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Recognizing our faculty

These members of our Resident Faculty who received tenure and were promoted to associate professor. Congratulations to:

  • Dr. Kathleen Cole, Department of Social Science, College of Liberal Arts;
  • Dr. Debra Eardley, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences;
  • Prof. Donald Eubanks, Department of Social Work, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs;
  • Dr. Karen Gutierrez, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences;
  • Dr. Kimberly Halvorson, Department of Psychology, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs;
  • Dr. Nicholas Hartlep, Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, School of Urban Education.
  • Prof. Steven Hirsch, Department of Accounting, College of Management;
  • Prof. Christine Larson, Reference Librarian, Library and Learning Center;
  • Dr. Alexandra Layne, School of Communication, Writing, and the Arts, College of Liberal Arts;
  • Dr. Therissa Libby, Department of Human Services, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs;
  • Prof. Duncan McCampbell, Department of Marketing, Supply Chain Operations Management, and International Business, College of Management;
  • Dr. Susan Misterek, Department of Marketing, Supply Chain Operations Management, and International Business, College of Management;

Colleagues who were promoted to professor include:

  • Dr. Ramin Daghigh, Department of Natural Sciences, College of Sciences
  • Dr. Heidi Frankard, Department of Psychology, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs;
  • Dr. Faisal Kaleem, Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity, College of Sciences.
  • Prof. Deborah Mosby, Department of Human Services, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs;

All promotions took effect July 1. Tenure took effect on June 15.  These reviews are conspicuous reminders of the outstanding work our faculty do with and on behalf of our students.

Art Purchase Awards Recipients

The Art Exhibition Committee announces the 2016 Art Purchase Awards recipients. The awards strive to promote growth and encouragement of the university’s studio artists. Each year, students and alumni are allowed to submit up to six pieces. Each award winner receives $1,000 and their artwork displayed throughout Metropolitan State’s campus.

The Student Senate purchase recipient is recent graduate Barbara Cobb. Cobb’s work is a mixed media textile, entitled Sunday on the North Shore.

The Academic Affairs and the Alumni Association purchase recipient was awarded to alumnae Susan Solomon. Solomon’s work is a gouache painting on panel, entitled Runway.

Also included was a special purchase by the Library and Learning Center’s Endowment Fund. This award considered the artwork of studio arts faculty members, in addition to students and alumni. The recipient was Alonso Sierralta, community faculty. His piece is an abstract mixed media sculpture, entitled SamothraceSamothrace has been placed on the first floor of the Library and Learning Center. The placement of the other works are yet to be established.