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New Employee:

  • William Senn - Programmer/Analyst, UNT/HSC Fiscal Systems.


  • Shane Jester, manager of Central Web Support, has been promoted to Manager of Distributed Learning Support effective April 1. Charity Beck, is now serving as interim manager of Central Web Support. For further information, see WWW@UNT.EDU in this issue of Benchmarks Online.

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Wedding Bells!

David Franklin and Danja Anthony, both employed in Computer Operations, were married March 17 at the Denton Courthouse by Justice of the Peace, Kenny Kirkland. David's mother, Sandy Burke, reports that it was a great ceremony, and then the happy couple left for a short honeymoon in the Piney Woods of East Texas.

Another New Baby!!

Congratulations to Gary Snow, Distributed Learning Support, and his wife Christine on the birth of their son Dylan Ray Snow, born 3/16/06.

You can call him Doctor . . .

He doesn't graduate until May, but you can call him "Doctor" now. Richard (Rich) Anderson, Information Security Analyst, recently completed his PhD in Information Science. The title of his dissertation is Functional Ontology Construction: A Pragmatic Approach to Addressing Problems Concerning the Individual and the Informing Environment. Whew! Congratulations Rich!

Composer Residency

Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner, Student Computing Services Manager, was a composer-in-residence at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania March 23-25. She taught classes and had a recital of her musical work presented.

Soaring Eagles

The following people were recognized as Soaring Eagles in the April 2006 Human Resources Newsletter.  They will receive their awards at the President's Staff Lunch on May 10, 2006:

  • Yancy Yeargan, Network Computing Services, LDAP/ID Management.

  • Monika Botha,  Admissions and Financial Aid Integration, Programmer Analyst.

  • Jason Myre, Network Computing Services, Messaging GroupWise.

  • Don Butler, UNT Student/Contributor Services, Application Team Manager.

  • Brian Richman, EIS Technical Services, Programmer/Analyst.

  • Nancy Fisher, EIS Technical Services, Administrative Computing Team Manager.

  • Charles Douglas, Data Warehouse & Reporting Infrastructure, Student Assistant.

  • David Walden, Telecommunications Specialist.

  • JP Williams, Central Web Support, Web Developer.


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