OWU in the News

Brian Small ’05 is Named Head Coach of New Men’s Lacrosse Program

February 11, 2014 – by Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan students, faculty, staff, and alumni make headlines every day with their expertise and accomplishments. Here are a few of the latest highlights…

Brian Small ’05

Brian Small ’05, a four-year letter winner for Ohio Wesleyan, has been named head coach of the John Carroll University men’s lacrosse program. The team will play for the first time this spring. Before joining the Cleveland, Ohio, school, Small previously coached at Ohio Wesleyan, Sacred Heart University, and Quinnipiac University.

Read the complete Plain Dealer article, “New Coach Brian Small wants John Carroll and Cleveland to enjoy lacrosse in all weather.”

Edith Hope Fine ’65

Edith Hope Fine ’65 publishes a new children’s book, “Sleepytime Me,” that blogger Marcie Wessels says “has captured the joy, wonder, and beauty of bedtime.” Fine’s other writings include “Cryptomania! Teleporting into Greek and Latin with the CryptoKids,” for which she plans to create a workbook.

Read the complete posting, “Sleepytime Me by Edith Hope Fine.”

Kristen Law Sagafi ’95

Kristen Law Sagafi ’95 is named one of the Top 40 Professionals Under Age 40 by the San Francisco Business Times. Sagafi works for Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, which praises her as “one of the leading class action practitioners of her generation.”

Read more about Sagafi and her latest honor.

Max J. Seigal ’09

Max J. Seigal ’09. Max Seigal’s photograph “Thunderstorm at False Kiva” takes second place out of more than 15,000 submissions in the National Geographic 2013 Photo Contest. National Geographic Traveler Director of Photography Dan Westergren, one of the judges, says, “This two-for-one scene was caused by the lightning storm outside the dwelling, which lit up the landscape like it was a huge electronic flash. Looking at this picture I can imagine what a wonderful sight it must have been for the ancient people who lived here.”

See this and other award-winning Seigal images.

Mohammad Imad Rahman ’93

Mohammad Imad Rahman ’93 leads the creative writing program at Cleveland State University. Of Cleveland’s writing scene, he says, “There’s no one aesthetic or genre that defines where we are. You learn to appreciate people who do things differently from you.”

Read the full Plain Dealer article, “CSU writing prof Mohammad Imad Rahman says our town is full of stories: My Cleveland.”