Transitions

Posted: June 21, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

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Administration

Julia Alsufy is the new scholarship assistant in the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Joe Barrer, director of men’s basketball operations, has departed for a high school teaching and coaching position in Chicago.

Ginny Alissa Cathcart is the new photo collection manager in Creative Services.

Rosemary Chase, university copyright officer in University Libraries, retired.

Chris Chisler, assistant vice president of university services, has resigned to accept a position as associate vice president for student affairs administration at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.

Ronald Stevens Crisswell is a new Fairfax classroom support technician in DoIT, Classroom Technologies.

Anthony Cole is the new data analyst in Human Resources and Payroll.

Neil Paz-Cruzat is the new employment assistant in Human Resources and Payroll.

Kenten Dernbach is the new director of men’s basketball operations. He has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Marymount University.

Kimberly Dight is the new director of special projects of the Fiscal Services Office.

Christopher Gay is the new senior architect of datamart support in the Technology Systems Division.

Jennifer Hamilton is the new lead cataloguer of the Resources and Collection Management Services in University Libraries.

Anne Brennan Hardy is the new administrative office specialist of Hemlock Overlook Center for Experiential Education.

Michael Hugar is the new assistant coach for men’s basketball. He was at Longwood University for two seasons as an assistant coach.

Patricia Irvin, customer service manager of Student Accounts, retired.

Michael Alan Iuzzolin is the new assistant coach for women’s basketball.

James Johnson, the assistant coach for men’s basketball, resigned to become an assistant coach at Virginia Tech.

Sarah Mournighan is the new program officer in the Center for Global Education.

Kyle Munkittrick is the new shift supervisor of the Johnson Center Information Desk.

Rebecca Patt is the new assistant director of judicial affairs in University Life.

Benjamin D. Patton is the new Fairfax classroom support technician in DoIT, Classroom Technologies.

August Runge is the new assistant director of facilities maintenance for the Johnson Center and Student Union Buildings I and II.

Taina Smits-Seay is the new coaches’ secretary in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Sarah Harper Walz, formerly Sarah Harper, manager of the Johnson Center Information Desk, has a new e-mail address: swalz@gmu.edu.

Patrice Winter is the new eldercare services specialist in Human Resources and Payroll.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

David Lester is the new digital history associate in the Department of History and Art History.

Jodie Royan is the new postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychology.

College of Science

Orkide Coskuner is a new research assistant professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences.

Nanda Gudderra is the new biosafety manager for the Biomedical Research Laboratory.

Tucker Maney instructor of computer science, retired.

Haijun Zhu is a new assistant research professor in the Center for Earth Observing and Space Research.

School of Management

Isaac Thweatt is the new assistant director of external relations.

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