Don Coduto, a 26-year member of the engineering faculty and chair of the civil engineering department, will serve as the interim dean of the College of Engineering effective July 1, Provost Marten denBoer announced.
“Professor Coduto and the entire department faculty have elevated the program into the largest undergraduate civil engineering program in the nation,” denBoer says. “Don enjoys exceptional relationships with faculty, staff and administrators across campus, which will provide for a productive transition.”
The university has begun a national search for the dean position. Associate Dean Cordelia Ontiveros will continue to serve in her current role.
Last week, Ed Hohmann has announced his intent to retire as dean …
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff got their first peek into the newly constructed Residential Suites Phase II on May 26.
During a ribbon cutting ceremony, the campus community celebrated the conclusion of the two-year, $76 million construction project, which adds 622 beds in popular suite layouts. Visitors toured the suites, rooms and study/meeting areas.
The housing complex, which will open to students in the fall, includes three buildings — Vista de las Estrellas, Vista de las Montanas and Vista de la Luna. The project also adds multipurpose rooms, a recreational area, an amphitheater-style stage, courtyard and a new Vista Cafe and convenience store.…
The Fine Arts Senior Show at the Kellogg University Art Gallery and Orion Room runs from May 18 to June 12. The Senior Show showcases work by graduating fine art seniors. The students featured in this year’s exhibition are: Lovelyn Anastacio, Courtney Blackburn, Alex Brown, Luis Canales, Carly Clarke, Rachel Ellett, Nahomi Favela, Randall Garrett, Romina E. Gonzalez, Emil (Troy) Ingram, Karen Jaime, Jean Leonard, Robin Martin, Pedro Martinez, Jessica Ortega, Molly Semexan, Janice Tria, Clarisa Valdez and Micheal Veloria. …
The University Research Council, UR BRONCO and the Office of
Research & Sponsored Programs collaborated with “Stories of Successful
Learning” to present the 2010 Student Research & Creative Activity Poster
Competition on April 28. Ten posters were presented by
students. Evaluations were conducted by members of the URC and UR
BRONCO. The University Research Council is pleased to announce the winners
and extends congratulations for their excellent work. To see the winners, visit
The Administrative Affairs Division continues to implement
budget reduction strategies to manage its 2010-11 budget reduction of $3.3
million. Over the next several months, Environmental Health & Safety
and the Facilities Management Customer Service Center will be relocating to the
CLA Building, joining forces with Human Resource Services. For details, visit www.cpp.edu/~adm_affairs/EHS_HRS_join.html.…