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Performance Newsletter - Volume 10, Issue 7

Awards or Recognitions

Lucero Carvajal, MPA, Laura J. Brazzeal, College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office, "Best Poster Award", National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region Four , March 13.

Michael Fauerbach, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences, Marine and Ecological Sciences, "elected to Vice Chair, Forum on Education", American Physical Society, April 1.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Above and Beyond Service Recognition", District 8 Medical Examiner, March 1.

Karl Smesko, Abby Scharlow, Chelsea Dermyer, Chelsea Lyles, Mel Thomas, Intercollegiate Athletics, "Women's Basketball Coach of the Year", Atlantic Sun Conference, February 28.

Grant Awards

Felix Jose, Ph.D, College of Arts and Sciences, Marine and Ecological Sciences, $50,779, Environmental Defense Fund, Oyster Habitat Modeling for Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana, November 1-February 1.

Vikki McConnell, MSW, Keishla Negron-Acevedo, Senior Environmental Studies/Communication, Physical Plant, $5,000, Arbor Day Foundation , Tree Campus USA Tree Planting Event , January 20.

Professional Presentations

Laura Brazzeal, M.Ed., Lucero M. Carvajal, College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office, "Evolution of an Academic Advising Unit within a Growing University", National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region Four conference, NACADA, Miami, Florida, March 12.

Lucero Carvajal, MPA, Laura J. Brazzeal, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office, "Sustainable Practices for a Successful Initial Connection with Students", National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region Four conference , NACADA, Miami, Florida, March 12.

Alison Elgart, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences, Marine and Ecological Sciences, "Invited participation in a catalysis meeting entitled "Evolution of Human Jaws and Teeth: Implications for Dentistry and Orthodontics"", National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, National Science Foundation and Duke University, Durham, NC, March 27-30.

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D., Undergraduate Studies , "Teaching Young Children using Puppets", Circles of Care, Childcare of SWFL, Ft Myers, FL, February 27.

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D., Elia Vazquez-Montilla, Ph.D, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Puppets, Portfolios and Presentations", United Methodist Preschools of America, Annual Conference, Leesburg, FL, February 10-12.

Debra Giambo, Ph.D., College of Education, Teacher Education, "Equity in Access to Gifted Education for Bilingual Students", National Association of Bilingual Education, NABE, Dallas, TX, February 15-18.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Photographic Evidence for Law Enforcement", Workshop for Detectives, Tampa Police Department, Tampa, Florida, February 21.

Adam Musolino, MA, Stacey Parker, First Year Advising, "Streamlining for Success: Using digital tools at your institution to enhance efforts in assisting probationary students", National Academic Advising Association Region 4 Conference, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 13.

Simone O'Bryan, PhD, La Fleur F. Small, PhD, Social and Behavioral Sciences, "Confronting Health Disparities through Philanthropy and Service: African American Women's Mobilization and Health Promotion Efforts", 75th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society , SSS, SWS-S, New Orleans, Louisiana , March 21-24.

Simone O'Bryan, PhD, La Fleur F. Small, PhD, Social and Behavioral Sciences, "Birth Control, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Risk of Cancer", Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, SSS, SWS-S, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 21-24.

Halcyon St. Hill, Ed.D., College of Health Professions Dean's Office , "HIV & AIDS 2012 Update for Clinicians", Florida Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (FSCLS) Spring 2012 Symposium , FSCLS & Univ of Central FL Clinical Lab Sciences, Orlando, FL, March 9.