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Alumnus returns to UMES to direct online learning

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Robin HoffmanPRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 8, 2014) - Robin Hoffman has been appointed the director of the Center for Instructional Technology  at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  

    "We are very pleased to have Mr. Hoffman's expertise in Online Learning Technologies as a resource to our faculty," said Dr. Ronald A. Nykiel, provost and vice president for academic affairs.

     Hoffman returns to his alma mater from Salisbury University, where he was senior instructional designer.  He previously served as technical teaching associate for the Department of English and Modern Languages at UMES and as promotions producer for Draper Communications (WBOC and Fox 21) in Salisbury.

    Hoffman is working to earn a doctorate in education at Morgan State University, holds a Master of Science degree in instructional media from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UMES.

     "As a graduate of UMES, it's great to be back on campus," Hoffman said.  "I am excited about the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on new and emerging instructional technologies."


    Gail Stephens,assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580