R. Paul Farrell Jr. (EE) was selected for induction into the New York Water Environment Association's inaugural Hall of Fame
Allen T. St. Clair (BAD) was named the 2002 "Realtor of the Year" by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association
Dean R. Hanson (ECON) was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame
Clifford M. Robinson Jr. (CE) was named to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni of Tech's Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Cathy Seeley (MATH) became president-elect of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
J. Christopher Fox (BC), president of Fox Builders and Developers Ltd., was inducted into the Washington D.C. Boxing Hall of Fame
James E. Archer (IE) was promoted to brigadier general in the Army Reserve and serves as assistant division commander of the 95th Division (IT) in Oklahoma City. He is vice president of sales and marketing for Blue Ridge Beverage Co. in Salem, VA
Lynn G. Hancock (ELED) was appointed principal of Sunrise Elementary School in Kent, Wash.
Judith I. Bailey (EDAD) was approved by Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees as the university's seventh president
Janice L. Hardrath (MATH) accepted a position as chief technology officer with Censis Technologies Inc.
John G. Kines Jr. (UA) was appointed by Gov. Mark Warner and confirmed by the Virginia General Assembly to the five-member Virginia Commission on Local Government
James V. Meath (UA) was chosen to chair the Virginia Bar Association Board of Governors
Nancy K. Cook (ANSC), Pet Food Institute vice president for technical and regulatory affairs, was named to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade for processed foods
William J. Madia (CHEM) was promoted to executive vice president of laboratory operations at Battelle's world headquarters in Columbus, Ohio
Anne C. Wennerstrom (GBUS), a member of the Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State, is now posted to the American Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, as the financial management officer
John C. Blanton (ME) has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International
Michael R. Kansler (ME), chief operating officer of Entergy Nuclear Northeast, was named president for the northeast region
Sandra J. Zettersten (ARCH) is the first vice president of the European chapter of the American Institute of Architects and organized the Berlin Conference in May
Stephen R. Deloach (CE) was appointed associate director of engineering, design, and construction at the Smithsonian Institution
Christopher E. Mandel (MGT) was elected chief risk officer for the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. He was also appointed chairman of Enterprise Risk Management Committee at USAA in San Antonio, Texas
David B. Newton (FIN) accepted a position as church administrator at Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon, Miss.
Cynthia G. Imperato (PSYC) was appointed by Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to a circuit judgeship in the 17th Judicial Circuit in Broward County, assigned to the criminal division
Stephen F. Jones Jr. (GBUS) has joined Risk Management Associates Inc. as vice president of direct sales
Mary Anne T. Mandel (MKTG) was appointed associate teaching director for Community Bible Study's San Antonio chapter
Jerry R. Picard (CS) was promoted to project director for Unisys Corp. in Reston, Va.
Eric J. Shaw (PSYC) was selected to command Coast Guard Barque Eagle, "America's Tall Ship," the only square-rigger in U.S. government service
Michael Tatalovich (ARCH) works at the Philadelphia-based architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning firm Kling and has participated in an affiliation with the Boston-based design firm Stubbins Associates
Eric S. Fanelli (FOR) joined the Washington State division of Rayonier Inc. as director of Northwest Forest Resources
R. Christopher Rosenthal (ACCT), a director and chairman of the business valuation and litigation services group at Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, was elected to the board of directors of Civic Works and was also elected president of the Maryland chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth
Gary J. Taylor (NSE), chief operating officer of Entergy Nuclear South, assumed the role of chief executive officer of Entergy's nuclear businesses
Douglas L. Unger (CE) was appointed a vice president of Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon Inc.
Robert J. Celani (FIN), a certified reliability engineer for The Boeing Co., was appointed to the board of directors of the Boeing Helicopter Credit Union and to the Middletown Township Parks and Recreation Committee
Patrick J. O'Connor (EDVT) has published a book, Think You Know America?, designed to encourage children and adults in workplace education programs to read
J. Michael Shoemaker (AOE) was promoted to vice president and general manager of ZIN Technologies Inc.
C. Frederick Drummond (ENGL) assumed command of VAQ-128, an EA-6B Prowler squadron based at NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., where he is a commanding officer in the U.S. Navy
Michael H. Morris (BMKT), professor of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises in the School of Management at Syracuse University, has been elected to the board of directors of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
A. Majid Sarmadi (CT), professor and chair of the department of environment, textiles, and design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received the 2002 Harold DeWitt Smith Memorial Medal
Corwin D. Chamberlain (FW) was recalled from the reserves into the Navy and serves on the USS Kearsarge in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Edward T. Knickman (VM), after 17 years of small animal veterinarian experience, has established his own practice, Madonna Veterinary Clinic, in Harford County, Md.
