About Us

Enoch  Hale

Enoch Hale

Director

Dr. Enoch Hale joined HSU in the summer of 2018. He has 20 years of teaching experience of which 10 of those years are in higher education. His research focuses on faculty development, teaching and learning in higher ed, and critical thinking although he has made plenty of questionable decisions in his life. Outside of these walls, Enoch likes to consider himself and avid and accomplished outdoorsmen.

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Sue Armitage

Instructional Designer

Sue is an Instructional Designer for Humboldt State University. She has worked in the public education field for 25 years, in both k-12 and higher education. Sue holds a BA in History from the University of Virginia and an MA in Legislative Affairs from the George Washington University. As a Public Interest Lobbyist in DC, she attended a bill signing ceremony at the white house for a key legislative initiative. Then the internet came along and Sue was intrigued with how it could enhance educational opportunities for everyone. She got hooked!

Morgan Barker

Morgan Barker

Instructional Designer

Morgan is an Instructional Designer for Humboldt State University and Faculty for the Business Dept. at Shasta College. She holds a BA in Recreation Administration, and an MBA, both from HSU. Morgan started her career facilitating outdoor adventure. Later on, she traversed into the fields of marketing and design. In 2011, she began teaching and consulting within higher education. In 2017 Morgan started an MS in Library and Information Science at SJSU. Morgan currently resides in beautiful Arcata, CA. sincerely enjoying the small town oceanside life and her yoga/meditation practice.

Terri  Georgopoulos

Terri Georgopoulos

Instructional Designer

Terri is an Instructional Designer in the Center for Teaching & Learning at HSU. She earned a BA in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. Terri holds an MA in Education with a concentration in cross-cultural teaching; an MS in Higher Education Administration; and is currently completing an MS in Educational and Instructional Technology. Terri specializes in consulting with individual and small groups of faculty and staff in the development of curriculum and technology integration. With fifteen years of experience in higher education, she is passionate about creating interactive learning experiences that engage, motivate, and relate to a diverse student population. Terri currently resides in Mckinleyville, CA with her teenage twins and their cat, Chase. Terri enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking, cooking, and traveling.

 

Xandra Gradine

Xandra Gradine

Admin Support Assistant

Xandra is the Administrative Support Assistant for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Humboldt State University. They hold a BA in History and Theatre Arts and an MA in Theatre Production, all from HSU and they are currently pursuing in a second MA in Public Sociology, with a particular focus in the social theory of education. They are especially interested in issues surrounding student mental health and gamification within the classroom. They one day hope to become an educator and educational leader for an institution of higher learning. They currently live in Mckinleyville, CA with their partner, their daughter, and their mortal nemesis, the family cat. They are a huge nerd, and if given the opportunity will bore you to tears about video games and/or Dungeons & Dragons.

 

Kim Vincent-Layton

Kim Vincent-Layton

Educational Developer

Kim is an Educational Developer in the CTL and a Lecturer in the Department of Communication at HSU. She is currently in her 20th year of working at HSU where she previously received her BA in Journalism with an emphasis in public relations, a MBA, and a certificate for faculty preparation in higher education. Kim continues her studies and research in her doctoral program at Indiana, Bloomington. She is passionately and actively engaged in cultivating relationships that inspire evidence-based practices through learning communities, the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), and the exploration and innovative application of pedagogies and technologies. Kim loves to travel and write, as well as cycle and hike with her partner and three daughters.

 

Becky Williams

Becky Williams

LMS Support Coordinator

Becky is HSU’s Canvas Support Coordinator. She has been providing support to faculty and students at hsu since she started as a student assistant in the former moodle office in November of 2015. In may 2017, Becky graduated with honors from HSU and was recognized as outstanding student of the year in the Computer Science program. Becky has a daughter at Ferndale High School, and in her free time becky enjoys camping with her family and volunteers with local youth equestrian groups.

Ashley Shannon

Ashley Shannon

Student Assistant

Ashley grew up in San Diego with the sun but traded it for the trees in fall 2017, where she helped kickstart the opening of the CTL.  Ashley is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Science & Management with a concentration in Ecological Restoration. She is also looking to minor in Geospatial Sciences, to hopefully set her up the save the environment one day. You can usually find her hanging out at the state parks on the weekends, where she frequently is running restoration projects to pull invasive plant species from the local parks.  Ashley loves her job here at the CTL and is proud to say she has worked here from the beginning, and hopefully till her graduation date in spring 2021.