Olajide Agunloye, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, had an article published in the American International Journal of Contemporary Research (November 2011): Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools: A Diagnostic Framework and Conceptual Model. In April, Agunloye will be presenting a conference keynote paper at the Science and Culture Symposium, Batman University, Batman, Turkey.
Mary Jane Anderson-Wiley, Duane Halbur, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, and three counseling students presented Exploring Ethics and Values in Counseling with LGBTQQIA Populations at the Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education in Savannah. Anderson-Wiley and the students also presented the same research in Myrtle Beach at the South Carolina Counseling Association Annual Conference, and in Ms. Penny Alderman’s Child and Family Welfare class in the Department Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work.
Paulette Harris, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, presented Using Bibliotherapy to Address Social Justice Issues in Feb. 10, at the Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Savannah. Harris received a $2500 grant for the Literacy Center from the Butolph Foundation. She also spoke on Feb. 24 to students at Murphy Middle School on The Joys of Teaching as a Career.
Paulette Harris and Alice Pollingue, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, received funds for supplies from a NEA grant to repeat a summer camp at the Literacy Center.
With the assistance of Pam Hayward and Rick Pukis, the Department of Communications and Professional Writing received $2,500 in strategic funds for a TV studio technician to help faculty and staff to produce professional educational podcasts.
Kathleen Hogan, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, received funding from the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship. She is taking one undergraduate to the GA Council for Exceptional Children Conference and will co-present Encouraging Appropriate Introduction in the Inclusion Classroom, and a graduate student who will co-present Working with Students with Language and Communication Disorders.
Charles Jackson, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, presented at the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc., in Houston (SCAASI) 2): Multicultural Interview: An Assignment for my Undergraduate Class on Race, Social Class, Gender, Culture and Alternative Lifestyles. [February 8]
Tony Kellman, communications and professional writing, had two poems, The Old Bell Ringer and Caliban, published in the recently released anthology Beyond Sangre Grande: Caribbean Writing Today.
Wayne Lord, educational leadership, counseling, and special education, presented with colleagues from Georgia State University, Columbus State University, and University of West Georgia, The Triumphs and Challenges of Georgia’s Leadership Certification Process at American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in Chicago.
Louise Shivers, writer-in-residence, English and Foreign Languages Department, was among the featured authors at the inaugural Augusta Literary Festival. Ms. Shivers also was featured on the front cover of the March 8-14 issue of Urban Pro Weekly.
Gaye Ortiz, communications and professional writing, along with Aiken City Senior Planner Sandra Korbelik spoke at the spring conference for the 2012 American Planning Association, South Carolina Chapter at the North Augusta Municipal Center on March 16. Their presentation, Effective Public Speaking, dealt with speech preparation and audience management. Attendees received Certification Maintenance Credit from the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Pam Hayward, communications and professional writing, will be in Greenville, SC, from March 24-27. She and Deborah Richardson, psychology, will be giving a presentation on ASU’s Center for Teaching and Learning new faculty orientation program at the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium.
In the news
Jurgen Brauer, Hull College- About.com regarding the effects of war on the environment.
Jeff Foley, campus development- The Augusta Chronicle about being one of the officials from Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties that traveled to Atlanta for “Greater Augusta Day” at the Capitol.
Julie Goley, Career Center- U.S. News University Directory about 2012 college graduates having more job opportunities.
Simon Medcalfe, Hull College- Rome News Tribune about London’s push to trade with Georgia.
Marc Miller, Hull College- The Augusta Chronicle about Rural Sourcing Inc. Chief Executive Officer Monty Hamilton speaking with business students as a part of ASU’s Visiting Executives Week 2012.
Charlotte Price, nursing- The Augusta Chronicle about ASU’s Department of Nursing facing the consolidation with the College of Nursing at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Fran Sunderland, registrar’s office- The Augusta Chronicle about the University System of Georgia Board of Regents approving an increase of transferable college credits.
Steven Weiss, history, anthropology, and philosophy- WRDW about the benefits of offering student housing on ASU’s campus.