Two faculty members receive tenure at Peninsula College

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PORT ANGELES — Two Peninsula College faculty members, Helen Lovejoy and Benjamin Weintraub, have been granted tenure.

Trustees acted March 11.

Lovejoy, who teaches English, received a bachelor’s degree from Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., and her master’s and doctorate in English from the University of California, Riverside.

At Peninsula College, she is a co-director of the Foothills Writers Series and Magic of Cinema.

She is also the secretary for the Washington Community College Humanities Association.

Weintraub, who teaches chemistry, earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and a doctorate in materials science and engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

He carried out postdoctoral research under the Nanoscience Open Research Initiative, a joint collaboration between the University of Oregon and Sony Corp., which focused on nanoscale material phenomena with potential applications in solar energy.

He was previously on the chemistry faculty at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.

He is the faculty adviser for the student chapter of the American Chemical Society at Peninsula College and teaches for Western Washington University Huxley College on the Peninsulas.

Last modified: March 24. 2014 6:27PM
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