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Vanessa Austin-Davis ’76

Vanessa Austin-Davis

Vanessa Austin, a semi-retired linguist, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) instructor, interpreter and translator, was the English coordinator at Universidad Adventista de las Antillas, a facilitator at Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez, as well as an instructor at the University of Puerto Rico at Ponce. Her interests include noting Sa’amaka language change as well as language policy. Austin has taught in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Networking Receptions for Alumni and Current Students

Friday, October 4

  • Alumnae Reception
    Hosted by Brigitte R. Anderson ’02, Principal and Founder, Orange Vista
    Prospect House, Garden Room
  • First-Generation, Low-income (FLI) Reception
    Hosted by Debbie Scott Williams ’84, Community Volunteer/Photographer
    Prospect House, Tap Room (Lower Level)
  • Graduate Alumni Reception
    Hosted by Anthony Noble *01 , Vice President and Chief of Staff, American Tower Corporation
    Prospect House, Presidential Dining Room
  • LGBTQ+ Reception
    Hosted by Duane E. McWaine ’80, Psychiatrist
    LGBT Center, Frist Campus Center 246
  • Trailblazers: Reception for Tigers from the 50s, 60s and 70s
    Hosted by Vanessa Austin-Davis ’76, PhD and Charles Davis ’76, Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission   
    Prospect House, Library & Drawing Room