Class Notes, Fall 2013

Featuring Ryan Nakagawa '10, Megrez Mosher '08 and Kelvin Tang OD '04.

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang OD ’04 works as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California Berkley School of Optometry, where he recently was invited by a student to perform his first “hooding” at a graduation ceremony. Tang also works at his own practice in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher ’08 moved to New York in 2011, planning to focus on writing and comedy. She now has a career as an aerialist, a freelance circus performer, and “acts whenever the opportunity presents itself.” 

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa ’10 was named to the annual Forty Under 40 list honoring accomplished young business leaders in Hawai‘i by the Pacific Business News. Nakagawa is a loan officer for Honolulu HomeLoans. 

General Comments

Rena Dunbar

Rena Dunbar MAT and Marty Smith MAT were awarded the Peace Educator of the Year Award in May by the Nobel Peace Laureate Project. The grassroots organization, based in Eugene, Ore., promotes peace by honoring and inspiring peacemakers. Dunbar teaches atSpencer Butte Middle School and Smith teaches at Roosevelt Middle School, both in Eugene.

 

 

Erica (Long) Sawyer

Erica (Long) Sawyer is a counselor at Riverside Living in Wood Village, Ore., where she practices art therapy.

 

Denise Giesbers

Denise Giesbers received the Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champion Award at the National Institute For Study of Transfer Students conference in February 2014.

 

Audrey Owens MSPT

Audrey Owens MSPT and husband Neville Kodkani welcomed son Kian on Nov. 12, 2013.

Audrey (Fields) Grube

Audrey (Fields) Grube

Audrey (Fields) Grube OD and husband Thomas J. Grube welcomed son Thomas James David Grube on Nov. 25, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches. He joins big sister Anabelle Eva Marie, age 2. Annabelle was born Oct. 4, 2011, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19 ¼ inches.

 

Stephanie (Zimmerman) Davis

Stephanie (Zimmerman) Davis and husband Jacob welcomed son Eric Joseph on Dec. 18, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches.

 

Mike Okouchi

Mike Okouchi was recently interviewed on the Lifetime Channel about the Better Body System. He is a chiropractor in Irvine, Calif