Mary Jane Anderson, Melanie Harper, and Lesley Riley, educational leadership, counseling and special education, gave presentations in September at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference in Orlando, Fla. The three presented Attaining CACREP Accreditation at a Small Teaching University as a collaborative effort. Dr. Riley and Dr. Anderson presented Making Magic Happen: Implementation of the Georgia BOR Principles for School Counselors. Dr. Harper also gave a presentation on The Development, Maintenance, and Use of University Training Clinics: An Open Discussion.
Ted Atkinson, English and foreign languages, presented a paper, Stand By Your Man: Southern Fried Gender Trouble in ‘Sordid Lives’, in October at the annual conference of Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association in the South in Savannah, Ga.
Sabina Widner, psychology, has been named secretary-treasurer of the Southeastern Psychological Association. The position will be held from 2006-2009.
Judi Wilson, teacher education, will be a keynote speaker at the National Kappa Delta Epsilon Conference in Orlando, Fla., in November. Kappa Delta Epsilon is an honorary professional education fraternity. She is the advisor for the ASU’s KDE chapter, Delta Alpha.
|Lovett's banana tree
Emma Lovett, physical plant, was featured in an Oct. 13 article in The Augusta Chronicle for her banana tree which bore fruit this year for the second time. The tree is a common ornamental plant; however, it rarely produces any fruit in Georgia.
Jurgen Brauer, business administration, had his research on arms trade offsets mentioned in a story published by South Africa’s Business Report. The paper, Arms Trade Offsets: What do We Know?, was published in Dr. Brauer’s book, Arms Trade and Economic Development, in 2004, and he also presented the paper at the 8th Annual Defence Economics and Security Conference at the University of the West of England in Bristol.
Paul Harris, political science, was featured on ASU’s 30-minute radio program, ASU Reports-On Air, on Oct. 22. He discussed local politics and the upcoming elections. Dr. Harris was also a guest speaker at the German Political Science Annual Meeting, Sept. 26-29, held in Muenster, Germany. While there, he participated in a roundtable discussion addressing the issue of Latino immigration to the State of Georgia.
Anthony Kellman, communications and professional writing, was a visiting author at Georgia Southern University, Oct. 18-19. Mr. Kellman met with the university's creative writing students where he led a discussion on creative writing processes and engaged in a question and answer session. He also gave a public fiction and poetry reading and a musical concert.
Brian Rust, art, will be featured in the Georgia Public Broadcast’s program State of the Arts in January. GPB was recently on campus to interview Mr. Rust and film his sculpture classes. He will also have one of his drawings in the exhibition, Drawn in Georgia, at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia at SunTrust Plaza in Atlanta. The exhibition, which will run from Nov. 2–Jan. 20, will include works on paper from the MOCA GA permanent collection.Emam Hoosain, teacher education, made the presentation, Investigations in Geometry Using Square Dot Paper, at the 47th annual conference of the Georgia Council of Teachers and Mathematics in Rock Eagle, Ga.
Saundre Reinke and Randall Miller, political science, participated in the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, held recently in Athens. Dr. Reinke chaired a rountable discussion titled Developing Self-Reflective Administrators. Dr. Miller, a panelist on the Pragmatic Leadership: A Behavioral Framework for Practitioners presented his paper, Pragmatic Leadership: A Behavioral Framework for Practitioners. Two MPA students, Carla Caldwell and Leslie Hosch, presented their paper titled, Caring About Caregivers: Awareness and Usefulness of Caregiver Resources.
Bill Nelson, Reese Library, presented Using the ACRL Standards for Library Assessment at a meeting of the Missouri chapter of ACRL, Missouri Library Association conference in Columbia on Oct. 4. He also presented Continuous Assessment Using the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education to the Missouri Library Association in Columbia on Oct. 5. Dr. Nelson conducted two workshops on Creating an Environment of Continuous Assessment: Practical Approaches for Academic Libraries at the University of Southern California and the University of California-Berkely. The workshops were sponsored by the Online Computer Library Center Western Service Center.
Laura Coble, head women’s golf coach, was interviewed on the Golf Channel’s Golf Central program following her play in the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in West Point, Miss. A nine-time U.S. Mid-Am participant, Coach Coble earned a berth in the 2007 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Desert Forest Golf Club in Carefree, Ariz.
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