Abby McGuire, LA21, is a first-year graduate student at San Diego State University, pursuing studies to become a speech-language pathologist.
Daniel Hebert, GL20, coauthored an article that appeared in The CPA Journal (October 2021): “Twenty Questions on the Challenges of Maintaining the Quality of Accounting Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The peer-refereed journal is published by the New York Society of CPAs for accounting practitioners, educators and other financial professionals across the globe.
Asheley Ashittey, LA20, who studied African and African-American studies, earned a Fulbright Scholar Award to pursue gender studies in Lesotho, South Africa. Her work will include documenting the oral histories of the Lesotho National Council of Women.
Tiffany Yao, FA19, walked away with the first runner-up title at the 2021 Miss Asian Pageant in Support of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yao also won the pageant’s Champion of Speech contest and was elected an advocate of the UN 17 SDGs.
Rebecca Williams, LA19, began a doctoral program in medical/clinical psychology in August at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research is in the field of behavioral sleep medicine.
Bryce Bagley, EN18, EN18, in spring 2021 earned a master’s degree in biophysics from Stanford University and started a medical degree program at the university in August.
Cary Cheng, BU17, was selected from more than 1,000 applicants to join Georgetown University’s master of science in foreign service (MSFS) program in fall 2021 as part of a MSFS/JD dual degree. The focus of the MSFS program is “to prepare women and men to be creative leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors of international affairs.”
Caitlin Rankin, GR16, GR20, a geoarchae-ologist, was spotlighted in the November/December 2021 issue of National Geographic for her excavation work at the Cahokia Mounds site in southern Illinois. Her work provided new insight into why the mounds declined and were deserted.
Casey Breese, LW16, joined Lathrop GPM as an associate in the firm’s Denver office in the trusts and estates litigation practice area. Previously, Breese was with Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley.
Connor Vilenio, LA14, is a machine learning infrastructure engineer with Overjet, an AI startup using computer vision and data science to transform dentistry. Vilenio and his wife, who started dental school last summer, live in Indianapolis.