Alumni in the News

Media stories featuring KSU/SPSU Alumni


Jessica Smith selected Controller at Redmond Regional Medical Center

Source: Rome (Ga.) News Tribune
Date: Jan. 16, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Jessica Smith, 2008 (KSU), Master of Accounting


Stetson taps Riggs as executive director of new sales program

Source: The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal
Date: Jan. 15, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: John Riggs, 2000/2012 (KSU), MBA/D.B.A.


An Atlanta business bromance at the Georgia Chamber

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/Atlanta Business Chronicle
Date: Jan. 13, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Matt Linginfelter, 1988 (KSU), B.B.A. in Management


American Traffic Solutions Names Bobby Neil Senior Vice President of Service Delivery

Source: Yahoo Finance
Date: Jan. 10, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Bobby Neil, 2001 (KSU), MBA


Riggs Named New Executive Director of Stetson’s Centurion Sales Program

Source: Stetson University Today
Date: Jan. 10, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: John Riggs, 2000/2012 (KSU), MBA/D.B.A.


Profile of David C. Scott Vice President - Power & HVAC Region of United Rentals

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/Plus Company Updates
Date: Jan. 9, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: David C. Scott, 1989 (KSU), B.B.A. in Marketing


Profile of Director Colby Smith of Cellular Sales of Knoxville

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/Plus Company Updates
Date: Jan. 6, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Colby Smith, 2012 (KSU), B.B.A. in Management


CFPB Changes Senior Leadership But Director Cordray Stays Put

Source: Crowdfund Insider
Date: Jan. 6, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: John McNamara, 2002/2014 (KSU), B.B.A. in Finance/MBA


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces changes to senior leadership

Source: Community Bank Insight
Date: Jan. 6, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: John McNamara, 2002/2014 (KSU), B.B.A. in Finance/MBA


Nels Peterson’s appointment ups Cobb presence on Georgia Supreme Court

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
Date: Jan. 6, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Nels Peterson, 2001 (KSU), B.S. in Political Science


Fifth Third Bank announces promotion

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
Date: Jan. 6, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Michael "Mike" Chaffin, 1993 (KSU), B.S. in Political Science


High School Dropout to Medical Resident - Military Officer Ready To Give Back

Source: University of Central Florida Today
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Anthony Hawkins, 2013 (KSU), B.S. in Biology


Bryson sworn in as chief magistrate

Source: Daily Tribune News (Cartersville, Ga.)
Date: Jan. 3, 2017
Alumnus/Alumna: Brandon Bryson, 2006 (KSU), B.S. in Political Science


Designer inspired by Egyptian display at library at age 5

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: Dec. 31, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Loren Taylor, 2006 (SPSU), B.S. in Technical and Professional Communication


Diane Adoma to run for Stonecrest City Council, District 5

Source: On Common Ground News (Lithonia, Ga.)
Date: Dec. 30, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Diane Daniels Adoma, 2001 (KSU), B.B.A. in Marketing


Chef Stories: Andrew Turoczi

Source: Creative Loafing
Date: Dec. 28, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Andrew Turoczi, 2002 (KSU), B.B.A. in Finance


Brenau graduate receives wedding proposal after her commencement

Source: Gainesville (Ga.) Times
Date: Dec. 26, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Lloyd Terry, 2013 (SPSU), B.S. in Accounting


Four Stars Auto Ranch announces new owners

Source: Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas)
Date: Dec. 20, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Dr. Robert Forrester, 2014 (KSU), D.B.A. in Finance


Kahley-Turk wedding

Source: The Citizen (Fayetteville, Ga.)
Date: Dec. 20, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: David Lee Turk, 2013 (KSU), M.A. in Teaching


Lucas Group's Finance Department Welcomes New Team Member

Source: PRWeb
Date: Dec. 20, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Catherine Loftin, 2001 (KSU), Master of Accounting


Tishanna DeFoor awarded 2016 Distinguished Alumna Nominee at KSU

Source: Calhoun (Ga.) Times
Date: Dec. 16, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Tishanna DeFoor, 2002 (KSU), B.S. in Spanish Education


Rountree Group Promotes Caroline Graham to Account Executive

Source: Alpharetta-Roswell (Ga.) Herald
Date: Dec. 7, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Caroline Graham, 2014 (KSU), B.S. in Communication


Margaret M. Taylor of Access National in top quartile of NASDAQ CFO Scorecard for past year

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk
Date: Dec. 5, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Margaret M. Taylor, 1998 (KSU), B.B.A. in Accounting


Hires and promotions  

Source: The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.)
Date: Dec. 5, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Kirk McMillan, 1996 (KSU), MBA/Haley Peterson, 2012 (KSU), B.B.A. in Marketing


DR. MARY M. (nee SZEGEDY) CHANDLER

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
Date: Dec. 4, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Dr. Mary M. (Szegedy) Chandler, 2007 (KSU), MBA


New Japanese-English Dual Language Immersion Elementary School Coming to Georgia

Source: Global Atlanta
Date: Dec. 4, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Megumi Shimamura, 2013 (KSU), MBA/M.S. in Information Systems


West Forsyth grad pens first novel at 25

Source: Forsyth County (Ga.) News
Date: Dec. 3, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Taylor Hartshorn, 2014 (KSU), B.S. in Communication


Dobbins Joins the Floor Covering Industry Foundation as Executive Director

Source: TalkFloor
Date: Dec. 2, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Andrea Dobbins, 2013 (KSU), MBA


Andrea Dobbins Named Executive Director of FCIF

Source: Floor Daily
Date: Dec. 2, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Andrea Dobbins, 2013 (KSU), MBA


Jay Stewart Smith

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/News-Herald (Lenoir City, Tenn.)
Date: Nov. 30, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Jay Stewart Smith, 1997 (KSU), MBA


Five ordained as priests at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal

Source: The Citizen (Fayetteville, Ga.)
Date: Nov. 29, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: James Franklin Gardner, 1972/1974 (SPSU), A.S./B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology


Juju Market Place Expansion Campaign Underway

Source: Digital Journal
Date: Nov. 29, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Henry Nnorom, 2010 (KSU), B.B.A. in Finance


SOUTHERN MADE Everyday luxuries for home

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: Nov. 23, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Jonathon Quinn, 2009 (SPSU), Bachelor of Architecture


Professional Aircraft Accessories Hires Former Delta TechOps Executive

Source: AviationPros
Date: Nov. 21, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Jack Turnbill, 2001 (KSU), MBA


Stroudwater Associates Announces Addition of Healthcare Consultants, Firm Leadership Roles

Source: Bangor (Maine) Daily News
Date: Nov. 21, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: C. Ross Berry, 1997 (KSU), MBA


The thrill-seeker

Source: LexisNexis Newsdesk/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: Nov. 20, 2016
Alumnus/Alumna: Michael Grigsby, 2003 (KSU), MBA


 

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