Clyde W. Bradshaw (AGED), Richmond, Va., 11/19/16.
H. L. "Rich" Richardson Jr. (BAD), Richmond, Va., 9/30/16.
Pleasant C. Shields (GAG), Richmond, Va., 9/25/16.
Forrest "Speed" Tolson (ME '47), Harrisonburg, Va., 10/5/16.
Richard F. Cochran (DASC), Charlotte, N.C., 7/7/16.
Robert E. Rosenfeld (BAD), Portsmouth, Va., 4/11/16.
Clyde H. Mast (ANSC), Gainesville, Fla., 2/24/16.
John H. Varner Sr. (AGEC), Farmville, Va., 12/27/16.
Robert G. Barton (ME), Dunedin, Fla., 10/29/16.
Dorothy Smith Griffin (GSC), Orono, Maine, 11/25/16.
John D. Hurst (BAD '48), Richmond, Va., 11/5/16.
T.I. Martin Jr. (IE '46), Culpeper, Va., 9/1/16.
Carl E. Ralston (BAD), Statesville, N.C., 12/3/16.
William T. Harvey Jr. (CHE), Middletown, Conn., 11/5/16.
Dewey L. Newman (CE), Blacksburg, Va., 9/26/16.
Robert A. Zimmerman (IE '47), Cincinnati, Ohio, 9/5/16.
Irving M. Appel (BAD '48), Boca Raton, Fla., 10/16/16.
Leland A. Davis (ME), Kingsport, Tenn., 1/30/16.
Glanville "Glen" M. Delano (EE '47), Richmond, Va., 12/21/16.
A.W. Garrett (IE '47), Roe, Ark., 8/30/16.
Robert L. Manning (CHE), Remsen, N.Y., 11/22/16.
Jack A. Richardson (BAD '48), Parksley, Va., 11/10/16.
Robert W. Sagnette (ARE), Roanoke, Va., 10/17/16.
Burnell B. Williams (AGEC), Blairs, Va., 10/16/16.
Vernon G. Eberwine Jr. (IE), Suffolk, Va., 1/8/17.
Woodrow W. Gorbach (PSCI), Washington, D.C., 10/31/16.
Barnard F. Jennings (BAD), Fairfax, Va., 9/24/16.
Nathan Kurzrok (IE '48), Scottsdale, Ariz., 9/19/16.
A. Crenshaw Reed Jr. (IE '48), White Stone, Va., 10/14/16.
Thomas D. Styles (HORT '49), Locust Grove, Va., 11/26/16.
James "Gordon" White Jr. (ME), Glen Allen, Va., 11/10/16.
William C. Boykin (IE), Midlothian, Va., 7/10/16.
Eleanor Edgar Brooks (EDSS, EDSS '55), Prescott, Ariz., 3/22/16.
C.A. Burfoot (EE), Homer, La., 11/9/16.
George D. Crosby (FW), Charlottesville, Va., 10/27/16.
Alvah H. Eubank Jr. (BAD '49), Savannah, Ga., 12/5/16.
Cary F. Milliner Jr. (ME '48), Onley, Va., 11/10/16.
Joe W. Phipps (GAG), Independence, Va., 9/7/16.
Joseph M. Crockett Jr. (FW '49), Lynchburg, Va., 8/25/16.
Harold "Bat" F. Battelene (ME), Scottsdale, Ariz., 9/20/16.
Julia "Frances" Farmer (SOC), Newbern, Va., 10/8/16.
Albert L. Matthews Jr. (BC), Hacienda Heights, Calif., 8/2/16.
Frederick A. Overly (ME '49), San Antonio, Texas, 10/13/16.
Algie L. Spencer (AGED '47, AGED '47), Woolwine, Va., 8/18/16.
John B. Watlington (CHE), Harrisonburg, Va., 9/25/16.
Hugh "Bud" E. Clougherty Jr. (ACCT), Harrisonburg, Va., 11/8/16.
Stanley Cohen (ARE, CE '51), Cincinnati, Ohio, 12/30/16.
H.H. Dunston Jr. (EE), Glen Allen, Va., 11/19/16.
Jesse "Jake" P. Jacobs Jr. (IE), Las Cruces, N.M., 9/9/16.
James W. Lester Jr. (EE), Chelsea, Mich., 11/20/16.
James "Al" Lyle Jr. (IE '48), Lynchburg, Va., 12/20/16.
Clarence "Mac" Mahanes (IE), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/8/16.
C.M. "Dee" Montgomery (EE), Bethlehem, Penn., 1/11/17.
Clarence A. Robins Jr. (ME), Johnstown, Colo., 10/28/16.
W. C. "Bill" Bascom Sr. (IE), Charlottesville, Va., 9/18/16.
John R. Budner (GBUS), Powhatan, Va., 9/1/16.
Robert "Bill" Q. Collier (ME), Whispering Pines, N.C., 9/28/16.
Elijah H. Grigg Jr. (CE), Falls Church, Va., 10/11/16.
