Award #2 for History Center
(L-R) Dr. Ann McCleary, graduate students Katherine Hicks and Kristina Harmann Ferguson, and Arden Williams, Georgia Humanities Council, celebrate the second state-wide award for their “Key Ingredients” research project. The Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries awarded the Center for Public History and the GHC for their catalog of the exhibit. “Key Ingredients” is now on display in Buchanan-its final destination before it leaves for Washington, DC, on February 15.
Dr. Timothy L. Schroer has assumed the position of Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences for the Social Sciences. In addition to working with the social sciences departments, Dr. Schroer will act as the college liaison to Student Affairs, the Committee on Graduate Studies and First-Year Programs, as well as coordinating the college’s Retention, Progression and Graduation initiatives.
Since retiring as Professor Emeritus of English in 2007, Dr. Robert Snyder has published four refereed articles in Papers on Language and Literature, South Atlantic Review, CLUES: A Journal of Detection, and Texas Studies in Literature and Language. Three of these articles are related to his book manuscript titled Covert Operations: British Espionage Fiction, which two university presses have invited for juried consideration in 2010.
Dr. Meg Pearson’s essay "A Dog, a Witch, a Play: The Witch of Edmonton" was named by a panel of judges as the best critical/interpretive essay to appear in volumes 10-11 (2007-2008) of Early Theatre, an international journal based at McMaster University in Canada.
Brad Yates co-authored and had published “Mass communication and journalism faculty’s perceptions of the effectiveness of e-mail communication with college students: A nationwide study” in Learning, Media and Technology, 34(4), 307-321; and the “Impact of gender and other determinants on students’ use of e-mail communication” in the Journal of Communication and Media Research, 1(2), 1-11.
Biology Professor S. Swamy Mruthinti received an Honorary Fellowship from the Association for Biotechnology and Pharmacy for distinguished and dedicated service in his field of study. He received the award at a ceremony at the Acharya Nagarjuna University, in the region of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Brad Yates also presented a paper titled “I just might meet Bruce: Understanding the impact of the Internet on parasocial relationships with Bruce Springsteen” at the Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium-2009 at West Long Branch, NJ.
Mimi Rickard has been accepted into the doctoral program in marketing at KSU’s Coles College of Business. The Coles DBA is a unique doctoral degree in business targeted for experienced professionals with a master’s degree and extensive business experience. She will start her studies in May and continue to teach full time.
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