Timothy B. Lowe (EE) joined BlueFin Research Partners as vice president, IT industry analyst
Lori Seward (IEOR) was promoted to senior instructor in the systems division of Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder
Stephen M. Stinnette (ARCH) is working at the Philadelphia-based architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning firm Kling and has participated in an affiliation with the Boston-based design firm Stubbins Associates
Paul A. Tarantino (FIN) was promoted by The Boeing Co. to project manager on a national missile defense program in Anaheim, Calif.
J. Eric Claunch (ESM) was promoted to lt. col. in the USAF in April and will remain stationed at the National Reconnaisance Office in Chantilly, Va.
Tina L. Cook (ELED) was inducted into the Omicron Beta Zeta chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu honor society for accomplishment in Tech's M.A. program in instructional technology
David P. Isbell (ARCH), director of engineering and design for Naval Facilities Engineering in Naples, Italy, has received the Navy's Meritorious Civilian Service Medal for exceptional dedication and meritorious service
Scott D. Master (ARCH) has joined the Baltimore-based architectural firm of Grieves Worrall Wright & O'Hatnick Inc. as a project manager
James Q. Talley (ME), named General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products' 2002 Engineer of the Year, works at the Burlington, Vt., operations as director of aircraft systems engineering
Kenneth B. Williams (CHEM) received the Award for Excellence in Teaching from Francis Marion University, where he holds the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Chair in Chemistry
Timothy L. Mantz (PSCI) commands the 429th Forward Support Battalion in the 29th Infantry Division (Light)
Ayad N. Al-Saigh (ME), a full-time 767 pilot for American Airlines, was promoted to commander in the Naval Reserve unit attached to squadron VR-59 in Fort Worth, Texas
Michael B. East (HIST) was promoted to assistant special agent-in-charge with North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation
James F. Gloeckner (ARCH) works at the Philadelphia-based architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning firm Kling and has participated in an affiliation with the Boston-based design firm Stubbins Associates
Glenn M. Mathews (PSYC) was promoted to senior director of client services with Sykes Enterprises and will oversee operations in the U.S., Manila, and Costa Rica
J. Kevin McGraw (BIOL) appeared on "The NBC Nightly News" to discuss a new medical procedure for the treatment of compression fractures of the spine and published the largest prospective study on vertebroplasty in a national medical journa
Dawn M. Shook (MGT) was awarded the information systems security professional certification in March
Xiang Chen (STS) was promoted to full professor in the philosophy department at California Lutheran University
Richard L. Derrico (FIN), an attorney with Copenhaver, Ellett, Cornelison & Derrico, was appointed to the board of directors for the Commonwealth Catholic Charities
Charles D. Fisher Jr. (ENGL), named an associate fellow of the Society for Technical Communication, is the software documentation manager for Datatel Inc. and teaches technical writing at the University of Maryland University College
Ray A. Mottley (CE) was reassigned to the Office of the Civil Engineer, HQ U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon and will be working in the Civil Engineering Environmental Directorate
Samuel J. Waldon (ECAS) is a new member of the partnership of Baker Botts L.L.P. in the areas of commercial litigation, securities litigation, securities enforcement, and white-collar criminal defense
Cynthia A. Arnold-McKenna (MESC) was appointed to vice president of technology, responsible for coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers, and inks, at Eastman Chemical Co.
Russell J. Herakovich (FIN) left SunTrust Robinson Humphrey to join GE Healthcare Financial Services as an originator in the corporate finance group
Kelly S. Nylund (MINE) has been re-elected province director of chapters for Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
Matthew M. Winston Jr. (MKTG) was appointed to the board of directors of the Southern Regional Council
Keith S. Buckley (PHED) received a master's of health administration from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University and is employed by Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., as administrative manager of outpatient surgery
Angela T. Glasscock (ANSC) is a registered laboratory animal technologist as recognized by the American Association of Laboratory Animal Medicine. She is a laboratory animal facility manager at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Maria Lugo (PSYC) was promoted to director of international student services at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Va.
Janet D. Neal (BAD), an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, received the Best Paper Award from the Travel and Tourism Research Association for "The Effects of Tourism Services on Travelers' Quality of Life: A Macromarketing Issue"
Rick H. Schneider (ARCH) is the lead/principal at Inscape Studio in Washington, D.C.
Charles A. Conway (PSCI) has been named to the 2003 Ford Motor Company National Negotiations Planning Team
Barry E. Daniels Jr. (MGT) earned an M.B.A. in May from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and is an associate professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Matthew J. Sabo (FSCI) was appointed director of research intelligence for Lynx Consulting Group to lead its new research intelligence practice to serve the life sciences professions
Melinda F. Emerson-Heastie (COMM) was one of three nominees for the Black Enterprise Small Business Award for Rising Stars
Joseph L. Emling (BIOC) passed the Certified M.B.A. Exam from the International Certification Institute and will be a charter member of the Association of Certified M.B.A.s
Carrie H. Frye (ID) was promoted to associate in the firm of Narmour Wright Associates in Charlotte, N.C.