Virginia Atkins McCrickard (BAD), Huntsville, Ala., 4/6/16.
Robert T. Pickett III (EE), Charlottesville, Va., 12/6/16.
William G. Pittard (BAD '51), Buffalo Junction, Va., 10/9/16.
Edwin C. Shriver Jr. (EE), Webster, N.Y., 9/11/16.
John R. Simmerman (ACCT), Radford, Va., 12/11/16.
James E. Stevens Jr. (ME), Punta Gorda, Fla., 11/9/16.
Alexander "Don" Stone Jr. (AGE), Isle of Palms, S.C., 1/12/17.
William T. Withers (CHE), Lynchburg, Va., 9/29/16.
James J. Young (CHE), Granville, Ohio, 9/27/16.
Willard L. Davis (BAD), Raleigh, N.C., 12/27/15.
Cornelia Gates Dobyns (BAD), Roanoke, Va., 10/20/16.
Harold J. Harlowe (IE), Yorktown, Va., 11/22/16.
C.W. Hickey Sr. (ME), Charlotte, N.C., 9/11/16.
Clark A. Hodges Jr. (AGED), Thomasville, N.C., 11/22/16.
Don M. Lemon (ME), Roanoke, Va., 9/23/16.
John C. Morgan Jr. (AGEC '50), Buckingham, Va., 12/16/16.
Philip L. Payne (ME), Warrenton, Va., 10/10/16.
Benjamin M. Richardson (PSCI), Roanoke, Va., 12/20/16.
Kyle C. Smith (AGED), North Manchester, Ind., 12/28/16.
Robert S. Spratley (ME), Richmond, Va., 1/11/17.
Glenn W. Suter (STAT), Delanson, N.Y., 1/3/17.
John V. Sutton (ARE '52, ARE '52), Greensboro, N.C., 11/21/16.
Clarence V. Braswell (ME), Bristol, Tenn., 3/3/16.
Donald G. Cochran (ENT), Hampstead, N.C., 11/12/16.
William T. Cook (ME), Midlothian, Va., 12/31/16.
Nelson Moore Magee (ARE), Rome, Ga., 03/18/17.
Joseph C. McAlexander Jr. (ME), Anna, Texas, 10/3/16.
Edward R. McCarthy (CHEM), Port Matilda, Penn., 11/12/16.
Wilmer B. Poteate (ME), Hatteras, N.C., 9/17/16.
D.R. Progulske (FW), Gainesville, Fla., 10/17/16.
Henry G. Rouland (EE), Elkton, Fla., 11/2/16.
Philip A. Shepherd (AGE), Chandler, Ariz., 11/4/16.
Joseph B. Willson (ANSC), Richmond, Va., 1/11/17.
Lloyd J. Buckwell Jr. (BAD), Valparaiso, Ind., 1/1/17.
Tyler T. Elgin Jr. (ME), Lexington, Ky., 11/2/16.
Harry M. Payne (AGRN), Winchester, Va., 11/30/16.
Terrell D. Moseley (ME), Lynchburg, Va., 10/8/16.
C. Scott Pugh Jr. (ME '56), Richmond, Va., 12/2/16.
Donald L. Sage (IE), Henrico, Va., was elected chair of the Board of the River City Faith Network of the Richmond Baptist Association, and the Pioneers' Board of Directors.
Jo Ann Smith Trail (GHEC), Moscow, Idaho, was inducted into the Idaho Smart Women, Smart Money Hall of Fame.
Richard M. Arnold (IE) and Dawn Musser, Blacksburg, Va., 7/16/16.
Richard B. Bailey Sr. (BAD), Caldwell, Ohio, 6/21/16.
Joseph W. Bunts Sr. (POUL), Ruckersville, Va., 9/1/16.
Roland "Skeezix" H. Coles (ANSC '55), Roanoke, Va., 11/17/16.
John F. Eberman (ARE '58), Blacksburg, Va., 1/17/16.
Jean Short Hutson (MHFD '79), Roanoke, Va., 12/30/16.
Stanley J. Janusz (IE), Sellersburg, Ind., 10/2/16.
Robert D. Grisso (AGEC '58, AGEC '58), McDonough, Ga., 9/20/16.
Edward D. Madison (CE), Burbank, Calif., 6/25/16.
Compton "Buddy" R. Moses (BAD '60), Henrico, Va., 10/14/16.
W. Edward Pence (ANSC), Haymarket, Va., 1/9/17.
Roy L. Wright (ARE), Valrico, Fla., 11/24/16.
Robert R. Adams (CHEM), Oakton, Va., 2/25/16.
Carson "Pete" H. Durham III (ACCT), Shallotte, N.C., 12/18/16.
Robert H. Lewis (ME '60), Bena, Va., 1/1/16.
Archie R. Montgomery (CE), Tallahassee, Fla., 5/6/16.
Freddie J. Schmidt (ACCT), Carmel, Ind., 11/13/16.
William W. Sitton (GAG '59), Riverside, Calif., 7/20/16.
Harry "Pete" E. Walburg Jr. (BIOL), Oak Ridge, Tenn., 9/23/16.
