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The following pictures are of SU alumni who are currently on our Mentor Network or have come back to recruit current SU students. We are very grateful to them for their efforts. If you are an alumni of SU and would like to recruit current SU students or be on our Mentor Network, please contact our office at the contact information on the bottom of this page. (Click on many of the pictures to enlarge)

Click on major below to find Alumni Mentors:

Biology Alumni

Deirdre Campbell

Employer: ICON Clinical Research

Major: Biology/Pre-Health

Year of Graduation: 1998

Job Title: Clinical Researcher

Jennifer Gardner

Employer: Natural Resource Professionals in Baton Rouge, LA. (The company specializes in Wetland mitigation, however they are beginning to expand into the cultural resource management field.)

Major: Biology - I am currently finishing my Master's Degree in Anthropology at Louisiana State University.

Mary Beth Claude (Potter)

Mary Beth Claude (Potter)

Employer: Wildlife International, Ltd. (located in Easton, MD)

Job Title: Aquatic Biologist (a function includes Study Director)

Majors: BS in Biology-BS in Environmental/Marine Science (Dual Degree at UMES)

Year of Graduation: 2005

Dr. John Christopher Kennedy

Dr. John Christopher Kennedy, M.D., M.Sc.

Employer: The University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

Majors: B.S. Biology and B.A. Psychology

Year of Graduation: 1999

Job Titles: Resident Physician, Internal Medicine-Resident Physician, Pediatrics

Andrew W. Nahas

Andrew W. Nahas

Employer: Gundersen Lutheran (Wisconsin)

Job Title: Optometrist

Major: Biology / Minor : Chemistry

Graduation Year: 1991

Business Alumni

Paul Bissman

Employer: Bissman Enterprises Inc.

Major: M.B.A.

Graduation Year: 1995

Job Title: Owner

Scott Byers

Scott Byers

Employer: US Department of Homeland Security

Job Title: Program Manager - Office of Security Operations

Major: Business Management

Graduation Year: 2005

Don Taylor

Don Taylor

Employer: Perdue Farms Incorporated

Job Title: CIO / Chief Information Officer Major: Management Information Systems

Graduation Year: 1973

Master's Degree: Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Graduation Date: December 1976

Kevin Hooker

Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton

Major: Business Management

Graduation Year: 2008

Job Title: Consultant

Wade Adkins

Wade Adkins

Employer: McGladrey

Major: Dual major Ė Accounting and Management Information Systems

Year of Graduation: 2005

Job Title: Manager

Todd Watson

Employer: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Job Title: Vice President, Analytics

Major: Finance/Management

Year of Graduation: 1994

*Perdue Scholar

Stephanie Willey

Stephanie Willey

Employer: Comcast Spotlight

Job Title: Local Sales Manager

Graduated in: 1982

Major: in Business Management

Joe Serio

Joe Serio

Employer: Quality Health Strategies

Job Title: Director of IT

Major: Business

Year of Graduation: Class of 93

*MBA from another school in 2002

B.J. Allen

B.J. Allen

Employer: Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Major: Business Administration/Accounting

Graduation Year: 1984

Job Title: Real Estate Broker/Sales Agent

*Residence-Honolulu HI

Matt Rhoades

Matt Rhoades

Employer: Wilderness Point Investments

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Major: BS Accounting

Graduation Year: SSU 2002

Jeff Mizia

Jeff Mizia

Employer: United States Investigative Services (USIS)

Major: Business Administration/Management

Year of Graduation: 2005

Job Title: Investigator

Communication Arts Alumni

Joshua Chamberlain

Employer: Authentic Entertainment

Major: Communication Arts

Graduation Year: 2004 Grad

Job Title: Online Editor

Jessica Cline

Jessica Cline

Employer: The ACI Group-www.aci.com

Job Title: Recruiting Coordinator

Major: Interpersonal/Organizational Communications with a Minor in Marketing Management

Graduation Date: May 2008

Shevon M. Turner

Employer: GSA-General Service Administration

Job Title: Office Manager

Major: Communication

Graduation Year: 2005

 Eric M. Finkelstein

Eric M. Finkelstein

Job Title: Associate Director of Residence Life

Employer: St. Johnís University (NY)

Major: BA-Communication Arts

Year of Graduation: 1999

*M.Ed, Post Secondary Education 2001

Elizabeth Coccia

Elizabeth Coccia

Current Employer: Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Job Title: Associate Director of Admissions