Jason P. Livingston (ACCT) was promoted to assistant director for contract administration for the United Network for Organ Sharing and will continue as staff attorney in its corporate counsel department
Shane C. Parson (AGE), Blacksburg project manager at Anderson & Associates Inc., was appointed chairman of the urban stormwater committee for the New River Watershed Roundtable
Jennifer G. Schrage (HRIM) owns TRP Restaurant Enterprises Inc. and McKinley's Restaurant Enterprises Inc. Operations include three restaurants in North Carolina and Virginia, and a catering business in Raleigh, N.C.
Brett H. Freeman (COMM) received an A.O.S. degree in baking & pastry arts from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y., and is a pastry chef at The Savoy Hotel in London
Stephanie L. Gaulding (BIOL) is a validation engineer with Eli Lilly and Co., working on the new Manassas, Va., facility
Jeffrey D. Graveline (HIST) graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was a senior editor on the Alabama Law Review. He joined the commercial litigation firm of Engel, Hairston & Johanson, PC in Birmingham, Ala.
Karin H. Johnes (FCD) is the director of Greek life at Washington University in St. Louis
Daniel B. Skinner (ME) entered the M.B.A. program at Cornell University's S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management in May
Brett A. Vassey (PAPA) is president and chief executive officer of Virginia Manufacturers Association
Amy L. Alderton (ANSC) completed a Ph.D. in animal science at the University of Connecticut and joined the faculty of the University of Kentucky's Department of Animal and Food Science
Eric L. McMullen (GEOL) was designated a naval flight officer while serving with Training Squadron 86, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.
Paula J. Moore (CE), an assistant project manager at Anderson and Associates Inc., volunteered for the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers' annual MathCounts competition
William D. Weaver (COMM) assumed command of Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment in Tacoma, Wash.
Joshua E. Allison (ARCH) was promoted to associate in the firm of Narmour Wright Associates in Charlotte, N.C.
Robert M. Ballenger (COMM) was hired as an assistant news producer at National Public Radio
Jonathan D. Battaile (MGT) was hired as a first officer on a Beech 1900D aircraft for CommutAir/Continental Connection
Alexandra K. Butterfield (SOC) is the coordinator of multicultural affairs at Christopher Newport University and was voted the Administrator of the Year by the student body
Jody B. Check (BIOL) received an M.S. degree in physical therapy from The Medical University of South Carolina
Susan D. Strayer (COMM), a career consultant for Johns Hopkins University and a syndicated bi-weekly career advice columnist, launched her own business, University and Career Decisions
Chris J. Woronka (BAD) was named assistant vice president of equity research at BB & T Capital Markets in Richmond, Va.
Jason T. Grubbs (PSCI) received a J.D. from Wake Forest University, was admitted to the North Carolina bar, and joined the Collins Law Firm in Kernersville, N.C., as an associate
Adam C. Mull (ARCH) passed the Architectural Registration Exam and is a project architect for Stephen Rankin Associates in Chicago. He is registered in Utah and was involved in the venue design and site management for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games
Kevin C. Settle (PHED) was designated a naval flight officer while serving with the 12th Flying Training Wing, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
Kirsten F. Waltz (ARCH) was promoted to associate at Steffian Bradley Architects, a leading Boston-based international architectural firm
Christopher Hughes (CE) was reassigned as the executive officer of D Company, 577th Engineer Battalion
Michael E. Kalcevic (BIOL) accepted a position at Johns Hopkins University as senior research tech II
Kevin D. Young (CE), a Blacksburg, Va., project engineer for Anderson & Associates Inc., was awarded the Via Scholarship at Virginia Tech
Geoffrey S. Laux (MKTG) was promoted to mortgage officer at SunTrust Mortgage
Jessica A. Rexroth (APSC) is studying at the Royal Veterinary College in London, where she won the 11th Annual Martin Wills Memorial Trust Award in the under-26 division, recognizing a high-quality journalistic feature by a young person with a background in horseracing
Erin P. Silvoy (BIOL) was promoted to global philanthropy program associate at the State Street Corp.
Christopher L. Almond (CE) graduated from the Basic Civil Engineer Corps Officer School
Anne K. Hicks (ARTF) is a designer in the advertising design department for Fredericksburg, Va.'s largest regional newspaper, The Free Lance-Star
Adam J. McCarthy (PSCI) graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.
