Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Alexander Solomon

Alexander Solomon is a recent awardee of the innovator award at Centralia College. He is an artist and Assistant Professor of Art and Graphics at Centralia College. He is being recognized for his innovations in teaching art, including his recent research and development of a Computer Graphics 2 course, where students make 3D and 2D models … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Alexander Solomon

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Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Kelli Bloomstrom

Kelli Bloomstrom is another recently recognized innovator at Centralia College. She is the Dean of Transitional Education & Centralia College East and known for her exceptional work ethic, as well as how much she sells herself and her abilities short. Something she never lacks in is supporting her faculty, staff and the students in her … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Kelli Bloomstrom

Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams is another of Centralia College's recently recognized innovators. She is a Communications Assistant Professor who teaches English, Public Speaking, Intro to mass Media and Intercultural Communication courses. Melissa is quite adept at thinking outside the box, searching for solutions and for how to make things easier for her students. In her own words: … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Melissa Williams

Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Otto Rabe

Otto Rabe is one of our recently recognized innovators. He is the Professor of Accounting/Business at Centralia College, where he teaches, manages the Forensic Accounting Club (FAC) and the VITA Tax center. The VITA, or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, program is offered as a service to the community from accounting students at Centralia College. This … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Otto Rabe

Want to Help Students Start the Term Off Well? Tell Them About Week Zero

The blessed occasion is almost upon us here at Centralia College. Start of the term - Yay! There are some important things you can do as an educator or student services member to help students start the term off well. Having a friendly face, giving clear directions or expectations are a couple of ideas, but … Continue reading Want to Help Students Start the Term Off Well? Tell Them About Week Zero

Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovators – TRiO: Student Support Services

We’d like to recognize TRiO Programs - Student Support Services as 2015 Innovators. They are a federally-funded grant program designed to provide additional support, advocacy, and services to students who are first generation (neither parent has a bachelor degree or higher), low income, or have a disability. Basically, these folks  do everything they can to … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovators – TRiO: Student Support Services

Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Sam Small

Sam Small is one of our recently recognized innovators. He is the Applications Developer for Centralia College and in his own words, he “[serves] up data analysis, software engineering, and anything else related to the software/data side of Computer Science.” In addition to his mad computer coding, Sam  teaches in the Computer Science workforce program, … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Sam Small

Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson, one of Centralia College’s recognized innovators, teaches Electronics, Robotics and Industrial Automation. Dave says “this includes technical math specifically for electronics, like circuit analysis, graphing and data visualization, and trigonometry applications.” If you know anything about Dave Peterson, you know he’s no stranger to innovation. He builds robots, for crying out loud. In … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Dave Peterson