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Please congratulate UWG President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was recently honored by IIMA, as it celebrated its 50th anniversary.kudosPlease congratulate UWG President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was recently honored by IIMA, as it celebrated its 50th anniversary.

IIMA was founded with active collaboration from Harvard Business School. It is considered to be one of the best business schools in India and one of the most respected schools in the Asia-Pacific region. Dr. Sethna was also honored with the title of distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. IITB is India’s premier engineering school.

Georgia Trend recently named Dr, Sethna as one of its 100 Most Influential Georgians. He was also named to Georgia Trend's list in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

kudosErich Bergiel, associate professor of management in RCOB, deployed to Afghanistan last year. He’s been the project supervisor for the Marjeh Fruit and Vegetable Packing Facility in Helmand province. The project will change the way farmers store, deliver and sell their produce. The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) caught up with him.
Read about it here.

Faculty members have responded to media requests recently. Thank you:

kudosDr. Jack Jenkins, the Office of Institutional Diversity, was quoted in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution story about recruiting and retaining young black men.

kudosThe Atlanta Business Chronicle picked up our piece about UWG Online.

Betty Ishoy, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was in an episode of "I Survived... Beyond and Back,” a documentary series on the Biography channel.kudosBetty Ishoy, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was in an episode of "I Survived... Beyond and Back,” a documentary series on the Biography channel.

Look for the thumbnail of the episode titled “Susan - A Rare Complication.”

kudosDr. Stanley Caress was quoted twice in each of specialties, environmental studies and political science. The Daily Mail asked about perfume. WNYC in New York asked about term limits.

kudosPlease congratulate Dr. Julie Chibbaro, associate professor of counselor education in the Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention, for her recent publication, with L. Bradley: “Exploring puppetry as a treatment option with children and adolescents following exposure to a traumatic event” in the Association for Play Therapy Magazine.

kudosKudos also to Dr. James DeVita, assistant professor of Counselor Education/College Student Affairs in the Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention, for his recent publication, with T. L. Strayhorn, and A.M. Blakewood: “Broadening participation among women and racial/ethnic minorities in science, technology, engineering, and math,” in Social Inclusion and Higher Education.

kudos Conversations between David Jenks, chair of the Department of Criminology, and his counterpart at West Georgia Technical College lead to an agreement that will allow WGTC students to get credit for five courses if they transfer to UWG. For more information, read the article.

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