Saint Martin's College promotes two faculty members

Friday, May 14, 2004

Lacey - Saint Martin’s College has granted promotions in rank to two faculty members, effective with the 2004-05 academic year. Receiving promotions from associate professor to full professor are:

- Huabin Chen, Ph.D., also a member of the college’s education division. Chen, who is director of technology in education programs at Saint Martin’s, has expertise in math and science methods, educational technology and environmental science education. He is the primary author of a Chinese textbook, “The Theory of Elementary Science Teaching Methods,” that has been adopted by all Chinese universities and colleges for students majoring in elementary education.

- Cynthia Petersen, Ph.D., a member of the college’s education division. Petersen is director of special education programs for the college and is a specialist in inclusionary programs, learning styles and at-risk students. She also received the Monks of Saint Martin’s Abbey Outstanding Faculty Award for the 2003-04 academic year.

For more information:
May 14, 2004 Carleen Jackson
Director, Enrollment Management and Marketing
360-438-44851; carleenj@stmartin.edu

Deanna Partlow
Office of communication
360-438-4541; dpartlow@stmartin.edu