Emily Hess ’04, Ph.D., a visiting assistant professor of History at Ashland University, was recently honored with an Academic Mentor Award for her academic leadership with regard to students beyond the classroom. Dr. Hess was nominated by a current student and received an engraved silver plate.
Sarah Dickey ’10 has published her first book, Ode To Love: A Journey of Awakening, “a Rumi-esq prose poem accompanied by black and white photography”. This is the first title coming out of Cool Creative Press, an Indie Publishing Company that Sarah Dickey founded in 2017. Cool Creative Press discovers writers committed to the climatic adventures of living through a creative lens and whose voices exhibit authenticity and positivity in the world. Check out https://coolcreativepress.com.
Alicia Wilkins ’83 writes, “In August 2017, I completed 30 years at the Logan County Libraries in Bellefontaine, Ohio. I have been the Reference Services Manager since 2002. Thank you, Mrs. Dorothy Lawson and Miss Jan Anderson!”
James Abbott ’80 was nominated by President Donald Trump, and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on November 16, 2017, to become Member, Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years.
A son, Logan Adam, adopted by Michelle (Howard) ’07 and Rich McElrath on June 26, 2017. Michelle is a special education teacher for Marlington Schools. The family lives in Kent.
Tara Hilverding ’16 is now a Mental Health Technician at Coleman Professional Services of Kent, Ohio.
Joelle (Cochran) Stine ’02 accepted a managerial position with Thomson Reuters. She is now a Content Team Lead in the Financial & Risk division. She celebrated her 15 year anniversary with the company in August of 2017.
David Garwood ’11 is Communications Technician at the City of Dublin Police Department (OH).
Alexis Kreiner ’16 was awarded the $5,000 Ludel Saugaveot Public Relations Scholarship from the Akron Press Club and the John S. Knight Foundation (Akron Beacon Journal). Alexis is a teaching assistant and directs Communications at TIMKATIC School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Andrew McNulty ’12, ’16 MBA is a Commercial Banking Credit Analyst at Farmers National Bank of Canfield. Andrew is a member of the Malone Young Alumni Board of Directors and a former president of the Board.