Dual Major: Communication Arts and English

Year of Graduation: 2006

Masters: Post Secondary Education (2008)

Megan Timm

Employer: Wells Fargo

Job Title: Recruiter

Major: Communication Arts

Minor: Marketing/Management

Graduation: December 2007

Education Alumni

T.S. Buckmaster

T.S. Buckmaster

Yr: 1990

Major: Education Admin

Co: Cape Henlopen School District

Jennifer Ruark

Jennifer Ruark

Yr: 1992

Major: Elem Ed/ Administration

Co: Dorchester County Public Schools

Andrew Todd

Andrew Todd

Yr: 1998

Major: Math

Co: Somerset Co. Schools

Dwayne Abt

Dwayne Abt

Yr: 1998

Major: Elem. Ed

Co: Dorchester County Public Schools

David Decker

David Decker

Yr: 1992

Major: Elem. Ed

Co: Somerset Co. Schools

Matthew Donovan

Matthew Donovan

Yr: 1996

Major: Bio Secondary Ed Minor in Chemistry

Co: Caesar Rodney School District

Bonnie Johnson

Bonnie Johnson

Yr: 1983

Major: Education

Co: Seaford Schools

AJ Lathbury

AJ Lathbury

Yr: 1980

Major: Science, Bio, Math

Co: Sussex Technical

Lloyd Taylor

Lloyd Taylor

Yr: 1970

Major: Elem. Ed.

Co: Queen Anne's County

Emily Gibson

Yr: 2005

Major: Math Secondary Education

Co: Talbot County Public Schools

Kim Graham

Kim Graham

Yr: BA 1998 MA 2002

Major: PoliSi, Secondary Ed (History)

Co: Vision Quest

Regina Gates

Yr: 1976

Major: Masters in Education

Co: Talbot County Public Schools

Ellen Hanner

Ellen Hanner

Yr: 1988

Major: Elem. Ed

Co: Fredrick County Public Schools

JR Burkhart

JR Burkhart

Yr: 1999

Major: Elem. Education

Co: Talbot County Public Schools

Leah Cochol

Leah Cochol

Employer: Baltimore County Public Schools

Major: Elementary Education with Middle School Math

Graduation Year: 2004

Special Educator (Masters Dec. 2006)

*Picture is of my working in Quito Ecuador this past spring!

T.J. Hood

Employer: Washington County Public Schools

Major: History-Secondary Education

Class: 2005

Title: Social Studies Teacher, Head Track Coach-Smithsburg High School

Tara (Nibert) Strain

Employer: Montgomery County Public Schools

Major: Elementary Education

Year of Graduation: May 2002

Job Title: 6th English Teacher, English Resource Teacher, and 6th Grade Team Leader

Shannon Otto

Employer: Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Job Title: 2nd Grade teacher

Major: Elementary Education

Graduation Year: Class of 1993

English Alumni

Amanda P. Meyers

Amanda P. Meyers

Armstrong World Industries

B.A., English, 2002

Public Relations Mgr., Armstrong Flooring Products

Steven T. Lessner

Steven T. Lessner

Employer: Michigan State University, Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures Department

Major: English- Writing and Rhetoric Track

Year of Graduation: 2005

Job Title (s): Instructor of First Year Writing at Michigan State University, PhD Student in Rhetoric and Writing at Michigan State University, Assistant Editor of CCC Online

Elizabeth Coccia

Elizabeth Coccia

Current Employer: Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Job Title: Associate Director of Admissions

Dual Major: Communication Arts and English

Year of Graduation: 2006

Masters: Post Secondary Education (2008)

Carrie Ann Miller

Employer: AmDyne Corporation

Major: English Literature

Year of Graduation: 1999

Job Title: Project Manager

Environmental Issues

Andrew Landsman

Employer: Department of the Interior; National Park Service

Job Title: Biological Science Technician

Major at SU: Environmental Issues

Graduation Year: 2007

*MS in Environmental Biology at Hood College in Frederick, MD in 2009

Geography and Geography Alumni

Stacy Blanchard

Stacy Blanchard

Employer: Encana in Denver, CO.

Job Title: GIS Technician

Major: Geography (focus was Environmental Planning)-minor in Biology

Graduation Year: 2003

History Alumni

Karen L. Archambault

Brookdale Community College (employer)

Major: History

Graduation Year: Class of 1996

Job Title: Director of Student Services

Bruce W. Cort

Bruce W. Cort

Employer: Cort & Associates, Inc.

