Tim Burroughs, UBMS Class of 1998
Tim received his Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware in May 2002. Following his graduation from UD, Tim joined the United States Peace Corps, and worked as a Water and Sanitation Agent in Mali from February 2003 through May 2005. From 2006 through 2007, Tim continued his work with the Peace Corps as a Water & Sanitation Engineer in Sri Lanka, and then as an Environmental Health Coordinator in Chad.

In May of 2010, Tim graduated from Hofstra University Law School with a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, where he earned numerous awards and citations of excellence. While at Hofstra, Tim was a senior staff member of the Hofstra Moot Court Board and was a member of the Hofstra Law Review, where he wrote Turning away from Islam in Iraq: a Conjecture as to how the New Iraq will treat Muslim Apostates. As a legal intern, he worked with The List Project/Holland & Knight and with the Hofstra University School of Law Political Asylum Clinic. Tim is proficient in Egyptian and Modern Standard dialects, as well as North Chadian and Sudanese dialects; fluent in Bamako-Segou-Sikasso dialect and French; and conversant in Jula. Since we last spoke, we’ve learned that Tim successfully passed the New York Bar Exam, and is now working as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army.

Scott Burroughs, UBMS Class of 2001

Scott received his Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Delaware in 2004, where he majored in Art History and International Relations. Following his graduation from UD, Scott spent two years teaching English in Taipei, Taiwan and St. Petersburg, Russia. Scott then returned to the world of academia, studying Architecture at Tulane University, where, in 2010, he received his Master’s of Architecture 1.

Since January 2011 Scott has been working as an architect with A00 Architecture (http://www.azerozero.com) in Shanghai, China. Scott’s projects, which include both residential and commercial buildings, emphasize sustainability and innovative material use. In his spare time, Scott is working on a DIY Chinese dictionary. Scott is also involved with GIGA, Green Ideas Green Action (http://gigabase.org/), whose goal is to spread information about sustainable architecture and the impact of materials on the environment.

Karima Chandler, UBMS Class of 2001
Karima graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in English Education in 2005 and teaches high school English in Wilmington, DE.

Denny Hehman, UBMS Class of 1995
Denny graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. degree in Engineering in January 2000. He has his Professional Engineering License, and works as a Civil Engineer in Wilmington, DE.

LaJuana Johnson, UBMS Class of 2003
LaJuana graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Communication Studies and a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism in 2007.  The last we spoke, LaJuana was working in Event Planning and doing freelance fashion editorial work for Harlem Fashion Row.


Courtney MacDonald, UBMS Class of 2002
Courtney graduated from Wesley College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, followed by a Masters degree in Primary and Secondary Counseling Education from Wilmington University. She is currently working with developmentally disabled adults as a Case Manager.

Natalie Masso, UBMS Class of 2004
Natalie graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Nursing and in 2012 she earned her Master’s in Nursing Leadership.   She is working as an RN at Christiana Hospital.

Mark McCoy, UBMS Class of 2006
Mark graduated with a B.S. in Physics from Rochester Institute of Technology in May 2010. While attending R.I.T., he worked as an Assistant Researcher studying radio galaxies.

He is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at New Mexico Tech, where he is specializing in Astrophysics and working with a project involving some of the first data to come from the new ALMA telescope.  Mark was slated to receive his Ph.D. in 2016.

David Mitchell, UBMS Class of 2006
David received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from New York University in 2010. Currently, he is finishing his final year as a full-time law student at Vanderbilt University Law School, where he is also serving as President for the Vanderbilt Black Law Student Association for the 2012-2013 school year.

In May 2013, David will receive his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University. Following his graduation, David has accepted a position with Hogan Lovells, an International Law Firm, in their New York office – fullfilling his dream to begin his law career in one of the most competitive markets.

Denise Thomas, UBMS Class of 2000
Denise graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Sociology in 2004; and in 2009 she received her Master of Social Work from Delaware State University. The last we heard from Denise, she was working on obtaining her LCSW and was working with Pressley Ridge, a treatment foster care agency as a Program Clinical Supervisor.

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