’ 76 John Haigh Ertel (’ 76 AB) of Nashville, Tenn., has been named director of high-density sales for Tennsco Corp., a
manufacturer of steel storage and filing systems for
office and industry. ◆ Susan Dianne Little (’ 76 MAT)
of Taylorsville has received an EdD in educational
leadership from UNC-Charlotte. As a doctoral student,
Little was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa International
and Phi Kappa Phi. Little is the director of three programs at Catawba Valley Community College: the
Phillips Leadership Institute, the Homegrown Teaching Scholars Program and the College Tech Prep Program.
’ 77 Dr. David Arthur Felton (’ 77 DDS, ’ 84 MS) of Morgantown, W.Va., has been amed dean of West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry. Felton had been on the
UNC dental school faculty since 1990. ◆ Dewey
Newton “Chris” Furr III (’ 77 ABEd) of Wilmington
has retired after 34 years with New Hanover County
schools, most recently as principal of New Hanover
High School. In 2011, Furr was chosen as Principal
of the Year for New Hanover County. Furr plans to
stay active as an education consultant. ◆ Margaret
Magdalene Miller (’ 77 MSN, ’ 90 PhD) of Durham has
received a 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence
in Management from UNC. Miller is the assistant
dean for operations and strategic initiatives in the
School of Nursing. ◆ Teresa Holland Williams (’ 77
AB) of Huntersville has been appointed to the board
of directors of the YWCA Central Carolinas. Williams’
community involvement includes her current position
as vice chair for the board of trustees of Western
Carolina University and her service on the GAA
Board of Directors (1997-2004).
Dorothy Purser Jenkins (’ 77 MSN), 67, of Greenville;
Aug. 9, 2011. Jenkins was a systems analyst at Pitt
Memorial Hospital. Earlier in her career, she was
chief of nursing services at the VA Hospital in Ann
Arbor, Mich. She was a clinical instructor at East
Carolina University and an adjunct faculty member
at UNC School of Nursing. At UNC, she was a Johnston Scholar. ◆ Alcinda Wangsness Lewis (’ 77
MSPH, ’ 81 DRPH), 61, of Lake Oswego, Ore.; Aug. 15,
2011. Lewis periodically taught applied statistics
seminars for a consulting business. ◆ Alan Wade
Pinkelton (’ 77), 55, of Chapel Hill; Aug. 28, 2011.
Pinkelton retired from the Office of University Counsel as an administrative assistant after 30 years.
He also worked part time as a caterer. ◆ Amy
Louise Brannock (’ 78 BMEd, ’07 MSW), 54, of
Durham; Aug. 18, 2011. Brannock worked at the VA
Hospital in Durham providing psychotherapy to service members dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. Previously, she was director of community arts
development with the N.C. State Arts Council. At
UNC, she was a member of Phi Mu.
’ 78 George Byrd Abercrombie (’ 78 BSPHR) of Chapel Hill has been appointed to the board of directors for Tranzyme
Pharma and will serve on the nominating and corporate governance committees. Abercrombie is the former CEO of Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. and serves as
chairman of the board of Brickell Biotech. ◆ Dr. Keith
Turner Sellers (’ 78 AB, ’ 82 DDS) of Charlotte has
received the 2011 Best of Charlotte Award in the
orthodontists category from the U.S. Commerce
The first-ever Carrier Classic aboard the USS Carl Vinson
More than just a game-viewing
was a tremendous success.
Carolina Clubs all over the world took this opportunity to reach out and give
back to the local community as part of our national Tar Heel Service Days.
2,700 alumni and fans contributed
more than $12,000, donated more than
packed more than 150 care packages
and wrote more than 300 notes
and postcards for veterans
and military support groups.
To find out more about your local
club’s involvement and to get
information about future events,
General Alumni Association
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and join today!
GAA members receive a discount on Carolina Kids Club memberships for children and grandchildren. Membership includes: • Carolina Kids Club shirt • A chance to meet Tar Heel athletes • Invitations to special events • Birthday card from Rameses • Birthday parties at UNC sporting events … And much more For more information please call the Department of Athletics at (919) 843–0339, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
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