James G. Anderson Sr. (AGED), Winchester, Va., 9/17/16.
F. Jerry Cline (EE '60), Charlotte, N.C., 12/9/16.
Robert R. Harrell III (ME), Suffolk, Va., 11/13/16.
Joseph G. Heller Jr. (BAD '60), Rockport, Texas, 1/7/16.
Samuel D. Judge (EE), Keedysville, Md., 12/16/16.
David P. Robinette (AGED, VOED '65), Meadowview, Va., 12/8/16.
Robert C. Wiltshire (CE '60), Williamsburg, Va., 10/13/16.
Gilbert P. Davis Jr. (ME), Richmond, Va., 10/22/16.
Keethan C. Disbrow (BAD '59), Richmond, Va., 11/19/16.
Seymour "Sy" R. Kotler (EE '61), Annapolis, Md., 11/23/16.
Jerre C. Lumsden (AGEC), Glade Hill, Va., 1/8/17.
Barbara L. Morris (MATH), Vienna, Va., 10/23/16.
Bruce N. Parker (BAD '61), Glen Allen, Va., 1/9/17.
John W. Waddill (ME), Chester, Va., 12/1/16.
James M. Wyatt Jr. (BAD), Martinsville, Va., 12/29/15.
Daniel J. DeYoung (CE), Jacksonville, Fla., 11/11/16.
William A. Graham Jr. (ASE '60), Edwards AFB, Calif., 9/29/16.
William B. Morrow Sr. (EE '62, EE '66, EE '67), Katy, Texas, 11/22/16.
Charles R. Nuckols (BAD '64), Annandale, Va., 12/19/16.
M. Douglas Slusser (GBUS), Lititz, Penn., 1/9/16.
D.F. Williams (IE), Weems, Va., 1/11/16.
Thomas S. Winston III (BAD '62), Midlothian, Va., 11/29/15.
E. Eldred Floyd (AGEC), Snellville, Ga., 1/10/17.
Ralph L. Riggs Sr. (BAD), Salem, Va., 9/28/16.
Leonard Brand (CE '63, CE '63), Weems, Va., 3/15/16.
Doris Lanier Cocke (GHEC), Hurt, Va., 11/15/16.
J. Thomas Luck (EE '64), Damascus, Va., 1/3/17.
Marilyn McConnell Connor (HEED '65), Westland, Mich., 11/5/16.
Mitchell T. Harris (ME '65), Washington, N.C., 11/20/16.
Thomas J. Harshbarger (FW, FW '69), Christiansburg, Va., 6/23/16.
Robert M. Leffew (HIST), Midlothian, Va., 10/12/16.
James "Tom" Owen Jr. (DE), Dublin, Va., 10/5/16.
Marion G. Smith (DE), Boykins, Va., 12/31/16.
George L. Yowell (BAD), Nashville, Tenn., 6/19/16.
S.R. "Butch" Barringer (ME), Newport News, Va., authored a book, "Fighting for General Lee: Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade," that was awarded the 2016 Historical Book Award by the North Carolina Society of Historians.
Peter Y. Burke, (ME), Chesterfield, Va., authored a book, "Technical Career Survival Handbook: 100 Things You Need to Know."
Jaan Holt (ARCH), Alexandria, Va., was awarded the Architecture Medal for Virginia Service by the American Institute of Architects Virginia.
George M. Blair (CE), Suffolk, Va., 12/1/16.
Douglas A. Dowdy (ME), Blairsville, Ga., 2/6/16.
Wilton W. King (EM), Chamblee, Ga., 11/21/16.
Arthur R. Batchelder (AGRN), Fort Collins, Colo., 12/6/16.
R. Calvert Esleeck Jr. (MKTG, ACCT '72), Midlothian, Va., 10/15/16.
Glen E. Michael (HIST), Pelham, Ala., 10/30/16.
Alfred S. Wyllie III (EE), Apex, N.C., 9/11/16.
R.A. Boynton (ARCH '69), Richmond, Va., was appointed to the Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
G.E. "Jerry" Carpenter (BC '68), Ridgeway, Va., 11/23/16.
Charles R. Finfgeld (PHYS '68), Clarksburg, Md., 10/28/15.
Robert E. Fitz Jr. (ME), Lewisburg, Tenn., 11/22/16.
Donald W. Fowler (ME), Oxford, Conn., 12/2/15.
Paul L. Reed (METE '68), Portsmouth, Va., 10/20/16.
Edgar R. Savage (ANSC), Edenton, N.C., 11/5/16.
James R. Shelton (ANSC '68), Atlanta, Ga., 5/18/16.
Donald B. Russell (IE), Woodland, Wash., is a member of the National Academy of Construction class of 2016.
John "Tom" Crispin (ARE), Montpelier, Va., 1/28/16.
Gordon A. Mapp (IE), Charlotte, N.C., 10/12/16.
Richard H. Mills (ME), Cocoa, Fla., 10/7/16.
Bobby G. Schenk (EE), Glen Allen, Va., 10/10/16.
