Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at

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February 26, 2013

Excerpted from CNN's Schools of Thought blog:

February 25, 2013

From the Luther College website:

Winnifred Sullivan, professor of religious studies at Indiana University and affiliate professor of law at the Maurer School of Law, has been named Luther College's Oen Fellow for the 2013 spring semester. She will visit Luther's campus March 10-13.

February 21, 2013

From the Oncolytics Biotech website:

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Jeremy Grushcow to the role of General Counsel.

February 19, 2013

From the Chicago Tribune:

Orphaned as a young boy, Joseph DuCanto overcame a difficult childhood to fight as a Marine in the South Pacific during World War II and achieve national recognition for his work as an attorney in the field of matrimonial law.

February 7, 2013

From Memphis Business Journal:

Peter Letsou, present dean of the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Ore., has been named dean of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.

February 6, 2013

Excerpted from USA Today:

For several days now, the nation has been embarrassingly enraptured by the minute details of the love life, real or apparent, of a 21-year-old college football star, Manti Te'o.

February 1, 2013

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January 31, 2013

Excerpted from Phoenix Business Journal:

Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman has taken another step in a run for Arizona governor in 2014.

January 29, 2013

Excerpted rom the Houston Chronicle: