Tim Auman '09 is currently employed as a Marketing Videographer at Penn State University, based on his experience at the Juniata Digital Media Studio with coordinator Nathan Wagoner.
Michael Cassatt '12, Aimee Reinaker '11, David Lamberson '13, Jakub Szulaczkowski '12 and Elizabeth Donovan '12 received a $25,000 KIZ grant for their new student business Techno Mango, LLC. Each student in the venture has received $5,000 from the JCEL Student Seed Capital Fund, funds that have been earmarked by the Huntingdon County Keystone Innovation Zone for new ventures that fall within certain types of industries, such as information technology, life sciences, environmental/renewable energy and advanced manufacturing.
Elizabeth Donovan ’12 is employed with National Security Technologies in their Homeland Security Division, working in their Remote Sensing Lab at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Josh Fishel '09 is currently employed as a Systems Analyst at Memorial Hospital in York, Pa. His job duties include programming, building a new interface engine and lending a hand at the Help Desk. He credits his self-created C++ independent study, undertaken in his senior year, as the key to his current job success. His Juniata mentor was mathematician Gerry Kruse.
Joseph Maher '09 is employed by Mutual Benefit Group in Huntingdon, Pa. After a summer internship at Mutual Benefit, Joseph landed this job in which his regular job duties include in-house utilities and reports and download support calls. He credits professors Loren Rhodes and Bill Thomas as being very helpful to him in preparing for his current career.
Travis Raup '11 has accepted an offer to work as the Assistant Manager of Web Services and Databases for the American Anthropological Association. An alum, and IT board member, Lisa Myers '81, gave Travis a heads up that the position was available.
Tristan Reid ’12 is employed as a business technology analyst at Deloitte Consulting, LLP, in Camp Hill, Pa. His position focuses on IT project management.
Aimee Reinecker ’12 is employed as an application developer at Highmark Healthcare in Camp Hill, Pa.
Chris Vrooman ’11 is currently employed as a junior systems analyst at iServe Technologies in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Arianne Waddington '11 is currently employed by the Glendale Area Medical Association. She was the project lead on an I4I project for the GAMA in the fall 2010 semester. Now, Arianne will be working for GAMA full time.
Nora Wainwright '08 is currently employed as a Web Development Specialist at Project Performance Corporation. She credits the course Innovations for Industry as "without a doubt" the course that best prepared her for her current work. "At my job interview, they were blown away that I already knew and had participated in every part of the consulting process," Nora says.
John Wright taught an online version of IT111 in the summer of 2010, which he presented with Phil Dunwoody to the SoTL group on October 20. Yvonne Clark, Celia Cook-Huffman and John Wright registered for and attended (virtually) the 16th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning.
As a part of his Coleman fellowship Bill Thomas attended the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) conference in Chicago (www.c-e-o.org), where he participated in programming designed specifically for the Coleman Fellows, in addition to the CEO conference sessions.
Donna Weimer shaired two panels at the PA Communication Association, East Stroudburg PA October 18-20, 2010
Marlene Burkhardt gave a presentation entitled “Social Selling Methods” which was coauthored with two recent alums, Andrew Steffan and Caleb Davis, at the NABET regional conference. Additionally she gave a second presentation entitled “OTC Market Research: Lessons for Viagra?” was coauthored with another recent alum, Andrew Zipparo.
Jerry Kruse, John Wright, and Bill Thomas were co-chairs of the CCSC Eastern Region conference held at Juniata College.
Marlene Burkhardt chaired the NABET regional conference held in State College, additionally she is a member of the NABET board.
Marlene Burkhardt co-presented a workshop with Bill Eddins of York College of Pennsylvania and was entitled “How to Use the NABET Open Conference System.” The conference system was developed in conjunction with Juniata College’s Innovations for Industry program.
Jerry Kruse was named a Teagle Foundation Teaching and Learning Scholar.
Bill Thomas was named a Coleman Foundation Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellow.
Jerry Kruse and Bill Thomas presented their paper a Capstone Course Sequence in Information Technology at the National Capstone Design conference in Boulder Colorado.
Loren Rhodes traveled to Germany, Czech Republic for exchange reviews at institutions in those countries. He has plans to travel to France for the same purpose.
Donna Weimer reviewed the program in Communication and Media, at Colby College.
Loren Rhodes, Jerry Kruse, Bill Thomas, and John Wright attended the SIGCSE conference in Milwaukee.
Bill Thomas proposed and moderated a session at the SIGCSE conference on use of virtualization in the class room.
Bill Thomas presented a poster titled Using Virtualization in the Classroom to Solve Sticky Problems at the CCSC Eastern conference at Villanova University. The poster won first place in the faculty division.
Donna Weimer is Editor of the Pennsylvania Communication Annual journal.
Donna Weimer is working on a partnership with University of Ulster in Creative Technologies.