Job Title: President and CEO

Major: B.A. History

Website: www.cortjet.com

Graduation Year: 1971

T.J. Hood

Employer: Washington County Public Schools

Major: History-Secondary Education

Class: 2005

Title: Social Studies Teacher, Head Track

Coach: Smithsburg High School

Interdisciplinary Studies Alumni

Tyesha N. Green

Employer: HSC Pediatric Center

Major: Liberal Studies

Year of Graduation: December 1999

Job Title: Staff Nurse (RN)

Mathematics Alumni

Dr. Nicole Miller Juersivich

Dr. Nicole Miller Juersivich

Employer: Nazareth College

Major: Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education

Graduation from SU: Dec. 2001

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Med Tech and Med Lab Alumni

Brooke McKenzie Landing

Brooke McKenzie Landing

Employer: Saint Francis Hospital Center for Genetics Testing

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician

Major: BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with Psychology and Medical Technology tracks

Graduation Year: 2005

Raymond Adkins

Employer: Peninsula Regional Medical Center

Major: B.S. Medical Technology

Year of graduation: 1983

Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Dr. Herman F. Staats, Ph.D.

Employer: Duke University School of Medicine

Major: Medical Technology

Year of Graduation: 1988

Job Title: Professor, Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine

Nursing Alumni

Robin Craycraft

Robin Craycraft

Employer: Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland

Job Title: Performance Improvement Manager

Major: BS in Nursing

Year of Graduation: 1985

*MS in Nursing Leadership and Management 2008

Philosophy Alumni

Barrett R. King

Barrett R. King

Employer: Walsh & Company, P.A.

Major: Philosophy

Year of Graduation: 2002

Job Title: Associate Attorney

Sarah Hund-Brown

Sarah Hund-Brown

Employer: Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County

Job Title: Community Educator

Major: Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (concentration in Gender Studies)

Year of Graduation: 2005

Physical Education Alumni

Pat Lamboni

Pat Lamboni, MEd, ATC

Employer: Salisbury University

Job Title: Head Athletic Trainer

Major: BS Physical Education & Health

Year of Graduation: 1978

*MEd Education & Counseling 1980

Political Science Alumni

Michael J. Onifer, III

Michael J. Onifer, III

Employer: self employed

Major: Political Science(minor in psychology)

Year of Graduation: 1982

Job Title: Attorney

Donjuan Lee Williams

Donjuan Lee Williams

Employer: Dj Williams & Associates Inc.

Major: Political Science

Grad Year: 1983

Job Title: CEO

Michelle McGeogh

Michelle McGeogh

Occupation: Attorney

Employer: Ballard Spahr

Major: Political Science

Year of Graduation: 2004

Psychology Alumni

Becky Sinko

Employer: Voorhees Pediatric Facility (Voorhees, NJ)

Major: Psychology

Year of Graduation: 2005

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Shana O'Brien

Shana O'Brien

Employer: State of Maryland, Mental Hygiene Administration

Job Title: Clinical Manager of Adult Public Mental Health Services (Clinical Manager, Adult Services for short)

Major: BA- Psychology

Minor: Gender Studies

Year Graduated: 2005

*Future- Will be applying to SU's Dept. of Social Work Satellite Master's Program next fall for my Master's in Social Work.

Dr. John Christopher Kennedy

Dr. John Christopher Kennedy, M.D., M.Sc.

Employer: The University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

Majors: B.S. Biology and B.A. Psychology

Year of Graduation: 1999

Job Titles: Resident Physician, Internal Medicine-Resident Physician, Pediatrics

Respiratory Therapy Alumni

Mwelwa Changwe

Mwelwa Changwe

Employer: Children's National Medical Center

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Major: Respiratory Therapy

Graduation Year: 2005

Social Work Alumni

Katie L. Sullivan

Katie L. Sullivan, MSW, CCRC

Employer: The Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia Cancer Center

Job Title: Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Major: Social Work

Year of Graduation: 1982

Sociology

Jenny Snyder Wallace

Employer: Commander Navy Installations Command - Fleet & Family Readiness Division

Job Title: Management Analyst

Major: SU - Sociology

Year of Graduation: May 1996

*University of Illinois - Masters of Science - Recreation, Sports and Tourism - June 2010

Theatre Alumni

Katie Keddell

Katie Keddell

Employer: Chesapeake Shakespeare

Job Title: Actress

Major: Theatre

Year of Graduation: 2006

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