Staff Profile: Christina Ruiz, paddler

Christina Ruiz is an accounting specialist for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Shared Service Center and enjoys recreational paddling When did you start kayak/canoeing? Canoeing began for me about 15 years ago. Within that same year I purchased my first kayak. Some people say they are either a “kayak person” or a “canoe person”, but […]

Cool Class: LAA 300 – Life, Death and the Living Dead

Images of rotting, flesh-eating zombies familiar to fans of “The Walking Dead” are far removed from the Haitian folklore that inspired the term. But the different Hollywood and Haitian versions of zombies are an example of how different cultures interpret ideas of death, dying and the afterlife. Through cultural concepts such as the Haitian zombie […]

Careers & Curriculum

The college experience is meant to shape, guide and prepare students for success after graduation. As important as what’s learned in class is how students apply that knowledge outside class. “For students to be successful in the long term, it’s not just a degree alone. Employers are looking for motivated, well-rounded students who can apply […]