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Amanda Kovach ’11

Amanda Kovach ’11

Amanda Kovach is pursuing her dream of becoming a business owner by opening a Pure Barre studio in Allen. The studio launch is planned for August 18. While at SMU, Kovach was a member of the SMU Pom Squad, worked in the business school as a business law teaching assistant

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Kyle Rose ’95

Kyle Rose ’95

Kyle Rose married his partner, Steve Schuller, in Provincetown, Mass., in October 2009. They welcomed their son, Kellan, in January 2013 and are hoping to grow their family again through open adoption. You can follow their adoption journey at facebook.com/kyleandsteveadoption. Kyle (shown on the right), who earned a bachelor’s degree

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Heather Rodenborg ’14 and Amanda Barbour ’13

Heather Rodenborg (M.Div., Perkins School of Theology, 2014) married Amanda Barbour (M.L.S. 2013) on June 14, 2014, in their East Dallas church. They had their legal ceremony on June 19 in Lowell, MA.

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Hana Litterer Golden ’14

Hana Litterer married Trevor Golden on May 24, 2014 in Marble Falls, TX one week after graduating from the Cox School of Business’ full-time MBA program with concentrations in marketing and strategy/entrepreneurship. Among the Mustangs in attendance were Sydney Seid, Bea Staley, Travis Polk, Elizabeth Schaab, Michael Buono, Todd Alsup,

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Ian McCann ’00

Ian McCann is now customer communications supervisor for UPS. He oversees urgent communications for the global logistics leader, working at the corporate headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

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Lee Batson Armstrong ’05

Lee Batson Armstrong was married to Micah Armstrong on June 21, 2014 in Miami, FL. Lee, who earned an M.B.A. from SMU’s Cox School of Business, was recently promoted to senior manager of alumni relations for Deloitte’s West Region.

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Constance  Y. White ’97

Constance Y. White ’97

Constance Y. White has been named vice president/public art by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) of Charlotte, N.C. White joins ASC from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, where she served as the art program manager. She begins her new role at ASC September 2. The Dallas native

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Jean Grumbles Irving ’06 and Daniel Irving ’05

Jean Grumbles Irving ’06 and Daniel Irving ’05 welcomed son Thomas “Henry” Irving into the world July 16. In addition to Henry, the Irving family includes two other future Mustangs, Emma and Claire.

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Charla Aldous ’85

Charla Aldous ’85

Charla Aldous recently shared her courtroom knowledge with students attending the National Trial College of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at Harvard Law School. The Dallas litigator, the founder of Aldous Law Firm, was among this year’s legal practitioners teaching a small group of young lawyers the art

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Kal Grant ’88

Kal Grant ’88

Kal Grant has been named managing director on the client advisory team at Tolleson Private Wealth Management, an affiliate of Tolleson Wealth Management.

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