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Performance Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 8

Awards or Recognitions

Valerie Alker, WGCU-FM, "2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award", Radio-Television News Director Association, April 9.

John Davis, WGCU-FM, "2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award", Radio-Television News Directors Association, April 9.

Barbara Linstrom, Lynne Howard-Frazer; Libby Boren-McMillan, WGCU-TV, "Telly Awards", 30th Annual National Telly Awards, March 20.

Karen Royal, Resort & Hospitality Management , "Finalist Administrative Professional of the Year", International Association of Administrative Professionals, April 1.

Tunde Szecsi, College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "2009 Advisor of the Year (Student Chapter Advisor)", Association for Childhood Education International, March 20.

Amy Tardif, WGCU-TV, "2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award", Radio-Television News Directors Association, April 9.

Book Publication

Edward Wimberley, Ph.D/, College of Arts and Sciences, Marine and Ecological Sciences, "Nested Ecology: The Place of Humans in the Ecological Hierarchy", Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 245.

Grant Awards

Walter Rodriguez, Ph.D., College of Business, Computer Information Systems and Decision Sciences, $30,000, Career Learning Company, eCertificationLab: A Virtual Resource for Certification Information and Processing, May 1-April 30.

Professional Presentations

Doug Carothers, Ed.D., Ronald Taylor, Edward Ziegler, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Response to Intervention and Portfolio Assessment: Are they Compatible?", Council for Exceptional Children, Council for Exceptional Children, Seattle, Washington, April 1-4.

Patricia Coccoma, Ed.D.,LCSW, College of Professional Studies, Social Work, "Ethical Consideratons in a Clinical Practice", Social Work: Purpose and Possibility, NASW- South Carolina Chapter Annual State Conferen, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 24.

Lisa Crayton, PhD, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Bilingualism and Cultural Assimilation: A Guatemalan Family Portrait", 32nd annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference, Sunshine State TESOL, Miami, Florida, April 16-18.

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D., College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Keeping the Ps in line with the Qs", The Q Factor - Quality Early Childhood Education, Manatee Community College - Manatee Early Learning, Bradenton, FL, March 28.

Carolynne Gischel, Ed.D. , Karolyn King-Peery, Lynn K Wilder, Heather Collins, College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "Simple as A.B.C. and 1,2,3: teaching parents to use positive behavior supports. ", 6th International Conference , Association of Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, Florida, March 26.

Dennis Hunt, Ed.D., Debra Chapa, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, Sharon Rothwell, RN, MSN, Mary Lewis Ed.D., MBA, MSN, ARNP, College of Health Professions, Physical Therapy & Human Performance, "Depression in Patients with Heart Failure (HF): Prevalence, Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Treatments", Fourth Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice Conference, Lee Memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, Florida, April 15.

Susan Kohler, M.Ed. Special Education, Peg Sullivan, Director, SERVS, College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "Support, Sustain and Retain New Teachers", Effective Pathways to Teaching: A Time for Change, National Council for Alternative Certification, Washington , DC, April 5-7.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Forensic Odontology", Young Forensic Scientists Forum, American Academy of Forensic Science, Denver, CO, February 17.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Dentistry and Mass Disasters", FEMORS Training, University of Florida, orlando, Fl, March 27.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Missing and Unidentified Persons", FDLE Regional Trainig, FDLE/FBI, Tampa, Fl, March 12.

Eric Otto , PhD, Maria Roca, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Communication and Philosophy, "Girls’ Work: The Eco-Heroine in the Films of Hayao Miyazaki", International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Int. Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, March 19.

J. Michael Rollo, Ph.D., Dr. Wayne Griffin, Vice President's Office - Student Affairs, "The Troubled, Disturbing, and Disruptive: Behavioral and Collaborative Assessment Models", American College Personnel Association National Convention-2009, ACPA-College Student Educators International, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, March 29.

Tunde Szecsi, Thirimurthy, V.,Salakaja, M., Potter, G., College of Education, College of Business Dean's Office, "Using Chilren's Literature to Help Children Construct Understandings about Diversity: A four culture – perspective", Annual Conference of ACEI , Association for Childhood Education International, Chicago, IL, March 18-21.

Tunde Szecsi, College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "Unheard Voices of Minority Teacher Candidates in Teacher Education Programs.", Annual Conference of ACEI, Association for Childhood Education International, Chicago, IL, March 18-21.

Tunde Szecsi, College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "Fostering Cultural and Linguistic Competencies through Cross-Cultural Email Correspondence: An Innovative Approach in Teacher Education", International Certificate Annual Conference, ICC International Language Network, Florence, Italy, March 27-29.

David Thurmaier, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences, Bower School of Music, ""A Figment of his Imagination: Elliott Carter on Charles Ives and Musical Borrowing"", Society for American Music Annual Conference, Society for American Music, Denver, CO, March 21.

Elia Vazquez-Montilla, Ph.D., Elizabeth M. Elliott, Ph.D., Undergraduate Studies , "Puppets, Portfolios and Presentations: Teaching Tools for Advancing Young Children's Develoment", Children ad the Crossroads: Educating All to Move Forward, Association for Childhood Education International, Chicago, IL, March 18-21.

Publications

Doug Carothers, ED.D, Margarita Bianco, Lydia Smiley, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Gifted students with Asperger syndrome: Strategies for strength-based programming", Intervention in School and Clinic, Quarterly , pp. 206 - 215.

John Cox, College of Arts and Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, "Lost Worlds: Genocide and Diego Rivera’s ‘Tenochtitlán’", "Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works that Shaped their Lives," Adam Jones, ed., Vol. Key Publishing Issue , pp. 8-10.

Lisa Crayton, PhD, Jongson Wee, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Beyond Bedtime Story Reading: Captive Audience", Reading Today, Monthly , pp. 32.

Tunde Szecsi, Miklosne, I. , College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "The door is locked, only love has the key: Hungarian children speak up for children worldwide", In L.Staley & E. Zygmunt-Fillwalk (Eds.), Empowering children’s global citizenship. , pp. http://egc.iweb.bsu.edu/itunesu/itunesu.html..

Ara Volkan, Ph.D., C. Andrews (LCOB); J. Brown (MS Student); J. Riley (MS Student); C. Todd (MS Student), College of Business, Finance and Accounting, "FAS 141(R): Global Convergence and Massive Changes in M&A Accounting", Journal of Business and Economics Research, Monthly , pp. 125-135 (11 pages).