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◆ Catherine Jane Reed (’ 79, ’ 78 MSW), 90, of
Winston-Salem; Feb. 21, 2014. After receiving degrees from McCormick Seminary and Yale Divinity
School, Reed served churches in the Yadkin and
Virginia Revelle Graham (’ 80 AB) of Fayetteville
has been named a broker at Nimocks Ciccone
& Townsend Commercial Real Estate. ◆ J. Duffy
Hickey (’ 80 MBA) of Atlanta has been inducted
in the St. Bonaventure University Athletics Hall
of Fame. Hickey, one of the top swimmers at
St. Bonaventure, was an assistant swim coach
at UNC for two seasons. Hickey is director of
business solutions for Crothall Services Group, a
hospital and health-care service.
Richard S. Fox (’ 80 PhD), 70, of Greenwood,
S.C.; Feb. 1, 2014. Fox was a biology professor
at Lander University from 1977 until he retired
in 2009. He received the Outstanding Professor
Award in 1985, and Lander’s ecology laboratory
is named in his honor. His books include
Seashore Animals of the Southeast.
J. Matthew Martin (’ 82 AB, ’ 85 JD) of Asheville,
recently retired as associate judge of the Cherokee
Court, has been named a tribal courts judicial
fellow by the American Bar Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Martin
will work closely with the Bureau of Indian Affairs
and the ABA Judicial Division’s Native American
tribal courts committee, National Conference of
Specialized Court Judges and Tribal Courts Council.
Martha Farmer Beard (’ 82 PhD), 59, of Inkom,
Idaho; March 22, 2014. Beard was a research
scientist with Duke University, the University of
Chicago and Ford Motor Co.
Neil Goodwin Alderman (’ 83 AB) of Chapel Hill
has been inducted into the Chapel Hill-Lincoln
High School Athletics Hall of Fame along with his
state champion tennis partner, Edwin Caldwell.
Alderman played tennis at UNC and went on
to play the satellite pro tour in Canada. Alder-
man is a commercial real estate broker at KW
Commercial in Chapel Hill. ◆ Michelle Bowie
Brooks (’ 83 BSN) of Greenville has been elected
chair of the board for Community Care of North
Carolina. Brooks retired after a 30-year career
at Vidant Health and now serves as director of
strategic issues in the office of the chancellor
at East Carolina University. Brooks is an alumni
board member for the UNC School of Nursing. ◆
Renee Branch Canady (’ 83 BSZOO, ’ 84 BSPH) of
Lansing, Mich., has been named CEO of the Michigan Public Health Institute. The institute works to
maximize positive health conditions in communities through collaboration, scientific inquiry and
applied expertise. ◆ Sharon Elizabeth Lawrence
(’ 83 ABJO) of Los Angeles appeared in the role of
Carlotta Gray in the Noel Coward play A Song at
Twilight at the Pasadena Playhouse in March and
April. Lawrence, currently working on a number of
film projects, is best known for her role as Sylvia
Costas Sipowicz in the TV series NYPD Blue.
Gregory Hilton Kinch (’ 83 AB), 54, of Roswell,
Ga.; March 25, 2014. Kinch made his career in
the biotech industry and until recently was vice
president of sales with Bio Image in Ann Arbor,
Mich. At UNC, he belonged to Pi Kappa Phi and
Alpha Chi Sigma. ◆ Sean Joseph Mulholland
(’ 83), 52, of Simpsonville, S.C.; March 14, 2014.
Mulholland was a mortgage banker at Certus
Bank. He served as financial secretary for the
local Knights of Columbus group and coached
church league basketball.
Virginia Hamilton Evans (’ 84 BSBA) of Charlottesville, Va., has been appointed chief information officer for the University of Virginia, a post
she had held on an interim basis since July
2013. ◆ Bryan David Holmes (’ 84 BSPHY) of
Watertown, Conn., has published a book, The
Vine and the Branches: How to Spiritually Connect
in a Challenging World, with contributions by his
former student Maggie McSpedon. Holmes is
a teacher at Ridgefield High School. ◆ Brennan
Patrick O’Donnell (’ 84, ’ 83 MA; ’ 87 PhD) of
Bronxville, N. Y., has received the 2014 Robert
Fitzgerald Prosody Award from the West Chester
University Poetry Center. O’Donnell is president
of Manhattan College and a scholar of 19th-cen-
tury British literature. ◆ Robert Lewis Remsburg
III (’ 84 ABEd) of Locust has been named 2014
Museum Professional of the Year by the N.C.
Museums Council. Remsburg is the west regional
supervisor for the N.C. Division of State Historic
Sites based at Reed Gold Mine in Midland.
L. Jean Bryant (’ 84 BSIR), 51, of Belmont; Feb.
7, 2014. Bryant worked in human relations and
personnel management for several companies
before focusing on nonprofit work. She volunteered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Metro-lina and Crisis Assistance Ministry of Charlotte.
At UNC, she belonged to Delta Delta Delta.
Peter Michael Cashwell (’ 85 AB; ’ 90, ’ 89 MAT)
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