Staff Members Honored for Their Outstanding Service

This year’s College of Arts & Letters staff appreciation event, which is held each year to recognize the dedication, outstanding service, and exceptional work of the College’s staff members, was held virtually via Microsoft Teams on June 5. The highlight of this online event was the presentation of the group and individual awards. Those awards and the 2020 winners include:…

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13 New Faculty and Staff Join the College This Semester

This semester, the College of Arts & Letters welcomed 13 new faculty and staff members, seven of whom work for the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. The 13 new faculty and staff members include the following: Kirk Astle Kirk Astle, Assistant Professor, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, specializes in the theory and rhetoric of power and teaching…

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Staff Advisory Council Painting Activity

The College of Arts & Letters Staff Advisory Council hosted a painting activity for the college support staff. The activity was guided by Ketura Bradford, Department of Theatre Senior. The Staff Advisory Council covered the cost of supplies and instruction that supported the students' chapter of the United State Institute for Theatre Technology. The inspirations for the paintings were the Spartan…

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College Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

This year, the College of Arts & Letters welcomes 28 new faculty and staff members. They include the following:  Sara Allison Sara Allison, Administrative Business Professional/Supervisor, Department of English, comes to the College from MSU's College of Social Science Dean’s Office, where she was an Administrative Business Professional. Allison has experience reviewing and approving grant proposals and budgets; serving as a liaison…

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Staff Awarded for Excellence and Leadership

The College of Arts & Letters held its annual staff retreat and appreciation luncheon on June 7 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center to recognize the dedication, outstanding service, and exceptional work of its staff members throughout this past year. The highlight of the event was the presentation of the group and individual awards, including the Jo-Ann Vanden Bergh…

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CAL Connect Staff Open House

The CAL Connect Content Collaborative Committee (CALCON5) hosted an open house in May 2019 following the launch of the CAL Connect: Staff Resources site in January 2019. The committee shared their experiences building the site and each content owner walked through their content categories in detail. The committee officers, Leann Dalimonte & Penny Shanks, handed out award certificates to each…

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College Welcomes Five New Staff Members

The College of Arts & Letters would like to welcome five new staff members to the College. The new staff members include: Carly Kabel, Secretary III, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages Noushin Mahmood, Secretary II, Department of Art, Art History, and DesignMonica McCurdy, Office Assistant IIIJennifer Mora, Administrative Business Analyst, Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA)Katlyn Wright,…

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College Welcomes 30 New Faculty and Staff Members

This year, the College of Arts & Letters welcomes 30 new faculty and staff members. They include the following:  Qais Assali Qais Assali, Visiting Assistant Professor and Artist-in-Residence, Department of Art, Art History, and Design, is a visual artist and educator. His work has been internationally exhibited including at Jeune création, Paris (2016); Tiradentes, Brazil (2016); The Overlook Place, Chicago (2018);…

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Staff Awards Honor Exceptional Work

Celebrating dedication, service, and exceptional work, this year’s College of Arts & Letters Staff Appreciation Ceremony was held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on June 8. The highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of the group and individual awards. Jennifer Nelson, Secretary III in the Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, was recognized…

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C4I Seeks Input on Its Strategic Plan

MSU’s Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I) seeks the input of faculty, staff, and students in developing its strategic plan for the next five years. Throughout spring semester, C4I is offering a series of two-hour workshops that use dialogue and co-creation activities to help community members reflect on interdisciplinary research and teaching, share perspectives, and contribute to the development of C4I’s mission, vision,…

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