Class Notes Submitted in March, 2017

Kathryn Alley Norwood (M.T. ’08 Elem Ed) and Bryan Norwood were married October 15, 2016, at the Rigmor House in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Evelyn Ahlfield (Col ’08) was a bridesmaid, and other alumni attendees included Tosin Oluwole (Col ’08), Amanda Brill Hasley (Col ’08) and Susan Fisher Mahlburg (Col ’08). The couple now lives in Hillsborough, where Mrs. Norwood is a seventh- and eighth-grade social studies teacher with Orange County Schools.

Thomas L. Howard III (M.Ed. ’14 SAPHE) Society Ties coverSociety Ties: A History of the Jefferson Society at the University of Virginia
by Thomas L. Howard III and Owen W. Gallogly,
(University of Virginia Press, April 2017)

Society Ties is a history of the University of Virginia’s oldest student organization, the Jefferson Society. Founded in 1825, the Society has counted the likes of Woodrow Wilson and Edgar Allan Poe among its membership and continues to be one of the largest and most active student organizations on Grounds. Society Ties is more than just the story of the Jefferson Society, however; it is a history of student life at the University of Virginia. The book explores what motivates students during their time at the University and how they experience the ineffable place that is Jefferson’s Academical Village. (more…)

Robin Ward (Ph.D. ’97 Math Ed) has published her fourth children’s counting book, Count on Villanova: Fun Facts From 1 to 12 (Mascot Books, 2016). Readers count from one to twelve while discerning even and odd numbers, exploring the passage of time through the twelve months and four seasons, and enjoying the beauty and history of Villanova’s campus. The book has a rhyming narrative and includes two coloring pages. Ms. Ward is planning her fifth book in the series: Count on UVA: Fun Facts From 1 to 12.

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Melissa Seymour “Missy” Wood (M.T. ’01 Elem Ed ) and Adam Osgood Wood (Col ’99, Darden ’05)  welcomed a fourth son, James Patrick Wood, on September 13, 2016. James joins Harrison and August, both 8, and Philip, 4. The Wood family lives in Richmond, Virginia.