Anna Scotti ’06 (Los Angeles, MFA) published Big and Bad (2020), a young adult novella with teeth–gritty and street smart with a heart. It is a gripping story about a California teen, whose mom dies and whose alcoholic father is unable to care for her.
Dr. Juan “Kiko” Suarez ’14 (PhD, GSLC) has been appointed Chief Academic Officer at Huntington Junior College in Huntington, WV. The appointment was made by HJC President Fred Fransen and is an important step in positioning the college for future success. As Chief Academic Officer, Suarez is tasked with growing the college’s academic offerings based on the needs of the local business community and national trends. This is a newly-created position “We are incredibly fortunate to bring Dr. Suarez on board, and are especially excited to draw on his expertise in competency-based learning and credentialing,” said Fransen. Suarez said that