Smith, Tom - The Smith's had a new grandchild (Abbey) in 2006.
Williams, Donald - Don Williams, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Hope College, won the Muskie's DSA last June. He is tutoring in a Navajo elementary school in Northern Arizona this February.
Connors, Don - Don recently received a commendation from the San Jose, California City Council for 25 years of volunteering with a mentoring program he founded and that has been copied around the world. The ceremony can be viewed by clicking on the link below:
Davis, Ed - Ed retired in 2003 from COMSAT/Lockheed Martin (Mobile Satellite Communications). Since then he has consulted to the mobile satellite communication vertical markets of maritime and aeronautical industry with Iridium Satellite and True Global (Satellite-based weather forecasting services.)
Ed has been married to his wife, Karen, for 37 years. Karen is a retired Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant. The Davis's have three daughters: Melissa, a stay-at-home mom with four sons; Michele, who graduated in the dental field and recently married; and Kristina, presently attending Pierce College. Ed has moved from Maple Valley to Lakewood, Washington, living on Lake Steilacoom and enjoying the retirement years with family and grand kids, fishing, water sports, and hiking in the Northwest.
Reveley, Robert - As chairman of the Palm Beach American Cancer Society, Rob helped raise over $2,000,000 this year.
Abele, Becca - Becca is teaching seventh grade math at Grover Cleveland Middle School in Zanesville. She has taught there for 32 years. She changed from eight grade to seventh grade when the school moved into their new building. Becca is also working as a consultant in the creation of aligned curriculum maps and quarterly assessments for math and science, grades 6-12 for Zanesville City Schools.
Hayes, Dave - This June is Dave's 35th year with Nationwide Insurance, all in Information Technology. He and his wife, Ruth, have two children ages 22 amd 26.
Stout (Mills), Margaret - Margaret is a teacher assistant with North Hills School District. She and her husband, Charles have three children: Monica (1978), Derreck (1980), and Amanda (1984). Monica is married to Matt, a Montgomery County Policeman, has with one little girl, and teaches third grade. Derreck works for Verizon Wireless in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amanda is an Interior Designer in Annapolis, Maryland.
Miller (Lewis), Debbie - Debbie will retire from being a public school math teacher this June 2008. She plans to spend retirement spoiling her husband, Kim Miller (1974) and her two grandchildren.
Graham (Aufdenkampe), Graham - Susan is living in Pickerington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Besides working as a full-time teacher for the Southwest Licking School District at Watkins High School, she has joined hands with her family to open a franchise in Pickerington called Smoothie King. This is a Nutritional Lifestyle Center that offers over 80 delicious smoothies and also carries healthy snacks and vitamins/supplements. Smoothie King has been opened in Pickerington since October 2006. All Muskingum Alumni are invited to stop by the store if they are traveling through Columbus. Just take the 1-70 Pickerington exit at SR 256 and turn left on 204 at the Holiday Inn. For questions please check out the website at smoothieking.com. Smoothie King specializes in Stay Healthy, Trim Down, Workout, and Snack Right smoothies.
Ferguson, Norman - Norman has recently taken a job as the Systems Administrator for the Math Emporium at Virginia Tech. He is responsible for keeping over 500 iMacs (in one single computer lab) operational for the dozen or so self-paced Math and Engineering courese offered. Every VA Tech student is required to take at least one Math class, so we serve over 5,000 freshmen and quite a large number of sophomores each year. The Math Emporium is open 24/7 while school is in session. More information can be found at http://www.emporium.vt.edu/.
Bressoud, Thomas - Thomas was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor at Denison University. He served as General Chair for the flagship conference of ACM SIGOPS (the special interest group on Operating Systems), the 21st ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP 2007), held in Stevenson, Washington. Thomas has also taken on the post of Associate Editor for Operating Systems Review (OSR), the SIGOPS journal.
Terrell, Roger - Roger has recently had a career move and is now the Chief Information Officer of the North Highland Company. Founded in 1992 and head quartered in Atlanta, North Highland is a privately-held, employee-owned independent management and technology consulting company that delivers strategic and tactical business solutions to Fortune 1000 clients and government agencies. It placed fourth out of 190 top firms in Consulting Magazine's Best Firms to Work for 2007 competition, ranking highest of all firms in retention with only 4.5% voluntary turnovers. Below is the press release.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH HIGHLAND COMPANY NAMES ROGER TERRELL
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER/VICE PRESIDENT OF INFORMATION SERVICES
Atlanta, GA – February 6, 2008 – The North Highland Company, an independent management and technology consulting services provider, has named Roger Terrell Chief Information Officer and VP of Information Services. He will oversee the day-to-day management of IT systems, tools and services and be responsible to recommend, design and deliver IT solutions to support the company’s business strategy objectives. (www.northhighland.com)
“North Highland depends on information technology to help create and sustain value for our customers while driving our company’s growth,” says North Highland CEO Dan Reardon. “Roger is ideally suited to align the innovative technologies and trends that will support and enhance our strategies.”
Terrell is a seasoned IT professional who most recently served as Vice President -Technology at ChoicePoint (Alpharetta, GA). Prior to that, he was Senior Consultant, Systems Architecture and Integration with Perot Systems in Atlanta and Los Angeles. A native of Ohio, he currently resides in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Atlanta, North Highland is an international, privately-held, employee-owned independent management and technology consulting company that delivers strategic and tactical business solutions to Fortune 1000 clients and government agencies. It placed fourth out of 190 top firms in Consulting Magazine's Best Firms to Work for 2007 competition, ranking highest of all firms in retention with only 4.5% voluntary turnovers.
With local offices in 14 markets across the United States and partnerships throughout Europe, North Highland offers fully integrated services in process improvement, IT management, customer relationship management, strategy alignment and more, with 550 highly experienced consultants providing unbiased expertise and effective solutions. Visit North Highland online at www.northhighland.com. North Highland’s Atlanta office is located at 550 Pharr Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30305. Telephone 404.233.1015.
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Editors Note: Photo and interviews available
Ellen Langas Campbell, NouSoma Communications, Inc.
Gilbert, Jr., Donald L. - Donald was the advisor for a group o high school students that completed a project for NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. They were one of only 17 schools in all the United States and the only one from Pennsylvania. They were also one of only eight schools in the U.S. selected two years consecutively. The goal was to build a high power rocket that would deliver a payload to one mile above ground level. This was an eight-month project at a cost of nearly $10,000. The team consisted of four females and one male as well as several other mentors. More information is available at http://www.infinitefx.com/nasasli.
Connell, Ruth - After graduating from Muskingum College in 1998 with a double Math/English major, Ruth went on to the Univeristy of Illinois for a master's degree in library science. She has been on the faculty at Valparaiso Univeristy since 2000, and recently received tenure and a promotion to Associate Professor. Ruth is an avid runner and has completed twelve marathons since 2002, including running the Boston Marathon twice. She is engaged to a fellow distance runner. Her only math involvement these days is completing Kakuro puzzles, counting down the miles during races, and serving as the liaison to the Math/CS department at VU.
Saul, Stephen - Stephen's voicemail is (614) 790-3400, ext. 9004.
Chaney, Amanda - Amanda is still employed by the Cincinnati Insurance Companies in Cincinnati, Ohio. In Octover 2007, she received a promotion to Senior Programmer. This is her third promotion in five years.
Hoffer, Mark - Mark's wife, Deanna, gave birth to their second child, Lucy Narelle, on January 15, 2008.