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  • sam winklerSam Minkler, associate professor of photography, presented his work at the Indigenous Fine Art Market Holiday Showcase in Albuquerque. The invitational art show consisted of six curated gallery spaces and 50 participating artists.
  • Dorothy Dunn, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has received the 2015 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence in Arizona. The award is given annually to a nurse practitioner in each state who demonstrates excellence in their area of practice. Dunn will be recognized during the 2014 AANP National Conference in June.
  • Andrew Griffin, director of Military and Veterans Affairs, will be a guest on the Arizona Horizon news show on Dec. 9. Griffin will speak about veterans in higher education.
Arizona K12 Center's executive director Kathy Wiebke celebrates the center's anniversary with Dan Kain, vice provost for academic personnel, and Ramona Mellot, dean of the College of Education and Graduate College.

Arizona K12 Center’s executive director Kathy Wiebke, left, celebrates the center’s anniversary with Dan Kain, vice provost for academic personnel, and Ramona Mellot, dean of the College of Education and Graduate College.

  • The Arizona K12 Center celebrated its 15th anniversary Monday, Nov. 17, with an event featuring the premiere of the center’s new promotional video, “Simply the Best.” Dan Kain, vice provost for academic personnel, commended the center’s work during opening remarks. Kathy Wiebke, the center’s executive director concluded the program by thanking attendees for their constant support and involvement. Ramona Mellott, dean of the College of Education and Graduate College, also attended. The Arizona K12 Center, created in 1999, offers 67 professional learning opportunities yearly, which take place throughout Arizona and provide services to over 4,000 teachers per year.
  • NAU Housing and Residence Life sent a delegation of 11 to the Association of Intermountain Housing Officers annual conference in Logan, Utah. Cindy Anderson, director of NAU Residence Life, was honored with the association’s Sage Award, given in recognition of ser2014 NAU AIMHO Delagation[1]vice to the regional association and profession. John Wachal and Jasimine Evans had their program “Professional Development: The Unexpected Journey” selected as the Best of AIMHO Program and Melissa Hettman won the People’s Choice Award for her poster on the second year experience.