Feb 07, 2023 Academic Affairs and the Faculty Senate are pleased to announce that Vincent Argentina, Associate Professor of Art, Art History, and Design, has been named Faculty Director of the Research/Creative Experience for Undergraduates Program (RCEU). Professor Argentina teaches courses in computer animation, hard surface modeling, and game scripting and design, among other subjects. Professor Argentina runs the Commercial Arts and Technology Lab (CAT) in the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Research Center (RSESC) and has worked with colleagues across campus--including faculty in Education, Engineering, and Nursing--on collaborative projects concerning technology-assisted cognitive training in aging adults and VR training for defense projects. He has also served as a production designer for UAH Theatre. Professor Argentina previously worked in the video game industry and brought that experience to our campus, coordinating the annual ChargerCon gaming and technology expo and helping to pioneer the Game Design and Development Minor. In his time at UAH, Professor Argentina has participated in numerous RCEU projects with students and we look forward to his leadership of this important program.