Alumni Notes: A. Scott McGowan (’70 and ’74), Michelle Deal Winfield (’79) and Sarah Noel (’05)

A. Scott McGowan (GSE ’70 and ’74), senior professor in the Department of Counseling and Development at Long Island University Post, received the 2012 Hollis Publication Award from the Association for Humanistic Counseling for his work as co-editor of the book Humanistic Perspectives on Contemporary Counseling Issues.

Michelle Deal Winfield (’79) and her husband, Claude, were honored by U.S. Rep Carolyn B. Maloney, who paid tribute to the Winfields in September 2012 at the 112th Congress.  The tribute was published in the Extensions of Remarks section of the Congressional Record, and noted that the Winfields spent most of their professional careers in education (he as a former principal of Walt Whitman Middle School in Brooklyn, she as supervisor of special education at Robert Wagner Middle School in Manhattan, retired in 2002) and have served in leadership positions in a variety of civic and nonprofit organizations.  Click here to read the Remarks.

GSE Alum Sarah Noel [FCRH’ 02 (Psychology), GSE ’05 (Mental Health Counseling)] is a licensed Mental Health Professional working with teens and adults, as well as a Person-Centered Topic Expert publishing monthly online articles for In her most recent article,What To Do In The Wake Of Tragedy,” published on April 18th, 2013, Sarah offers coping strategies for the wake of tragic events such as the Boston Marathon bombing.

Click here to read the full article and here to read more about Sarah (including links to her past articles). Stay tuned for new GoodTherapy article links here!


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