The Atlanta chapter of the Society of Colonial Wars named Lee Ann Caldwell, Center for Georgia History, as the recipient of the organization’s C. Sims Bray Literary Award. This award is given to a person who has contributed to the efforts of educating others about the settlement of Jamestown in 1607 and life as it was preceding the battle of Lexington in 1775.
Martha Ginn and Augustine Hammond, political science, published the article Online Education in Public Affairs: Current State and Emerging Issues in the Journal of Public Affairs Education.
Lillian Wan, Reese Library, recently received the award for top platelet donor for 2011 from Shepeard Community Blood Center. She also reached the 32 gallon mark in donations.
Donna Wear, biology, Jennifer Rundel, biology major, and Dharma Thiruvaiyaru, math and computer science, gave a presentation on Methyl Mercury in Largemouth Bass in Columbus, Ga.
In the news
Clint Bryant, athletics, and Dip Metress, athletics- The Augusta Chronicle, about the Coliseum Authority considering a new basketball court in the James Brown Arena.
Clint Bryant, athletics; Kory Thompson, athletics; and Kevin McPherson, athletics- The Augusta Chronicle, about the sporting activities occurring in the Augusta area.
Matthew Buzzell, communications and professional writing, and Jim Garvey, professor emeritus- Augusta Magazine, about Buzzell’s life as a filmmaker and college professor.
Lee Ann Caldwell, Center for Georgia History – Northside-Neighbor.com, about the Atlanta chapter of the Society of Colonial Wars annual assembly recognizing Caldwell with the C. Sims Bray Literary Award.
William Cantrell, military science, and Heriberto Reyes, military science- The Fort Gordon Signal, about ASU’s Spring Commissioning Ceremony.
Melissa Furman, Hull College- The Augusta Chronicle, about the value of using LinkedIn to network with other professionals.
Judy Gordon, professor emeritus- The Augusta Chronicle about how science is not religion.
Shirley Strum Kenny, interim president- The Augusta Chronicle, about her upcoming term as ASU’s interim president.
Dip Metress, athletics- The Columbia County News-Times, about the Dip Metress Basketball Academy.
Steven Page, teacher education- The Augusta Chronicle, about ASU’s PRESTIGE scholarship opportunities to help increase educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Jean Pawl, nursing,- The Augusta Chronicle, about the ASU’s Department of Nursing consolidating with the nursing department at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Christian Poppeliers, chemistry and physics, The Augusta Chronicle, about the grant Poppeliers received from the National Science Foundation.
Jamie Quarles, athletics, and Pam Lightsey, JagCard- The Augusta Chronicle, about Turkish students participating in the Rotary International group study exchange visiting Georgia.
Saundra Reinke, political science- WJBF-TV, about the signs for the sheriff’s election being displayed in Richmond County.
Augie Rodriguez, athletics- St. Cloud Times, about how well the public is supporting the St. Cloud Rox baseball team.
Anthony Robinson, Hull College- The Augusta Chronicle, about participating in the 2nd Annual Dancing Stars of Augusta, an event to raise awareness on Alzheimer’s disease.
Brian Rust, art- Herald Independent, about his installation artwork being featured in the Art on the Trail exhibit, a series of environmental art projects that will be placed along the statewide Palmetto Trail.
Carol Rychly, academic affairs- San Francisco Chronicle (SF Gate) and PR Web, about ASU’s new online degree program for Master of Education in Educational Leadership.
Carol Rychly, academic affairs, and Charles Clark, Pamplin College of Arts and Sciences- The Augusta Chronicle and Smart Grid about the College of Arts and Sciences splitting into two entities.
Kathleen Searles, political science- Georgia Public Broadcasting, about how the federal court has yet to redraw lines for those election districts in Augusta.
Paolo Spadoni, political science- Noticias De Prensa Latina and Diario Gramma, about the Cuban economy and other issues arising in the Latin American community.
Katherine Sweeney, admissions- The Augusta Chronicle, about ASU’s policies on provisional acceptance for applicants.
Jennifer Trunzo, history, anthropology, and philosophy- The Lincoln Journal, about being the first guest speaker in the History in the Park lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.
Donna Wear, biology- Columbia County News Times, about being devoted to organic gardening.