Outstanding alumni recognized at CHHS

Dean Earlie Washington welcomes alumni, friends and family to the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Academy Induction Ceremony

The College of Health and Human Services welcomed the 2017 class to the rolls of its Outstanding Alumni Academy on Friday, Oct. 13.

Before the induction ceremony, Dr. Ann Tyler led a panel discussion on the topic of Leading Change in Health and Human Services: Increasing Equity and Access. The four outstanding alumnae in attendance, Sam Lealofi (Occupational Therapy), Becky Sutherland Cornett (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Lori Ryland (Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse) and Angelique Day (Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences) discussed their academic and professional experiences related to equity and access in today's complicated health care landscape. A fifth inductee, William Blacquiere (Social Work), was not in attendance, traveling out of the country for work.

Outstanding alumnae (L-R) Sam Lealofi, Becky Sutherland Cornett, Lori Ryland and Angelique Day in the panel discussion

After the panel discussion, Dean Earlie Washington welcomed everyone to the college for the induction ceremony.

Angelique Day and Sam Lealofi with Dean Washington

Lori Ryland with Dean Washington and Ann Tyler introducing Becky Sutherland Cornett