Outstanding Alumni Academy

The Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services has inducted more than 100 individuals into its Outstanding Alumni Academy. Inductees are successful graduates from the college who have met with success beyond WMU.

CHHS faculty members and alumni may nominate individuals for the honor by speaking with the acting chair or director of your unit.

Inductees by program

Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies

  • Mary Beth Harrison '93, inducted 2009
  • Steven J. LaGrow '76, inducted 2003
  • Nancy C. Paskin '71, inducted 2003
  • Barbara J. Hunt '78, inducted 2002
  • William R. Wiener '70, inducted 2002
  • Fuxiang Zhang '90, inducted 2002

Bronson School of Nursing

  • Andrea Kwasky '99, inducted 2010
  • Healther Tubbs Cooley '03, inducted 2010
  • Sharie Falan '00, inducted 2003

Gerontology

  • Rosamond Robbert '81, inducted 2013
  • Ellen Page-Robin* honorary, inducted 2012
  • Beatrice Fisher* '81, inducted 2002

  • George Fisher* '80, inducted 2002

Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness

  • Laurie Young '88, inducted 2010
  • Cynthia Ann Murray '99, inducted 2009
  • Beverly Ann Love '90, inducted 2003
  • Meribeth Bolt '90, inducted 2002
  • Betty Lee Ongley '84, inducted 2002

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Stephanie A. Combs '09, inducted 2013
  • Janice Long '08, inducted 2012
  • Barbara Cliff '07, inducted 2011

Interdisciplinary Health Services, B.S.

  • Lois Richmond '88, inducted 2011

  • Cheryl Knapp '83, inducted 2010
  • William A. Sanger '86, inducted 2009

Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Rebecca Meloy Hawkins '07, inducted 2011
  • Scott Smith '92, inducted 2010
  • Jane Case-Smith '78, inducted 2009
  • Kathryn Marie Loukas '85, inducted 2003
  • Normajean Bennett '55, inducted 2002
  • Lyla Mae Spelbring '59, inducted 2002
  • Lela Llorens '53, WMU Distinguished Alumna of 1987

Department of Physician Assistant

  • Michael Davis '74, inducted 2003
  • Dennis R. DeRosia '76, inducted 2002
  • Charles De Vreugd* '77, inducted 2002
  • James B. Hammond '75, inducted 2002
  • Alta Marie Hodges '83, inducted 2002

School of Social Work

  • Natalie Webb '73, inducted 2003
  • Julia A. Guevara '85, inducted 2002
  • Ann Marston '82, inducted 2002
  • Mr. Jeffrey Patton '78, inducted 2002
  • Deloris Jordan Phillips* '72, inducted 2002
  • Brian J. Rosecrance '81, inducted 2002
  • Diana R. Sieger '78, inducted 2002
  • Dennis S. Sturtevant '78, inducted 2002
  • Sherry E. Thomas-Cloud '90, inducted 2002

Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

  • Nadine Pelling '95, inducted 2010
  • Robert G. Perra '79, inducted 2009
  • Alan Lewandowski '79, inducted 2003
  • Robert J. Ackerman '75, inducted 2002
  • Thomas J. Pasco* '83, inducted 2002

Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

  • Mary Ida Hunt '40, 1965, inducted 2011
  • Donna Oas '66, inducted 2011
  • Frank Robinson* '42, inducted 2011
  • Karen Seelig '64, inducted 2011
  • Earl "Gip" Seaver '70, inducted 2010
  • David R. Beukelman '65, inducted 2003
  • Barry Guitar '67, inducted 2003
  • Kathrine Butler '53, inducted 2002

 

*deceased