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July 1, 2003

Katie Rokus has been named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Katie Rokus, who enjoyed a successful academic and athletic career at University of South Carolina Aiken, is UMBC's new assistant women's basketball coach.

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Katie Rokus has been named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Katie Rokus, who enjoyed a successful academic and athletic career at University of South Carolina Aiken, is UMBC's new assistant women's basketball coach.

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Katie Rokus has been named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Katie Rokus, who enjoyed a successful academic and athletic career at University of South Carolina Aiken, is UMBC's new assistant women's basketball coach.

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July 2, 2003

In the News

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PeopleSoft Peer Mentors Now on Call

Now that PeopleSoft has "gone live," the first users of the system are taking what they've been learning in training and putting it to use back at their desks. As with any change, there are some feelings of fear and trepidation as PeopleSoft becomes a part of the way we do business at UMBC. Peer mentors are a much-welcomed first line of support for new PeopleSoft users.

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Kudos

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Kudos

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In the News

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July 3, 2003

Testing Insights

July 7, 2003

Evelyn Barker, Associate Professor Emerita of Philosophy

Evelyn Barker, associate professor emerita of philosophy, passed away on Wednesday, June 25. Dr. Barker, who retired in 1992, was a charter member of the philosophy faculty and played a critical role in UMBC's development. Stephen Braude, John Titchner and Gary Rupert reflect on Barker's contributions.

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Doug Hamby Dance Performs at Dance Place

On July 19 and 20, Doug Hamby Dance will perform its annual concert at Dance Place in Washington, D.C. The program includes premieres of Edgewater Park and Vial.

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July 10, 2003

Maxine Cote '82, Former Director of Advisement

Maxine Marie Cote, former director of advisement and one of the "building blocks of UMBC," died on June 29. After graduating from UMBC in 1982, Cote was appointed to the position of assistant to the dean of humanities. She eventually became director of advisement until her retirement in 1993. In the position of Director, she devised a centralized advisement system, many elements of which are still in use today. Charles "Tot" Woolston, retired vice provost, remembers Cote's many contributions.

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July 14, 2003

Center for Art and Visual Culture presents White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art

UMBC's Center for Art and Visual Culture presents White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art, organized by curator Maurice Berger, from October 9, 2003 through January 10, 2004. The exhibition features works by Max Becher & Andrea Robbins, Nayland Blake, Nancy Burson, Wendy Ewald, Mike Kelley, William Kentridge, Barbara Kruger, Nikki S. Lee, Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sherman and Gary Simmons.

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July 15, 2003

UMBC Training Centers, ICMI Launch Call Center Training Partnership

As the remarkable response to the National Do Not Call Registry has shown, American consumers are serious about wanting companies to respect their wishes when it comes to calling them at home. But what about the other side of the equation - when consumers pick up the phone to call a company with a question about a bill, a problem with installing new software, or a change in a reservation?

A new partnership between UMBC Training Centers, LLC, and the Annapolis-based Incoming Call Management Institute (ICMI), two of the region's top names in workforce and call center training, will kick off in September with customized classes providing a new standard of training for agents and managers in the growing call center business.

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July 16, 2003

Library Catalog and Some Services Unavailable 7/31-8/4

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July 18, 2003

UMBC Training Centers Launch Paralegal Program

In its latest new program aimed at fast-growing career fields, UMBC Training Centers announced today the launch of the University's first Paralegal training program, targeting both existing professionals in the legal arena, and those interested in exploring the field and learning more about the law.

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