Where Are They Now - Volume XI

We proudly recognize the achievements of our alumni as they accomplish wonderful things around the globe. Within each issue of Results!, you'll find a list of graduates who have made a difference in their communities and beyond. If you would like to be featured, please send us an e-mail.

Dugger  Dr. Harry "Neil" Dugger
Irving, Texas
'84 M.Ed., '94 Ed.D.
Dugger has recently been named Dean of the College of Education for Dallas Baptist University.  Prior to his employment at DBU in 2011 as the Director of the Ed.D. K-12 program, Neil served for 32 years in Irving ISD as a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and as interim superintendent.  In addition to his educational duties, Neil and his wife, Paula, enjoy raising registered Texas Longhorn cattle.

Corbin  Dr. Jill K. Corbin
Dallas, Texas
'12 Ed.D. in Higher Education with a concentration in Administration
Corbin has worked at the University of Dallas for four years and currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management.
 Wright Karlee Wright
Carrollton, Texas
'11 Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Interdisciplinary Studies
Wright is a 2nd grade math and science teacher in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD. She recently collaborated with The Research in Mathematics Education unit at Southern Methodist University to develop and write test items for the Elementary School Students in Texas: Algebra Ready Universal Screener.


Newsom Dr. Thomas W. Newsom
Tucumcari, New Mexico
'11 Ph.D. in Higher Education
Newsom has served more than 20 years in higher education and was recently appointed President at Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Prior to that, he served as President at The Art Institute of Dallas since 2010, with additional responsibilities as Vice Chancellor of South University since 2011. Newsom has served as a board member for several organizations, including chambers of commerce and non-profit consumer credit counseling services. Dr. Newsom's wife, Victoria, is a fifth-grade social studies teacher and they have three children.
 Valerin Marcus "Marc" P. Valerin
Dallas, Texas
'11 Ph.D. in Higher Education
Valerin currently holds two directorships (e.g.; Graduate Admissions and Graduate Cooperative Education) with SMU's Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.  He has been with the University for 19 years and truly believes in lifelong learning.  After earning his doctoral degree from UNT in December 2011, he immediately joined SMU's Cox School of Business the following month.  He is scheduled to graduate in Spring 2014 with his Master of Business Administration degree.

 Hellman Angela Hellman
Denton, Texas
'94 M.S. in Early Childhood Studies
Hellman currently serves as Principal at the Ann Windle School for Young Children in Denton ISD. Early childhood is her passion, and she feels fortunate to have this opportunity to be a part of such a great school.