J. Michael Collins (’ 74, ’ 79 AB) of Wake Forest led a
seminar program, “The Best Small Business to Start
Right Now,” at the Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College. Collins, president of
The Perfect Workday Co., is writing a mystery novel
that opens on “the curve,” the bottom quarter-mile
stretch of Raleigh Street near Battle Lane. A.
Anson Dorrance IV (’ 74 AB) of Chapel Hill has been
named ACC Coach of the Year for the 10th time.
Under Dorrance’s coaching, the UNC women’s soccer team remained in the top five during the regular
season and in December won its 19th NCAA
H. Edward Bryant Jr. (’ 74), 58, of Southern Pines;
Oct. 6, 2008. Bryant’s interest was in the care and
training of horses. After college, he moved to
Southern Pines, working for Heuckeroth Farm and
being involved in the horse community of the area.
Kevin Keith Redman (’ 74 AB), 56, of Winston-Salem;
Oct. 12, 2008. Redman was a sales associate with
Bowen Town & Country furniture store.
’ 75 John Burrell Allen III (’ 75 MAT, ’ 83 PhD)
of Hartsville, S.C., has been named coordinator of the evening and extended
studies program at Coker College. J. Frazier
McGee Jr. (’ 75 BSBA) of Jamestown has been
named manager, reimbursement services, at Randolph Hospital, responsible for government reimbursement.
Dr. Norman Chivers Sitterson (’ 75 AB, ’ 83 DDS), 55,
of Salisbury; Sept. 3, 2008. Sitterson was a dentist
in Charlotte. At UNC, he was a member of Alpha Tau
Omega. Nancy Allred Sowers (’ 75 AB), 55, of
Williamsburg, Va.; Oct. 20, 2008. After college,
Sowers worked in the college counseling department
at Salem Academy. At UNC, she belonged to Kappa
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’ 76 Dr. Don Gilbert Lane (’ 76 AB, ’ 80 DDS)
of Fuquay-Varina has been recognized
for his service and financial support to
Campbell University, along with fellow entrepreneur
Bob Barker, with the naming of the Barker-Lane Stadium. Lane is the owner of Lane Family Dentistry
and serves on the presidential board of advisers for
Campbell University. AlexSandra Lynn Lett (’ 76
ABJO) of Sanford has released two books,
Home to My Country Heart, a collection of anecdotes and reflections, and
Timeless Recipes &
Remedies, country cooking and cures. Charles
Christopher Ragin (’ 76, ’ 75 PhD) of Tucson, Ariz.,
Redesigning Social Inquiry: Fuzzy Sets
and Beyond. Ragin is a professor of sociology at the
University of Arizona, Tucson. Dr. G. Bennett
Smith (’ 76 AB, ’ 83 DDS) of Mount Airy has been
inducted as a fellow of the International College of
Dentists. Smith is the immediate past president of
the UNC Dental Alumni Association and serves on
the board of trustees for the N.C. Dental Society. He
served as regent of the Academy of Dentistry International for six years and as a representative on the
GAA Board of Directors.
’ 77 Ronald Reed Franklin (’ 77 AB) of Hillsborough, raku potter and president of
the pottery studio Atelier du Lac Ltd.,
has been included in the international juried competition in the Gallery at Funeria, in Graton, Calif. This is
an exhibition of original contemporary funerary urns,
vessels, reliquaries and personal memorial art.
Story, page 65. Mark Thomas Greene (’ 77 MA,
’ 79 PhD) of Catharpin, Va., has been named a
trustee of the College of Law Practice Management.
Greene is chief marketing officer in the Washington,
D.C., office of Nixon Peabody LLP. Darryl Joel
Keith (’ 77 AB) of Wakefield, R.I., has been named
acting branch chief of the watershed diagnostics
branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Atlantic Ecology Division, in Narragansett, R.I.
William Odum Richardson (’ 77 AB) of Fayetteville
and Charles McKinley Brittain III (’ 91 ABJM) have
opened a law practice, Richardson & Brittain PLLC,
in Fayetteville, specializing in civil litigation, personal
and auto injury, and criminal law. Roland
Thomas Rust (’ 77 MBA; ’ 80, ’ 79 PhD) of Bethesda,
Md., has received the 2008 PhD Alumni Merit
Award from the Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Rust is Distinguished University Professor and
David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing at the Smith
School of Business at the University of Maryland,
where he is chair of the marketing department and
director of the Center of Excellence in Service and
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