In summer 2014, Kathryn Duffey ’09 studied key species re-introduction efforts of the great steppe in Mongolia, the “Land of the Blue Sky”. Kathryn, who currently resides in Canton, took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Advanced Inquiry Program.
Shauna (Kemp) Barham ’09 is working in the Intensive Care Unit at Unity Hospital in Rochester, New York. She has completed and passed the Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses (CCRN) exam, a national certification for critical care recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Completion of this certification included an 8-week preparation course and an examination. Shauna and her husband, Benjamin, live in Brockport, with their daughter, Sophia.
Eric Wilson ’13 is the Owner and Head Coach at Cuyahoga Falls CrossFit. Eric is a CrossFit L-1 Trainer, CrossFit Football Trainer, and CrossFit Strongman Trainer. He is Co-Owner and Offensive Coordinator for the Summit County Storm Minor League Football Team in Akron. Eric majored in exercise science and played football all 4 years at Malone. Learn more at www.cuyahogafallscrossfit.com
Michael Medure ’95 has been the principal at Franklin Elementary school in the Massillon City School District for the past six years and was a finalist for the 2014 Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators Distinguished Principal Award. Medure was honored to be nominated by his staff members who consider him to be an excellent role model and appreciate his commitment and dedication to students and families. Read more here:
In summer 2014, Alex McMahan ’07 studied traditional ecological knowledge of the Makushi and the potential of local wisdom to guide conservation initiatives in the South American country of Guyana. Alex, a teacher at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in Stow took the graduate course in pursuit of his master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.
Jarod Nottingham ’03 is Fuel Procurement Manager at Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. of Canton and volunteers as the PTO President for Avondale Elementary School. He is married to Jaime (Anderson) ’03 and they have three children, Bree (7), Reese (5), and Dax (3). Jarod encourages everyone to collect Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education for your local school or for Avondale Elementary.
In summer 2014, Elizabeth Unger ’13 studied what it takes to save species in the wild and engage with local partners developing and testing site-specific methods of community engagement to sustain ecological and social health in Hawaii. Elizabeth, who lives in Akron, took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.
Barbara Potts ’08, M218 graduated from Kent State University with her Master of Library and Information Science and was hired at Liberty University as a Research Assistance Librarian, Faculty status.
Tim Carmany is one of 160 artists in the Akron Art Prize contest on display in downtown Akron art galleries. Tim’s artwork is entitled “Advanced Anatomy #7″ and is painted on 6 overlapping windows in 3-D fashion. It is on display at the Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. For more details, see www.downtownakron.com/artprize.
Tim is the manager at The Hub Gallery and Studios in Canton.