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August 2012

Around Campus
UNF-branded merchandise to be sold at area Target stores
Different pieces of UNF apparel are now available at three local Target stores (Photo by Dennis Ho).Target, a hugely popular national retailer with a strong presence in Northeast Florida, has added University of North Florida merchandise and apparel to three of its stores.

UNF products can be found on shelves at the St. Johns Town Center, Beach Boulevard and Jacksonville Beach Target stores next to merchandise from professional teams such as the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Rays and established college programs. The merchandise was put on display in July and will run indefinitely.

Director of Athletics Lee Moon said having Target support for UNF-branded merch is a step in the right direction for a university and an athletics program looking to continually build an expansive regional and national profile.

“We’re always trying to take that next step, either on the field or out in the community,” Moon said. “UNF Athletics has grown tremendously over the past few years, and that is obvious if you take a look at the quality of our teams. And in order to continue that growth and earn respect as a Division I program, we need to be highly visible in the community. That’s why this is a great step for us. Target is a great community retailer that fans can choose to support their Ospreys.”

The University’s thriving network of alumni will be energized when they see their beloved alma mater represented strongly in the community, said Kim Diamon, associate director of Alumni Services.

“Anything that makes it easier for our alumni to purchase UNF merchandise is a great move,” she said. “It’s all about being as visible in the community as possible.”

The Target deal was facilitated by Licensing Resource Group (LRG), which has served as the University’s trademark management group for the past two years.

Robert Harper, UNF’s director of athletic marketing, said LRG is one of the foremost leaders in college branding initiatives and has worked tirelessly on the University’s behalf to boost the Osprey brand.

“They’ve definitely proven their worth, as the number of licensees we have has steadily risen during our time with LRG,” he said.

North Florida’s displays at Target include an assortment of branded clothing — t-shirts, polos, fleece and hats — with more to come, said Brad Coley, an LRG brand representative handling the UNF imprint.

Coley said the biggest focus for the University has been expanding its merchandising base while protecting the integrity of the logo, and LRG has worked with other retailers to stock quality UNF products.

He classified Target as an upper-tier merchandiser with a tremendous reach, something he said will lead to other stores becoming more interested in stocking UNF apparel and other items.

“With three Targets coming on board, that’s a big step forward for the University,” Coley said. “We’ve been showing steady progress on that front. And as more UNF merchandise is moved, other retailers will start taking note and want to have their own UNF displays.”

Coley said the Target placement is a good start. But there’s more work to be done. He’s already working with a number of different retailers nearby, including a few in the Town Center, who are interested in showing some Osprey pride.

At the same time, the UNF Bookstore, which also sells University clothing and merchandise, has received a slew of new Osprey-branded apparel from top designers such as Nike and Hurley.

It’s further evidence that the UNF logo is in demand, Moon said.

“It won’t be long before you’ll see a UNF logo or catch a glimpse of an Osprey wherever you go in Northeast Florida.”
Around Campus
UNF offering innovative interpreting degree through new partnership
A UNF student shows off her ASL skills (Photo by Nick Uselman).The University of North Florida, in conjunction with an industry innovator in interpreter education, is at the forefront of a dynamic evolution in American Sign Language and English interpreting pedagogy.

This year, UNF and the VRS Interpreting Institute, the leading employer of interpreters in the United States, partnered to create a master’s degree in American Sign Language that prepares motivated graduate students, through a hybrid of online and in-class instruction, to teach the interpreting process in colleges and universities.

Already a pioneer in the ASL/English Interpreting world, UNF is known for its reputable and innovative faculty members who have contributed to building a nationally recognized program. When the UNF program started in 2009, it was only the second master’s program in interpreting in the country and the only one designated as a distance-learning program.

Now, UNF is generally considered amongst the upper echelon of ASL-friendly schools among other colleges such as Kent State University in Ohio and Gallaudet University, a private, federally chartered university specifically for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Washington, D.C.

The UNF/VRSII partnership, which was initiated by UNF, started in May with a pilot cohort of 15 students who have been learning about the latest advances in interpreting through a combination of on-line classes and in-person instruction. Last month, the students spent three weeks on site at the VRSII facility in Salt Lake City to learn directly from all of the skilled interpreting pedagogy instructors UNF and the VRSII have to offer.

