Janice R. Hitchcock, MPA, JD, has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a Program Director II. With almost seventeen years of UAB experience, she brings with her a thorough knowledge and understanding of university policies, procedures and infrastructure. Her experience includes previous department-level administration, grants and contracts administration, academic appeals, and applied urban research, along with other administrative responsibilities she had within the UAB School of Medicine. With Jan’s experience, her love of administration, and a sincere desire to impact the community, she will be able to support the department in a variety of great roles, and we are very happy to have her as a new member of the ECE team.