Honor Roll

Dean’s Laureate Circle Members Tom Halvorsen EdD ’80 and his wife Barbara Halvorsen ’70, MS ’71 pictured with new Academy Members Robert Ferris EdD ’65 and Pauline Ferris PhD ’79

Thank you to all of our donors who generously supported USC Rossier during fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016). Your gifts play an essential role in sustaining and expanding our student experience, programs and faculty research.

The following Honor Roll includes individuals who supported Rossier with gifts of $500 or more.

Dean’s Laureate Circle

2015 – 2016

Members in the Dean’s Laureate Circle show incredible leadership, commitment and dedication to the mission of the USC Rossier School of Education. We would like to especially honor the following members and the areas they have chosen to support through their philanthropy.

Visionaries $100,000+

Anonymous
USC Doctoral Student Scholarships

David Hagen ’67, MS ’68, EdD ’93 and Veronica Hagen ’68 *
USC Rossier General Scholarship Fund

Richard A. Kayne and Suzanne Kayne
USC Rossier SummerTIME Program

Lydia Helen Kennard *
USC East College Prep

Christina McKinney ’68 and H. Webber McKinney ’68, MS ’69 *
USC Rossier General Scholarship Fund

 Milton Meler ’70, MBA ’71 and Christopher Meler ’04 *
Erma Lee Meler Family Endowed Scholarship

Elliot Sainer and Marcia Sainer *
USC Hybrid High School

Leaders: $50,000+
Karen Symms Gallagher and Raymond J. Gallagher
USC Rossier Dean’s Scholars Award Fund

James D. Slavik MBA ’87 and Glenys Thompson Slavik
USC College Prep – Santa Ana    

Investors: $25,000+

Anonymous

Katzman / Ernst Chair in Educational Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation
USC Rossier Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Scholarship Fund

Patricia Poon ’65 and Dudley Poon
Dudley and Patricia Poon Endowed Scholarship Fund

 

Academy Member Honor Roll

2015 – 2016

 This honor roll gratefully acknowledges those members who have made an annual to support the students and faculty of the USC Rossier School of Education.

Masters: $10,000+

Amy K. Dundon-Berchtold ’72 and James Berchtold ◊
Edith Leonis ’59 and John Leonis

Fellows: $5,000+

William C. Allen ’79 and Marie Allen ’78
Frank Baxter and Katherine Baxter
Margaret Chidester EdD ’95 and Steven Chidester
Verna Dauterive ME ’49, EdD ’66 ◊†
Carol Fox MS ’62 ◊
Dorothy Gram ’62
Thomas Halvorsen EdD ’80 and Barbara Halvorsen ’70, MS ’71 ◊
John Iino JD ’87 and Eva Iino *
Kathleen McCarthy Kostlan ’57 and Frank Kostlan ’56, MBA ’62
Ira Krinsky and Roberta Weintraub ◊
Brent Noyes ’74, MS ’79 and Virginia Noyes ◊
Christine Ofiesh ’82
Maria Ott PhD ’94 and Thomas Ott
Barclay Perry ’64, MBA ’67 and Susan Perry
Karen Sherman ’90 and Chris Sherman ’90

Scholars: $2,500+

Kelly Bealer and David Bealer EdD ’10 *†
Joelle Benioff ’62
Genaro Carapia MS ’84 and Lai Tan Carapia
Alysia Ekizian ’89 and Gregory Ekizian
Richard Ferry and Maude Ferry *
L’Cena B. Rice ’53, MS ’59
Charlene P. Shimada ’91 and Thomas Shimada ’88
Sheree T. Speakman and Gary Giuntoli
Peter Weil and Julie Weil

Mentors: $1,000+

Eugene Andreasen
Mary Bickett ’87 and Brent Bickett ’86
Donald Brann Jr. ’68, EdD ’82 and Sari Brann *
Sally Butterbaugh-Alvino ’72, MS ’74
David Cash EdD ’08 and Heather Cash
Rudy Castruita EdD ’82 and Jean Castruita
James Elsasser EdD ’11
Michael Escalante EdD ’02
Katherine Farlow ’66
Greg Franklin ’83, EdD ’97 and Debbie Franklin
Pedro Garcia EdD ’83 and Priscilla P. de Garcia ’63, MS ’65, EdD ’75
Stuart Gothold EdD ’74 and Jane Gothold
Walton Greene ’63
Charles David Hinman EdD ’02 *
Susan Johnson EdD ’96 and Keith Johnson
Robert Nelson ’91 and Tiffany Nelson
Van Kelsey and Nancy Kelsey ’44
Douglas Kimberly EdD ’08 and Cathie Ferdula-Kimberly
Mary Jo Lass PhD ’66
Donald Leisey EdD ’73 and Patricia Leisey
Bren Leisure ’74 and Lawrence Leisure *
Steven Lowder EdD ’92 and Connie Lowder
Jenelle Marsh-Mullet ’91 and Scott Mullet ’91
Neil Matsumori ’63
Patricia Koehler Mauritzen ’58
Dustin McLemore EdD ’18 and Christine McLemore *
Marjory Newell MS ’74 and Frank Newell JD ’75
Louis Pappas EdD ’91 and Leslie Pappas
Susan Rainey EdD ’83
Judith Ann Reiling ’64 and Ben Reiling *
John Roach EdD ’88 and Johanna Roach ’75
Alejandro J. Rojas EdD ’08
Jean Schultz and William Schultz
Steven Short
Robert Slaby MS ’72, PhD ’79 and Barbara Slaby
Marlene Taussig ’69 and Eric Taussig *
Marilyn Thomas ’62 MS ’74
Katherine Thorossian EdD ’09
David Jose Verdugo EdD ’05 and Susanna Verdugo
Marilyn von KleinSmid-Randolph ’60 and Charles Randolph
Gerald M. Whitehead ’81 and Melody Whitehead
Gloria Bess Widmann MS ’69
Carole B. Winn ’60, MS ’62 *
Sonja Yates EdD ’90

