2016 Alumni Achievement Awards

Alumni Award Booklet CoverThe College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University is proud to announce the 2016 Alumni Achievement Award winners and to celebrate the outstanding contributions made by these 19 influential alumni.

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Dr. William Bowerman '85, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland
Department of Biological Sciences

Randy Curtis Hice, '76, Manager of Global Strategy, Abbott Laboratories
Department of Chemistry

Liza Keckler, '98, Content Creator, ChefSteps
School of Communication

David B. Stevens, '83, Senior Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Bank
Department of Economics

Randi S. N. Yoder '73, Senior Vice President of Development, Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media Group
Department of English

Stacy Noblet, '03, Senior Manager, ICF International
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Dr. Jeroen Wagendorp '84, Faculty, Geography and Sustainable Planning Department, Grand Valley State University
Department of Geography

Dane Alexander '73, '83, Instructor, WMU Department of Geosciences
Department of Geosciences

Michael Riedel '94, Area Director Western Hemisphere, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agriculture Service
Global and International Studies

Anne Wend Lipsey '74, Executive Director, Retired, Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes
Department of History

Dr. Rosario Cañizales Rodriguez '89, Network 8 Lead Teacher, Chicago Public Schools
Mallinson Institute or Science Education

Dr. Jonathan K. Hodge '00, '02, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University
Department of Mathematics

Matt Bahleda '11, Associate, O’Melveny & Myers, LLP
Department of Philosophy

Joan de Vries Kelley '70, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
Department of Physics

Kevin Knutson '01, Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising, WMU College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Political Science

Adam Prus '00, '02, Professor and Department Head, Department of Psychology, Northern Michigan University
Department of Psychology

James P. Mallery '90, '00, Village Manager, Village of Vicksburg, Michigan
School of Public Affairs and Administration

Dr. Corey Shouse '92, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, St. John’s University
Department of Spanish

Rebekkah L. Zanotti '13, Cryptologic Technician Interpretive, U.S. Navy’s Fleet Information Operations Center
Department of World Languages and Literatures