|Marcia Faglier (right)
Marcia Faglier, human resources, recently received a bronze medal award from the American Rose Society for her work with the Augusta Rose Society. The award was for outstanding service to the Augusta organization. “I was so excited. I cried,” says Ms. Faglier. “I am a rose judge, and the other ladies wear their medals when we go to competitions, and this year, I can wear mine! It’s a very big honor.”
Pedro Hoyos-Salcedo, English and foreign languages, participated in the Foreign Language Association of Virginia conference and the Library of Congress: “Colonial Literature” conference in Washington, D.C., as well as the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association conference in Nashville.
Paul Harris, political science, spoke about religion and politics in America after 9/11 at the Universities of Siegen and Muenster in Germany. The lectures were sponsored by the U.S. Consulate in Duesseldorf and were made possible through a travel grant from the ASU Faculty Research and Development Committee.
Ted Atkinson, English and foreign languages, presented the paper, Faulkner’s The Unvanquished and New Deal Politics, at the Modern Language Association Convention held in Philadelphia. Dr. Atkinson also contributed an essay to the recently released publication, A Companion to William Faulkner, published by Blackwell Press.
Emam Hoosain, teacher education, had an article titled What Are Your Favorite Numbers? published in the journal Reflections. Another article, Teaching Mathematics Through Pattern Recognition, was published in the International Journal of Arts and Sciences.
Susan Mucha, English and foreign languages, was asked to write the introduction to a book of short stories by Sebastian Costard, which will be published soon.
Laura Coble, athletics, recently received her ninth consecutive Women’s Player of the Year award from the Georgia State Golf Association. In 2006, Coach Coble advanced to the quarterfinals of the U. S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship and was runner-up at the Georgia Women’s Amateur Championship as well a top-five finisher at the Georgia Women’s Open and the Greater Atlanta Women’s Amateur Championship.
Eric Zuckerman, chemistry and physics, and Beatrice Rehbein, Physical Plant, were winners of the first ASU Idol contest for faculty and staff, held Jan. 26 in the Maxwell Theatre.
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