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Faculty, Staff Showcase Achievements in New Electronic Bulletin
10/8/2002

FORT MYERS, FL - Faculty and staff at Florida Gulf Coast University now have a new resource that allows them to capture their achievements and present them to the public.

Performance, the E-Newsletter of Professional Accomplishments, debuted yesterday on the FGCU campus. The electronic newsletter is designed to showcase the range of expertise, talent, scholarship and service that exists on the FGCU campus. The electronic format also provides archiving and retrieving ability with easy access.

“The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to document and communicate the outstanding professional accomplishments of the talented faculty and staff at FGCU,” associate vice president for Community Relations, Audrea Anderson, said.

“In addition to its internal dissemination, the newsletter is distributed externally to key leaders and reporters in the print and electronic media.”

The inaugural issue recorded achievements from June 1 through Sept. 30. Future editions will be published monthly.

The inaugural issue can be accessed at or see below for the comprehensive entry list.

For more information about the Performance e-newsletter, contact Anderson at (941) 590-1083.

Performance Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1

Award or Recognition

Linda Buettner, College of Health Professions, Health Sciences, Ph.D., "Best of Practice", Florida Elder Affairs, September 26.

Linda Ciprich, Inspector General, "Elected to Board of Governors", Institute of Internal Auditors, Southwest Florida Chapter, August 28.

Bob Diotalevi, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "Passing of The Florida Bar Exam ", State of Florida , September 17.
Suzanne Fitzsimmons, College of Health Professions, Center for Positive Aging, MS, "Best of Practice", Florida Elders Affairs, September 26.

Julie Hammerling, College of Health Professions, Clinical Laboratory Science, MSH, MS, CLS(NCA), MT(ASCP), "Omicron Sigma Award", American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, July 31.

Robert Harris, Campus Police and Safety, "Appointed to Board of Directors", Florida Police Chief's Association, August 30.

Cecilia Rokusek, College of Health Professions, Center for Positive Aging, Ed.D., "Dr. Cecilia Rokusek was selected to serve on the Leadership Academy Committee for the Florida Council on Aging. This group will plan and develop statewide inservice and presevice education programs for Florida's elder providers", Florida Council on Aging, August 22.

Halcyon St. Hill, College of Health Professions, Health Sciences, Ed.D., "Omicron Sigma", Florida Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, August 2.

Takashi Ueda, College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematics and Science, Ph.D., "Kenan Fellowship", National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), July 15.

Janet Ullman, Testing Services, MA, Counseling, "Selection as one of 5 SUS Testing Centers to be an FTCE computer-based test center", Institutte for Instructional Research & Practice / University of South Florida, July 1.
Janet Ullman, Testing Services, MA, Counseling, "Recognition of Valuable Contributions", Florida Migrant Leadership Institute, July 16.
Grant Award

Peggy Bradley, College of Professional Studies, Student Support and Extension Services, M.Ed, $7,000, SPC, Project Eagle 2002, June 5-December 31.

Marilyn Cruz-Alvarez, College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematics and Science, PhD, $74,850, United States Department of Agriculture, Preliminary studies on a putative novel transmembrane receptor from Brassica oleracea, September 1-August 31.

Halcyon St. Hill, College of Health Professions, Health Sciences, $110,902, Department of Health and Human Services, Interdisciplinary Gerontology Education for Underserved Areas, July 1-June 30.

Takashi Ueda, College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematics and Science, Ph.D., $75,000, USDA, Regulation and Function of 1-Cys Peroxiredoxin in Buckwheat, September 1-August 31.

Mary Ann Zager, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, Ph.D., $10,000, Glades/Hendry County Drug Court, Evaluation of Glades/Hendry County Drug Court, September 1-October 30.

Professional Presentation

Jim Brock, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Ph.D., MFA, "Poetry Reading", Wild Horse Poetry Series, Hannah Kahn Poetry Foundation, Hollywood, Florida, August 17.

Linda Ciprich, Inspector General, "Small Shop Talk", ACUA 46th Annual Conference, Association of College & University Auditors, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 22-26.

Bob Diotalevi, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "Articulation and Transfer Issues", American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) National Conference , AAfPE, Orlando, FL, October 2-5.

Bob Diotalevi, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "The Law of Cyberspace ", TCC 2002: Hybrid Dreams: The Next Leap for Internet-Mediated Learning Seventh Annual Teaching in the Community Colleges , Kapi'olani Community College & Osaka Gakuin University, online, online, May 21-23.

