Hawks to Watch: Rachel Myslivy, Director of Statewide Programs

Rachel Myslivy, Statewide Coordinator, Double Up Food Bucks; Board Member, Climate + Energy Project Age: 38 KU Degree: MA – Religious Studies; Graduate Certificate – Environmental Studies (2013) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Rachel’s experience shows that hard work, education, and collaboration can really change the course of one’s life while benefiting the larger […]

Hawks to Watch: Natalie Pak, Speech-Language Pathologist

Natalie Pak, Speech-Language Pathologist at Widefield School District #3, Colorado Springs, CO Age: 24 KU Degree: BA Spanish, BA Speech-Language-Hearing (2013), MA Speech-Language Pathology (2015) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Natalie works with students district-wide to evaluate and provide tools for speech-language disorders. Starting a new job in a new state was overwhelming at first, […]

Hawks to Watch: Michael Barnicle, Trial Attorney

Michael Barnicle, Trial Attorney, Duane Morris LLP Age: 34 KU Degree: BA, Political Science (2004) Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Michael tested his limits and accumulated life-changing experiences as a lawyer in the U.S. Army. Now he works for an international law firm, dealing with government contracts. He’s also committed to community service, offering […]

Hawks to Watch: Lauren Henion, Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren Henion, Speech-Language Pathologist II at TIRR Memorial Hermann Age: 27 KU Degree: B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders (2011); M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology (2013) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Lauren is in her dream career, working with patients to teach them skills to navigate speech and language disorders. She gets her greatest reward […]

Hawks to Watch: Justin Mackey, Assistant Athletic Director

Justin Mackey, Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development/University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Age: 34 KU Degree: BGS Communication Studies (2004), MA Communication Studies (2008) Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Justin works with student athletes to help them succeed off the court. He worked with KU Athletics for nine years before joining the University of […]

Hawks to Watch: Chris McDonald, Youth Treatment Counselor

Chris McDonald, Youth Treatment Counselor at Denver Children’s Home, Relief Treatment Supervisor and part time Program Assistant for Easter Seals Age: 24 KU Degree: African American Studies (2014), Minor in Applied Behavioral Science Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Chris has a passion for giving back to his community in return for the opportunities he’s […]