’00 William Michael Cross (’00 AB, ’03 MA, ’07 JD) of Durham has been amed director of copyright and digital
scholarship at the N.C. State University Libraries.
Cross provides guidance on copyright in teaching
and research and creating new forms of digital
scholarship and access. ◆ Erica Abrams Locklear
(’00 ABEd) of Candler has published Negotiating a
Perilous Empowerment, an exploration of the role
of newly acquired literacy in identity conflicts for
learners, especially Appalachian women. Locklear
is an assistant professor at UNC-Asheville. ◆ Dan
Franklin Thornton (’00 PhD) of Carrboro has been
named an Alston-Pleasants champion by the
trustees of the Alston-Pleasants Post-Graduate
Scholars Fund. Thornton, an associate director for
merit-based scholarships at UNC, is primarily
responsible for the selection of and assistance to
recipients of scholarships from the fund.
Patrick Francis Kinlaw (’00 BSMS) and Janel
Christine White of Washington, D.C.
■ family additions
Becky Amar Dees (’00 AB) and Matthew Brent
Dees (’01 ABJM) of Durham; a daughter, Caroline
Rose Dees, on June 6, 2011. ◆ Michelle Shomo
Pierce (’00 BSBIO) and Michael D. Pierce of
Concord; a daughter, Megan Grace Pierce, on Sept.
8, 2011. ◆ David Michael Zoller (’00 AB) and
Rebecca Livert Zoller (’01 AB) of Charlotte; a son,
Eli Allen Zoller, on May 22, 2011.
’01 Paul Andrew Jenny (’01 JD) of Elmhurst, Ill., has joined Michael Best & Friedrich LLP as a partner and
member of the firm’s life sciences practice. Jenny,
a patent lawyer, focuses his practice on life sciences and biotechnology. ◆ Andrew Martin
McCullough (’01 AB, ’04 JD) of Charlotte has
joined the firm of Wishart Norris Henninger &
Pittman PA. McCullough’s practice will focus on representing clients in all types of commercial real
estate matters. ◆ Patrick Leland Meadors (’01
AB) of Charlotte has been named assistant professor of marriage and family therapy at the Charlotte campus of Pfeiffer University. Meadors will
serve as coordinator of the new undergraduate
human relations major for the School of Adult
Studies and as a clinical supervisor for the Pfeiffer Institute. ◆ Rosemarie Noel Stremlau (’01 MA,
’06 PhD) of Charlotte has published Sustaining the
Cherokee Family: Kinship and Allotment of an
Indigenous Nation, a study of the effect of federal
land-allotment policy on the Cherokee, particularly
modern-day communities in northeastern Oklahoma. Stremlau is an assistant professor of history and American Indian studies at UNC-Pembroke.
■ family additions
Matthew Brent Dees (’01 ABJM) and Becky Amar
Dees (’00 AB) of Durham; a daughter, Caroline Rose
Dees, on June 6, 2011. ◆ Anne Styers Viser (’01
AB) Matthew Allen Viser (’02 ABJM) of Arlington,
Va.; twins, a son, Benjamin Lee Viser, and a daughter, Abigail Shelton Viser, on Oct. 17, 2010. ◆
Rebecca Livert Zoller (’01 AB) and David Michael
Zoller (’00 AB) of Charlotte; a son, Eli Allen Zoller,
on May 22, 2011.
Jacobe Daniel Foster (’01 BSMS), 32, of Sonoma,
Calif.; July 30, 2011. Foster established an IT business. He was a licensed pilot and restored his 195
Cessna classic tail-dragger aircraft. At UNC, he was
a Morehead (now Morehead-Cain) Scholar, belonged
to Alpha Phi Alpha and was senior year co-captain of
the track and field team. ◆ Brian Richard Hemauer
(’01 AB), 32, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; Aug. 26, 2011.
At UNC, Hemauer belonged to Alpha Tau Omega.
’02 April Rose Carson (’02 JD) of Washing- ton, D.C., has joined the Center for American Progress as deputy director
of the legal progress team. ◆ William Warren Krull
(’02 MBA) of Montreal, Canada, has joined Alstom
Transport as managing director. The company manages entire rail transport systems, including the
high-speed and very high-speed train sector. ◆ Annie
Bridges Meyers (’02 BSN) of Asheville has joined
Asheville Anesthesia Associates PA as a certified
registered nurse anesthetist. ◆ Ramsey Raji
Qubein (’02 ABJM, ’04 MA) of High Point has
become a regular contributor to the Travel+Leisure
magazine and Expedia websites. Qubein is working
on the Top 500 2012 Hot List for Travel+Leisure. He
continues to work for McNeill Lehman, a public relations, marketing and graphic design business. ◆
Scott Preston Womack (’02 AB) of Raleigh has
been named National Law Enforcement Officer of
the Year by the American Legion. Womack is a senior
officer with the Raleigh Police Department. ◆ Dr.
Justin Coleman Young (’02 BSBIO) of Stone Mountain, Ga., teamed up with his sister, Jennifer Young,
as one of 11 two-member teams on The Amazing
Race, a CBS reality TV show. Young has been taking
time off from his residency in general surgery at
Emory University to work at REI part time and at an
urgent care center, Physicians’ Immediate Med. He
plans to resume his residency in July. He served on
the GAA Board of Directors as student body president in 2001-02.
Meredith Sermons Lynch (’01, ’02 AB) and Scott
Patrick Gill (’02 AB) of Chicago.
■ family additions
Alice Mickey Lewis (’02 AB, ’06 AUD) and Justin
Hayes Lewis (’05 BSBA) of Charlotte; a son, Hayes
Henry Lewis, on June 21, 2011. ◆ Corinne
Marguerite MacLaggan (’02 ABJM) and Oliver Charles
Bernstein of Austin, Texas; a daughter, Carmen Miriam
Bernstein, on July 4, 2011. ◆ Jessica Samonds-Pabon (’02 AB) and Rafael A. Pabon of Waxhaw; a
daughter, Elizabeth Sofia Pabon Samonds, on March
16, 2011. ◆ Matthew Allen Viser (’02 ABJM) and
Anne Styers Viser (’01 AB) of Arlington, Va.; twins, a
son, Benjamin Lee Viser, and a daughter, Abigail
Shelton Viser, on Oct. 17, 2010. ◆ Shayla H.
Williams (’02 BSPH, ’04 MHA) and André LaMont
Williams (’04 AB, ’07 MA) of Durham; a daughter,
Waverly Reagan Williams, on June 10, 2011.
’03 Thomas D. Johnson (‘03 MSENV) of Charlotte has received the 2011 Out- standing Young Water Environment Professional Award from the Water Environment Federation. Johnson is a water/wastewater technologist with
CH2M HILL, where he has done project work
More than 2,500 alumni returned to
Chapel Hill for a perfect fall weekend
and big victory over Wake Forest.
Your General Alumni Association
hopes you experienced
a memorable and exhilarating
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view more photos from the weekend.
We would like to thank the following partners
for their generous support of Homecoming 2011:
Carolina Athletic Association
The Carolina Inn
Top of the Hill Restaurant and Brewery
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