Founded in 2009 by Sorenson Communications, the VRSII offers a wide range of educational opportunities for individuals active in, or entering, the interpreting profession. The VRSII works with universities and nationally recognized trainers to offer a range of programs tailored to meet the on-going educational interests of ASL interpreting students and educators. In addition to the joint VRSII-UNF graduate program, the VRSII also collaborates with the University of Arizona to offer undergraduate credits through VRSII classes.

Dr. Len Roberson, dean of the UNF Graduate School, said the program is the first of its kind in that it offers an unparalleled collaboration between academia and industry.

“The instructors at VRSII are industry professionals at the leading edge of interpreting pedagogy,” Roberson said. “The combination of the VRSII instructors and UNF’s own talented faculty offers an incredibly well-rounded group of faculty who are innovators in the field. That instruction, combined with the resources available at the Institute in Salt Lake City, gives students a uniquely hands-on learning experience that transcends traditional distance learning.”

The Institutes’ executive director, Dr. Carolyn Ball, said the partnership is mutually beneficial to both UNF and VRSII because the goal for each organization is simple — find new ways to help educate future interpreter educators and create more qualified interpreting graduates who are better prepared to enter the field of interpreting. Through the pooling of resources, UNF and VRSII can offer exceptional online training in on-site classroom environments that can’t be matched at any other University specializing in interpreter pedagogy.

“UNF stood out as a partner institution because their faculty are well known around the world, and they publish more than most in the field of interpreting,” Ball said. “UNF is an incredibly innovative university with the ability to think creatively and out-of-the- Library program.box. This ability makes them easy to work with and empowers them to do things very quickly.”

The program is open to any student with an undergraduate degree who aspires to teach ASL/English Interpreting in a college or university. More information about the program, including enrollment requirements and tuition details, is available here
 
Around Campus
Donors transform library space
University workers install "The Flight of Wisdom" by artist Susanne Schuenke in the main lobby of the Thomas Carpenter Library. More than 80 pieces of art are on display as part of the Art in the Library program.Donors have helped to change the face of UNF in many ways. The campus has greatly benefitted from donations for everything from equipment in new laboratories to technology enhancements in classrooms and lecture halls.

However, another contribution that is sometimes easily overlooked is the way in which donors to The Power of Transformation campaign are transforming the Thomas G. Carpenter library with amazing pieces of art.

Seventeen artists and collectors, including several faculty members and UNF alumni, have donated more than 80 pieces to the collection. The pieces give the otherwise bare library walls a pleasing patina of distinctive Florida flavor covering the area’s culture and history.

Paintings such as Noon at Matanzas Bay and Key West Morning, both by artist Tom Farrell, are examples of the many Florida scenes depicted throughout the library.

But in addition to the region’s culture, the donations also convey a sense of the history of Northeast Florida. Jacksonville artist Jonathan Lux donated a large piece of art that is actually a collection of multiple canvasses with depictions of various Skinner Dairy Stores. Nearly two-dozen of these distinctive stores once dotted Northeast Florida landscape between 1958 and 1985 as part of the transition between grocery stores and home milk delivery. A series of Jacksonville Jazz Festival posters on the first floor also detail the history of the area.

The donated works also include some noteworthy memorabilia. Autographed photos of such luminaries as George Gershwin and Duke Ellington were donated by the Ibach family and can be seen on the third floor. Stephanie Ibach, whose husband, John, a jazz pianist and physician, died in 2005, donated these pieces along with an extensive collection of jazz CDs and books to the library. The Ibach family donated 41 pieces of art to the library collection and is the largest single donor to the Art in the Library program.

The largest single item in the collection is an expansive wood sculpture by artist Norman W. Gregory that stretches along a wall on the first floor. After touring the building and watching student activity, Gregory said he was inspired to create a piece that could engage students in a visual representation of the passage of knowledge, one to another.

“The long, brick wall on the first floor seemed in need of something to break up the space and could provide enough area for me to tell the story in minimal imagery,” he said.

Gregory, who in addition to being an artist is a long-time area business executive, said it took him about eight months to develop the eye-catching piece for the library.

“The piece can be simply a diversion on a long wall or be taken in and contemplated,” he said, describing his piece in detail.

While the library will always be viewed primarily as a rich source of information, the art is becoming a destination in itself. More than 175 tours have been brought through the library in the last three years to view the art, said Dean Shirley Hallblade. She also praised a volunteer committee of members of the Library Dean’s Leadership Council who have assisted in the project.