Joseph C. Smith (CE), Bristol, Tenn., 12/4/16.
John W. Vaughan Jr. (AGEC '73), Lexington, N.C., 1/12/17.
Roger "Marty" Winn (ANSC), Axton, Va., received the 2016 Pomp Berger Progressive Cattlemen's Award from the Pittsylvania County Cattlemen's Association in recognition of his accomplishments in the beef cattle industry.
John P. Baber (ACCT), Mechanicsville, Va., 11/10/16.
Elizabeth Crawford Donald (EDBS '70), Lexington, Va., 12/5/16.
Roy N. Fitzer (BAD '70), Cedar Bluff, Va., 8/24/16.
Trudy Knicely Henson (MKTG), Aiken, S.C., 10/30/16.
A. Harvey Lemmon (ANSC), Woodbury, Ga., 1/8/17.
Marvin L. Lovern (BC '70), Mendham, N.J., 12/2/16.
I.M. Perry (HORT), Saint Petersburg, Fla., 10/7/16.
Gray Coyner (ANSC), Upperville, Va., was appointed to the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Donald T. Cashion (BIOL), Virginia Beach, Va., 10/9/16.
Charles W. Eisenhower Jr. (EE), Clifton, Va., 12/16/15.
Joan Luistro Enderle (HIST), Bradenton, Fla., 10/28/16.
Otto Gutenson (BIOL), Lovettsville, Va., 9/20/16.
William S. Beamon III (PSYC, IE '75, IEOR '79), Marietta, Ga., 11/3/16.
Walter B. Crickmer (MGT), Bluefield, W.Va.., 2/1/16.
Jerry K. Hudson (HIST), Richmond, Va., 1/23/16.
Charles D. Hunt Jr. (BAD '72), Marietta, Ga., 12/21/16.
Philip R. Lawrence (MATH '72), Burke, Va., 11/5/15.
Herman "Stan" Muir III (IEOR), Portland, Ore., 1/30/16.
Chilton H. Shorter Jr. (MGT), Palmyra, Va., 1/22/16.
Nora Rutherford Bailey (HNF), Bluefield, Va., 11/14/16.
Robert E. Farmer (ME), Winston Salem, N.C., 12/1/16.
Wayne A. Thompson (HIST), Alexandria, Va., 12/28/16.
Mary W. Biggs (MHFD, MHFD '79), Blacksburg, Va., was elected president of the Virginia Association of Counties for 2016-2017. She is the first president from Montgomery County, Va.
Carole G. Bouthilet (EDCI '74), Amissville, Va., 4/26/16.
R. Carter Cox (DE, EDCI '79), Hillsville, Va., 12/17/16.
Steven W. Gift (ARCH), Anna Maria, Fla., 10/28/16.
Bernard L. Thompson (EDSC), Cross Junction, Va., 10/24/15.
Charles G. Tinkler Jr. (ME), Gaithersburg, Md., 3/17/16.
John C. Harves (EDSC '75, BAD '83), Olney, Md., authored a book, "The Ultimate Soccer Dictionary of American Terms."
David A. Burrow (EE), Savannah, Ga., 10/26/16.
Edward Cutright (CE), Mechanicsville, Va., 11/22/16.
Janice Goad Hudnall (SOC), Hillsville, Va., 10/22/16.
David B. Quarles (AGRN), Fort Morgan, Colo., 10/7/16.
Larry C. Rinaca (ASE '75), Georgetown, Tenn., 9/7/16.
William W. Zimmerman (PLPP), Yuma, Ariz., 11/28/16.
Cindy Andrew Formica (BIOL '76), Marietta, Ga., was elected president of the Northside Hospital Auxiliary.
Angela E. Roberts (PSCI '76), Richmond, Va., was the first black woman to be elected as judge in Virginia. She presided over the Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for 26 years before retiring.
Charles E. Dowdy (ENGL '80), Roanoke, Va., 10/5/16.
James R. Grant Jr. (ME, ME '76), Jupiter, Fla., 11/28/16.
James F. Harris (MICR '76), Virginia Beach, Va., 11/29/16.
Michael G. White (DASC), Addison, N.Y., 1/12/17.
John B. West (MKTG), Atlanta, Ga., is a strategic client advisor for Sterling Risk Advisors.
Stephen M. Moore (PSCI), Ellerslie, Ga., 11/4/16.
Richard E. Hearne (AOE), Tampa, Fla., 6/11/16.
Roland L. Kendrick (BIOL), Gretna, Va., 12/3/16.
Michael X. Kolpak (FOR, CHEM '81), Schwenksville, Penn., 8/15/16.
Judith Burnside Peoples (PSYC '78, PSYC '82), Louisville, Ky., 11/5/16.
Gardner C. Pomper (EE, EE '79), York, Penn., 11/12/16.
Samuel M. Snyder (CS), Waynesboro, Va., 11/26/16.
Danny G. White (SOC), Emporia, Va., 9/10/16.
