Meet UNITE

 

UNITE Director (phone: 612-625-9802)
Doug Ernie (ernie@umn.edu)

  • Management of UNITE program
  • Acts as liaison between UNITE training directors and University of Minnesota faculty
  • Arranges counseling at the companies
  • Responds to inquiries from companies interested in joining UNITE

UNITE Student and Faculty Engagement (phone: 612-624-2332) 
Ann Rausch (arausch@umn.edu)
Melissa Haroza (mharoza@umn.edu)
Ron Fitch (ronfitch@umn.edu)

  • Handles the day-to-day operation
  • Contact for registration
  • Liaison between the instructors and the students in distribution of homework, examinations, and any problems concerning the courses officered over the system
  • Manage the UNITE web site
  • Problems with access to streaming video courses
  • Scheduling of classes
  • General problem solving
  • Faculty and program consultation for integration of teaching with technology for online, hybird and face-to-face courses 

UNITE Master Control (phone: 612-624-6008)
Mike Thompson (mthompso@cs.umn.edu)
Jim Sustacek (susta004@umn.edu)
Serge Jacinto (sjancito@umn.edu
Michael Belsito (belsito005@umn.edu)
Alison Lucero-Simmons (lucer030@umn.edu)

  • Handles the technical end of the system
  • Transmission/reception difficulties: audio, video, streaming video and podcasts 
  • Videoconferencing: scheduling, room set-up, and support

E-mail address for the UNITE office: unite@umn.edu
E-mail for Technical Operations: untechop@umn.edu
Submit a Trouble Report to UNITE

Web address: http://www.unite.umn.edu

Mailing address for all UNITE personnel:

UNITE Distributed Learning 
College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota
514 Vincent Hall
207 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0134