Southeastern 'stars' in WDSU morning show
Southeastern students, faculty, staff and administrators turned out
at the crack of dawn -- make that before the crack of dawn
-- on Monday to participate in WDSU-TV's remote broadcast during the
New Orleans station's 5-7 a.m. morning show.
During segments of the two-hour show,
anchor Roop Raj interviewed President Randy Moffett, Interim Athletic
Director/Head Football Coach Dennis Roland, and Spirit of the Southland
Band Director Jeff Vaughan (who was accompanied by the band's drumline)
and a number of Southeastern students.
WDSU is highlighting Tangipahoa Parish
throughout the week and will feature several other Southeastern guests,
including Dean of Enrollment Management Stephen Soutullo and Fanfare/Columbia
Theatre Director Donna Gay Anderson, who will appear on the station's
noon show on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.
Thanks to all -- especially the students!
-- who turned out to create a great spirited crowd for the morning
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Convocation kicks off fall 2006 semester
Southeastern will kick off the fall 2006 semester with the annual
faculty/staff convocation Friday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Cate Teacher
Education Center Kiva. President Randy Moffett and Provost John Crain
will recognize the recipients of the President's Awards for Excellence,
the university's highest faculty and staff honor; new emeritus faculty;
and 25-, 30-, 35- and 40-year service award recipients.
Following convocation, the Southeastern
Alumni Association will sponsor a picnic from noon-1 p.m. at the University
Center. For more information about the picnic, contact the Alumni
Association at 549-2150.
Fall registration underway through Thursday
Regular registration for the fall 2006 semester is scheduled from
Monday, August 14, beginning at noon, through 6 p.m., Thursday, August
17. Fall semester classes begin August 21.
Students who early-registered for the
fall 2006 semester and have met the Friday, August 11, early registration
fee payment deadline may make changes in their schedule from 8 a.m.
until noon on August 14.
Regular registration is open to all
new students, continuing students who did not early-register, and
early-registered students who failed to meet the early registration
fee payment deadline. The regular registration fee deadline is 6 p.m.,
Thursday, August 17.
Late registration is scheduled August
21-23. All fee balances incurred during late registration must be
paid by 4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 24.
Students may access their campus e-mail
accounts for registration-related notices through the "WebMail" link
on the university's Web site, www.selu.edu. They may also view class
schedules, check registration appointments and access online instructions
by clicking on the home page "Leonet" link, where they will find easy
to follow instructions at the "How Do I?" and "Learn By Reading" links.
Students may register from any computer
with Internet access. Computer labs available for registration are
located in Fayard Hall, room 129 and in North Campus Main Building,
New students may apply for admission
online or in person at Enrollment Services, North Campus Main Building
113. No applications will be accepted after Tuesday, August 15.
All beginning freshmen and transfer
freshmen with less than 30 hours of college credit who have not attended
one of the summer orientation programs are required to attend the
fall freshman orientation program on August 14-15 in the War Memorial
Student Union. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Admitted students should
sign up for the program on the web at http://www.selu.edu/fallintent
if they have not already done so. For additional information about
orientation, call 985-549-5637.
For information on registration, call
985-549-2066, 985-549-2062, or 1-800-222-7358.
Aug. 18 Hot August Night features pep rally,
Among the many activities planned for downtown Hammond's annual
"Hot August Night" on August 18 is a preview of the planned "Louisiana
Discovery Children's Museum," compliments of Southeastern and the
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.
During the 5-9 p.m. event, parents and
children will get a sneak peek into the variety of fun, creative,
hands-on exhibits that might be housed in the museum, which is conceptualized
as exploring the natural environment, people, agriculture, and transportation
systems that have shaped Louisiana and the Florida Parishes.
Also during Hot August Night, a pep rally
for the Southeastern Lions football team, which kicks off its 2006
season August 31 on the road against New Mexico State, is scheduled
for 6 p.m. The pep rally featuring the team, Coach Dennis Roland,
cheerleaders and Lionettes, will take place in the stage area at
AmSouth Bank along Railroad Avenue.
