Computer Science and Information Systems
Bob Hogue retired this year after a 23-year affiliation with the University. He started his career at YSU in 1988 as a faculty member in the Department of Computer Technology. He served as Secretary of the Academic Senate for nine years and was First Vice President of YSU-OEA for several years. He also served as OEA President for a year. He developed an individual curriculum program in web communications and established a scholarship for new students majoring in creative writing, journalism or technical writing and created a website with Dean Abraham for the STEM Leadership Conservatory.
After retirement, Bob will teach one or two courses a year under Extended Teaching Service. He is involved with the development of various websites and will continue to be involved with the English Festival. In the winter months, he plans to travel to warmer climates.
Bob enjoyed working with the students at YSU. He said, “They inspired me with their energy and their creativity and their ability to keep everything in proper perspective. They are very talented people, and I consider it an honor to have worked with them.”