SPSU professor wins award
Aft worked as a professor at SPSU for 31 years. He is currently the Director of Continuing Education and Program Development for the Institute of Industrial Engineers and leads instruction for many of the course seminars and other programs IIE provides to its members and customers.
The ASQ Grant Medal was awarded to Aft for outstanding contributions as a leader in the development of educational programs dedicated to the philosophies and technologies of the quality sciences, and for his unique leadership role and participation in establishing the quality profession as a direct function of the manufacturing and service industries.
The University Honors program, started by Dr. Nancy Reichert in 2003 with only 23 students, has since grown to 190 students. To receive Departmental Honors, a student must complete six hours of upper-level Honors coursework. University Honors requires graduates to complete 18 hours of Honors credits with at least six hours as upper-level Honors courses. Students must also complete a thesis or capstone project and graduate with a minimum 3.4 GPA.
Congratulations to all of these hard-working graduates!
of Reference retires
On August 1, responsibility for Vincent’s work will go to library staffers temporarily. Please continue to address correspondence to “Steven” and it will be forwarded to the correct individual.
The program, begun in 1983, is a premier leadership development program in the state of Georgia, engaging participants with the community and current issues, as well as the social, political and economic needs of Cobb County. Congratulations, Kit!
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach hired
During his Concordia coaching career, he coached players who have gone pro both domestically and internationally. Competing in the tough East Coast Conference (ECC), he coached the 2009 ECC Offensive Player of the Year, who led the country during the regular season in goals, goals per game and points per game.
Sprague played soccer at Division I school, St. John's University in Jamaica, NY. During his two years there, they went to the Final 8 of the NCAA Tournament both years and won the Big East Tournament in 1998. After two seasons, he transferred to Molloy College to complete his playing career.
student poster presentation
The event was organized by Dr. Nancy Reichert, director of the University Honors Program. Several students and faculty members came to the presentation, learning briefly about stirling engines, router network emulation, game-based learning and other topics.
The honors students represented several engineering and technology majors: electrical and computer engineering technology, industrial engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, information technology, and computer science and software engineering. Presenters included students who worked as research assistants for the HNRS 3002 Honors Research classes with faculty members Drs. Kai Qian and Jon Preston, professors in the School of Computing and Software Engineering.
Wellness and Recreation Center renovations
Volume 2, Issue