School briefs

- Posted on Aug 03, 2011 - 05:09 PM

Clayton Langley Harrington of Hudgins, has been inducted into Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization at Old Dominion University.

Rebecca Deal of Gloucester, recently received a bachelor of science degree in maternal child health/lactation consulting from Union Institute & University.

Tiffany Lydia Croxton of Mathews, received a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies from Radford University at the end of the spring semester.

LaVonda N. Reed-Huff, daughter of Henry and Brenda Reed of Hudgins, has been awarded tenure and promotion to Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law in Syracuse, N.Y. Reed-Huff, who joined the Syracuse University faculty in 2006, teaches courses in communications law, property, and wills and trusts. Her scholarship focuses on communications regulatory law and policy, and she has published numerous scholarly papers and has spoken extensively at legal conferences on topics including media consolidation, regulation of satellite dishes and windmills, political advertisements, availability of high-speed internet service and trends in the technology industry. Reed-Huff is a 1990 graduate of the University of Virginia and earned her law degree from the University of Southern California in 1997. She previously taught at the University of Louisville and was an attorney in private practice at the international law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky and Walker LLP. Reed-Huff and her husband Franklin M. Huff Jr. have a 6-year-old daughter, Madelynn.

Kirstin Blair Newborg of Gloucester, received a bachelor of arts degree in history from Randolph-Macon College during commencement ceremonies on May 28. She is the daughter of William and Kathy Newborg.