Contributing Staff


  • James Shaw, vice president for Advancement and CEO of the MSU Foundation Inc. 

Communications and Marketing 

  • Jami Hornbuckle (96), assistant vice president for communications and marketing
  • Blake Hannon (17), publications writer
  • Jordan Hardin, graphic designer
  • Toni Hobbs (02), director of creative and branding services
  • Tim Holbrook (94), chief photographer
  • Ingrid McKinney (80), customer relations specialist
  • David Moore (09), graphic designer
  • April Hobbs Nutter (97), digital marketing director
  • David Patrick (92), videographer
  • Rianna Robinson (05), content specialist

Alumni Relations and Development 

  • Mindy Clark Highley (91), assistant vice president for alumni relations and development  
  • Allison Caudill (05), assistant director of alumni relations and development 
  • Jessi Scruggs Ferguson (11), alumni and annual fund manager 
  • Kenna Allen Gauche (08), alumni relations and development events coordinator 
  • David Ray Gillum (13), alumni and annual giving officer 
  • Matthew Nutter (18), advancement records specialist 
  • Leslee Toy (90), customer service assistant
  • Alicia Parker Webb (01), senior philanthropy officer 

University Advancement 

  • Sharon Fraley (12), director of finance 
  • Madonna Hanshaw (97), accountant 
  • Sherry Surmont (18), advancement research and data integrity manager 

MSU Athletics 

  • Matt Schabert 

About this Publication 

STATEMENT is published twice a year by Morehead State University online. STATEMENT is distributed to alumni, faculty, staff, benefactors, parents and other friends of Morehead State University. Articles may be reprinted without permission. We appreciate notification of reprint use. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the official policies of Morehead State University. Inquiries should be addressed to: STATEMENT, Division of University Advancement – Office of Communications and Marketing, 200 Earle Clements Lane, Alumni Tower East, Morehead, KY, 40351, or

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