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Performance Newsletter - Volume 9, Issue 12

Awards or Recognitions

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Economics and Finance, "Vice-President for 2011-2012", Association for Private Enterprise Education, April 10.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Economics and Finance, "Membership", The Mont Pelerin Society, February 1.

Robert O'Neill, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, "ASCE Fellow", American Society of Civil Engineering, May 24.

Halcyon St. Hill, Ed.D., MT(ASCP)CLS, FASAHP, , College of Health Professions Dean's Office , "Omicron Sigma Award", American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, July 29.

Dean Stansel, Lutgert College of Business, Economics and Finance, "Editorial Advisory Board", Journal of Entrepreneurship & Public Policy, May 1.

Book Publication

Duane Dobbert, Ph.D, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Understanding Personality Disorders - Korean Translation", Praeger/ABC-Clio/Moonseong , Seoul, Korea, pp. 248.

Melodie Eichbauer, Kenneth Pennington, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, "Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honor of James A. Brundage", Asghate, Burlington, VT, pp. 421.

Sandra Pavelka, J. Charlton, P.J. Verrecchia, Ph.D., Public Affairs, "International Perspectives on Restorative Justice", JCharlton Publishing Ltd., Kanats, ON, Canada, pp. 276.

Grant Awards

Jong-Yeop Kim, Ph.D., Hidetoshi Urakawa, Ph.D., Michael L. Parsons, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, $39,182, Water One, Inc., Demonstration of Microbiological and Physico-Chemical Treatment Performance by Pure SipTM Personal Water Purifier, July 25-April 27.

Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, $10,000, Colorado Division of Wildlife, Examining Flow Velocity and Fish Passage in Whitewater Kayak Parks Using an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler, July 15-August 7.

Professional Presentations

Terri Bailey, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences, Communication and Philosophy, "When a Corporation Collides with Communities: A Case Study of McDonalds Corporation versus Advocates for Healthy Nutrition 1995 – 2005 ", Florida Communication Association Annual Conference, Florida Communication Association, Orlando, Florida, October 13-15.

Duane Dobbert, Ph.D, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "School Bus Drivers: The 1st Line of Defense Against Child Predators", In-Service Training, Okeechobee Public School and County Sheriff', Okeechobee , Florida, August 17-18.

Duane Dobbert, Ph.D, Justice Studies , "School Bus Drivers: Ensuring Total Child Safety", National Webinar, Student Transportation News, Torrance, California, August 23.

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D., College of Education, Undergraduate Studies , "Connecting Standards using Creative Arts", Seminole Tribe of Florida Annual Inservice, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Big Cypress, FL, August 1-2.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Garett Jones and Rik Hafer, Lutgert College of Business, Economics and Finance, "IQ and the Economic Growth of U.S. States", Annual Meeting of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, FGCU, Nassau, Bahamas, April 10-13.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Economics and Finance, "Using Atlas Shrugged in the Classroom", Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, BB&T Charitable Foundation, Clemson, SC, May 31-June 2.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Jeffrey Clark (UT-Chattanooga) , Mark Shug (UW - Milwaukee), Karol Boudreaux (USAID), Economics and Finance, "Invited Faculty Presenter: Environmentalism through an Economics Lens and Debt-for Nature Swaps ", The Scientific and Economic Analysis of Environmental Issues: An Institute for Teachers on Environmentalism, The Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise at UT- Chatt, San Jose, Costa RIca, June 10-18.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Professor Stephen Gohmann, Economics and Finance, ""Liberalism" and "The Anti-Capitalist Mentality"", Undergraduate Reading Seminar on Ludwig von Mises, Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, Fort Myers, FL, February 11-13.

Bradley K. Hobbs, Ph.D. Economics, Economics and Finance, "A Generalist’s Approach for Teaching the Principles” or “Do we really believe that undergraduates are just rookie graduate students? ", Worth Publishing Teaching Conference, Worth Publishing and Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, February 4-6.

Jong-Yeop Kim, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, "Evaluation of Surface Overflow Rate Model as a Tool to Predict Particle Separation Efficiency for Hydrodynamic Devices Loaded by Urban Stormwater", The 10th Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, StormCon, Anaheim, California, August 21-25.

Jong-Yeop Kim, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, "Correlation of Water-Quality Parameters With Zeta Potential of Suspended Particles in Urban Stormwater During Rainfall Events", The 10th Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, StormCon, Anaheim, California, August 21-25.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies , "Forensic Odontology", Forensic Science Training for Capital Prosecutors, Bureau of Justice Assitance and the NCSTL, St. Petersburg, Florida, August 29-31.

Manuel Mon, M.D., Ph.D., Angela Osterman Meyer, Ph.D., Marine and Ecological Sciences, ""Lunar Phases Project" as a Foundation for the Development of Innovative Inquiry Based ASTRO 101 Activities Utilizing Existing Concept Inventories as Assessment Tools.", Connecting People to Science, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Baltimore, Maryland, July 30-August 3.

Sandra Pavelka, PhD, College of Professional Studies, Public Affairs, "Restorative Justice and Victims Rights", Summer Caucus, Congressional Caucus on Victims Rights, Washington, DC, July 7.

Dorothy C. Rea, PhD, Cecil F. Carter, Judy R. Wilkerson, Thomas C. Valesky, W. Steve Lang, College of Education, Graduate Studies , "Assessment of Educational Leadership Candidates' Dispositions", National Council of Elementary School Principles/National Conference of Professors of Education, NAESP/NCPEA, Tampa, Florida, April 8-10.

Zulay Ritrosky, DNP, CRNA, College of Health Professions, Nursing, ""Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Intraoperative Non-Euglycemia Events in Premature Neonates less than 2500 Grams."", Sigma Theta Tau International's 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau Internati, Cancun, Mexico, July 11-14.

Halcyon St. Hill, Ed.D., MT(ASCP)CLS, FASAHP, College of Health Professions Dean's Office , "Diversity and You: Impacting Laboratory Education, Practice and Healthcare", 2011 Annual Meeting ASCLS and American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Laboratory Expo, ASCLS , Atlanta, GA, July 26-30.

Dean Stansel, Lutgert College of Business, Economics and Finance, "Unmasking the Mortgage Interest Deduction: Who Benefits and by How Much?", Rethinking the Mortgage Interest Deduction, Reason Foundation and Tax Policy Center, Washington, DC, July 28.

Jo Stecher, PhD, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Experiencing Transplantation As An Older Caregiver", North American Transplant Coorsinator's Organization Annual Meeting, NATCO, San Francisco, California, August 12-15.

Rebecca Totaro, PhD, (paper presenter and seminar director with international team of seminar members), Language and Literature, "Trauma and Memory in Early Modern England", World Shakespeare Congress - Prague, Czech Republic - 2011 (The Congress occurs only once every five years), International Shakespeare Association , Prague, Czech Republic, July 18-22.

Charle Xiaoxue Wang, Ph.D. , Curriculum and Instruction, "Student teaching in a 3D virtual environment: An EFL program in Second Life.", 2011 15th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE), The Global Chinese Society for Computers in Educat, Hang Zhou, P.R. China, May 28-31.