December 21, 2010


Faye Bunch Field joined the First United Methodist Church of Longview (TX) 64 years ago. She was honored for her service at a church reception April 18, 2010.


Charles O. Galvin is designated tax attorney for the year by the tax section of the State Bar of Texas

Dr. Arvel Edwin Haley and Charlotte Ware dated at SMU in the 1930s and on August 21, 2010, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Their four sons graduated from SMU and like their dad, UT Southwestern Medical School. They are Dr. John Marshall Haley ’64, Dr. Robert Ware Haley ’67, Dr. Steven A. Haley ’69 and Dr. Charles Edwin Haley ’71.


Vivian Anderson Castleberry was honored last summer by Women’s eNews as one of 21 leaders for the 21st century dedicated to improving women’s lives. While at the Dallas Times Herald from 1956 to 1984, she mentored female journalists and after retiring was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. She launched the nonprofit Peacemakers Incorporated in 1987, which sponsors international women’s conferences on peace, and co-founded the Family Place, the first women’s shelter in Dallas. The Press Club of Dallas honored her with its Buck Marryat Award for a lifetime of outstanding contributions.


Kenneth E. Kouri enjoys reading about SMU sports and progress.


Francine Burris Blackwell is retired in Naples, FL, and enjoys playing golf.


Joanne Martin McClaskey is active in a retirement community.

Dr. A. Rodney (Rod) Nurse (M.A. ’50) is the 2009-10 president of the American Board of Couple and Family Psychology, responsible for board certification examinations. He is a life fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Personality Assessment. His book, Family Assessment (Wiley, 1999), is being translated into the Persian language Farsi. He lives and practices in Orinda, CA.

Kathryn Coke Rienhoff spent seven weeks in Africa for the ninth time last winter and in October 2010 visited Saudi Arabia.