Elyssa (Schrup) Strickland, Comm ’01, and Ryan Strickland, son Flynn Patrick, July 1, 2013. He joins brother Connor, 2.
Evan L. Bural, Comm ’99,
Jenna Merten, Comm ’02, Law 05, and Nick Heiting, daughter Harper Isabella Christine, May 25, 2014.
Colleen (O’Donnell) Maynard, Comm ’06, and Tim Maynard, Arts ’06, Law ’13, son Sean Owen, April 21, 2014, in Milwaukee.
Brianna Colton, Comm ’05, received a master’s degree in counseling psychology and art therapy from Chicago’s Adler School of Professional Psychology.
Byron Keelin, Comm ’96, is senior director at the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association in St. Louis.
Melissa (Cihla) Meyer, Comm ’01, is senior associate director for enrollment communication at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Jim Stamatakos, Comm ’01, is director of college advising at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Jennifer Lay-Riske, Comm ’94, won a regional Emmy Award for outstanding achievement for news programming–evening newscast (large market). She produces the 10 p.m. news for WMAQ, Chicago’s NBC affiliate
Sybril Bennett, Comm ’90, is a professor of journalism at Belmont University in Nashville. Her second book, Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad, was published. She was also selected as one of 8,000 Google Glass Explorers testing the wearable computer in the beta stage.