Thomas H. Mills III (ARCH, ARCH '93), Blacksburg, Va., received the 2016 Associated Schools of Construction Outstanding Researcher Award.
David G. Shore (FOR), Newburg, Mo., retired from the National Forest System with more than 36 years of service.
Steven L. Spurlock (ARCH), Washington, D.C., is principal of Quinn Evans Architects.
Alberta A. Warren Barth (EDCI), Camp Hill, Penn., 1/1/17.
Robert M. Bourque (ETE), Mechanicsville, Va., 8/26/16.
Daniel J. Love (HIST '79), Loveland, Colo., 2/15/16.
Robin Macher Albrecht (DE, EDVT '81), Manassas, Va., was named the Business and Information Technology Secondary Teacher of the Year by the National Business Education Association.
Gordon E. Groover (ANSC, AGEC '88, AAEC '01), Blacksburg, Va., was named associate professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Michele Sparks Stuart (IEOR, IEOR '83), Bethlehem, Penn., was recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year by the Society of Women Engineers.
Donald W. Hammond (FIN), Lewisburg, W.V., 9/13/16.
John M. Kiger (MGT), Staunton, Va., 10/1/16.
Charles W. Thomson (CE), Arlington, Va., 4/8/16.
Robin K. Reid Turner (BIOL), Hinton, W.Va., 9/15/16.
Charles E. Vaughan (ME), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/20/15.
Doris P. Mason (EDVT, EDVT '84), Yorktown, Va., 11/26/16.
Daniel W. Robinson Jr. (HIST), Grant, Ala., 11/1/16.
John M. Rodgers (BIOL), Stafford, Va., 10/11/16.
Michele Pugh Spruill (SOC), Newport News, Va., 12/30/16.
Wayne R. Sass (PSCI), Fullerton, Calif., received a Ph.D. in organizational leadership from Regent University.
Janet Palmer Arehart (MGT), Penn Laird, Va., 1/30/16.
Gregory A. Hester (MATH), Sugar Land, Texas, retired from Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. after a 34-year career as a geophysicist.
Geoffrey J. Gray (SOC), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/24/16.
Connie M. Palmieri Kympton (HRIM '83), Midlothian, Va., 11/6/15.
David S. Anderson (PAPA), Celebration, Fla., has authored two books, "Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide" and "Further Wellness Issues for Higher Education: How to Promote Student Health During and After College."
Newton S. Lee (CSA, CSA '84), Tujunga, Calif., authored a book, "Total Information Awareness."
Susan M. Eaton (SOC), Sidney, Maine, 8/22/16.
Florentius Chan (PSYC), Walnut, Calif., 1/21/16.
Ervin "Lynn" Suydam (EDVT, EDVT), Saint Louis, Mo., 10/19/16.
Jo A. Murphy Underwood (EDPE), Blacksburg, Va., 11/13/16.
Rebecca Ingram Boone (PSYC), Chapel Hill, N.C., is a senior director of clinical research at Roivant Sciences.
Valerie Jones (EDSP), Virginia Beach, Va., received two Emmy awards for interview/discussion programs from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-Atlantic chapter.
Phyllis E. Graham (EDSP), Princeton, W.Va., 12/31/16.
Elizabeth A. Holloway (HORT), Mills River, N.C., 1/24/16.
Lora A. Reed (BION), Newport News, Va., 11/9/16.
Kelly G. Southard (ARCH), Orange, Va., 11/4/15.
Gregory A. Edwards (COMM), Arlington, Va., 9/20/16.
Jerrell N. Fink (EDAD, EDAD '88, EDAD '89), Max Meadows, Va., 11/3/16.
Marvin D. Washington (PSCI), Rockville, Md., 1/16/16.
Lisa Davis Clark (PSCI), Princeton, W.Va., was elected to a second term as a family court judge and juvenile drug court judge in West Virginia's 12th circuit.
Woodrow E. Herndon (EDVT), Saltville, Va., 3/28/16.
Steve Ewankowich (ME), Raleigh, N.C., is the OEM account manager for central North Carolina at Rockwell Automation, Cary, N.C.
Gina Rudd French (MGT, BAD '92), Roanoke, Va., was promoted to chief of staff in Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business.
Paul E. Rossler (IEOR, ISE '91), Blacksburg, Va., was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for his work in trademark law in Tulsa, Okla. Also, he was included in the 2016 edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Kusum Singh (EDRE), Blacksburg, Va., was named professor emerita by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Carolyn L. Robinson Della Mea (EDRE), Winston-Salem, N.C., 11/4/16.
Robert A. White (CHEM), Roanoke, Va., 12/3/16.
Stephen A. Hughes (FIN), was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against the University of Virginia.
Barbara L. Grossl Drigalla (MSCI), Kearney, Mo., 9/22/15.
Walter J. Simpkins Jr. (AT '89), Richfield, N.C., 11/2/16.
Courtney A. Couch Johnson (FW '92), Kamiah, Idaho, received the U.S. Forest Service 2016's Gifford Pinchot Award for Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education.
