Outstanding AlumKnights 2015

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On Feb. 5, the UCF College of Sciences Alumni Chapter hosted its inaugural alumni awards event to recognize the college’s most outstanding alumni that represent each academic unit. Congratulations to this year’s awardees pictured below, and check back often for their individual spotlights.  To learn more about this event, click here.

Anthropology | Nearly 1,400 Alumni

Keith Edwards
Keith Edwards, ’10, ’11
Medstar Medical
Anthropology MA

Biology | Over 4,000 Alumni

Alice Bard
Alice Bard, ’86, ’89
Environmental Specialist II
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Recreation and Parks, Bureau of Parks, District 3
Biology BS, Biology MS

Chemistry | Over 1,500 Alumni

Jennifer McKinley
Jennifer McKinley, ’94, ’96

Co-Founder, Director and Chief Operating Officer
IRradiance Glass, Inc.
Chemistry BS, Mechanical Engineering MSME

Communication | Over 13,000 Alumni

Clay McMillan
Clay McMillan, ’90
CMI Production Services
Radio-TV BA

Mathematics | Nearly 800 Alumni

Dr. Aicha Elhor Gillespie
Dr. Aicha Elhor Gillespie, ’00
Senior Vice President
Citi Shared Services Global Reengineering
Mathematics PhD

Physics | Nearly 600 Alumni

Clara Rivero Baleine
Dr. Clara Rivero-Baleine, ’01, ’03, ’05
Mechanical Engineer
Lockheed Martin Missles and Fire Control
Physics BS, Optics MS, Optics PhD
Burnett Honors College

Political Science | Over 6,000 Alumni

Ybeth Bruzual, ’05
Morning News, Political Coverage Anchor, Moderator
News 13
Political Science BA

Psychology | Over 18,000 Alumni

Kristin Chaswe
Kristin Chase, ’03
Assistant Director, Organizational Developments (OD)
Universal Orlando
Industrial Organization Psy MS

Sociology | Nearly 2,000 Alumni

Dr. Nicholas Guitar
Dr. Nicholas Guittar, ’01, ’05, ’11
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Valdosta State University
Psychology BA, Management MSM, Sociology PhD

Statistics | Nearly 600 Alumni

Stephanie Urdahl
Stephanie Urdahl, ’05
Assistant Vice President & Actuary, Financial Solutions
Hannover Re
Actuarial Science BS