Jeremy Todd Armstrong, Esq. Biology 2008, has passed the bar. Jeremy received his J.D. degree from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, class or 2014.
Yuan (Eva) Chen, Biochemistry, 2014, was accepted into the 2014 entering class of the Master of Cytopathology Practice (MCP) Degree Program in the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She was awarded the University of Tennessee A&D Chancellor Scholarship, named after Andrew D. Holt who was a former president of the University of Tennessee.
Lorrainee Delgado with her fiance’, Javier Santiago
Lorainne Delgado, Natural Science 2002 & MHIRT 2001, announced her engagement to Javier Santiago. He popped the question after a romantic balloon ride at sunset. She is currently a quality control biochemist at GSK in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Lauren D’Surney, Biomedical Science 2013, and Xinyu von Buttlar, Biochemistry 2011, have just started the M.S. in Pharmacology program at UTHSC.
Catherine Gluszek, Biochemistry 2011, and Austin Gooch, Mechanical Engineering 2011, were married on Saturday, October 5, 2014.
Jessica Green, Biochemistry 2013, is teaching high school chemistry at Arlington High School.
Captain Whitney Heath Vickery, Biology 2008, DMV 2012, and her husband, Stephen, announce the birth of their son, Eliott Luther Vickery. Whitney and Stephen are in the army and currently stationed in Misawa Air Base in Japan.
Dr. Rob Kissell, Biology 1986, accepted a position with Tennessee Tech University that began in August. He is the Chair of the Biology Department.
Bobby and his fiancee’
Bobby Lawrence, Biology 2007, announced his engagement to Jessie Barton. Bobby is currently a medical student at Dubusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Ashley Miller, M.S., Biology 2006, is currently at the University of Memphis working for the Center for Research in Educational Policy as a research associate. She just published her first journal article: Identifying Predictors for Children Witnessing Intimate Partner Violence, in J of Family Violence (2014) 29:675-679. Simonne S. Nouer & SeèTrail N. Mackey & Nathan G. Tipton & Ashley C. Miller & Pamela D. Connor.
Lauryn Murphy, Biology 2013, was accepted to the CBU Physician Assistant program.
Luanzo Lung’Aho, Chemistry 2012, is teaching high school chemistry at Frazier High School.
Mallori’s daughter’s first steps … to meet her dad
Mallori Poff Longhridge, Biology 2006 & Baptist School of Nursing 2011, is a nurse at Lebonheur Children’s Hospital. Her daughter, Amelia, met her dad, Scott, for the first time because she was born during his deployment.
Dr. Brent Prentiss, Biology 2006, graduated from Tennessee State University in Physical Therapy (2014) and was recently married to Dana Marie Hinton. The couple is back in Memphis from Nashville and Brent is currently interviewing for jobs and expects a position shortly.
Rachel Reese Covington presenting her poster.
Rachael Reese Covington, M.S., Biomedical Science 2012, presented a poster as part of her M.S. thesis work. It was at the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and is entitled: “Implementation of Crisis Intervention Training in Genetic Counseling Training Programs”.
Cameron Volpe with her poster
Cameron Volpe, Biology 2013, currently a student at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, had an abstract accepted for publication in the veterinary student online journal, The Vet Gazette, Volume 50 Issue 3. Cameron conducted a project this summer at Mississippi State entitled “Thermal imaging assessments of body temperature in the equine eye, muzzle, and coronary band,” and presented a poster at the 2014 Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium at Cornell University this July.