Hallblade is grateful for the support not only from the area artists but also UNF artists.

“We are thrilled that so many donors have identified with our vision to showcase art in the Library and expose students to the wonderful diversity of work created by artists both in the community and at UNF,” she said.

Nofa Dixon, a long-time art educator and professional artist, is one of the UNF faculty members who have donated work to the library.

“They are building a high quality collection at the library and it is a beautiful building,” Dixon said. “I decided to make a donation of my artwork so students will be able to enjoy it. They may not go to an art gallery on a regular basis, but every student visits the library on occasion.”

Similarly, another donor who is also a UNF graduate said it was an honor to donate three photography pieces to the library. The artist, known simply as Laird, used infrared photography to show the world of nature in a way usually not seen by humans. His custom camera has been altered to record the infrared spectrum, which humans do not see. He manipulates the resulting image in Photoshop to create a unique portrait of nature. Laird, who graduated in 1980 and has taught photography at UNF, travels with both types of cameras when he’s on assignment.

“I had some great professors at UNF, and I’m happy to leave something there which may be entertaining and hopefully inspirational for students who use the library,” he said.

A complete list of the works currently on exhibit in the four floors of the library can be found on the library’s website. The guide was created by librarian Courtenay McLeland, curator of the Art in the Library collection.
 
Get to Know
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Name: Mary Wrenn 
 


 

Department: Enrollment Services
 


 

Job title: Events Coordinator/Orientation and Campus Events; formerly, I was the Jacksonville Commitment College Adviser at Terry Parker High School

 

What do you do?  

Plan and coordinate events for prospective and admitted UNF students

 

Years at UNF: Two

  

What is your favorite thing about working at UNF?  

I would have to say the enthusiasm of UNF students, especially the Swoop Squad! They are amazing in welcoming and conducting tours for prospective and admitted students and their parents. 

 

Describe your favorite UNF-related memory?  

Presenting the Jacksonville Commitment scholarships to Terry Parker seniors at the senior awards night. I was so proud of each student! 

 

What are you most passionate about?  

I am most passionate about teaching and counseling students.

 

What person had the greatest impact on your life?   

My dad was a high school teacher and summer entrepreneur. The restaurant business in Ocean City, N.J. gave our family the opportunity to be at the shore while my brother and I worked in the business and saved our money for college. I am grateful to my dad for developing in me a work ethic at an early age and establishing a “college-going culture” in our home.

 


Tell us about your family.  

My husband, Chris, and I have been married for 25 years. We have two sons: Paul recently graduated from Stanton and will attend Georgetown and row for the Hoyas, and David will be a sixth-grader at Landon Middle School. 

 

If you could choose any other career, what would it be and why?  

I’d love a career in the fashion industry, designing and creating. 

 

What would you like to do when you retire?  

Travel and spend all my summers in Ocean City, N.J. and enjoy time with friends and family.

 

What is the best thing you ever won?  

The approval of my third grade students when I taught elementary school. They would make me feel like a celebrity every day!

 

What band(s)/musician(s) would perform the soundtrack to your life?  

The Eagles — very ‘70s.

 

Who is your favorite fictional character? What makes them your favorite?  

Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice; she is true to her values and is a woman ahead of her time.

 

If you won the lottery, what would do with the money?  

I would take my family and friends on a fabulous trip, donate to my church, establish a local college scholarship fund for high school students and fund a community rowing program for at-risk youth.

 

If you were not working at UNF, what would you be doing?  

I would be volunteering in our Duval County schools and mentoring students.

 

What is your favorite way to blow an hour?  

I’d like to sit in my beach chair with my toes in the water on a summer day at Atlantic Beach.

 

If you were asked to paint a picture about anything you wanted, what would you paint? 

I would paint a field of flowers in the south of France.

 

What was the best money you ever spent?  My collection of Italian pottery. The colors are so vibrant!

 

Is there a piece of technology that you just couldn’t live without?  

Probably my new iPhone 4 that my boys selected for me when we recently had to upgrade our phones. I’m having fun with it!

 

What is the proudest/happiest moment of your life?
  

When our sons, Paul and David were born.

 

Tell us something that would surprise people to know about you: 

I cheered for the Jacksonville University Dolphins basketball team and was a coxswain for the crew team during my freshman year at JU.

 

What was the first concert you ever attended, and what was the most recent concert you attended? 


