Jayhawks in the News | May 18

Posted on May 18, 2018 in News

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Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our weekly edition of “In the News.” It’s like an online version of Class Notes. If you’ve seen Jayhawks in the news who should be featured, email us at share@kualumni.org.


Local NASCAR race engineer learning on the job at Kansas Speedway | Kansas City Star

Lenexa native J.T. Adkins returned to Kansas City for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway. Adkins, e’11, is one of two race engineers for Daniel Suarez’s No. 19 team.
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HSSU Athletics Names Fred Lewis as Director of Track and Field | Hornets Athletics

Harris-Stowe State University is happy to announce the hiring of Fred Lewis, c’87 as the Director of Track and Field for the 2018-2019 season. Lewis is a well-known coach and athlete around the Saint Louis area where he has produced multiple Missouri State Champions as well as NAIA and Olympic athletes.
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Williams, former KU players laud Collison on retirement day | Topeka Capital-Journal

Nick Collison’s mom, Judy, and dad, Dave, summoned their son to a hallway of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Chesapeake Energy Arena after a recent playoff game against the Utah Jazz. “We have a surprise visitor for you,” Judy informed the 37-year-old, 15-year NBA veteran, also the second-leading scorer and third-leading rebounder in University of Kansas basketball history. The guest, Collison, c’03, discovered soon enough, was his former college coach, Roy Williams, the current head coach at North Carolina.
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Patriot Capital Expands Team | citybizlist

Kyle Griffith, b’06, joined Patriot Capital as an Associate Managing Director in April 2018. Kyle brings seven years of experience in middle-market commercial lending, including origination, underwriting, Sponsor Coverage Group providing lending and funding services to private equity firms.
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Everything Matters with Kevin Carroll | Lessons of Leaders Hospitality

Mr. Kevin Carroll, CCM, CCE, has been the GM/COO at the Atlanta Athletic Club since May 2013. Prior to the AAC, he was the GM/COO of The Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter, FL and Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Carroll is extremely involved with The University of Kansas as well as the Club Managers Association of America and Chair of the KU Alumni Association beyond his position at the Atlanta Athletic Club and is truly passionate about growing leaders.
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Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation celebrates hearing and speech month through May | Navajo-Hopi Observer

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) and the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) would like to present information about their audiology and speech therapy departments. TCRHCC offers speech and language services in its Physical Rehabilitation Center (PRC), which is located in the southeast corner of the TCRHCC campus. TCRHCC employs two full-time speech-language pathologists, Valerie Yazzie, MA, CCC-SLP and Cheryl Saganitso, G’05, MA, CCC-SLP.
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