Student and Alumni News: May 2022

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
May 14, 2022


Braelyn Scheer, a second-year political science major, was elected to serve as SGSU president for the 2022-2023 academic year. Christina Beavers, a second-year psychology major, was elected as the College of Arts and Sciences Senator

CurveCon 2022, presented by Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, featured work by SU students on topics of women, gender, and sexualities. Students from all colleges and majors presented poetry, videos, policy proposals, academic research papers, visual art, and performance pieces. The program can be found on their website.


Loren Atherley, BA, Criminal Justice ’07 and MACJ ’10, is featured in the GeekWire story, "Seattle Police Department testing brain stimulation headband as part of wellness research effort." He is the Director of Performance Analytics & Research at Seattle Police Department and a doctoral candidate at the University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology.

Haleema Bharoocha, BA, Sociology ’18, will attend University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy the number one ranked school in public policy analysis to earn her Masters in Public Policy. Read her LinkedIn announcement.

Jessica Boling, BSW ’07, has been named Assistant Deputy Executive Director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Jonathan Choe, BA Humanities in Teaching and Philosophy ’00, is entering the Jesuit community.

Melissa Laramie, BSW ’00, has been named Gwinnett County Public Schools chief communications officer.

Lauren Morgan, MACJ ’16, is featured in “Doctoral candidate Lauren Morgan balances criminal justice research with training as elite water skier,” University of Missouri–St. Louis Daily.

Heather Mumby, BA, Political Science ’95, is running as an incumbent for the Big Fork, Montana school board.

David Rue, MFA in Arts Leadership ’17, was part of a student-hosted series capturing “Artist Mental Health Stories” produced by KNHC-C89.5, operated by professional staff and students of Nathan Hale High School’s electronic media course. Listen here.

Alexandra Woolacott, MAP ’17, was featured by the Seattle Times for “Are you feeling ‘climate distress’? Here are one therapist’s tips on how to manage.