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Courtney Corwin ’89, ’95

Courtney Lee Corwin has been named special assistant to the president of Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. As a member of the senior leadership team under new Hendrix President William Tsutsui, who is completing his tenure as dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, she will take a

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Mark D. Thompson ’01

Mark D. Thompson has been named vice president, tourism by the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. He earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree from SMU in 2001. Thompson brings more than 20 years of tourism and marketing experience to the job. In his new role with the Bureau, he is

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Jim Rea ’05

Attorney Jim Rea of the Dallas-based law firm McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C., was elected in December to a four-year term on the board of directors of the Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association. A 2005 graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law, he is also

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Susan Cipione ’06

Attorney Susan Cipione of the Dallas-based law firm of McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C., has been appointed to the national Industry Research Committee for the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network (“CREW Network”). She is a 2006 graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law. CREW Network is a national organization dedicated to

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Andrew Morgan ’07, ’09 and Amanda Morgan ’07, ’08

Andrew Morgan ’07, ’09 and Amanda Morgan ’07, ’08

Andrew Morgan (B.A. ’07 and M.L.S. ’09) and Amanda Morgan (B.B.A. ’07 and M.S.A. ’08) announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Jane Morgan, November 1, 2013. Her grandparents are Hicks Morgan and Vicki Morgan (B.A. ’91) and Wayne Shaw, Helmut Sohmen Endowed Professor in Corporate Governance at SMU’s Cox

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Adam Saxton ’04

Adam Saxton ’04

Adam Saxton ’04 and wife Sarah announce the birth of twin boys, Patrick Kelly and Harrison Warren, December 9, 2013. They are Adam and Sarah’s first children, and the family resides in Dallas.

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Katrin Dubreuil ’01

Katrin Holt Dubreuil has established her own company, Katrin Dubreuil Brand Writing, based in Paris, France, where she has lived since shortly after graduating from SMU’s Meadows School of Arts with degrees in art history and advertising. “My writing services are all in English, since my clients are either international

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Whitney Aronoff ’03

Whitney Aronoff is human resources manager at Barbaricum in Washington, D.C., supporting recruitment, on-boarding, compliance, performance management and internal/external communications. Whitney graduated from SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. Barbaricum is an innovative government contracting communications firm specializing in solving complex organizational challenges and advancing national security interests across the

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Keith Karnes ’77

Keith Karnes has been named president of BTerrell Group and CodePartners. BTerrell Group, LLP is a Dallas-based consulting firm focused on implementing and optimizing ERP, CRM and HRMS systems for mid-sized companies. Karnes joined BTerrell Group in April 2013 to lead the company’s efforts in launching the company’s Intacct practice, after providing similar

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Dan Koenig ’97

Dan Koenig, a community leader and attorney in Greensboro, NC, has joined the Mediation.com network to bring his dispute resolution skills to a broader range of clients, including individuals and business owners who prefer to have their legal disputes resolved in a private, efficient and cost-effective manner. He is a NCDRC Certified Superior

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