Accomplishments: Division of Educational Outreach

January 20, 2023
Matthew Gyger (Social Work), Stephanie Borene (Educational Outreach), Ramona Denby (Social Work), and Sara Hunt (Medicine), along with Efren Gomez from the University of Michigan and Amanda Klein-Cox from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, co-authored the paper, "Using SBIRT (Screen, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment)…
April 30, 2022
Rob Levrant (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) spoke on an expert panel at the 2022 Osher Institutes National Conference, "What You Really Need to Know to Ask for Money in Person." His portion of the presentation focused on the nexus between fundraising and community-building in the context of a membership-based lifelong learning community.
June 28, 2021
Rob Levrant (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) and Ana Paula Loures-Elias (Educational Psychology) co-presented a lecture session at the 2021 Conference on Academic Research in Education. Their session, "Emerging Professionals in the Field of Learning in Retirement: A Case Study of Participatory Action Research," described and interpreted the…
March 30, 2021
Jenna Heath (Liberal Arts) and Sam Leif (Summer Term) presented at The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, the topic being "Experiential Learning During COVID-19: Did We Serve Our Students?" They discussed the power of virtual internships during COVID-19.    
March 10, 2021
Sam Leif (Summer Term) presented "Do I Have to be an “Other” to be Myself? Nonbinary Gender in Taxonomy, Data Collection, and through the Lifecycle," and "Data Consultations, Racism, and Critiquing Colonialism in Demographic Datasheets" at the annual Summit of the Research Data Access & Preservation Association examining racial, social, and…
August 13, 2019
Robert Levrant and Toniann DeSousa (both Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) presented "Enhancing the Volunteer Experience to Meet Programmatic Outcomes" at the 2019 Southern Regional Conference on Learning in Retirement in Wilmington, North Carolina.
November 28, 2017
Patricia Suske (Summer Term) attended the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS) conference in Pittsburgh in November. She is the western regional vice president for NAASS and co-chair of the Quality and Research Committee. During the conference she presented on the joint statistical survey produced by the association that surveys…
October 5, 2017
Patricia "Trish" Suske (Summer Term ) was sworn in as president of the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA) at the 71st annual Conference that took place in Golden, Colorado, in September. She was also this year's recipient of the association's Distinguished Service Award for her many years of dedication and leadership.
November 22, 2016
LaNelda Rolley, Russ Harrison, Jim Palmquist, Amy Tartaglia Johns, April Reckling (all Educational Outreach), and Nancy Cleveland (Reprographics/Design Services) won the 2016 Silver Award for Excellence in Marketing from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association for the mixed media campaign 'Proud Past. Future Focused. 50…
November 21, 2016
Patricia Suske (Summer Term) has been elected president-elect of the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA). She also is a member of the organization's  Communications, Membership, and Research Committee. Additionally, she has been voted in as western regional vice president of the North American Association of Summer…
March 31, 2016
Jodi Gilliland and Sue Ullrich (both Continuing Education) presented at the annual spring conference of the California Workforce Association this month in San Diego. They presented "Gap Training for RNs" to showcase the nursing education collaboration between higher education and workforce development. Debra Collins of Workforce…
January 11, 2016
Patricia "Trish" Suske (Summer Term) recently made presentations at two conferences. She presented "Perspectives on Twenty-Five Years in Summer Term" at the 69th annual Western Association of Summer Session Administrators Conference in Reno in October. The following month she presented "Information Technology in Summer Session Series: The Use of…