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Suzanne Yurko Wall, director of career services, was the keynote speaker at the Connecticut Career Counseling and Development Associationís November 18 professional development day at the Konover Campus Center of the University of Hartford. She serves as the associationís technology chair and lead administrator for its Facebook page. In 2002 the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education honored her as its Outstanding New Professional for the State of Connecticut.
This fall, as part of an NCAA/Division III initiative, the menís basketball team volunteered with the Special Olympics, taking part in a weekly basketball practice at North Haven Middle School. The Falcons participated with Special Olympians in shooting, ball handling and defensive drills, as well as different basketball-related games.
The November Open House at the Tagliatela Academic Center attracted nearly 300 prospective Traditional Day College students, their family members and friends, a 44 percent increase in attendance over last year. Faculty, staff and students from all academic departments, student clubs and organizations, athletics and the Alumni Association were on hand to explain their table displays and answer questions. Awards for the most creative academic department displays went to Communications, first place; Art Therapy, second; and Global Studies, third.
Dr. Mark B. Case has joined the Albertus community as an associate professor in the department of science and mathematics. Recently retired as a captain after 32 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, he was chairman of the mathematics department at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for the past nine years. He graduated from the academy with honors, earned a master of science degree in operations research and statistics, and received a Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island. While at the academy, Case served as head of the Academic Council, and member of the Deanís Cabinet and Faculty Senate and other committees; he also served as a member of the womenís softball coaching staff.