Dean's Blog

Bring Joy to the World Through the Gift of Listening


When the ComArtSci communications team informed me that the theme of this year’s holiday greeting was Joy to the World, I gave it an enthusiastic thumbs-up. Then when they asked me to explain how I had brought joy to the

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Opening Doors to Experiential Learning


The next time you visit the ComArtSci building, I hope you will find your way to the new media center on the first floor. You will be impressed by what you see — an open newsroom with glass walls

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A Teacher's Kindness and a Student's Gratitude


Almost a year ago, in the midst of the excitement of fall football, with the campus at the peak of its countenance, I met John Gruner. John was gaunt. His clothes hung loosely on a frame that had lost

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Catalysts of Communication


Last year, when collecting ideas for our strategic plan, I asked if there was one word that captured the essence of who we are and what we want to be. After various discussions and deliberations, we settled on catalyst.

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A Time for Reflection and Looking Forward


At a recent staff meeting, our staff teased me for my penchant for the number five when I listed five items on my agenda. I seem to have become fixated with the number five. They have a point. It should come as no surprise, then, that we started off this year with five goals. Here’s a quick update. Continue reading

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