Christopher J. Stubbs (FOR), Stephens City, Va., is superintendent of Monocacy National Battlefield in Maryland.
Barbara A. Buskill (EDAD), Richland, Va., 10/5/16.
Charles E. Watson (STAT, ENGL '93, ENGL '95, EDCI '07), Watkinsville, Ga., published a book, "Teaching Naked Techniques: A Practical Guide to Designing Better Classes."
Heather C. Heady (ELED), Charlotte, N.C., 5/12/16.
Joel E. Henry (CSA), Missoula, Mont., is a senior counsel to the Intellectual Property Practice Group for Michael Best & Friedrich.
Steve L. McMullin (FIW), Fort Myers, Fla., was named professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Robert W. Ward (COMM), Arlington, Va., is chief operating officer for Skanska USA Commercial Development, New York.
Andrew L. Mayer (ARCH), Willis, Va., 10/22/16.
James R. Taylor (SOC), Canton, Ga., 11/7/16.
Adrianne L. Bennett (PSCI), Norfolk, Va., was appointed chairman of the Virginia Parole Board by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Vernon L. Wildy Jr. (ISE), Glen Allen, Va., has published his second book, "Reunion at McBryde Hall."
Peter B. Nosek (ACCT), Charlotte, N.C., 9/30/16.
Nima Sharifi (BIOL), Beachwood, Ohio, was the recipient of the 2017 Richard Weitzman Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award of the Endocrine Society. He has been published in Nature and Lancet Oncology.
Judy McIntire Springer (IS), Swedesboro, N.J., received the 2016 Pro Bono Publico Award from the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Court for her work with the Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, Dependency.
Kevin W. Leclaire (ISE, ECAS), Great Falls, Va., a son, 11/22/16.
Robin R. Comfort (EDCI), Grundy, Va., 9/15/16.
Michael A. D'Altrui (COMM), Sea Girt, N.J., is a partner for an insurance agency that was chosen as the National Agency of the month.
Andrea M. Lawson (TA), Clayton, N.C., 11/14/16.
Brian T. Boylan (ISE, SYSE '02, IT '04) and Priya Gowda-Boylan (PSYC '03), Leesburg, Va., a son, 11/23/16.
Bibi Ghoushbeigui Dietrich (IS, MGT '01), Mission Viejo, Calif., a daughter, 8/1/16.
Richard N. Bowen Jr. (HIDM '97), Youngsville, N.C., 5/8/16.
Susan M. Gibson (FW '97), Redondo Beach, Calif., 12/1/16.
Mark A. Spinelli (CPE), Haymarket, Va., is a technical specialist for the law firm of Harness Dickey & Pierce in Reston, Va.
Jeffrey T. Shiver (CE '00), Fort Mill, S.C., 9/13/16.
Charles E. Simmons (BAD), Raleigh, N.C., 12/8/16.
Kevin Baird (ISE), Middletown, Del., was recognized in Delaware Today magazine as a Top Lawyer 2016.
Raphael R. Castillejo (AE '00, ECAS '00), San Diego, Calif., assumed command of the USS Stockdale while deployed in the South China Sea.
Heather M. Massie (TA), New York, N.Y., has performed extensively in theaters regionally and nationally. She wrote and performed a play, "Hedy! The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr."
Kathryn K. Neuville (IS), Arlington, Va., a daughter, 6/18/16.
Keion Carpenter (HIDM), Buford, Ga., 12/29/16.
Edwin G. Wagoner II (DASC '01), Independence, Va., 12/22/16.
Trenton D. Bauserman (PSCI), Washington, D.C., served as special assistant to the President and house legislative affairs liaison, working on energy and environmental issues at the White House and in Congress under former President Barack Obama.
Brian M. Chapman (IDST '01), Miami Beach, Fla., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against Duke.
Stephanie L. Fidler (HORT), Tampa, Fla., was promoted to the role of Natural Resources Southeast Business Unit Leader at Cardno.
Benjamin M. Grossman (HIST) and Natalie Keyser Grossman (PSCI), Pikesville, Md., a son, 4/23/16.
Katherine Johnson Cipkala (ACIS), Gilbert, Ariz., a son, 11/4/16.
Thomas Lee (CHE), Columbia, S.C., a daughter, 11/25/16.
Dawn Kushner Mason (BIOL '03), Jacksonville, Fla., a son, 10/27/16.
Kristin Parrish Sroka (CHE) and David P. Sroka (BIT '03), Durham, N.C., a son, 7/27/16.
Christopher M. Gewain (ACIS), Santa Ana, Calif., was promoted to partner for Moss Adams LLP.
Emily C. Winslow Lilly (PSCI), Beckley, W.V., was among 13 women to graduate from the first integrated Armor Basic Office Leader Course and is the first female armor officer in the Army National Guard.
Nicholas P. Behrman (PSYC) and Christine E. Jennison (ECON, HIST), Midlothian, Va., a daughter, 5/3/16.
Elizabeth Miller Howe (HNFE '03), Charlottesville, Va., a son, 9/14/16.