Duane Dobbert, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, Ph.D, "Sexual Predators", FBI National Academy, FDLE/FBI, Orlando, Florida, August 5.

David Jaffe, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, M.A., CCC-SLP, "College Success Skills", Florida Migrant Leardership Institute, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida, June 10-July 18.

David Lounsbury, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, Masters in Criminal Justice, "Interviewing for Sexual Battery Investigations", Sex-Crime Management and Assault Response Training, SMART Program Director, Mitzi Schardet, RNC, MSN, FNP, Ft. Myers, Florida, September 9-12.

James Lynch, Enrollment Management Dean's Office, EdD, "The University of Choice", The Roeper Review Conference, The Roeper School, Detroit, Michigan, September 26-29.

Henry Ogedegbe, College of Health Professions, Clinical Laboratory Science, Ph.D., "Case Studies in Blood Bank", American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science/International Association of Medical Technology World Congress, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science & American Association for Clinical Chemists, Orlando, Florida, July 28-August 2.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., "National Terrorism Reinsurance Coverage and the Impact on Exposed Insurers and Exposed Industries", National Meeting of the American Risk and Insurance Association, American Risk and Insurance Association, Montreal, Canada, August 9-13.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., "The Market Impact of the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999: The Differences Between Life Insurers and Property-Liability Insurers", National AAA Meeting, Ameican Accounting Association, San Antonio, Texas, August 14-17.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., "Client Firm Market Reaction to State Regulatory Action Against a Major Accounting Firm", National AAA Meeting, American Accounting Association, San Antonio, Texas, August 14-17.

Pamella Seay, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "The Impact of Globalization on Third World Countries: Case Study in Morocco and Tunisia", International Cultural Research Network Biennial Conference, UNESCO and ICRN/University of Alberta, Canada, Brasilia, Brazil, June 28-July 6.

Halcyon St. Hill, College of Health Professions, Health Sciences, Ed.D., "Bloodbank Case Studies", World Congress 2002, International Association of Medical Technologist and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, International Association of Medical and Technologist and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science , Orlando, July 30-August 3.

Promotion

Jim Brock, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Ph.D., MFA, promoted from Assistant Professor of English to Associate Professor of English.

Kate Kramer, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, phd, promoted from Visiting Assistant Professor to Gallery Director AND Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor.
Publication

Jim Brock, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Ph.D., MFA, Gulf Stream, pp. 46-7.

Bob Diotalevi, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "Case-Study: FGCU's Legal Studies Bachelor of Science Online Program, http://www.westga.edu/%7Edistance/ojdla/fall53/diotalevi53.html ", The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Quarterly (Fall) 2002, pp. web .

Bob Diotalevi, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, JD, "Spreading Sunshine with Articulation: FGCU's Legal Studies Bachelor of Science Program", The Paralegal Educator, American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE), Quarterly (Fall) 2002, pp. 21.

Howard Finch, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, "The Costs of Hiring for Finance Faculty Positions", Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Summer II 2002, pp. 43-51.

Howard Finch (co-author), College of Business, Finance and Accounting, "Growing Sales and Losing Cash: Assisting Your Small Business Customer with Cash Flow Management", Commercial Lending Review, July 2002, pp. 14-19.

Henry Ogedegbe, College of Health Professions, Clinical Laboratory Science, Ph.D., "Sickle Cell Anemia: An Overview", Laboratory Medicine, Monthly 2002, pp. 5-13.

Henry Ogedegbe, College of Health Professions, Clinical Laboratory Science, Ph.D., "The Dysmetabolic (Dysmetabolic Syndrome) and Coronary Heart Disease in the African American, Hispanic and other minority populations", ABC Digest of Urban Cardiology, Bimonthly 2002, pp. 17-25.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, PH.D. and J.D., "How the Fair Credit Reporting Act Affects Audits and Other Investigations", The CPA Journal, monthly (June) 2002, pp. 44-49.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., "Web-Based Contracts: You Could Be Burned!", Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, quarterly (July/Aug) 2002, pp. 11-17.

Carl Pacini, College of Business, Finance and Accounting, Ph.D. and J.D., "The role of the OECD and EU Conventions in Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials", Journal of Business Ethics, Monthly 2002, pp. 385-405.

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