Archives—January 2015

Bowen Awarded Jackson Grant

Lauren BowenThe William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has announced its 2015 grant recipients. The grants  support course/program reform or expansion projects using blended and online learning. A committee assembled by the Provost and the CTL Director selected this year’s grant recipients from among many proposals.

Lauren Bowen, Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of First-Year Composition in the Humanities Department, was awarded a $10,000-level grant for her Composition in Digital Elements Environments proposal.




Jackie Ellenich Is Making a Difference

Back row: Jeff Lewin, Linnea McGowan-Hobmeier, Lori Weir, Amanda Cadwell, Catherine Burns, Darnishia Slade, and David Caspary Front row: Jackie Ellenich, Christina Sarazin, Andrea Ruotsala, and Mary Muncil
Back row: Jeff Lewin, Linnea McGowan-Hobmeier, Lori Weir, Amanda Cadwell, Catherine Burns, Darnishia Slade, and David Caspary
Front row: Jackie Ellenich, Christina Sarazin, Andrea Ruotsala, and Mary Muncil

At the MUB on Wednesday night, January 7th, a select group of staff members were honored with Michigan Tech Staff Council Making a Difference Awards.

Humanities’ own Jackie Ellenich received the Creative Solutions Award for her vision and her successful work at funding  an international professional training in technical and scientific French to be hosted by MTU. The event also has the support of the French Embassy in Washington DC and the Chamber of Commerce of Paris. It’s the first event its kind in the US.

Congratulations, Jackie!