2016 Hall of Fame Inductees
Janis A. DiCiacco ('65)
Dr. Janis A. DiCiacco, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist. For the past 30 years, She has worked with children and their families around issues of attachment and loss, death and dying, foster placement and adoption. She has facilitated groups for children and adolescents with a terminally ill parent. She has lectured for Chinese Adoption International, has served on the steering committee for Fetal Drug/Alcohol conferences and was instrumental in helping design and co-ordinate several educational conferences on traumatic brain injury in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Dr. DiCiacco serves as a consultant and trainer/educator for attachment and loss, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and assessment, violence assessment and prevention, early onset Bipolar Disorder in children, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Non-verbal Learning Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Delays. She and her associates are completing a professional manual, “The Attachment and Loss Questionnaire: Attachment and Loss Progressive Dynamic Scale, Emotional and Moral Reasoning." She is co-founder of Mindful Moods LLC, dedicated to the creation of emotional tools for children and adults. Dr. DiCiacco is listed in the 2006 edition of Who’s Who in American Women.
Sandra Trujillo Gallegos ('72)
Sandra Trujillo Gallegos became a registered nurse in 1974 after graduating from Southern Colorado State College. She joined the United States Air Force Nurse Corps as an officer, earned a B.S. in nursing in 1985 and began her career as public health nurse, specializing in communicable diseases. She also worked in the TB Clinic, International Travel Clinic, STD Clinic, Immunization/Flu Clinic, and became an HIV counselor. For her work in 1997, during the national “Hudson Beef Recall,” she was instrumental in helping root out the cause of the e-coli. She was recognized by then-Colorado Gov. Roy Romer and the Colorado Medical Society. The University of Southern Colorado, formerly SCSC, awarded her its “You Go Girl Award” and was their keynote speaker. She was featured in Newsweek, had a guest spot on “Good Morning America" and was interviewed by a New York publisher for a chapter in the book, “Fast Food Nation,” which later became a movie.
Gallegos shifted her duties in 2000 to St. Mary Corwin Medical Center as its Infection Control Nurse. She became a Certified Infection Control Practitioner and served in this role 11 years.
Susan Avery Harvey ('71)
As a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor, Susan Avery Harvey has held therapeutic positions at numerous northern Colorado mental health centers. She started her company, TurtleMoon Inc., to design, produce and distribute therapeutic games. Her private practice specialty is Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and treats PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder. In her 24 years as a psychotherapist, Susan has been instrumental in preventing the suicides of both clients and non-clients. Susan also has served the community in many ways, including five years on the Board of Directors of the Colorado University Parents Association; two years on the CU/Community Alcohol Coalition; five years with Addressing Alcohol Concerns Together (AACT) in Boulder; on a committee of city, county, health and education stakeholders there; and two years on Boulder County Mental Health Task Force. She also was a coach for “Odyssey of the Mind” and a trainer for Odyssey of the Mind coaches, as well as being a member of the Boulder Women’s Chorale.
Raymond M. Miller (Retired faculty, deceased)
Raymond Miller was a South High teacher of American History and Economics for 22 years beginning in 1959, when South opened, until his retirement in 1981. During his tenure he was the social studies department chairman. All told he taught for 40 years. Miller also was an associate professor at Adams State College and an associate professor at Western State College, teaching history and economics classes in Pueblo. He served from 1967-68 as assistant director of the NDEA Institute for Advanced Study of History and Social Studies, a project of Southern Colorado State College, now Colorado State University – Pueblo. He also served on Parish Council and held various offices in the Men of Joseph Society. He also taught numerous student teachers.