Educators: $500+

Anonymous
Robert Allard ’98, MS ’01, EdD ’16 *
Bobby Avant ’62, MS ’63 and Deanna Avant
Lester Baer MS ’71
Rachel Beal and Ron Beal
Rita Darlene Bishop EdD ’01 and Lewis Bishop *
LaGayle Black EdD ’93
George Blanc MS ’73 and Esther Blanc *
John Bogie EdD ’86 and Judy Bogie
Bonnie Faulkner Bourgeois ’71 and Louis Bourgeois
Linda Bray ’61 and Peter Bray *
Patricia Brent-Sanco EdD ’16 *
Roy Chinn DDS ’79 and Jo Ann Chinn
Marcia Fan Cohen PhD ’71 *
Melba Coleman PhD ’80 and George Coleman, Jr.
Nina Crum and Michael Crum
Anthony Dalessi PhD ’82
Aichi Daniel ’06, MAT ’07
Hasmik Danielian EdD ’09
Jack Davis MS ’68 and Marsha Davis MS ’69
Sharon Monahan De Briere ’55 *
Matt DeGrushe ME ’04
Lucille Anne Derrig ’60
Lynda Fairly ’66
Hilda M. Flores EdD ’12 *
Kathy Ducey Frazier ’79, MS ’82, EdD ’08 and Bobby Frazier
Jessica Gagne ME ’07*
Malcolm Gerstein ’50, MS’55
Stephen Goldstone EdD ’77 and Linda Goldstone
Robert Haley EdD ’01 *
B. Edward Harver ’51, MS ’52 *
Carolyn Haugen EdD ’91 *
Janice Hironaka MS ’67
Debra Lynn Holland ’82, MS ’87, PhD ’94
Darvin Jackson EdD ’15 *
Debbie Katsogianes ’83, MS ’85
Delphine Kaufman ’65, MS ’69 *
Elizabeth Keith and Kent Marsteller Keith EdD ’96
Alice Key PhD ’77 and Johnnie Key
Harold Klonecky MS ’55, PhD ’72 *
Terry Knapper PhD ’76 and Dee Knapper *
Warren Kraft MS ’57 *
Nancy Law ’56, MS ’61
Ortha Lehman MS ’63
John Malone MS ’80 and Mary Malone *
William McDermott MS ’70, PhD ’77 and Sandra McDermott
Michael McLaughlin PhD ’77 and Marlene McLaughlin
Mary M. McNeil MS ’80, PhD ’96 and Jon McNeil
Marti Mila and Nilo Mila ’83 *
Randall Miller EdD ’86 and Susan Miller *
Aki Miyasaki ’56 and John Miyasaki
Deborah Myman ’70, MS ’74 and Robert Myman JD ’70 *
Karen Nemetz ’58
Kathleen Nitta ’70
Evelyn Bernice Owens MS ’75 *
Michael Parker MS ’17 and Dawn Parker *
Doreen Peterson ’10 and James Peterson *
Nancy Plunkett MS ’69 and Thomas Plunkett
Darline Robles PhD ’93 and Frank Robles
Ramiro Rubalcaba EdD ’15 and Wendy Rubalcaba MBA ’05
Lilly Inadomi Sasaki’59
Saliha Lee-Kwou Sha ’86, MS ’88, EdD ’12 and Sue Yu ’89 *
Lisa Shapiro *
Joel Phillip Shawn EdD ’93
David Slavitt and Roberta Slavitt *
Gail Spann-Greer EdD ’09 *
Edward Sullivan ’87, MS ’92, PhD ’98
Melora Sundt and Robert B. Kadota
Fred Van Leuven EdD ’88
Donald Weir EdD ’91 and Colleen Weir *
Candace Yee ’68, MS ’69 and James Yee MS ’66, PhD ’74 *

◊ Member of Dean’s Laureate Circle completing a 5-year pledge
* New Academy Member
† Deceased


We have made every effort to ensure the completeness and accuracy of this honor roll. If you discover an error or omission, please contact:

Matt DeGrushe

Director of Alumni Engagement
mdegrush@rossier.usc.edu
(213) 821-2670