JEANNIE SCARVELIS CONSTANTINOU (B.A., M.A. ’92) completed her Ph.D. from Université Laval and is teaching at USD as a postdoctoral fellow in the Theology and Religious Studies Department. Her dissertation topic was “Andrew of Caesarea and the Apocalypse in the Ancient Church of the East.” Previously, she earned a J.D. from Pepperdine School of Law and practiced in Ventura County and San Diego. Jeannie and her husband then moved to the East Coast, where she earned master’s degrees in theology from both Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Harvard.


KIM (PANE) SANDERS (B.A.) and her husband, Bruce, have a 10-year-old son and a 1-year-old puppy.


MARGRET TIMPSON (BSN) recently celebrated 30 years in nursing, 25 of which have been in the emergency department at Scripps Encinitas. She is currently the lead R.N. in the department.

THE REV. CARMEN WARNER-ROBBINS (MSN) is the executive director and founder of Welcome Home/Prison Re-entry Ministries in Oceanside, Calif. She is also the issue editor and an author for the fall 2009 issue of “Journal of Family and Community Health” and president and publisher of the newly formed Restorative Press, which produces publications for the special concerns of women. Carmen received the Wheaton College/Billy Graham Institute national award for outstanding work in the area of prison reform and innovation.


THOMAS OERTEL (MSN) received his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He completed double majors in clinical practice and nursing education. Thomas is a nurse practitioner and has been a nursing instructor at Grossmont College in El Cajon for more than 20 years. Tom, his wife, Susan (Reeves) ’86, and their two daughters live near Poway.


REBEKAH (ALBRECHT) CAREY (MSN) is director of nursing at Wisconsin Lutheran College. She reports that she was brought on board to develop a new bachelor’s program in nursing.

KENNETH WINANS (BBA) earned top honors at the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards with “Investment Atlas” in the highly competitive finance category. Kenneth also was named a finalist in four other categories: best overall design, business, history and coffee table book. “Winning in 2009 is especially sweet, because of all the great finance books written during these tremulous times,” Ken says. His first book, “Preferreds,” was chosen as the top investment book in the 2007 U.S.A. Book News Best Book Awards.


JESSICA (PICCINI) CRABTREE (BBA) has been married to her husband, Tom, since 1995 and they have two daughters: Haley, 10, and Piper, 7. Jessica is a jewelry designer and business owner of She also manages her husband’s plastic surgery practice. The family lives in Kailua, Hawaii, and they spend their free time paddle-boarding, horseback riding and traveling. They visit Telluride, Colo., frequently and hope to buy a second home there.