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Jerry Greiner, MA (A&S) '73, PhD (A&S) '74 -- president of Arcadia College in Pennsylvania since 2004, former provost of Hamline University in Minnesota, a practicing clinical psychologist

Beverly Malone, Nur '70, PhD (A&S) '82 -- CEO of the National League for Nursing, previously general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing in England for six years [Read more in the Proudly Cincinnati section.]

Diane Halpern, MA (A&S) '77, PhD (A&S) '79 -- chair and professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College; director of the Berger Institute for Work, Family and Children; past president of the American Psychological Association; and author of more than 350 articles and 10 books

Thomas Roth, MA (A&S) '69, PhD (A&S) '71 -- director of research and director of the Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit; internationally honored author of more than 275 articles and 109 chapters; author or editor of 12 volumes; former president of the U.S. Sleep Research Society, the American Sleep Disorders Association and the National Sleep Foundation I am proud to say that all of these distinguished people studied in the A&S psychology department.

[The previous four submitted by Donald Schumsky, UC professor emeritus of psychology, in 2009]

Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler, A&S ’38, MA (A&S) ’40, HonDoc ’87, is the only alumnus to serve as a UC president, during which time he guided UC through the transition to a state institution. In 2009, UC named the Center for the History of the Health Professions in his honor. He is also a UC professor of history emeritus, a Taft Medal winner and an Award of Excellence winner. He retired from Rutgers, where a building was named in his honor.

Matt Risch, CCM '04, performed in the title role of  "Pal Joey" on Broadway, appearing with Stockard Channing, during the winter. In November, Playbill wrote about Risch’s quick rise to stardom: He had been understudying the Tony-winning actor who had the lead in Pal Joey when the other fellow injured his foot during previews, and Risch nabbed the role permanently. He also appeared in "Legally Blonde" and "Chicago," working everyday since he got off the bus in Manhattan, says dad Bob Risch, who submitted this entry in 2009.

Randall Whitescarver, CCM ’83 (aka C. Randall White), production stage manager for Broadway openings of “Ragtime,” “The Pirate Queen,” “Starlight Express” and “Sweet Charity”; world tours with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman; openings for Bette Midler and Barbara Streisand; most recently, “Dream Girls” in Korea — submitted by dad W.A. Whitescarver, MS (Eng) ’53, Montgomery, Ohio, in 2009

Erik Sueberkrop, DAAP ’72, chairman and founding principal of the architectural firm Studios Architecture, San Francisco; design principal for UC’s new CARE/Crawley Building — submitted by Brad Dunn, DAAP ’82, Cincinnati, in 2009

Courtney Baber, att. A&S ’90, Miss Ohio USA 1992 — submitted by Shelley Baber Jones, A&S ’87, JD ’90, Fullerton, Calif., in 2009

Laura Hedges, att. UC, backup dancer for the Pussycat Dolls — submitted by Frederick Hunter, RWC student, in 2009

Nance Massarella, A&S ’73, San Francisco, archivist/transcriber on Mark Kitchell’s film  “Berkeley in the Sixties,” nominated for 1991 Academy Award for Best Documentary — submitted by Nance Massarella in 2009

Donald Lawrence

Donald Lawrence

Donald Lawrence, CCM ’81, American gospel music artist and songwriter for groups such as the Clark Sisters and his own Donald Lawrence Presents the Tri-City Singers; record producer for a host of artists, including Kirk Franklin; vocal coach to the R&B group En Vogue — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

Tyrone Yates, A&S ’78, attorney, fourth-term Ohio state representative and former assistant Ohio attorney general, Cincinnati vice mayor and city councilman — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

Rodney Reynolds, att. DAAP ’80, president of RJR Communications, founder and publisher of American Legacy Magazine — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

Shawn Topps, DAAP ’83, a member of 100 Black Men of South Florida, which mentors African-American youth — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

Joffrey Caldwell, DAAP ’85, associate publisher of Sophisticated Groom magazine — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

Marjorie Moseley, A&S ’82, community activist, member of Cincinnati's Black United Front, which brought charges of racial profiling and brutality against the city police — submitted by Moseley, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., in 2009

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— page compiled by Deborah Rieselman / updated 10-12