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Notable Bethel alumni panel discussion is Thursday

Notable Bethel alumni panel discussion is Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 6:01 pm

Four of Bethel University’s most notable alumni will be on the school’s McKenzie campus Thursday for a panel discussion of their careers and Bethel’s influence on those careers. The event is part of Bethel’s 2011 Homecoming events.
Panel members include Jeff Devlin (BS’69), Carol Penn-Romine (BA’81), Jim Smith (BS’71) and Capt. Shelia Robertson (BS’78).
 Jeff Devlin is CEO and Executive Producer of Medialogic, a leading communications company that matches media companies with strategic relationships in advertising and marketing circles. Devlin is also Executive Producer and a partner with Original Film, a bi-coastal entertainment company specializing in feature films including Sweet Home Alabama, XXX and Fast and the Furious.
Carol Penn-Romine is a freelance food writer and the creator of the food blog, “The Hungry Passport.” Her work has appeared in Gastronomica, the Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Cornbread Nation IV: The Best of Southern Food Writing, Food Jobs and in several books in the Travelers’ Tales series.
Jim Smith works in public relations for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, an industry leader for wealth management. During his forty year tenure with the company, Smith has served various roles including New York Stock Exchange broker. Currently, he spends the primary portion of his time giving tours of the New York Stock Exchange to the company’s high end clients serving as guide to more than 3,000 guests a year.
Captain Shelia Robertson currently serves as the Special Assistant to the Navy Surgeon General for Pastoral Care at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, D.C. In her position, she has program and policy oversight for Pastoral Care Programs in all Navy medical centers and hospitals around the world..
The panel discussion will be held at 7 p.m., in Odom Lecture Hall on Bethel’s McKenzie campus. For information about the event, contact Myra Carlock at 731-352-4090 or at

WCP 10.04.11

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