Class Notes JESSICA MICHELLE SINGLETON, Mass Communications ’09, released her first comedy album, please. don’t. leave. me, on iTunes on Feb. 1 and saw it climb to No. 1 for its genre in less than 24 hours. Singleton performs stand-up comedy on national and international tours and at major Los Angeles clubs.
Big Apple Invaders For the fourth year, USF alumni living in New York City don their best pirate gear for a Tampa-style Gasparilla celebration.
VICTOR J. TESCHEL, MEd ’09 and a Life Member, has joined the Annual Giving team at the USF Foundation as associate director of young alumni engagement and philanthropy. Teschel has been with the Foundation since 2008. RICK TUTWILER, Management ’05, received the WIND Presidential Recognition Award at the annual Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) Conference. The award recognizes a member who has contributed significantly to improving the Windstorm Insurance Network. Tutwiler is a public insurance adjuster at Tutwiler & Associates Public Adjusters in Tampa. HELEN WIEGMAN, MA Elementary Education ’06, a broker-associate with RE/MAX Alliance Group, has moved from the University Park office to the Bradenton office. Wiegman is a former litigation assistant and schoolteacher.
DAWN I. FOX, PhD ’11, and three USF researchers have been granted a patent for technology they invented that uses tuna cactus to clean up oil spills. Fox is a chemistry lecturer at the University of Guyana. Her co-inventors are USF faculty members Norma Alcantar, Sylvia Thomas and Ryan Toomey. BRANDON HALLINAN, Mechanical Engineering ’11, has been named project engineer at Tipton Design and Engineering in Tampa. Hallinan was previously a mechanical design engineer at Bay Area Innovations, Inc. and Vanguard Protex Global.
JEDIDIAH “JED” LIPPINCOTT, Marketing ’14, (above) has been appointed chief operating officer of Seafood Shack Enterprises. Lippincott was previously the company’s controller. He’s the former accounts manager for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC.
TIANA M. AUMENT, Mass Communications ’15, has joined Vassar College Athletics as assistant director of athletic communications. Aument was previously a staff writer for the USF Oracle.
CASSANDRA (CASI) JOHNSON, MBA ’12, has been named chief operations officerinnovations leader at M3 Accounting + Analytics in Tampa, where she was previously vice president of operations. Johnson has served as an adjunct professor at USF’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership.
GEORGE P. PAPADEAS, Marketing ’13 and a Life Member, has joined The Hoth, a White Label SEO firm, as an operations manager headquartered in St. Petersburg. Papadeas was previously an executive team leader at Target.
AMBER DUBIEL, Biomedical Sciences ’13, co-authored a research paper published in the journal Neuroscience. She is pursuing her master’s degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
DAVID M. KALTEUX, Marketing ’12, has joined FordHarrison LLP, as an associate in the firm’s Tampa office. Kalteux previously worked as a law clerk at two other Tampa Bay area law firms.
MOLLY PRICHARD, Nursing & MS ’14, has become a registered nurse practitioner at SkinSmart Dermatology in Sarasota. She joined the practice as a dermatologic fellow in 2015 and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
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