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Colonials Helping Colonials: Kenny Ames, CCAS ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS ’00

Colonials Helping Colonials: Kenny Ames, CCAS ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS ’00

Nineteen years ago, Kenny Ames, CCAS BA ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS BA ’00, played on opposing teams in a pick-up soccer game upstairs in the Smith Center gym. The two did not meet again until 2017, when Kenny responded to an employment ad at Evan’s PR firm, Red Banyan. A few weeks later, Evan

CCAS Alumnus Says ‘Figure Out What Excites You’

Frank Cordek, CCAS BS ’00, is uniquely qualified to talk about success in business. A director at Signal Hill Capital, a boutique investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private placement advisory, he has been a driving force in building the firm’s Internet & Digital Media practice, closing more than 30 transactions since

Tom Stowell, GSEHD Cert. ’09

Tom Stowell, GSEHD Cert. ’09, director of GSEHD’s Office of Career Services, was selected to receive the Carl D. Perkins Government Relations Award from the American Counseling Association. This award honors a member who has made a significant contribution to the counseling profession by influencing public policy at the state or national level. Stowell has

Jason A. Zimmerman, CCAS BA ’07

Jason A. Zimmerman, CCAS BA ’07, joined GrayRobinson, P.A. as an associate in the firm’s litigation practice. Zimmerman began his professional career as deputy blog director for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign where he was in charge of developing content on policy for the national blog page.  Zimmerman also served as a deputy of communications

Stephanie Leigh Batiste, CCAS MPHIL ’99, PhD ’03

Stephanie Leigh Batiste, CCAS MPHIL ’99, PhD ’03, published her first book, Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression Era African American Performance with Duke University Press. The project examines the complicated ways in which African Americans participated in American ideologies of cultural imperialism. Batiste is associate professor of Black Studies and English at the University of

Rebecca Schimmer Kirshner, CCAS BA ’01 & Benjamin Kirshner, GWSB BA ’00

Rebecca Schimmer Kirshner, CCAS BA ’01 & Benjamin Kirshner, GWSB BA ’00, welcomed their second daughter, Isabella Jade Kirshner on September 8, 2012.  Rebecca and Benjamin are also the proud parents of daughter Sydney Dale Kirshner, who will be three years old this October. Benjamin and Rebecca reside in Gladwyne, PA.  

Lucy Kafanov, CCAS BA ’05

Lucy Kafanov, CCAS BA ’05, has been nominated for an International Emmy Award for her work with Russia Today’s (RT) team of reporters covering the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Kafanov interviewed actor and director Mark Ruffalo at one of the protests as part of her coverage. The RT team is one of four nominees in

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