It was Billy Joel on campus at JU in the Swisher Gym. The most recent was the Fourth of July concert at my church, Riverside Presbyterian.

  

Who is the most famous person you ever met?  

Donald Trump and Marla Maples (in church, believe it or not).

 

Tell us something about you that even your friends don’t know:  

As a child, I was painfully shy. When I was eight years old, my dad gave me the job of hostess and cashier at our summer business so that I would begin talking to people. It worked! 

 

What do you hope to accomplish that you have not done yet? 

I’d like to continue learning in my field of education and counseling. That might include a doctoral degree.

 

Last book read: The Help

Faculty & Staff
august faculty staff

Brooks College of Health 

  

Nursing: Cynthia Cummings recently spoke at the International Nurse Educator Conference in Baltimore, Md. on “From simulation to practice, what nurse educators are looking for in practice readiness.”  Cummings also gave a presentation of “What can be learned from clinical simulation” at the International Association of Clinical Simulation in San Antonio, Tex.

 

Coggin College of Business  

Accounting and Finance: Dr. John B. MacArthur, Harriet Stranahan and Robert E. Houmes’ paper titled,“The operating leverage impact on systematic risk within a context of choice: An analysis of the U.S. trucking industry,” has been accepted for publication in Managerial Finance. 

Management: Drs. Jay Coleman, Robb Frankel and Yemisi Bolumole’s paper titled “Benchmarking Individual Publication Productivity in Logistics” was published in Transportation Journal. 

  

Dr. Jay Coleman’s paper titled “Identifying the ‘Players’ in Sports Analytics Research,” was published in Sports Analytics Research.

 

International Business: Drs. Jeff Michelman, Bobby Waldrup and Melanie GIlman published “Internal Control and Accounting Systems Documentation: A Case Study” in The Journal of Business Case Studies. 

  

College of Arts & Sciences 

  

Chemistry: Dr. José A. Jiménez and colleagues published an article entitled “Real-time Optical Microspectroscopy and Activation Energy of AgNanoparticle Growth in Thin SiO2 Films” in the online journal Physics Procedia. The research was completed at New College of Florida and published after he joined the chemistry faculty at UNF.

  

Criminology and Criminal Justice: Dr. Jeremy G. Carter had a report published by the National Institute of Justice within the U.S. Department of Justice. The title is “Understanding the Intelligence Practices of State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies.”

 

Sociology and Anthropology: Dr. Jenny M. Stuber gave an invited talk at the University of Iceland in June. The title of her talk was “Inside the College Gates: Education as a Social and Cultural Process.”

 

  

Dr. David Jaffee presented “General Education in Hong Kong: Contradictions, Tensions and Strategies of Implementation” and “Developing a General Education Curriculum for Vocational-oriented Undergraduate Programmes” with Catherine Chiu at the International Conference on General Education and University Curriculum Reform in  Hong Kong in June.

 

College of Computing, Engineering & Construction 

  

Construction Management: Dr. Mag Malek served as an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) competition judge for all American contractors in our regional area. Project competition categories were commercial, industrial, renovations, green construction and project of the year. Projects ranged from less than $5 million to more than $250 million and included overseas construction. 

 

Engineering: Jeffrey Lam, Dr. Susan Y. Vasana and Dr. Zornitza Prodanoff published their paper, “Preserving Useful Info While Reducing Noise of Physiological Signals Using Wavelet Analysis,” in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering in May. Also, Vasana served as the session chair on bio-signal processing and analysis at the 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2012). 

  

Computing: Dr. Asai Asaithambi completed ABET Program Evaluator Accreditation training for Computer Science in May and Asaithambi presented a talk, “Teaching Computing in a Cultural Context to Native Americans,” at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences’ Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University in late May.

   

Dr. Bob Roggio participated in the 2012 International Intercollegiate Programming Contest World Finals in Warsaw, Poland in early June where 112 three-person programming teams from colleges and universities around the world pitted their skills in an intense five-hour programming contest. The 2012 contest was hosted by the University of Warsaw and sponsored by IBM.

 

Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy presented his findings from the Digging into Human Rights Violations research project in a panel presentation to faculties and students of Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University in London, Canada in June. Umapathy also took part in series of meetings with experts from Western University on the topic of natural language processing, computational linguistics, machine learning, visual analytics and user-centered systems design.

