Alumni News 10/13

Jennifer Cobb will defend her M.S. thesis this month.

Jennifer Cobb, Biology 2011,  will defend her M.S. thesis this month.

Sherita Granderson, Biology 2013, has been accepted to the Baptist Memorial Hospital Medical Technology program.

Sara Hill, Biology 2012, has been accepted to the Physicians Assistant program at CBU.

Dr. Lawerance LeBlond, Biology 2002, SGU 2011, announced his engagement to Paula Clayton.  Dr. LeBlond is currently at Family Medicine Resident at UTHSC.

Jennifer Paxson Suputra with Dr. Fitzgerald

Jennifer Paxson Suputra with Dr. Fitzgerald

Jennifer Paxson Suputra, Biology 2006, gave a lecture on taste in Dr. Fitzgerald’s Physiology class. Jennifer will soon be Dr. Suputra as she is finishing up her dissertation with Dr. John Boughten on the distinction of tastants in mice.

From Dr. Peggy Ingram Veeser, Ed.D., R.N., A.P.N., Director and Professor, Nursing Program:  ”I am proud to announce a first for our RN to BSN program.  One of the graduates from our first graduation in May 2013 has been accepted to UTHSC Nurse Anesthetist program – Garrett Russell.  We are very excited for him as this was his goal.  He was a 4.0 graduate of our program.”

Adrianne Wilkerson Vitale, Biology 2005, and Sam Vitale, as well as Josie (big sis), welcome Serafina Marie Vitale into their home.  Serafina was born September 29 at 5:20 am.

Jessica Wright, Natural Science & Liberal Studies 2010, received her M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching) in May from the University of Memphis.