John A. Majeski (HIST) and Meagan Schroeder Majeski (HNFE), Red Bank, N.J., a daughter, 9/1/16.
Michael D. Meucci (CPE), McDonald, Penn., a daughter, 1/10/17.
Angela Ohler Vizina (ART), Hobe Sound, Fla., a son, 11/5/16.
James E. Miller (HIDM, EDPE '08), Pembroke, N.C., is head football coach at Reinhardt University in Georgia.
Theresa Cimorelli Wills (MATH), Springfield, Va., is an assistant professor at George Mason University.
Alicia B. Alford (HD, EDCI '06), Fishersville, Va., a son, 12/21/16.
Todd B. Helton (MGT, BAD '13) and Lauren Gully Helton (MINE '12), Charlotte, N.C., a son, 12/29/16.
Aaron M. Teitelbaum (BIOC), Danbury, Conn., a son, 10/20/16.
Andrea Fisher Weissbart (HTM), Mechanicsville, Va., a daughter, 12/9/16.
Kendra M. Edwards (COMM), Roanoke, Va., was named recipient of Harris Corp's Ten under Ten award.
Christopher T. Franck (STAT), Blacksburg, Va., was named an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech.
John N. Hall (FIN), Lynchburg, Va., is president of Lynchburg Wealth Management.
Adam G. Strickler (FIN), Arlington, Va., served as an advisor with the National Security Council under former President Barack Obama.
Ryan J. Fisher (HIST, PAPA '07) and Jennifer Patterson Fisher (URPL '09, GSCR '09), Springfield, Va., a son, 9/22/16.
Adam S. Abramson (ENGL), Los Angeles, Calif., won a 2016 Emmy Award for digital production on "The Late Late Show with James Corden."
Catherine J. Huff (COMM), Forest, Va., was promoted as partner with Gentry Locke.
Andreas N. Kinn (PUA), Martinsburg, W.V., is a special assistant to the Asian Affairs Directorate at the White House.
Nathan A. Lahy (LAR), Chesapeake, Va., is director of planning and landscape architecture for Miller-Stephenson & Associates PC.
Sandra Dodd Hindman (PSYCH) and John Mitchell Hindman (FIN '07), Leesburg, Va., a daughter, 1/16/17.
Elizabeth A. Hart (COMM), Washington, D.C., received the 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Sidra A. Kaluszka (ARTF), Pilot, Va.,was awarded best in show for her painting at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center's National Aquarius Watermedia Exhibition 2016.
Daniel Lentz (IDS), Newbury Park, Calif., founder of Aquapaw, launched his first product, the Aquapaw pet bathing tool, a wearable combination water-sprayer and scrubber.
Earl Brown Jr. (MGT, ECON) Montclair, N.J., was appointed campus operating officer for Berkeley College in New Jersey.
Joshua Joseph Jr. (CE) Baton Rouge, La., was named chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Southern University and A&M College.
Megan M. Seibel(EDCT '07, LSAE '12), Roanoke, Va., was named Virginia's assistant secretary of agriculture and forestry.
Christi Michelle Byrd Santora (PSYC), and Jason G. Santora (EE '09), Chesterfield, N.J., a son, 5/11/16.
Zachary N. Strass (CE), Saint Robert, Mo., 3/7/16.
Sean A. Yemen (MKTG), Charlottesville, Va., 11/6/16.
Benjamin C. Strause (CEM), Alexandria, Va., 8/6/11 earned his professional engineer license.
Nicholas A. Delpopolo (FIN) and Laura E. Blue Delpopolo (FIN, ACIS) Arlington, Va., 6/4/16.
Laura Gonser Felter (CE) and Andrew Felter, Baltimore, Md., 10/9/16.
Lindsey Bryant Jacob (COMM) and Michael G. Jacob (BIT), Reston, Va., 6/4/16.
Michael R. Puterbaugh (ACIS, ACIS '10) and Christina Brianne Robinson Puterbaugh (PSYC '12, HD '12, HD '15), Reston, Va., 8/20/16.
Kara James Vellines (ENG) and Mike Vellines (CE '11), Christiansburg, Va., a daughter, 2/25/17.
James R. Heckler (MINE) and Kristina Mueller (FIN), Columbia, Md., 7/29/16.
William M. Tuttle (MKTG) and Mallory Taylor Tuttle (GSCR '14, HTM '14), Portsmouth, Va., 10/1/16.
Bethany Laine Lanier (PSYC) and Andrew W. Lanier (SOC '11), Auburn, Ala., a son, 8/25/16.
Michael B. Hynden (HIST), Fredericksburg, Va., 12/30/16.
John D. Thomas (CHEM, EDCI '12), Blacksburg, Va., 10/13/16.
Patrick W. Bates (CHEM), Jacksonville, Fla., was selected as one of the Hokie Heroes at the football game against Boston College.
Joshua C. Dworkin (CE), Virginia Beach, Va., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against Notre Dame.
Catherine Larochelle (ECAG, GSCR) Blacksburg, Va., was named assistant professor of agriculture and applied economics with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech.
