Alumni and Department Happenings

Alumni News

  • In October 2015, Zachary Fenoglio (’11) represented USA in the Rugby World Cup.
  • In August 2015, Mary Foster (‘11) was named to the USA Rowing National Team and competed in World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France
  • LMU alums Gianna Ligouri (’11) and Joe Lum (’11) are engaged to be married.
  • Zakkoyya Lewis-Powell (’13) is a PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She received an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Grant for her dissertation titled “TAME Health: Testing Activity Monitors’ Effect on Health”.
  • Betsi Metter Flint (’13 & ’15) and sand volleyball partner, Kelley Larson, became the youngest team to win an AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) event in September 2015.
  • Mackenzie Piper (’13) recently started work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a Program Assistant for their Vaccine Delivery Team.
  • Felicia Arriola (’14) is an Assistant Coach for the LMU Women’s Volleyball team who has made it to the NCAA Sweet 16
  • Brett Ballesteros (’14) was an assistant Athletic Trainer for NBA Champions, Golden State Warriors.
  • Trevor Kovacs (’15) has been accepted into the University of Southern California Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program to begin in fall of 2016.
  • Lauren Lee (’15) has been accepted in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Columbia University in New York to begin in the fall of 2016.
  • Derek Pugh ’15, former HHSC Laboratory Support Associate, has taken a position at AeroWorks Inc., as Manager of Business Administration
  • Liam Shorrock (’15) has been hired as the Laboratory and Research Associate in the Department of Health and Human Science at LMU.

Department Happenings

  • HHSC faculty Dr. Michael Levi arranged for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to be interviewed by Los Angeles Lakers announcer John Ireland about his life and basketball career on the LMU campus in March 2015
  • In November 2015, the new Life Sciences Building received LEED Gold certification