Tammy Bourg, dean of Southeastern's College
of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, has marshaled members of
the university faculty to create exhibits and activities that will
give patrons a taste of what the Louisiana Discovery Children's
Museum museum could offer.
Foreign language faculty will help children
explore Louisiana's diverse culture by making Spanish dolls and
Guatemalan bracelets. The university's Horticulture Club will illustrate
agriculture with activities such as planting beans and a display
illustrating root systems. Chemistry and physics professors will
operate hands-on exhibits about the physics of color, electric circuits
and chemistry. With help from psychology faculty and the Psi Chi
Honor Society, children can also don "inverting goggles" that turn
the world upside down to teach them about visual perception and
Construction and creativity exhibits will
include a domino run, 3-D geometric and abstract design construction,
a magnetic sculpture board and blocks.
Members of the museum board will be on
hand to distribute interest surveys.
The Hot August Night fun will also include
dance demonstrations by the Hungarian dancers and the Y-Knots square
dance club in the Columbia performance hall.
Come out with your families to enjoy the
downtown Hammond event.
named vice president for student affairs
Marvin L. Yates, who has served as Southeastern's interim Vice President
for Student Affairs for the past year, has been selected as vice president
following a nationwide search.
His appointment is pending approval by the
University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Southeastern's
Former executive vice president of Paine
College in Augusta, Ga., and chancellor of Southern University in
Baton Rouge, Yates brings three decades of teaching, consulting and
academic administrative experience to the position.
"Dr. Yates has impressive credentials, demonstrated
leadership abilities and a vision for the Division of Student Affairs,"
said President Randy Moffett. "During the past year, he has proven
himself to be a student-focused educator and administrator committed
to Southeastern's long-standing 'student-friendly' tradition. I applaud
the work of our search committee. Their efforts were instrumental
in the process that led to selecting Dr. Yates."
"I'm pleased to have the opportunity to lead
an area that is such an integral part of the Southeastern experience,"
Yates said. "Student Affairs is about the total development of students
while they're here pursuing their education and preparing for rewarding
future careers. Our excellent staff will continue working hard on
programs and opportunities that create a campus environment that is
safe, friendly, supportive, and caring."
Yates, a native of Memphis, Tenn., has a
doctoral degree from the University of Pittsburgh and master's and
bachelor's degrees from Southern University. He worked in various
capacities at Southern University and with the Southern University
System from 1962 to 1997. Before being named interim vice president
at Southeastern, he served as executive vice president at Paine College,
where he was responsible for the institution's daily operations. Previously,
as vice president of programs for the United Negro College Fund, he
was responsible for two-thirds of the UNCF's annual budget of approximately
$90 million. Yates' higher education experience also includes serving
as interim dean of the School of Education at Jackson State University
and vice president for student affairs at the University of Maryland
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Columbia Theatre season tickets
on sale Aug. 10-21; three package options available
Patrons of the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will have three
season ticket packages from which to choose for the 2006-2007 season.
Tickets for the yearlong entertainment
season at the university's historic downtown Hammond theater will
be available Aug. 10-31 at the box office, 220 E. Thomas St., 985-543-4371.
Columbia Director Donna Gay Anderson said patrons can purchase tickets
for the entire 10-production season or can choose one of two five-event
packages that offer the option of including the popular Louisiana Philharmonic
Orchestra holiday concert.
Option One - the complete season - includes
2006's L.A. Theatre Works' "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," a dramatization
of Herman Wouk's classic war novel starring Eric Stoltz and David
Selby, Oct. 24; "Children's Letters to God," a charming family-oriented
production based on the best-seller, Nov. 17; and the LPO Holiday
Concert, favorite carols and songs conducted by Keith Brion, Dec.
