Tiffany manages the Building Sustainable Communities Program for the Detroit-based Urban Neighborhood Initiatives. The BSCP is working to improve the 1.3-square-mile Springwells Village neighborhood in southwest Detroit. Tiffany also is pursuing her master’s degree in community development from the University of Detroit Mercy. She majored in political science at K and studied abroad in Chaing Mai, Thailand.
Last October Jessica was accepted into Western Michigan University’s graduate program for counseling psychology. Jessica is a first generation college student who now is the first in her family to attend graduate school. “Her time at K was a key chapter in this story,” wrote her friend and mentor, John Fink, professor emeritus of mathematics and computer science. At K Jessica majored in French and studied abroad in Claremont-Ferrand, France.
On a recent trip to Florida from Rhode Island, John and his wife, Carol, stopped in Atlanta and had a great two-day visit with Dick Compans ’63 and his wife, Marian. John is professor emeritus of German and director emeritus of the International Engineering Program at the University of Rhode Island. Dick is professor of microbiology and immunology in the Emory University School of Medicine. He also directs the Influenza Pathogenesis & Immunology Research Center.