|Spring 2012 Edition|
The Life of Student Life
MSU Student Life Staff: (seated) Charles Lowry , (standing L-R) Zachary Layne, Kim Bess, and Mandy Wriston
Ever wonder who makes the students' lives more interesting while they're on campus? Who takes them under their wing and becomes a friend, counselor, and sometimes like a second parent? The Student Life staff, that's who. To learn more about them click here.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling
submitted by Graylin Stargell
current DEL student, MSSL '10
Teresa Deloach Reed graduated from the Organizational Leadership program (BSOL) at MSU in 2010.
Hired in 1985, Reed was formerly the assistant fire chief of San Jose, Ca. Recently, she has broken the glass ceiling by becoming the first female fire chief for the City of Oakland as well as the first African American female to head a metropolitan fire department (a department that has at least 400 members). Oakland has over 500 firefighters.
Chief Reed is the person holding the white hat wearing glasses (chiefs' hats are white). Standing to Chief Reed's right is Fire Chief Debra Pryor from Berkeley, Ca. The remaining women are lieutenants, captains and battalion chiefs from San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and as far away as Atlanta. There are over 37,000 fire departments throughout the globe, Chief Reed is only the second woman of color to head a metropolitan department globally. Click for more
Congratulations Chief Reed!
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MSU Welcomes Interim President
Dr. Richard Sours has been named MSU Interim President by the Board of Trustees. "I'm certainly gratified and pleased at the confidence that the board has demonstrated in me to offer me the position," Sours said. "I'm excited about the possibilities, comfortable with the people with whom I will be working, and anxious to get started." more...
MSU Alumni Association in Action
Beckley - Gloria Taggart and Sandra McGann, pictured above, are just two of the Beckley Council members who took turns ringing the Salvation Army Bell in December. Our group raised a little over $300.
Center Township Alumni Chapter Members
(L-R): Cheryl King, Dr. Tim Glaid, Brittney Golden, Jonathan Pettis
Center Township Alumni Chapter- We're pleased to welcome a new chapter based from our Center Township Campus in Pennsylvania. Alumni living in the Center Township area are welcome to join them. For meeting information and activity information, click here...
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