Faculty election results for 2011-12
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Have you registered for the Polytechnic Summit?
The summit is an annual event that brings together faculty members, administrators and students from polytechnic institutions worldwide. The theme for 2011 is Polytechnic Opportunity, focusing on the key role that polytechnic institutions play in supporting all aspects of society.
The keynote speaker at dinner on Thurs., June 9, will be architect Richard Graves, senior vice president of community for the U.S. Green Building Council.
A number of SPSU faculty members have submitted abstracts for papers, posters and presentations.
To view the summit schedule, session descriptions and abstracts as well as to register for the event, please visit http://polytechnicsummit.org.
Aerospace engineering courses to be offered starting this fall
The courses will be offered through the Systems Engineering program but will be open to all majors. The prerequisite for the Aerodynamics course is Calculus III.
For more information about these upcoming course offerings, contact Dr. Adeel Khalid, assistant professor in Systems Engineering, at email@example.com.
Baseball team to play in NAIA National Tournament
SPSU is the No. 2 seed in this pairing and is currently ranked 19th in the country. The Hornets’ first Opening Round appearance will be Thurs., May 12, at 3 p.m. EST. www.NAIA.org will carry it live.
Continuing Education to hold Open House
Information sessions on summer course offerings and registration will be offered at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tours, food and prizes will be available to all attendees, including a chance to win a $500 credit toward any SPSU Continuing Education Center class.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please call 678-915-7240.
IET Simulation Team among finalists in global competition
The competition required teams to solve a real-world situational case study using a simulation package from sponsor Rockwell Automation. The students had eight weeks to develop their solution.The SPSU IET Simulation Team consists of Cindy Nguyen, Alex Moody and Larry Jackson, along with Greg Wiles, an IET instructor who served as the simulation project faculty advisor and Dr. Christina Scherrer, the team’s general faculty advisor.
CPSI donates hospital information system
According to Dean Han Reichgelt, the CPSI hospital information system encompasses the full spectrum of financial and clinical applications. The company has installed the system, either partially or fully, in about 50 percent of the rural hospitals in Georgia.
Dean Reichgelt noted that having staged a pilot program successfully, the school will offer “a new and improved” version of its accelerated training program in HIT starting May 14. The program will be offered Saturdays both on-campus and online.
Dean Reichgelt credited Dr. Mahmoud Ghavi, the new director of SPSU’s Center for Nuclear Power Generation, with making the initial contact with CPSI. Ghavi founded Consort Technologies, Inc., a company that was heavily involved with the computerized healthcare informatics industry in the 1990s.
SPSU alumnus appointed to state licensing board
Daniel is president of Carroll Daniel Construction Co. and holds numerous leadership positions within the community, including director of the Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia and a member of the boards of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia branch of Associated General Contractors.
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