'88 Peter Hanley and Laura Burleson, 11/29/02
'90 Paul T. Girardo and '91 Pamela L. Robinson, 5/25/02
'90 Amy Sorber and John Klein, 10/4/02
'92 Mark R. Bartholomew and Paige McRae, 12/28/02
'93 Christopher N. Ramsey and Stephanie Dawn Martin, 4/19/03
'94 Jill Elizabeth Norris and Brian Scott Wells, 10/19/02
'96 Amy L. Phillips and Benjamin W. Alderton, 9/28/02
'96 Suzanne Updike and Lewis K. Martin III, 5/13/03
'96 Edmund Tan and Genea Lynette Rodriguez, 9/20/02
'97 Susan F. Flora and J. R. Lugones, 5/18/02
'97 Dale D. Vosburgh and '98 Nancy E. Koglin, 3/22/03
'98 Ian B. DeMeritt and Angela D. Vilhauer, 5/17/03
'98 Todd A. Upchurch and '01 Audra M. Vest, 12/28/02
'99 Stephen L. Camara and '99 Sarah Elliott, 8/24/02
'99 Tonya J. Monroe and Mark A. Oskarson, 12/28/02
'00 Stephen E. Martin and T. Dawn Mahoney, 3/1/03
'01 Thomas M. Davis and Susan E. Powell, 4/26/03
'02 Craig C. Dotson and '02 Nicole Sarah Jorde, 7/20/02
'02 Kristina Matern and '02 William W. Montgomery, 12/23/02
BIRTHS & ADOPTIONS
'78 Charles R. Sheppard, a son, 3/26/03
'81 Fred H. Minson III, a daughter, 2/17/03
'83 Jeffrey W. Farrar, twin sons, 4/25/02
'85 Alan J. Bowman, a daughter, 10/3/02
'85 Janice O. Riedel, a daughter, 10/29/02
'86 Kimberly A. Hambric and '86 Stephen A. Hambric, adopted a daughter, 10/30/02
'87 E. Kent Austin, twin daughters, 3/11/03
'87 Patricia F. Edmonds, a daughter, 11/8/02
'87 Charles W. Welch, a daughter
'88 Dana C. Davis and '88 Daniel K. Davis, a daughter, 1/22/03
'89 Michelle M. Blackburn and '90 Fred K. Blackburn, a son, 1/1/03
'89 Dana T. Johansen-Kilrain, a son, 9/20/02
'89 John R. Tilton, a daughter, 2/4/03
'90 Lisa K. Guillaume, a daughter, 2/22/03
'90 Scott A. McGovern, twin sons, 8/27/02
'90 Sheri J. Olson, a daughter, 2/12/03
'91 Jennifer B. Boe and '91 Randall W. Boe, a son, 8/6/02
'91 Christina D. Merritt, a son, 1/1/03
'91 Rick H. Schneider, twin daughters, 10/02
'92 Charles A. Conway, a son, 12/6/02
'92 Robert E. Jones III, a daughter, 9/26/02
'92 Elizabeth D. Mason and '92 Scott H. Mason, twin daughters, 4/5-6/03
'92 Kevin J. McNiff and '94 Michele T. McNiff, a daughter, 4/22/03
'92 Dwight D. Walker, a son, 3/4/03
'93 Patrick J. Bowman, a daughter, 2/6/03
'93 Amy P. Fitzgerald and '94 Preston H. Fitzgerald Jr., a son and daughter, 1/17/03
'93 Angela P. Keiser, a daughter, 4/28/03
'93 Aaron F. Snyder, a daughter, 2/25/03
'94 Joseph L. Emling and '96 Suzanne S. Emling, a son, 3/23/03
'94 Avelonia S. Quarrie, a daughter, 6/6/02
'94 Michael A. Szymanski, a daughter, 11/4/02
'95 Nicholas DiValerio III, a son, 2/22/03
'95 Christopher W. Lewis and '95 Kristen T. Lewis, a son, 2/12/03
'95 Eric G. Parr, a daughter, 1/27/03
'95 Jeffrey W. Wilder, a daughter, 4/4/03
'96 Amy M. Campbell, a daughter, 2/20/03
'96 Amy F. Johnston and '96 Jason W. Johnston, a son, 9/9/02
'96 Monica H. Vinluan and '96 Roderick C. Vinluan, a daughter, 5/16/03
'97 Matthew S. Unruh and '02 Elizabeth S. Unruh, a daughter, 6/20/02
'98 Miriam H. Groener and '02 Markus K. Groener, a daughter, 4/5/03
'98 Erin F. Supplee and '98 Ryan R. Supplee, a son, 3/5/03
'99 Jennifer M. Roy and '99 Ryan S. Roy, a son, 4/14/03
'00 Edith-Anne P. Duncan, a son and daughter, 4/11/03