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April 2008

Release Date: April 21, 2008

Reception to Mark Hademenos’ Retirement From ASU

Dr. James G. Hademenos, Angelo State University professor of education, will be honored Friday, May 2, at a retirement reception hosted by the Department of Teacher Education.

The reception will be held 2-5 p.m. in the spine of the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive. Hademenos will retire at the conclusion of the spring semester after 34 years at ASU.

In 1974, Hademenos became a professor and head of the ASU Department of Education. In 1999, he returned to full-time teaching to prepare education students in math and science. For the past five years, he has been teaching part-time in the math and science education program.

During his time at ASU, Hademenos established travel opportunities to England, Europe, Germany and Greece, making many trips and introducing ASU students to the international community.

Hademenos also established Elementary Math Summer Institutes for teachers. During his 50-year-career, Dr. Hademenos conducted workshops, in-service programs, and teaching seminars to enhance the math and science skills of area educators. He produced curriculum materials and guides which have been used in area classrooms.

Hademenos has been listed in “American Men and Women of Science,” “Leaders in Education,” “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” “Personalities of the South,” “Who’s Who of Greek Origin in Institutions of Higher Learning in the United States and Canada,” “Dictionary of International Biology” and “Who’s Who in Technology Today.”

His family includes his wife, Constance, sons George and Nicholas and daughter, Angela. Dr. Hademenos plans to remain in San Angelo.

For more information, contact the ASU Teacher Education Department at 942-2052.