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APRIL ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS
DR. DAVID RICHARDSON ('87) Dr. David Richardson, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill, analyzes the situation developing from Japan's nuclear power plant crisis. View the YouTube interview.
CATHERINE CREDEUR ('89) The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society named Catherine Credeur the "Hematology-Oncology Social Worker of the Year." Catherine is the in-patient social worker assigned to LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport's Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, and works with hospitalized cancer patients and those who have bone marrow transplants. She will be recognized by LLS during the Association of Oncology Social Work national conference in St. Louis in May. Catherine recently completed a four-year term as the Natchitoches Liasion for the LSMSA Alumni Association and has been responsible for starting an alumni social service weekend each summer on the LSMSA campus.
ASPEN STEIB ('02) From reporting for CNN to developing her own Internet game show, Aspen Steib has found a unique voice and product in the evolving media market. www.AspenSteib.com
MATTHEW KIOK ('10) Matthew Kiok, a 2010 graduate and member of the school's first sophomore class, has been selected to participate in the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network summer program at Cornell University. He will be working on developing new ways to probe the interaction between the antigens on foreign cells and our immune system's antibodies at the molecular level using a variety of chemical, optical, and biological techniques. Each year, 80 participants are accepted from more than 900 applicants. Matthew is currently at Tulane University. More information about the summer program can be found on NNIN website.
LOGAN LEGER ('08) Logan Leger was selected as one of four to represent the Louisiana on the StartupBus, an entrepreneurial competition that culminates in Austin, Texas during the famous South by Southwest Festival.
Yet another example of LSMSA's mission in action: to foster in its young scholars lifelong growth toward reaching individual potentials and toward finding places of work and service in a global society through the examination and exchange of ideas in a community of scholars.