Gary Belis

Gary Belis, BJ ’77, proudly showcases a letter from Donald Trump on his kitchen wall. After he wrote a review of Trump’s first book in 1988 for Fortune magazine, describing Trump as “the finest example we have of materialism, ambition, and self-love among the baby boomers,” Trump let him know that he thought it was … Continued

Christopher Abel

What do you do? I am a certified financial planner and personal/business growth coach running a company based in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, that helps hundreds every year achieve their financial, fitness, family and business goals. My company both educates and motivates using proven techniques often overlooked as individuals get lost in the mainstream of life. … Continued

Judith Anne Horn, MA ’79

Judith Anne Horn, MA ’79, of Greensboro, N.C., retired as coordinator of community relations after 21 years of service with College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Ill. She and her husband are now owners/innkeepers at the Troy-Bumpas Inn bed and breakfast in Greensboro.

Ellen Jaffe Jones, BJ ’76

Ellen Jaffe Jones, BJ ’76, is a personal trainer, coach, cooking instructor and author of “Eat Vegan on $4 a Day: A Game Plan for the Budget Conscious Cook.” She also is a two-time Emmy-winning television investigative reporter, a Smith Barney financial consultant and breast cancer activist.

Art Trujillo, MA ’79

Art Trujillo, MA ’79, writes: “I was one of the few to earn an MA by never setting foot on campus during the regular academic year. All my coursework was taken during the summers. After getting the degree, I taught journalism classes at a small state university, New Mexico Highlands University, for another 20 years. … Continued

Tamra Wilson, BJ ’76

Tamra Wilson, BJ ’76, is the public information officer for the Catawba County Library System in Newton, N.C.

Paula Melvin, BJ ’72, MA ’78

Paula Melvin, BJ ’72, MA ’78, is working at Ft. Detrick, Md., in a U.S. Department of Defense contract position as a technical writer/editor/management and logistics analyst. She is also the proud mother of four wonderful children and seven perfect – never naughty – grandchildren.

Carol Daus, BJ ’79

Carol Daus, BJ ’79, is the editor for Patio & Hearth Products Report in Los Angeles, Calif.