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January 2020

Marisa Sage (BFA ’01) was profiled by Hyperallergic in its series of interviews spotlighting creative community members in the U.S. Southwest. Marisa is the director and head curator of the New Mexico State University Art Museum in Las Cruces.

Colin Bannon (BFA ’07) had his script First Ascent purchased by Netflix for six figures. Jake Scott will direct the script, which is set in the world of mountain climbing.

Leah Testa (BFA ’11) was promoted to associate director of merchandise and retail operations for USA Track and Field (USATF). Leah oversees the merchandise department and is responsible for forecasting and buying the merchandise sold in the Team USATF Store and at events throughout the country.

James Martin (BS ’19) is press secretary for New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer. James is responsible for interacting with press on a daily basis, managing the congressman’s social media, organizing press events, and writing speeches.