Alumni in the News – November

November 29th, 2011 by Heidi
  • Justin Leever ’10, Cynthia Mongeon ’10, ’11G, and Justin Scopetto ’11G collaborated on a consulting project through Plymouth State’s Small Business Institute to help a local chiropractor. Read more>>
  • Cheryl Baker ’97G, ’05G, ’11G and Kathleen McCabe ’69, ’87G, ’01G, both of whom are graduate adjunct faculty members at Plymouth State, were in the news recently for their work as facilitators at recent forums on the future of education in the Androscoggin Valley. Read more>>
  • Benjamin Curran ’11G, a historic preservation instructor at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro, North Carolina, received a $15,000 grant from the National Geographic Society to study the impact of climate change on coastal cultural heritage sites. Curran received a MEd in Heritage Studies with a concentration in historic preservation from Plymouth State in May. Read more>>
  • Christine Tappan ’09G wrote an article, “Social Work on the Silk Road,” that appeared in the October issue of The Spektator magazine about her experience in Kyrgyzstan.¬†Tappan arrived in Kyrgyzstan via a Bishkek Humanities University application for a Fulbright Program Specialist to the Council for International Exchange of Scholars supported by the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan. Read more>>
  • ING Financial Partners has appointed Rich Taylor ’90, ’93G as head of brokerage operations to support the firm’s growing advisory business. In his new role, Taylor will oversee all brokerage operations activities for ING Financial Partners. Read more>>
  • Duncan Walsh ’88, former men’s ice hockey standout player, was inducted into New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame on October 30, 2011. Read more>>
  • Kathleen Murdough ’10G was named Kennett High Employee of the Month for October. Murdough, who earned her MEd in Heritage Studies from Plymouth State and was involved with the Pakistani Educational Leadership Project, teaches social studies. Read more>>
  • Matt Whiton ’04, a theater production manager and scenic designer, was a panelist at a Salve Regina University discussion about making the transition from college to a career in theatre. Read more>>

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