCH), Blacksburg, Va., received the Virginia American Institute of Architects Prize for Design Research and Scholarship for his work on Virginia Tech's FutureHAUS.
Leonard B. Vaughn III (BIOC '09, IT '13), Roanoke, Va., earned the certified information systems security professional certification.
Laura A. Kaculis Thomson (IDST), Jacksonville, Fla., a son, 3/3/15.
John M. Powell (FST), Columbia, Md., 8/16/15.
Mark W. Gosnell (ARCH), Glen Burnie, Md., is an associate with the WDG architectural firm.
Roger M. Green (ELPS), Colonial Heights, Va., 10/23/15.
Scott J. Porter (IS), Charlottesvle, Va., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of North Carolina.
Kevin A. Secrest (ACCT), Wynnewood, Pa., was a presenter at the 2015 Association of College and University Auditors' annual conference.
Jessica Toye Ghanipour (MSCI) and Parham Ghanipour (BIT '03), Herndon, Va., a daughter, 10/12/15.
Jacqueline Smith Kerns (BIOL) and Justin M. Kerns (FIN '02), Paris, France, a daughter, 1/17/16.
SamiDail B. Gilley (FORS), Charlotte Court House, Va., 10/4/15.
Benjamin B. Grove (APSC, BAD '10), Blacksburg, Va., a son, 12/4/15.
Jeremy B. Norman (PSCI), Dublin, Va., is assistant director of advancement communications at Radford University.
Jessica H. Klacynski (HIDM), Lynchburg, Va., a daughter, 10/11/15.
Erica Weikel Muddiman (HTM) and Bryan A. Muddiman (MGT '03), Marietta, Ga., a son, 7/10/15.
Emily Gaddy Taylor (MGT), Christiansburg, Va., a daughter, 10/28/15.
Jacquelyn E. Rose (MATH, EDCI '03), Wytheville, Va., 11/19/15.
Josh B. Bishop (MGT) and Monika Anderson Bishop (HD '11), Roanoke, Va., a son, 4/8/15.
Jennifer S. Lemkul Lewis (CS) and Will Lewis Jr. (CPE, CPE '04), Warrenton, Va., a son, 9/9/15.
Amanda Prettyman Rude (HD, EDCI '05) and Colbey A. Rude (EE '06), Salem, Va., a daughter, 9/27/15.
Shaun K. Emerson (ACIS), Wayne, N.J., 9/22/15.
James R. Osborne (ARCH), Baltimore, Md., was named general counsel at the Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson architecture and engineering firm.
John D. Winstead (ISE) and Ashley Z. Goodroe Winstead (ENSC '09), Merrimack, N.H., 7/18/15.
Frank T. Grogan IV (BIOL), Danville, Va., 10/2/15.
Christopher H. Shriver (ECON), Smithfield, Va., 10/17/15.
Andrew J. Griffin (COMM), Brooklyn, N.Y., is an account supervisor at Saatchi and Saatchi Advertising.
John N. Hall (FIN), Lynchburg, Va., earned the certified financial planner designation.
Stefanie Hartman Chen (BCHM), Madison, Wis., a son, 2/11/15.
Derrick M. Anderson (PSCI), Nashville, Tenn., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Georgia Tech.
Jerry O. Andes II (APSC), Fort Riley, Kan., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus Georgia Tech.
Whitney A. Dawson (MKTG), Winston-Salem, N.C., earned an M.B.A. with distinction from Wake Forest University.
Nathan A. Lahy (LAR), Chesapeake, Va., is a licensed landscape architect in North Carolina and Virginia.
Thomas B. Ross (MKTG), Centreville, Va., a daughter, 11/24/15.
Mary F. Atkinson (HTM), Henrico, Va., is a certified leisure travel specialist with Williamsburg Travel Leaders.
Timothy M. Creasy (ARCH), Williamsburg, Va., is a designer and technician for Guernsey Tingle Architects.
Rommelyn Conde Coffren (COMM, COMM '12) and Zachary B. Coffren (COMM '08, MKTG '08), Blacksburg, Va., 5/23/15.
Courtney Cecil Anderson (ISE) and Richard L. Anderson (ISE '07), Charlotte, N.C., a son, 10/6/15.
Nicholas R. Nelson (HIST) was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Virginia.
Manisha P. Patel (ECAS, HIST), Greensboro, N.C., was named educational committee co-chair at-large for the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys' 2016 Board of Directors.
Alicain S. Carlson (BIOL) and Brandon M. Graver, San Jose, Calif., 9/6/15.
Adam C. MacPherson (ARCH), Henrico, Va., a son, 9/28/15.
Drew B. Hittie (ARCH), Somerset, Pa., 8/10/15.
