Class Notes December 2016

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Isabel Dowrick (B.A.’74/H&S; M.Ed.’92/E) has mostly retired from her work at the University of Richmond as head of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She works part time for the READ Center teaching adults who want to improve their reading skills. She also is a volunteer mentor for Education for Ministry, a study program of the University of the South – Sewanee, and serves as the coordinator for EfM for the Diocese of Virginia.


Clary Carleton (Cert.’98/E; M.A.’98/H&S) was named Richmond Public School’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. Carleton has been an English teacher at Open High School in Richmond, VA., since 1999.

Veronica McKinney** (B.A.’97/H&S) married George Collins in September 2016. The couple lives in Seattle, where Veronica works for the Renton School District.

* Member of VCU Alumni
** Life member of VCU Alumni