C. Edward Chow, professor, and Chuan Yue, assistant professor, both in the UCCS College of Engineering, were recently notified they will receive the National Security Agency’s Excellence in Information Assurance Education designation. The designation is effective through 2021, the longest term possible. Chow and Yue will receive their designations at an official event in June. The NSA designation is based on updated academic criteria for cybersecurity education and will benefit UCCS in recruiting students into information assurance studies and in grant applications. … Three university staff members will assume additional responsibilities as part of reorganization within the Division of Administration and Finance at UCCS. The changes are the result of last spring’s Program Prioritization process. “This is the second phase of a reorganization of the division that began last July,” said Susan Szpyrka, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance. “I am pleased that these three long-time staff members have agreed to take on additional responsibilities as the university continues to grow.” M
egan Bell, executive director, Auxiliary Community and Learning Initiatives — Bell’s duties include the Family Development Center, Residential Life and Housing, and serving as a liaison to academic units seeking to create living and learning communities within student housing. Bell was named director of the University Center and Conference Services in 2010 and previously held positions at CU-Boulder, Whittier College, the University of California, Riverside, and Washington State University. Drew Martorella, executive director, UCCS Presents — Martorella’s duties include Theatreworks, the
Galleries of Contemporary Art, the University Center and Conference Services and operation of the new Ent Center for the Arts. He joined Theatreworks in 1995 as producing director and was promoted to executive director of Theatreworks in 2008. Tamara Moore, executive director, Auxiliary Services — Moore’s duties include the Recreation Center, Student Health Services, Bookstore, Copy Center, Greenhouse and Auxiliary Marketing. Moore joined UCCS in 1999 and previously served in positions in student recruitment, as dean of students and in auxiliary services.