 

College of Education & Human Services 

  

Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management:  

Dr. Rebecca A. Schumacher was elected President-Elect of the Florida School Counselor Association. On the national level, she was recently selected as a School Counselor Educator Coalition Fellow to participate in The National School Counselor Educator Coalition supported by the National Centerfor Transforming School Counseling and MetLife. The focus of the Coalition’s work is educational equity issues for all students and the critical advocacy role of school counselors and school counselor educators as agents of change. The coalition’s first work meeting took place as a Pre-Conference at the American School Counselor Association’s Annual Convention in Minneapolis, June 23. Additionally, July 1, she began her term as President of the national organization, Association for Specialists in Group Work, a division of the American Counseling Association.

 

Dr. Luke Cornelius published and article in the Spring 2012 journal of Educational Considerations, titled, “English Language Learners and Judicial Oversight: The Progeny of Castaneda.” This article was written with Dr. Lenford Sutton, Alabama State University, and Robyn McDonald-Gordon, Princeton City Schools, Ohio. Dr. Cornelius recently attended and presented at the 2012 National Education Finance Conference (NEFC) in San Antonio, Texas, May 1-4. He presented with UNF doctoral candidate Richard Birdsall, a paper titled “The Attempt and Failure to Create Multiple Charter School Authorizers in Georgia.” He also presented papers on Trends in School Finance Adequacy Litigation and on the Impact of the Recent Fiscal Crisis on Funding for Assistive Technology under IDEA, the latter with former Georgia student Jennifer Corbett, now a candidate at the University of Alabama. (The adequacy paper was presented with Spencer Weiler and Ted Brooks of University of Northern Colorado.)

 

Student Affairs 

 

Institute for Values, Community & Leadership: The Institute for Values, Community & Leadership recently administered UNF’s participation in data collection for the 2012 cycle of the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership. The MSL is a project of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs and is considered the pre-eminent study on leadership development in higher education, incorporating the best of theory and practice in leadership. Dr. John W. Frank of the IVCL is serving as UNF’s co-principle investigator in the study. UNF was one of 83 schools participating in data collection this past spring. The forthcoming report will provide an important baseline to chart future assessment of IVCL programs and the impact it has on student leadership development.

Dateline

august datelineMilestone anniversaries  
Congratulations to the following employees who will celebrate a milestone anniversary at UNF in August:

 

25 years   

Paul Mosley, Associate University Librarian, Library 

Huel Baker , Chair, Management 

Mary Baron , Professor, English 

  

20 years   

David Fenner, Associate Dean/Professor, Arts and Sciences

  

15 years  
Lynne Carroll, Professor, Public Health

Rosa De Jorio, Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Michael Francis, Associate Professor, History

Hans-Herbert Koegler, Chair/Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies

John Sharp, Assistant Director of Systems Engineering, Networking Services

Valerie Reynolds, Administrative Assistant, President’s Office


10 years  
Parvez Ahmed, Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance

Rebecca England, Coordinator, Florida Institute Education

Jeffrey Harrison, Associate Professor, Public Health

Nick Hudyma, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Karen Patterson, Chair/Associate Professor, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education

Chun-Ye Vasana, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering

Lashawn Smith, Coordinator of Contracts, Grants and Accounting, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Mary Payne, Office Manager, Management

Richard Conte, Instructor, Electrical Engineering

Karene Fabian, Coordinator of Accounting, Controller

Heather Strayer, Law Enforcement Officer, University Police Department

 

Five years  
David Goff, Chair/Professor, Communication

Roberta Neilly, Child Development Teacher, Child Development Resource Center

Frederick Troendle, Laboratory Lecturer, Chemistry

Alison Bruey, Assistant Professor, History

Barbara Hetrick, Dean, Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Heuer, Assistant Professor, Art and Design

Clarence Hines, Assistant Professor, Music

Kate Learch, Coordinator of Academic Support Services, Undergraduate and International Programming

Brenda Maxey-Billings, Instructor English

Donald Moores, Professor, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education

Alanna Pharr, Office Manager, Foundations and Secondary Education

Cliff Ross, Associate Professor, Biology

Sherry Shaw, Associate Professor, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education

Michael Stultz, Instructor, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education

Brian Thornton, Associate Professor, Communication

Erin Pauls, Coordinator of Marketing and Publications, University Center

Latasha Scott, Program Assistant, Student Health Services

Christian Orengo, Groundskeeper, Physical Facilities

Justin Cato, Coordinator, Recreation

Kevin McCluney, Coordinator of Academic Support Services, One Stop Student Center

