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Sunday, September 22, 2013
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors recently conferred the title of emerita/emeritus on the following faculty members: Dave Beagle, assistant professor, University Libraries; James Hicks, professor, Pamplin College of Business; Gordon Kirk, professor, College of Engineering; Glenn Kraige, professor, College of Engineering; and JoAnn Emmel, associate professor, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Karen Roberto, professor of human development and director of the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech, has joined the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health as a member.
Debbie Ruff has been named director of Vinton HoneyTree Early Learning Center. Also, Kayla Kitchens and Angela Harris of HoneyTree Early Learning Centers have been awarded Child Development Associate credentials by the Council for Professional Recognition.
Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced that Erik Ervin, professor of crop and soil environmental sciences, will serve as assistant dean of student programs, and Alex Niemiera, associate professor in horticulture, will serve as assistant dean of academic programs.
Kay Slusher has been hired as settlement processor of Virginia Title Center LLC.
Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte has announced the addition of two new associate attorneys: Andrea Hopkins and Devon Munro.
Britteny Jenkins has joined Spilman Thomas & Battle as an associate.
Several area law firms announced lawyers named to the Best Lawyers in America listing for 2014:
Martin, Hopkins & Lemon: Stephen Lemon.
Gilmer, Sadler, Ingram, Sutherland & Hutton Law Firm: Bob Ingram.
Frith & Ellerman: Dan Frith.
Anderson, Desimone & Green: Ann Green.
Weaver Law Firm: David Weaver.
The Appalachian Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross announced the following additions to its board for 2013-14: Brian Wilson, chairman; Tom Turner, Richard Wellford, Wayne Wise and Paul Economy, members.
Helen Burnett has been named director of sales and marketing at The Glebe.
Weather JournalEarly mix, then ice storm Sunday