Natasha Saje (Col '76 ) recently published two books, Vivarium, a book of poems; and Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory, a book of essays. She is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City and also teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, a low-residency MFA program.

Posted 09/16/2014

Eston “Dusty” Melton (Col '76 L/M) has been elected secretary of the first national board of directors of Scouts for Equality, the nonprofit organization that spearheaded the successful effort to allow openly gay youth to be members of the Boy Scouts of America. The organization is currently leading the campaign to end the Boy Scouts of America’s ban against adult volunteers who are openly not heterosexual. Mr. Melton, former chief political writer for the Miami Herald, is chairman of Global Projects Inc., a Miami-based political consulting and lobbying firm.

Posted 12/08/2014

Donald C. Wright (Law '76 L/M) was elected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best Lawyers.” An attorney with Rogers Towers in Jacksonville, Fla., Mr. Wright was recognized for his expertise in trusts and estates.

Posted 12/08/2014

Karen King Brazell (Col ’76, Educ ’80 L/M) is a Supreme Court of Virginia Certified Mediator and Certified Parent Educator, serving Westmoreland, Essex and Richmond County juvenile and domestic relations courts. She is also a grant writer for several agencies and nonprofits.

Posted 06/02/2011

Peter E. Broadbent Jr. (Law ’76 L/M) has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine as a top attorney in Virginia for 2011 in utilities law. Mr. Broadbent practices business, intellectual property, governmental and telecommunications law as a partner with Christian & Barton in Richmond, Va.

Posted 07/05/2011

Henry C. Clifford (Col ’76) is vice president of marketing and sales for AquaBounty Technologies in San Diego. The company is developing salmon that could be the first genetically modified food animal approved for consumption by the FDA.

Posted 02/24/2011

Doug Gehley (Arch ’76) is the East Coast operations manager at SHW Group. Mr. Gehley’s new responsibilities will include office and staff management, recruiting, education, training and financial management for SHW Group’s Baltimore, Reston and Charlottesville offices. In addition, he will continue to serve the firm as an associate principal, with project and business development responsibilities.

Posted 02/08/2012

Don Graeter (Law ’76) was ranked No. 6 in the nation in Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s “Top 50 Consultants” list. Mr. Graeter is director of investments for Central Bank in Louisville, Ky., working with two sons, Drew and Spencer.

Posted 02/17/2011

Kathryn Albright Hardesty (Col ’76 L/M) researched and edited a book, O’Bannon: Lieutenant Presley Neville O’Bannon, Hero of the War with Barbary Pirates in Tripoli, written by Trudy J. Sundberg. Ms. Sundberg was Ms. Hardesty’s high school English teacher.

Posted 02/08/2012

Daniel J. Hoffheimer (Law ’76) is chairman of the board of the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts in Cincinnati. The festival features more than a dozen musical and theatrical performances and showcases the visual arts. Mr. Hoffheimer has also joined the board of concert:nova, an exploratory chamber music ensemble, which presents classical music, often with cross-disciplinary artistic partners, in off-beat venues.

Posted 08/28/2012

Vernon Tesh (Col ’76) has been appointed associate dean for faculty affairs and curriculum management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Bryan, Texas. Mr. Tesh is also professor of microbial and molecular pathogenesis in the TAMHSC College of Medicine.

Posted 08/28/2012

Stan Twardy Jr. (Law ’76 L/M) is managing partner of the Day Pitney law firm.

Posted 04/26/2012

Linda Pressman Wenger (Col ’76) has joined Uniting Against Lung Cancer as its executive director. The foundation funds innovative research to find a cure for the nation’s leading cancer killer and works to increase awareness of the disease.

Posted 02/17/2011

Linda Pressman Wenger (Col ’76) has joined Uniting Against Lung Cancer as its executive director. The foundation funds innovative research to find a cure for the nation’s leading cancer killer and works to increase awareness of the disease.

Posted 02/17/2011

Michael Woodford (Engr ’76) has been promoted to vice president, standards, of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute in Arlington, Va. Mr. Woodford is a fellow of the Standards Engineering Society, serving as its certification committee chairman. He is a recipient of the American National Standards Institute’s Meritorious Service Award and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineering Exceptional Service Award.

Posted 04/05/2011