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Nov 2, 2017
There are non-traditional students and then, there’s Deborah “Dee” Hopkins. The city-country girl whose childhood was divided between Philadelphia and her grandparents’ North Carolina farm was a bit overwhelmed when she arrived on campus as a freshman.
That was about 20 years before today’s traditional undergrads were born.
Oct 27, 2017
The School of Business, Computer Science and Information Technology is the newest member of the prestigious Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society for business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Oct 26, 2017
With John Kratz’s 30-plus years of experience in the technology sector and with varied entrepreneurial ventures, he was the ideal person to serve as the School of Business, Computer Science and Information Technology’s Executive in Residence this week.
The retired president and CEO of ICC Technologies, John, a ’63 alumnus and Board of Trustees member, has unique and valuable insights to share with students about to embark on their careers.
Oct 20, 2017
Ever since she was a little girl, Andrea Russell has dreamed of being a veterinarian, partly because she enjoys interacting with animals and partly because she believes they deserve a voice.
“I’m a huge animal rights believer,” says Andrea, a junior biology major and chemistry minor from Athens, Ohio. “They don’t have a voice to speak for themselves. They live their lives loving us, so we need to give back to them.”
Oct 18, 2017
In Shawn Johnson East’s first gymnastics competition at age 5, she finished dead last and she was ecstatic. That was the first of many times in her competitive career when she realized that effort, hard work and doing what you love are more important than winning.
It’s a valuable lesson reinforced by her long-time coach Liang Chow, an elite Chinese gymnast who immigrated to the U.S. to open his own gym in her hometown of West Des Moines, Iowa.