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Advisory Board - Columbus State University

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Advisory Board

The QEP Advisory Board serves as an advocacy and decision-making body to steer the implementation of the We Solve It! Initiatives. The membership consists of representatives from each academic college, community, student affairs staff, and staff.

The Advisory Board meets monthly and its primary duties are:

  • Reviewing proposals of We Solve It! Project Grants and Course-based Stipends;
  • Assisting the QEP Director, as requested, in making decisions regarding implementation of initiatives (such as selecting guest speakers);
  • Facilitating communication between the campus community and the We Solve It! leadership and serve as advocates of We Solve It! Initiatives; and
  • Selecting recipients for We Solve It! awards.
Dr. Erinn Bentley

Dr. Erinn Bentley

Position: Professor / Assistant Director, CGE
Office: Frank Brown Hall 3311
Phone: 706-507-8513
Email: bentley_erinn@columbusstate.edu
Discipline: English Education
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Dr. Rania Hodhod

Dr. Rania Hodhod

Position: Associate Professor/Assistant Chair
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 454
Phone: 706-507-8181
Email: hodhod_rania@columbusstate.edu
Discipline: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, serious games, interactive narrative and computational creativity
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Mr. Paul Luft

Mr. Paul Luft

Position: Head of Information Strategies and Scholarly Communications
Office: Schwob Library 153
Phone: 706-507-8641
Email: luft_paul@columbusstate.edu
Discipline: Archaeology and Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry and Geology (includes Physics, Astronomy, and Pre-engineering), Environmental Science, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Nursing

Dr. Nathan Combes

Dr. Nathan Combes

Position: Part Time Limited Term Faculty
Office: Shannon Hall 321
Email: combes_nathan@columbusstate.edu
Discipline: American Government, Health Services

Susan Hampel

Ms. Susan Hampel

Position: Assistant Principal
Office: Hardaway High School
Phone: 706-662-5124
Email: Hampel.Susan.L@muscogee.k12.ga.us

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