Student, Alumnae and Faculty News


Photo: Ann Roach ’13 in Chennai, India, in 2015. She traveled there with the George Washington University Art Therapy Program and interned at different mental health facilities. Here, she and her classmates had just been shown how to make columns with colored sand. She writes, “The picture is of me and my column in SBC-themed colors!”

The Arts Management Program regularly places students at internships
and post-graduation jobs at arts and cultural organizations across the nation.

Sarah Strapp Dennison '10 has accepted a position as annual fund manager at the Louisville (Ky.) Orchestra. She previously served on the development staff of the Filson Historical Society.

Mariah Miller ’16 led children's art classes at the Takoma Art Museum, Takoma, Wash., summer 2016.

Alexis Wilkinson ’17 is interned during summer 2016 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum, Newport, R.I.

Abigail Schutte ’17 interned during summer 2016 at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville, KY.

Scotia Marshall ’17 interned with the College’s BLUR program for high school-age artists in summer 2016.

Kimberly Colbert ’18 spent summer 2015 interning at the Washington County Museum of Art in Hagerstown, Md.

Chloe Bandas ’16 spent summer 2014 interning at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Va.

Tiffanie Brown ’15 spent part of the winter (2015) interning at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Woodbridge, Va.

Lindsay Profenno ’15 interned with the Amherst County Museum and Historical Society in spring 2015.

Jesse Schaaf ’15 was appointed volunteer coordinator for the 2015 Kansas City Fringe Festival in Kansas City, Mo.

Isabella Formento ’12 was recently appointed Development Editor at Springer Science and Business Media in Midland, Texas. Previously she was a development associate at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pa.

Victoria Bradley Gentry ’12 is attending Belmont University School of Law and accepted a law clerk position at the Southern Migrant Legal Services in Nashville, Tenn.

Kate Gorman McClung ’11 is assistant director of annual giving at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla.

Katie Jo Hamre ’12 has been appointed account management specialist for The Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C.

Molly Harper ’13 is currently pursuing an MLitt/M.F.A. in Shakespeare and performance at Mary Baldwin College, in Staunton, Va.

Martha Schley (Kemp) Smith ’12 was recently appointed sales and events manager at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Va.

Molly Marks ’12 completed a master of accounting from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., last May and is an associate accountant position at Johnson, Burgess, Mizelle, and Straubb LLP in Kitty Hawk, N.C. She also has been appointed to the board of directors for the Dare County Arts Council.

Marie-Elise McGonigle ’13 is working at the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, D.C., as a stamp development specialist.

Chastity (Clarke) Miller ’04 recently accepted a position as associate engagement coordinator at the Carmax Foundation in Richmond, Va.

Ann Roach ’13 is pursued an M.A. in art therapy at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and received her degree in spring 2016.

Ashley Rust ’13 is pursuing an M.A. in public history though Arizona State University. In 2015 she began working as an educator at the White River Valley Museum in Auburn, Wa. Previously, she worked at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Va.

Jordanne Ryan ’12 has been named assistant to the director/event and marketing coordinator at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Jacksonville, Fla.

Sarah Strapp ’10 recently accepted a position as coordinator of membership and the annual fund at the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Ky.

Sloane Victor ’14 has accepted a position with the Erie Historical Society in Erie, Pa., working in event planning and donor relations.