Gateway Center Adviser Clay Schwenn was recently elected chair of the Technology in Advising Commission for the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). In this role, Schwenn hopes to lower the hurdle some associate with incorporating technology into advising and “get it away from geek speak.”
Ran Hennes, our dear colleague and former associate director, passed away Monday evening, September 13. Ran had been dealing with lymphoma for several years. He was still teaching part-time and enjoying his retirement. During the last six months he had some setbacks and toward the end he choose to go on his own terms.
Three University of Washington undergraduates are being recognized with scholarships from the Morris K. Udall Foundation. From a pool of 515 candidates, senior Sarah Ellison and junior Cecilia Gobin were selected Udall Scholars and sophomore Geoffrey Morgan received honorable mention.