Criss Capps, chemistry and physics, was named vice president of exploration of Gold Reef International, Inc., in May. Dr. Capps has been involved in exploration for precious metals, base metals, and uranium in the western U.S., Mexico, and Suriname since 1978 and has more than 30 years of field experience.
Carol Waggoner-Angleton, Reese Library, published the article A Hidden Treasure: Augusta's Music Man, J. Louis Sayre in the Augusta Richmond County History, the official journal of the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society.
College of Education awards were presented in May that recognized outstanding service by COE faculty and staff. Faculty Teaching Award - Paulette Harris, educational leadership; Faculty Research Award - Barry Thompson, teacher education; Faculty Service Award - Mary Jane Anderson, counselor education. Staff Excellence Awards were presented to Erika Bartlett, educational leadership, counseling, and special education; and Doris Turner, kinesiology and health science.
Michele Goddette and Michael Whitley, military science, along with eight ASU students participated in Operation Warrior Forge, an annual Leader Development and Assessment Course. Warrior Forge is a summer army camp that tests intelligence, leadership ability, ingenuity, and stamina of cadets in training to become officers. The Fort Lewis, Wash., 33-day event, is part of the required training for Army ROTC cadets and National Guard officer candidates.
Reese Library held a viewing of a documentary that was previously aired on the Discovery’s Military Channel. Bill Well, Reese Library, was featured in the film, The Coast Guard at War: Vietnam.
Kathy Schofe, public relations, had an article about University Village titled Long Time Coming published in the June issue of College Services magazine.
Pam Lightsey, JagCard Office, was installed as president of the Rotary Club of South Augusta in June. She was also presented a Paul Harris Fellow Pin and Medal.
ASU Reports-On Air in June featured Steve Lape, Information Technology Services, discussing children and the Internet, and Kim Cave, a physical education teacher in the education specialist program, discussing physical education and obesity in children. The programs aired on WAKB 96.9, WFXA 103.1, and WTHB 100.
Pamela Hayward, languages, literature, and communications, received a top paper award from the Instructional and Development Communication Division of the International Communication Association (ICA). She presented You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: An Analysis of Student Impression Formation on the First Day of Class at the ICA conference in Dresden, Germany.
With the Jaguar Student Activities Center about to come online, the focus on construction has now shifted to Washington Hall where renovations are underway to prepare the building for the Department of Art. Work is expected to be completed in early fall.
The Fine Arts Center is gaining an orchestra rehearsal hall, and it will be completed by fall semester.
The Arsenal Quad project in which new sewer pipes are being laid has given the Physical Plant an opportunity to beautify the area through expanded brick walkways and a staging area to hold a cannon that was formerly displayed in front of Payne Hall. It will be completed by October 1st.
Although final touches are being made to the inside of the Jaguar Student Activities Center, the office of Student Activities has opened for business in its new location there. However, access to other parts of the building is being restricted to avoid interruptions that might affect the construction schedule.
Outside the building, new landscaping has been installed and a waiver has been obtained from the city on its mandated, restrictive watering policy. The waiver is posted outside the building, alerting campus to the fact that the city is allowing the daily watering. A waiver has also been granted to allow watering on the sports field in front of Science Hall.
Between the new JSAC and Science Building, work is nearing completion on the new parking lot and green space. Both will be open by August 15th. Final preparations are being made in the design of the amphitheatre.
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