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Anthony Guy Patricia, '04 BA, '08 MA, '14 PhD English, is an assistant professor of English at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. His book, Queering the Shakespeare Film: Gender Trouble, Gay Spectatorship and Male Homoeroticism, was published in paperback in February after having appearing in hardcover from Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare in 2017.
September 17, 2019
Reuben Wadsworth, '09 MA History, is the author of the recently released book Red Rock Recollections, Volume 1: Fascinating Stories of Utah’s Dixie (Scrivera Press, 2019), which delves into the history of interesting places in Washington County. It is a compilation of stories he wrote as part of a series he did for the St. George News. Subjects in the book include Confluence Park, the Hurricane Canal, Smith Mesa, Terry Ranch, the Brigham Young Winter Home, and the shuttle system at Zion National Park. The last was the subject of his master's thesis. A second volume, focusing on places in the region outside Washington County, is forthcoming. At UNLV, he worked closely with history professors Andy Kirk and the late Hal Rothman. He is a middle school English teacher and Dixie State University adjunct history instructor.
September 16, 2019
Mariam Habashi, '17 BA Political Science, '19 BA Psychology, is a registered behavior technician who works primarily with autistic children, a job she says she loves. When she was a sophomore she opened a vintage boutique that she ran until shortly before graduation. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in marriage and family counseling. Fashion, writing, and volunteering are among her hobbies. She lives in North Las Vegas.
September 13, 2019
Amy Van Voris McGehee, '06 BA Psychology, has joined MendenFreiman as an associate. MendenFreiman is a business law and estate, trust, and tax planning law firm. She lives in Atlanta.
September 9, 2019
Tammie Carter-Jenson, '87 BA Psychology, '08 Master of Education, was a social worker for 15 years and a cosmetologist for 25 years. Now she is a special education administrator. A Runnin' Rebel to the core, she is married with a blended family of four girls, two dogs, and a load of adventure. Crafting, sewing, crocheting, and making jewelry are her hobbies.
August 30, 2019
Heather Younger, '93 BA Political Science, is a best-selling author, international TEDx speaker, podcast host, facilitator, and Forbes Coaches Council coach. Her experiences as a CEO, entrepreneur, manager, attorney, writer, coach, listener, speaker, collaborator and mother all lend themselves to a laser-focused clarity into what makes employees of organizations and companies — large and small — tick. She has facilitated more than 150 workshops. Her motivation and philosophy have reached more than 20,000 attendees at her speaking engagements on large and small stages. Her book The 7 Intuitive Laws of Employee Loyalty hit the Forbes must-read list and is a go-to source for HR professionals seeking insight into their organizations' dynamics. Her writing also can be found on her blog at CustomerFanatix.com. She runs her own management consultancy. Eating chocolate, going to the movies, and hiking are her hobbies. She, her husband, and their four children live in Aurora, Colorado.
August 29, 2019
Monette Cortez, '18 BA Sociology, is retired and volunteers at the Lou Ruvo Cleveland Clinic for Brain Health Center. She says she continues working on family history and is committed to learning how to fly the drone she received several years ago. She notes that both can be totally frustrating. Her daughter, Emily Strickler, is a UNLV student pursuing a master's degree in public health
August 27, 2019
Aeriel Halstead, '15 BA Psychology, '15 BA Communication Studies, has been accepted into the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Brigham Young University. Her research will focus on preventative interventions for intimate partner violence. Teaching dance as a salsa instructor is her hobby.
August 26, 2019
Miles Boulton, '13 BA Psychology, is a senior academic advisor for the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. He also is pursuing an MBA at UNLV and hopes to graduate in fall 2020. Hiking, running, and reading are his hobbies.
August 21, 2019
Dominic Militello, '89 BA Sociology, is the founder of Job Search Gurus.com, which assists senior executives, executives, former athletes, and artists through the job search process. He was part of the UNLV soccer program from 1987 to 1989 when the team won the Pacific Coast Conference Championship. The team also made the NCAA tournament both years he played. He went on to play professional soccer in the American Professional Soccer League and North American (Indoor) Soccer League. He played professionally with current UNLV men's soccer head coach Rich Ryerson. His hobbies include golf and travel. A resident of Sandy, Utah, he has been married 29 years and has five children and six grandkids.