Dec 19, 2014


Research and Creative Activity

If you are working on an article, a book chapter, a grant report or any other writing project, please join us for Write-on-Site every Wednesday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. in the Office of Faculty Development (1116 Booth Library). Bring your laptop and grab a cup of tea (perhaps a cookie now and then) and set to work in the quiet company of others also engaged in writing projects.

For further information, contact the Faculty Development Office at 581-7051.

WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Cathy Kimball, records and information manager, was recently named 2014 Chapter Leader of the Year of the Central Illinois Chapter of ARMA International. Established in 1955, ARMA International now boasts 27,000-plus members worldwide, including records and information managers, information governance professionals, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants and educators. Records professionals work in a wide variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and other areas in the United States, Canada and more than 30 other countries across the globe.

Chapter Leader of the Year award candidates are judged by their participation in task force work, chapter meetings, seminars and workshops, contributions and achievements for the chapter. The outstanding leader is also a person who exhibits leadership skills and has supported and promoted ARMA International objectives. Kimball is currently the president of the Central Illinois ARMA Chapter Board of Directors. She has served in various capacities for the local chapter board since 2006.

Posted: Dec 09, 2014

Peter Ping Liu, coordinator of Graduate Studies in the School of Technology and director of the Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE) at EIU, was awarded the Association for Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Faculty Excellence Award for 2014. The award is for faculty having primary responsibilities in four-year institutions offering technology, engineering technology, technology management or applied engineering programs, and selection is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to the profession. Liu has been an exemplary leader at EIU for cross-disciplinary curricular efforts, external grant acquisition and relationship development, and service to the institution and profession. He also spearheaded development of a new multi-disciplinary EIU Master of Science Degree in Sustainable Energy.

Posted: Dec 01, 2014

Luke Steinke and Lance Hogan were recently honored by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Steinke received a National ACTE Award for serving as ACTE Region III vice president for the past three years. Serving and being elected as a vice president for a region is a huge accomplishment; it demonstrates the level of respect his peers have for Steinke's expertise. Hogan received a Distinguished Service Award for his service to the organization. Both awards were presented at the ACTE Vision 2014 conference that was held in Nashville, Tenn. For details, visit the School of Technology website.

Posted: Dec 01, 2014

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