Staff Member Shines
Cheryl Lane, singer, actress, songwriter and CEO of JC Rockstar, a clothing company, is busy and loves the pace. An Aramark staffer and daughter of Erma Shooks, IRP, she is acting in the film "Between Love and A Hard Place" directed by Regina Wells and starring Bern Nadette Stanis who starred as Thelma from '70s hit show “Good Times.” You can listen to her perform at the Wolves first home game at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND2wvvd-kuk. Take a look at more UWG YouTube videos at http://www.youtube.com/uwgucm.
Library Prepares for Growth
Chris Huff, associate professor, has been appointed Associate Director of University Libraries. Huff was appointed as Systems Librarian in 1994. Prior to that appointment, he held positions with Lake Lanier Regional Library System and Cobb County Public Library System. He currently serves as Chair Pro Tem of Faculty Senate and as Project Advocate for Ingram Library’s $8 million renovation project.
Anne Barnhart was appointed assistant professor and Ingram Library’s Head of Instructional Services in October. She was previously Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarian, Religious Studies Librarian, and Chicano/a Studies Librarian at the University of California Santa Barbara, and held appointments at Lafayette College prior to going to UCSB in 2002. She has developed and taught a graduate course in Latin American, Iberian and Latino/a Studies Librarianship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Charles Sicignano, Electronic Resources Librarian, was appointed Ingram Library’s Head of Technical Services in October. He previously held positions with SOLINET, the Cadence Group, Inc., and with the publishing firm of John Wiley and Sons, Inc. He is a member of the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Georgia Library Association. He received his M.L.S. from Florida State University, a B.A. from the University of Tennessee, and participated in the 2005 Atlanta Law Library Association Legal Research Seminar.
Dr. Danilo M. Baylen, associate professor of media and instructional technology, co-authored two articles for publications. Learning online: adapting the seven principles of good practice to a Web-based instructional environment was published in the book, “The Perfect Online Course: Best Practices for Designing and Teaching."
"Two classrooms becoming one: Using Moodle to support online learning in undergraduate teacher education” was published as a chapter in the journal, Education Policy, Reform and School Innovation in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Community Service Through Curriculum
Dr. Thomas Foster’s graduate class in Cultural Resources Management is working with the Planning and Zoning Administration in the city of Carrollton to develop an educational brochure that is targeted toward residents in the South Carrollton Historic district and visitors to the area. The students are also making recommendations on ways to improve historic management in the city. The students are finalizing their projects and will deliver them to the city manager soon.
Runs in the Family
UWG alum Jenny Ingram '02 began working as the new assistant athletic director for Business Operations, aka, the Business Manager for Athletics, in October. Gloria Lassater held the position for about 20 years before retiring this summer. Ingram earned an accounting degree and began her career as an auditor with the USDA Office of Inspector General in Atlanta before returning to Carrollton to work at a realty and insurance firm as an assistant CFO and agent. Her father, Randy Miller, works as assistant controller of operations in the Office of Controller.
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