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For Fort Lewis College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Katie Mouzakis, being a good teacher boils down to a simple mantra: “If my students are learning, then I am doing my job.”
Assistant Director of Admission Janis Koscielniak has always been dedicated, but she has gone above and beyond to ensure that students get their opportunity at a college education.
The following Fort Lewis College faculty members who earned promotions and/or tenure. These actions will become effective for the 2016-17 academic year.
Over seven months, 23 faculty and staff members received grants for their programs and departments, ranging in size from $250 - $1.4 million.
Background: What's your title, and what do you do on your job? And how many years have you been at FLC? My title is Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving and I’m still trying to figure out what I do on my job! In a big picture sense, it is my responsibility to create connections, to care for and to cultivate our the body of our alumni here at FLC.
As part of Physics Professor Ryan Haaland's NSF STROBE grant, Assistant Professor Kay Phelps of Teacher Education piloted two summer camps this summer in Ignacio: Entomology for K-2 and Patterns in Nature for 3-6, integrating art and science for the students.
Lisa Snyder, associate vice president for Academic Affairs, published the article, "Maximizing Existing Technologies for Cross-Disciplinary General Education Assessment," in Intersection, the journal for the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education.
Students in Stacey Sotosky's Digital Video Production class collaborate with Rocky Mountain PBS on a documentary about Durango's rocky relationship with uranium.
Students in Deb Walker's Economics classes give back to the community with economic impact studies of events, including the 2017 Dolores River Festival.
A petroglyph in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon, found by FLC and CU-Boulder students during a field school in 1992, may represent a total eclipse that occurred there a thousand years ago.
Amy Gilley, technical director in the Theatre department, attended a three-week National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute in Washington D.C. called "On Native Grounds" that covered Native American ethnohistory.
Charles Hakes, senior lecturer of Physics and resident astronomy buff, gives his tips on observing the eclipse safely and catching a view of the Perseid meteor shower.
Chuck Riggs, professor of Anthropology, published an article in SAPIENS about Native American archaeology and cultural imperialism.
Ginger Williams, instruction & reference librarian, was featured in the blog "Letters to a Young Librarian."
Yvonne Bilinski, director of the Native American Center for the last 11 years, retired in July, leaving behind a much larger staff, a speaker series, an orientation program for Native American students and their families – and many other programs.
Heidi Steltzer, associate professor of Biology, and Chelsea Wilmer (Biology, '16) are utilizing Instagram to bring more attention to the work they're doing in Crested Butte on the Environmental & Earth Science Area’s Watershed Scientific Focus Area.
Anthony Nocella, assistant professor of Sociology, was both an editor and a contributor for a new academic book, "The Intersectionality of Critical Animal, Disability, and Environmental Studies: Toward Eco-ability, Justice, and Liberation."
Provost Barbara Morris was recently in attendance at an invite-only conference, the Higher Ed Leaders Forum, that discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high costs, free speech, addressing the skills gap, using big data, and leading in a time of crisis.
Rebecca Clausen, associate professor and chair of Sociology, won the Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award from the American Sociological Association for her 2015 book, The Tragedy of the Commodity: Oceans, Fisheries, and Aquaculture.
Suzanne Null, associate professor of Teacher Education, weighs in on the effects of technology on young children's brains.
Sam Hensold, assistant coordinator of Outdoor Pursuits, penned an article on diversity in outdoor education that was published in Outdoor Insider magazine.
Research on barefoot running by Melissa Thompson, assistant professor of Exercise Science, was cited in a recent Runner's World article.
Rachel Landis, coordinator of the Environmental Center, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the La Plata Electric Association, representing District 3, the City of Durango.
Paul Booth, associate professor of Art & Design, won a silver medal for a print poster design titled "Ticking Time Bomb" in the International Design Awards.
Ryan Smith, associate professor of Physics/Engineering, received $1,000 from the LPEA Education fund to support the “LPEA Acabotics” project to develop a Microdredger Robotic Vehicle for Roger’s Reservoir maintenance after the Gold King mine spill.