June 2012

Holly Allen Smith, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program student, was named assistant nurse manager for Vidant Edgecombe Hospital’s medical and surgical units in Tarboro, N.C., in April. Smith previously worked at the hospital as a registered nurse.

February 2012

Sean Perrodin, a BS in Communication student, was named 2011 Educator of the Year by Foodservice Educators Network International for his accomplishments and leadership in the foodservice–educator community and his impact on the field of culinary education. Perrodin is the lead culinary arts instructor at San Jacinto College in Houston. He was named a 2011 San Jacinto College Minnie Stevens Piper Outstanding Faculty candidate in December 2011.

Jenny Wolpert
, a BS in Communication student, was featured in a segment about the suicide prevention organization To Write Love on Her Arms, which was chosen via social media voting from five nonprofits to receive a $1 million grant.