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  • Michelle Mongeon Allen, BS ’93 environmental design, BArch ’93, architecture, was named the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Fewer than 3% of those in the profession receive the distinction. She is the chief executive officer of JLG Architects, Minneapolis, and is a past president the Minnesota chapter of AIA.
  • Corey Bergman, BS '02 civil engineering, was promoted to chief growth officer at Sambatek Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota. The company is a professional engineering, planning and environmental services firm. He has been with Sambatek for 16 years.
  • Katelyn Krabbenhoft, BS ’17 philosophy and psychology, joined Halliday, Watkins and Mann P.C. as an associate attorney in the firm’s Salt Lake City office.
  • Mykell Barnacle, DNP ’08 advanced nursing practice, received the 2022 AANP State Award for Excellence from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is an assistant professor of practice in the NDSU School of Nursing.
  • Terin Lucero, BS ’19 political science, is the new executive director of the South Dakota Republican party.
  • Alexis Bachmeier, BS ’21 business, was named as the new head volleyball coach at Fargo Shanley High School.
  • Dean Aakre, MEd ’98 secondary education, retired after a 38-year career with NDSU Extension. He was the NDSU Extension 4-H youth development specialist.
  • Kirk Hansen, 82, MS ’67 educational administration, was the superintendent of Ellendale, North Dakota, Public School for 29 years. He previously was a school administrator at New Effington, South Dakota; Oriska, North Dakota; and Wimbledon, North Dakota. He lived in Lake City, South Dakota.
  • Bernard Brown, 87, BS ’56 civil engineering, was employed as an engineer by the Iowa Department of Transportation for 40 years, retiring in 1996. He held positions with the Transportation Research Board, Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and Society of Testing and Materials. He lived in Ames, Iowa.
  • Duane L. Anderson, 90, BS ’55 botany, coached football, basketball and track and field and taught biology in high schools in North Dakota and Florida. After earning his doctorate, he was director of admissions, records and outreach and director of transfer programs at California State University, Sacramento. His National Guard unit was called to active duty and saw combat during the Korean War. He lived in Sacramento.


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