Sydney J. Plackett (CE), Virginia Beach, Va., is a licensed professional engineer.
Peter T. Velz (ENGL), Centreville, Va., served as a special projects director, working closely with the White House press corps under former President Barack Obama.
Jessica L. Guerro (MKTG), and Steven Balk Jr., Manassas, Va., 10/22/16.
Kelsey Anne Deitz Guth (BIOL) and Matthew B. Guth (FIN, ACIS), Williamsburg, Va., 8/20/16.
Adam J. Joerger (ME) and Heather Nicole Athens Joerger (HIST), Suffolk, Va., 10/8/16.
Alicia Eileen Ring Thomas (ELPS) and Matthew A. Thomas, Wytheville, Va., 10/22/16.
Anna Judge Goldman (ITDS) and Benjamin J. Goldman (ME, ME '13), King George, Va., a daughter, 11/3/16.
Rebecca G. Fay (GBUA), Greenville, N.C., 1/2/17.
Andrew T. Lott (CE), Goldsboro, N.C., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against Pittsburgh.
Rebecca C. May (LAR), Alexandria, Va., is an urban designer with Rhodeside & Harwell.
Lauren Beecher (SPAN, BIOC) and Thomas M. Cardman, Reston, Va., 9/10/16.
Lee F. McKinnon (PSCI) and Kellie Jean Davies McKinnon (PSCI), Topsail Beach, N.C., 11/19/16.
Lindsay E. Clark (PSYC), Pulaski, Va., completed a six and one-half month thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to the summit of Mt. Katahdin in Maine.
Kelsy Dominick (AHRM, IS), of Haymarket, Virginia, staged a fashion show in December at the Arte y Moda 20th anniversary show in Havana, Cuba, the first American to do so since 1960. She was also invited to show at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May.
Stephen A. Guardipee (EPP), Salem, Va., joined Hatcher Law Group as a family law attorney in Charlotte, NC.
John L. Hinsdale (AHRM), Johns Creek, Ga., was selected as the Hokie Hero at the football game against Miami.
Jonathan E. Runge (LAR), Alexandria, Va., is a landscape designer with Rhodeside & Harwell.
Danylo A. Villhauer (CE), Mechanicsville, Va., is an associate with Dewberry in Richmond, VA.
Sophia Karatsikis Ruiz (COMM, EDCI '14) and Bradley M. Ruiz (DAE '15, DOE '15), Virginia Beach, Va., 10/1/16.
Jonathan W. Abada (ACIS), Richmond, Va., is an in-charge accountant at Lanigan, Ryan, Malcolm & Doyle, P.C. in Maryland.
Peter A. Schadt (ECON), Bethlehem, Penn., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against Syracuse.
Marie Yacone Tully (PSYC), Stafford, Va., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the football game against the University of North Carolina.
Vittorio "Vic" Bonomo, associate professor of finance and a 1993 winner of the William E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence, died on April 20 in Blacksburg.
Jacqueline Eaves, a housekeeping manager in the Facilities Department at Virginia Tech for 28 years, died Feb. 2. She was president of the Christiansburg Institute's alumni board for more than 20 years, nominated for the 1997 President's Award for Excellence, and received the Virginia Tech Staff Leadership Award in 2009.
Michael "Mike" William Hyer, the N. Waldo Harrison Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and affiliate professor of the Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, died on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
John William Layman (mathematics '54, M.S. '56, Ph.D. theoretical physics '58), associate professor emeritus with the Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics, died Feb. 8. Layman served as a faculty member from 1958 to 1995.
Ali Nayfeh, a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Virginia Tech's Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, died on March 27. Nayfeh was a world-renowned scholar, teacher, and researcher in the field of nonlinear dynamics.
Peggy Meszaros, the highest-ranking woman in Virginia Tech's history, died in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, on April 18. Meszaros held two emerita titles, the William E. Lavery Professor Emerita of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and Provost Emerita, both conferred after her 2016 retirement. Meszaros served nearly six years as senior vice president and provost, and later became founding director of the Center for Information Technology Impacts on Children, Youth, and Families.
Arthur "Art" Rosenfeld (physics '44), a physicist known for successfully championing the cause of energy efficiency in appliances and buildings, died Jan. 27 in Berkeley, Calif. Rosenfeld began his efficiency campaign during an Arab oil embargo in 1973, beginning with a decision to turn out the lights in all 20 offices in the laboratory where he worked. His recommendations were incorporated first into California law under Gov. Jerry Brown, then at the federal level, leading to Rosenfeld's nickname — and lasting legacy — as "the father of energy efficiency."
Paul Frederick Zweifel, a University Distinguished Professor in the Virginia Tech College of Science's Department of Physics and a longtime supporter of the arts at Virginia Tech and in Blacksburg, died Feb. 12.
Paige M. Neubauer, of Virginia Beach, a communication studies major, died March 31.
Taylor Albert Rydahl, a Ph.D. student in the computer science department in the College of Engineering, died March 14.