Jeff Blahnik, Arts ’00, Law ’03, and Ruthy (Rauchenstein) Blahnik, H Sci ’02, Grad ’07: daughter Maeve Marie, Sept. 3, 2015. She was 9 pounds, 8 ounces and 21 inches and joins sister Molly, 5, and brother Charlie, 2. The family lives in Norman, Okla.
Michael Keppen, Arts ’03, is president of Thrive Project for America, a new nonprofit located in Lake County, Ill. The organization works to develop confident and competent young adults by providing mindset development education and leadership training, which he and his team of former Navy SEALs learned during their Navy careers.
Megan (Kelley) Hille, Comm ’03, was elected to the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives Board of Directors, the state membership association for professionals in nonprofit management. Her term runs from 2015–18.
Belton Flournoy, Bus Ad ’03, traveled to Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore to present his first publication, Minimising Spreadsheet Errors. He lives in London.
Lydia Chartre, Law ’03, was admitted to the College of Community Association Lawyers in Milwaukee, making her one of fewer than 160 attorneys nationwide in the organization.
Sarah (Wilson) Nothnagel, Bus Ad ’03, Grad ’07 and Michael Nothnagel, May 25, 2015 at Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill. Alumnae in the wedding party Angela (Zunker) Ferri, H Sci ’04; Margaux (Lember) Colburn, H Sci ’04; and Jessica (Irving) Cooper, Comm ’05.
Laura (Hoffmann) Engelhoff, Arts ’03 and Hugh Engelhoff, May 30, 2015 in Seattle, where they live. She is a middle school teacher, and he is a paralegal. Alumnae in attendance Erin Brethauer, Arts ’05; and Carly (Vande Voren) Johnston, Arts ’05.
Andrew Narrai, Grad ’03 is chief marketing officer of Reinhart Boerner Van Duren S.C., which he joined in 2014. Previously, he was marketing director.
Beth Hennes, Arts ’03 was named 2014 Educator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association of Bilingual Educators and received the 2014 Herb Kohl Foundation Excellence in Education Teacher Fellowship. She is school librarian at Marshall (Wis.) Middle School and Marshall (Wis.) High School.
Lydia J. Chartre, Law ’03 is team co-leader of condominium and homeowners association law at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.