Rocky Point, N.Y., retired from teaching in 2001 after 31 years
of service. He is working part-time at the Long Island
Science Center, which elementary students visit
on field trips. Both of
his children are getting married this year.
(M.A.), Cisco, was named president of Cisco Junior College last
fall. He began his career at the college in 1974 teaching government
and history part-time and later became a full-time instructor
and administrator. He also served on the Cisco City Council for
Odessa, worked as an adult probation officer for 24 years after
coaching and teaching at Permian High School. He retired for
six months in 1998 and then became director of the Odessa YMCA.
He attended North Texas on a track scholarship and says many things
he learned in and out of the classroom have served him well
('91 M.S.), Forney, recently celebrated her 11th anniversary
as the librarian at Dallas Baptist University. She is in charge
of acquisitions, technical services and the automated library
Lillian Faulkner Baggett,
Dacula, Ga., retired as a professor in the English department at
Union University in 1998. She is married to James
Alex Baggett ('72 Ph.D.). (See Bookshelf.)
M.A.), Omaha, Neb., has been named interim dean of the College
of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska
at Omaha. A professor
of marketing, he joined the faculty in 1984 and has served as
associate dean of the college for three years.
George B. Foster,
Lafayette, La., president of Foster Marketing Communications, is
the recipient of the 2003 Silver Medal Award from the Acadiana
Advertising Federation. The award recognizes outstanding contributions
to advertising industry standards, creative excellence and responsibility
in areas of social concern.
('81 M.F.A.), Dallas, has been appointed chief executive
officer of the Dallas Historical Society. He has 23 years of experience
as an exhibit curator, including 14 years as the director of exhibits
for the Museum of Natural History.
Dallas, is a program specialist with Dallas ArtsPartners, an organization
that provides arts-in-education programming and
trains teachers to incorporate arts and cultural experiences into
their classroom curriculum.
(M.L.S.), Thatcher, Ariz., is a reference librarian at Northern
Arizona University. She provides services to NAU distance students
and faculty and provides some reference services for Eastern
Arizona College students.
M.P.A.), Albuquerque, N.M., is a retired special agent with the
FBI. He has worked with the Terrorism Investigations Course for
the U.S. Department of State Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program.
Joe Barrera Jr.
('76 M.M.), Glendale, Calif., composed music for the television feature
Fatal Kiss on Cinemax and for the TV documentary The Red Crusade, which
air on PBS
Garland, is appearing on Talk Radio 1080 on the Ask Andrea
She gives tips on shops that carry interior decorating and home
improvement items and gives advice on how to undertake various
projects to listeners who call or e-mail the show.
Chicago, Ill., works for the Department of Gerontology at Illinois State University.
M.M., '82 Ph.D.), Fort Worth, joined Dallas Baptist University
an assistant professor
Houston, has been promoted to vice president of finance and principal
accounting officer of Boots and Coots International
Well Control Inc. He was previously the controller.
Houston, is the assistant vice president for AIG Global Investment
Corp. He has been in Houston since 1982.
Danny L. Dunn
(Ph.D.), Joshua, has been named vice president of R&D analytical chemistry
at Alcon Labs. He joined the company as a senior scientist in 1978.
Cooper Hudson ('78
M.S.), McGregor, who teaches math at McGregor Junior High School,
was honored in February as the Outstanding Citizen of McGregor
for her school, church and community work. She and her husband,
John, have two children, Karen and Alan.
Texas City, is a professor of music at the College of the Mainland
in Texas City. He performs with his group, Sparky's Jazz Express,
and the Galveston Symphony Orchestra. An April concert by his ensemble
featured trumpeter Marvin Stamm ('61)
as guest artist. Koerner also judged jazz festivals in Sugarland,
Brenham and Fort Worth this spring.
Kathy Hoppe Bynum,
Springs, Okla., teaches graduate counseling courses at Oral Roberts University
and maintains a private marriage and family therapy practice. She earned her
doctor of ministry degree in May.
Flower Mound, is coaching varsity soccer at Flower Mound High
He is only the second Texas high
school soccer coach to win 400 games in his coaching career.
His record this April stood at 412-91-31.
L. Schepf ('85 M.Ed.), Irving, was named the 2003 Secondary Teacher
of the Year by the National Business Education Association. He
has been a business and computer science instructor for the past
25 years in the Irving ISD.
(M.S.), Independence, Mo., has worked as a volunteer with autistic
children, paraplegics and seniors. He has published articles in
Linn's Stamp News and the American Philatelist
and is taking graduate courses in library science. He is also a
regular blood donor — over the past 24 years he has donated
approximately 108 pints of whole blood.