IT WELCOMES COMM STAFF
Information Technology is Pleased to Welcome 6 College of Communications Technology Staff
Claudia Acosta will be working on the technology and instructional design necessary for the Flip Classroom. She is excited about working on this pilot program. Claudia is also looking forward to applying her skills as a videographer and editor as well as the skills she recently acquired in her Master’s in Instructional Design from Cal State Fullerton. She has worked for the university for over 13 years. In her spare time, Claudia hikes and does yoga. Claudia is currently working as a film editor on a major feature film.
Mike Bedford, a Mac computer expert, will be working on Mac labs and lab images for the college of Communications in his new role with central IT. Mike looks forward to meeting and working with new people and expanding his skill set. He has a Master’s degree in Communications from Steven F. Austin State University. Mike has worked at Cal State Fullerton for 15 years. He enjoys doing genealogical research and playing the guitar. He also publishes an online digital imaging magazine, “plugs and pixels”.
Lee Bentley Gonsalves will be working to incorporate technology into videos and helping faculty and staff use video to increase student engagement. Lee is looking forward to new challenges and limitless potential in her new role in Central IT. Lee holds a PhD from Claremont Graduate University in Education and Philosophy. She has worked at Cal State Fullerton for 27 years. In her spare time, Lee reads and spends time with family and friends. She and her husband enjoy visiting their home in Lake Arrowhead.
Jason Lorge will be working as a liaison and running the daily operations of the College of Communications technology in his new role in Central IT. He is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with Central IT staff which will enable improved response time and a higher level of service. Jason has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Cal State Fullerton. He completed his undergraduate studies here as well and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Information Systems. He has worked on campus for 14 years. Jason enjoys spending time with his family, taking his kids to their activities, and playing adult league soccer.
Matthew Roberts will be a studio lab equipment technician helping students check out equipment, assisting with software issues and repairing equipment in his new role in Central IT. Matthew is looking forward to having greater access to centralized resources and Central IT tech support for specialized problems and networking issues. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film from Cal State Fullerton. He has worked at Cal State Fullerton for 6 years, including 3 years as a student assistant. Matthew enjoys photography, drawing and digital art and animation as well as watching horror films.
Eraj Shadaram will be working on academic video production, IT video production and live streaming events in his new role in Central IT. Eraj is excited to offer his television and video production expertise and creating more media to support the university strategic goals. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Video, Film Making and Photography from the University of Oklahoma. Eraj has worked at Cal State Fullerton for 13 years. In his spare time he enjoys photography, the fine arts, making documentaries and cooking.