William T. Satterwhite Jr. (MUS, EDCI '11) and Julie Terrell Satterwhite (STAT '11), Vinton, Va., a son, 7/18/15.
Mary E. Wright (FOR) and Lee D. Wright (BMES '11), Whittier, N.C., a daughter, 9/15/15.
Kevin J. Coghill (FIN), Midlothian, Va., is an associate with Setliff and Holland PC.
Stephen S. Eren (NRC), Chapel Hill, N.C., completed a 500-mile, 30-day kayaking expedition circumventing the Delmarva Peninsula to help launch a new nonprofit, Upstream Alliance.
Olivera Jankovska (GSCR, AAEC), Kriva Palanka, Macedonia, was named to the United Macedonian Diaspora's 40 Under 40 List for 2015.
Candace Hummer Crosen (PSYC) and Matelin P. Crosen (HNFE '12), Charlottesville, Va., 9/19/15.
Kalen Thompson Graf (MKTG) and Andrew S. Graf, Chesapeake, Va., 6/20/15.
Mary W. Dransfield (HNFE), Blacksburg, Va., 6/1/15.
Alexandra J. Crooks (NRC), Arnold, Md., completed a 500-mile, 30-day kayaking expedition circumventing the Delmarva Peninsula to help launch a new nonprofit, Upstream Alliance.
Virginia I. Harr (ARCH), Charlottesville, Va., is a registered architect for Tuck-Hinton Architects.
John W. Goodman (HIST), Bel Air, Md., was named the Hokie Hero for the football game versus the University of Miami.
Rajan Jha (CE), Roanoke, Va., is a water resource engineer for Arcadis.
Glen L. VanDerMolen (PSCI, ECAS), Bradenton, Fla., is an assistant director of New College of Florida's Alumnae/i Association.
Amber N. Cannaday (COMM), Vinton, Va., received the Harris Corp.'s inaugural "Ten under Ten" award.
Rebecca S. McAfee (ECAS), Oakmont, Pa., was named the Hokie Hero for the Independence Bowl game versus the University of Tulsa.
Thomas A. Patchan (CE), Herndon, Va., is a volunteer residential advisor for the Boys Hope Girls Hope program.
A. Katrise Perera (ELPS), Richmond, Va., was named the National Association of School Superintendents' 2015-16 Superintendent of the Year.
Reagan T. Terrill (ARCH), Williamsburg, Va., is a designer and technician for Guernsey Tingle Architects.
Isabelle G. Keegan (PR), Newport News, Va., is a public relations and social media employee with Reed and Associates Marketing.
Three 2015 graduates—Jared P. Klein (CHEM, CHE), Mai T. Ngo (CHE), and Coogan B. Thompson (CHE)—won the national competition for safety in process design, sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Peter F. Warren (MTRG), Andover, Mass., is an aviation meteorologist for The Weather Co.'s Weather Services international division.
Nicholas Robert Anderson, of New Brunswick, New Jersey, who recently completed his bachelor's degree in physics, died Dec. 22, 2015.
Ethan Hatke, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Hopewell Township, New Jersey, died Dec. 29, 2015.
Susan R. Brooker-Gross, director of policy and communications for Virginia Tech's Division of Information Technology, died Jan. 2. For the division, she planned news and communications efforts and developed policies governing data access, maintenance, and security. Joining Virginia Tech as an assistant professor of geography in 1977, Brooker-Gross served as an associate professor, department head, and associate provost for undergraduate programs before beginning her work in 1997 as the student systems implementation leader for Banner, the university's application for managing student and personnel information.
Peggy Johnson Lavery, Virginia Tech's first lady from 1975-87 and a longtime resident of Blacksburg, died Jan. 20. In 1956, she married William Edward Lavery, who later became Tech's 12th president. The couple moved to Blacksburg in 1966, after William Lavery became the director of administration for the Extension division. Peggy Lavery served as a 4-H leader for her children's 4-H Clubs, a den mother, a parent-teacher association volunteer, a Sunday school teacher and coordinator, and an officer in the Virginia Tech Faculty Wives Club. In the early 1990s, she returned to work full-time, serving in administrative and marketing roles in senior care. She gained a reputation for her experience and advocacy for improving the lives of senior citizens and was appointed by former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder to the Governor's Advisory Board for the Aging.
Jerry Scheeler, who began working at Virginia Tech in 1971 as a filmmaker and later led the university's transitions to video and digital, died Jan. 22. Over the years, he shot the coaches' films for athletics, was a videographer for retired football coach Frank Beamer's television show, and showcased Virginia Tech's work in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Russia, and Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. For many years, Scheeler, a Montana native, taught a film production class as an adjunct faculty member, mentoring students who now work in Hollywood and elsewhere. A respected freelance filmmaker, Scheeler traveled internationally and once filmed a story on "Born Free's" George Adamson in Kenya.