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Nancee L. Miller, '68

Nancee L. Miller, '68

As the first full-time director of Alumni Relations, Nancee L. Miller, 68 led the effort to build the Alumni House and Visitor Center with a fund-raiser that collected $2.5 million

Alan W. McEvoy, '70

Alan W. McEvoy, '70

Along with teaching sociology at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, Alan McEvoy, 70, has dedicated his life to ending violence in schools, homes, and communities.

Mary L. Kramer, '79

Mary L. Kramer, '79

Mary Kramer is the vice president and publisher of Crain's Detroit Business andCrain's Cleveland Business.

Max R. Bush, '72

Max R. Bush, '72

Playwright, director, and educator Max Bush has been awarded several honors including the Distinguished Play Awards in 1990 and 2002, and the Charlotte Chorpening Cup in 1995.

Lorie R. Wild, '80

Lorie R. Wild, '80

Since her graduation from Grand Valley State University with a B.S. in nursing, Director of Patient Care Services Lorie Wild, 80, has held various positions in the medical field.

James K. Stiff, '79

James K. Stiff, '79

A native of Fenton, Michigan, James Stiff graduated from Grand Valley's Thomas Jefferson College with a bachelor of philosophy degree.

John P. Apol, '69

John P. Apol, '69

Washington D.C. native, John Jack Apol, 69, was a professor at Detroit College of Law for 34 years.

Vondie Woodbury, '71

Vondie Woodbury, '71

Since 1995, Executive Director of the Muskegon Community Health Project, Vondie Woodbury, 71 has developed and implemented several community health programs.

Dixie Anderson, '72 & '78

Dixie Anderson, '72 & '78

Since 1995, Dixie Anderson, 72 and 78, has served as executive director of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

Daniel Oglesby, '74

Daniel Oglesby, '74

Grand Valley Alumnus, Daniel Oglesby, 74, is the senior vice president of human resources for Spectrum Health.