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Meet Our Staff

Alice Lloyd College is proud of its alumni. To us, you are family. Like all Appalachians, we are tied to our home in the mountains. We want you to come home to Alice Lloyd whenever you like, and when you’re here, you will be welcomed back by one of these friendly faces in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Teresa GrenderTeresa Slone Grender, Director of Alumni Relations

Teresa Slone Grender is a 1977 graduate of Alice Lloyd College. Teresa has served as Director of Alumni Relations since 1991. Prior to returning to ALC, Teresa was Assistant Manager of Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc., in Hazard, Kentucky, for twelve years. Teresa grew up in the Pippa Passes community where her father, Archie Slone, was postmaster for thirty-five years, and her mother, Shirlene Slone, operated the ALC Student Store. Teresa’s husband, Arnemann Grender, is a former ALC mathematics and science instructor. They have one son, Aspen. The Grender family resides on Caney Mountain in Pippa Passes.


Margo Sparkman, Alumni Relations Assistant

For 42 years, Margo has passionately served Alice Lloyd College through several managerial positions primarily in the department of Institutional Advancement. Some of the positions that she held are Director of Gift Receipting, Director of Donor Relations and Publications, Director of Planned Giving, Director of Development, and Direct Mail Specialist. Margo stepped out of retirement to serve the College as the Alumni Relations Assistant in 2022. All of her hard work has not gone unnoticed. She earned ALC’s Leadership in Service Award/Campus Employee of the Year Award in 2011 and 2019.