K.D. White, Senior Buyer, Purchasing

Welcome 
The following employees were either hired by UNF or were promoted from OPS positions since mid-June:

Sarah Friswold, Assistant Director, Residence Life Programming

Carmilita Holsey, Custodial Worker, Custodial Services

Daniel Choisser, Coordinator of IT Support, Student Government Business and Accounting Office

William Morgan, Law Enforcement Officer, University Police Department

Pilar Stewart, Office Assistant, Parking

Dawn Wessling, Staff Interpreter, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education

Laquishia Brown, Custodial Worker, Custodial Services

Charles Buzogany, Assistant Volleyball Coach, Volleyball

Scott Kidd, Law Enforcement Officer, University Police Department

David King, Library Services Specialist, Library

Kelly Harrison, Director, Professional Development and Training

Rene Monteagudo, Director, University Counseling Center

Jennifer Bornemeier, Police Communications Operator, University Police Department

Nakeishia Morrell, Custodial Worker, Custodial Services

George Toomer, Custodial Supervisor, Custodial Services

 

Great job  
The following employees were promoted in late June and early July.

 

Nicole Atkinson, Assistant Director, Fine Arts Center

Jennifer Cintron, Office Manager, University Center

Christopher Crabtree, Assistant Director of Development, Intercollegiate Athletics

Kathleen LeGros, Office Manager, Nutrition and Dietetics

Whitney Meyer, Coordinator, Alumni Services

Courtney McLeland, Associate Librarian, Library

 

 

The following faculty members were either approved for tenure and promoted to associate professor or promoted to full professor during the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

 

Approved for tenure and promoted to associate professor  

 

Vanessa Cruz, Art and Design, Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Hager, Art and Design, Arts and Sciences

Paul Karabinis, Art and Design, Arts and Sciences

Timothy Donovan, English, Arts and Sciences

Alina Raluca Dumitru, Mathematics and Statistics, Arts and Sciences

Kening Wang, Mathematics and Statistics, Arts and Sciences

Brian Fisak, Psychology, Arts and Sciences

Lian An, Economics and Geography, Coggin College of Business

John White, Foundations and Secondary Education, Education and Human Services

Chris Janson, Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management, Education and Human Services
Peter Magyari, CAMS, Brooks College of Health
Connie Roush, Nursing, Brooks College of Health

 

Promoted to full professor 

  

Catherine Christie, Nutrition and Dietetics, Brooks College of Health

Michele Moore, Public Health, Brooks College of Health

Anthony Rossi, Biology, Arts and Sciences

Brian Thorton, Communication, Arts and Sciences

Adel Boules, Mathematics and Statistics, Arts and Sciences

Andes Gallo, Economics and Geography, Coggin College of Business

Dag Naslund, Management, Coggin College of Business

Oliver Schnusenberg, Accounting and Finance, Coggin College of Business

Bobby Waldrup, Accounting and Finance, Coggin College of Business

 

 

The University would also like to congratulate the following employees who were promoted to department chairs for the 2012-2013 year.

 

Daniel Moon, Biology, Arts and Sciences

Charles Closmann, History, Arts and Sciences

Randy Tinnin, Music, Arts and Sciences

  

  

Goodbye  
Heartfelt well wishes in their new endeavors for the following employees, who left UNF in late June and early July: 

 

Nakul Datre, Coordinator of Research Program Services, Civil Engineering

Theresa Dinuzzo, Director, Counseling Center

Idania Gropper, Director, Professional Development Training,

Lisa Haggerty, Assistant Director, Small Business Development Center

LaVel Heintz, Coordinator for Residence Life, Residence Life Programming

Lindsay McKim, Mental Health Counselor, Counseling Center

Paul Riel, Director of Housing for Residence Life University Housing

Robin Rutledge, Laboratory Manager, Biology

Christian Wells, Residence Life Coordinator, University Housing

John Belanger, Police Communications Operator, University Police Department

Mary Bowen, Admissions Evaluator, Enrollment Services Processing Office

Alecia Kanaby, Police Communications Operator, University Police Department

Jessica Soto, Program Assistant, University Housing

 

Congratulations to... 

 

Sandie Loach, who was recently married to Gary Clayton Miller in a private wedding ceremony at the Ft. Caroline Baptist Church with Pastor Ricky Powell Saturday, June 23.