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College of Education

College of Education
006 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5525
785-532-7304 fax
edcoll@k-state.edu

Catalyst Staff

Dennis Devenney

Dennis Devenney

Director
16H Bluemont Hall
785-532-5926
dennis@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.S. - Kansas State University
  • M.S. - Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University

Mary Hammel

Mary Hammel

Associate Director
16D Bluemont Hall
785-532-5893
mhammel@k-state.edu

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Bio

Mary Hammel has been a designer and media/technology specialist for the college since 1980. Her work involves design and production of print and digital materials for educational publications and classroom use. In addition to her design capabilities, she is an accomplished photographer, exhibiting and publishing her work and presenting on topics such as photographic composition. Mary also manages and maintains the College's website.

Education
  • B.F.A. - Graphic Design, Kansas State University
  • M.S. - Secondary Education/Educational Technology, Kansas State University
  • M.F.A. - Visual Communication, Kansas State University
Research Interests

Visual communication, photography, book arts, eBooks, and sustainability

Matthew Heinrich

Matthew Heinrich

Systems Specialist
16G Bluemont Hall
785-532-5926
matt321@k-state.edu

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Bio

Matt joined the College of Education in 2011 as a Systems Programmer. He is responsible for maintaining the current network infrastructure, database creation/support, and software development.

Education
  • B.S. - Computer Science, Kansas State University
Research Interests

Database design, web development, and network design/engineering

Rusty Earl

Rusty Earl

Video Producer
16-O Bluemont Hall
785-532-5926
rearl@k-state.edu

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Bio

Rusty has been filming and producing videos since 2006. He has filmed everything from short stories, web commercials, documentaries, even a feature length indie film (Sage Riders). During the summer of 2012, Rusty travelled to Tanzania to film a documentary on the work of Dr. Marilyn Kaff. Rusty loves to capture an image that tells a story and hopes that any work he produces has the ability to tell a story well.

Education
  • B.S. - Theatre/Speech Education, Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • M.S. - Education Technology, Walden University
Research Interests

Documentary filmmaking, cinematography, narrative short form, student film festivals
Please check out some of Rusty's work on vimeo: https://vimeo.com/rustyearl

Patrice Scott

Patrice Scott

Communications Coordinator
16B Bluemont Hall
785-532-2521
patrices@k-state.edu

Valorie McKain

Valorie McKain

Resource Support
16L Bluemont Hall
785-532-5926
vmckain@k-state.edu