Season offerings in 2007 are vocal star
Maureen McGovern, Jan. 26; "Winter Dance Party," a tribute to Buddy
Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper, Feb. 10; direct from New
York, "Urban Cowboy: The Musical," Feb. 24; LPO "March Madness," classics
conducted by Stuart Chafetz, March 2; the stunning Russian American
Kids Circus, March 24; Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," performed
by the LPO and narrated by WDSU-TV meteorologist Margaret Orr, April
28; and the legendary Eric Burdon and the Animals, June 29.
Option One complete season prices, per
seat, are $320, Orchestra I and Loge, and $274, Orchestra II and Balcony
Option Two includes "The Caine Mutiny
Court-Martial," "Children's Letters to God" (Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. performance),
Maureen McGovern, "Urban and Cowboy: The Musical," and LPO's "March
Madness." Option Two prices are $163, Orchestra I and Loge, and $139,
Orchestra II and Balcony I.
Option Three includes "Children's Letters to God" (Nov. 18, 2 p.m.
matinee), "Winter Dance Party," Russian American Kids Circus, LPO's "Peter
and the Wolf," and Eric Burdon and the Animals. Prices are $148, Orchestra
I and Loge, and $128, Orchestra II and Balcony I.
Patrons who select Options Two and Three
may add the LPO Holiday Concert to their package for $38, Orchestra
I and Loge, and $32, Orchestra II and Balcony I.
Individual event tickets for the Columbia
season and for Fanfare 2006 will be available at the box office and
online at http://www.columbiatheatre.org beginning Sept. 6.
Bowles named assistant VP of administration
Judith K. Bowles, a certified public accountant with extensive experience
in financial reporting systems, has been appointed assistant vice
president of administration and finance.
Bowles' primary responsibilities will
be to guide and oversee the conversion of the university's financial
information to the PeopleSoft system and assisting with budgeting
She has worked at Our Lady of the Lake
Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge since 1996, serving as director
of decision support, director of application information systems and
most recently as director of financial system support in which she
worked to improve the quality of financial data, automated payroll
processes and added sister hospitals to the company's financial system.
Bowles has also held various financial
positions at several area health care operations including serving
as director of special projects for Surgi-Center of Baton Rouge, information
systems manager for the Baton Rouge Clinic, assistant controller at
North Oaks Health System in Hammond and controller at Woman's Hospital
in Baton Rouge.
A native of Hammond and resident of
Ponchatoula, she received her undergraduate degree and MBA from Southeastern
and obtained her Louisiana CPA designation in 1987.
60 young women interested in sorority life at Southeastern attended
the annual Panhellenic "Sorority Social" on July 23. Picture, from
left, are Brynn Ballard of Baker, Taylor Thompson of Central, Dena
Shaffett of Baton Rouge, Ashley Lemoine of Greenwell Springs, and
Blair Rabalais of Baton Rouge.
Sorority Social a success
Approximately 60 young women and their parents got a preview of
sorority life at Southeastern at the Panhellenic Council's fourth
annual "Sorority Social" on Sunday, July 23.
"It was a wonderful event and a great
chance to spend some one-on-one time with women who are interested
in sorority recruitment," said April Field, the vice president of
the Panhellenic Council. Participants were able to tour each of the
sorority houses and received information packets from the Panhellenic
Field said a second social will be held
in conjunction with the beginning of the fall semester on August 31
at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
"The August 31 event is another chance
for women to learn about the recruitment process and find out more
about how sorority affiliation can benefit them," Field said.
For more information about sorority
recruitment, please contact the Office of Student Organizations/Greek
Life, (985) 549-2120.
Northshore Chorale seeks singers
Southeastern's Department of Music and Dramatic Arts invites you
to sing with the Northshore Chorale.
The Northshore Chorale is a non-auditioned
ensemble comprised of university students and community members.
With more than 100 singers representing many university majors and
community professions, this choir regularly performs major works
with professional orchestra and soloists.
Repertoire includes Mozart's Requiem
and Mass in C Minor, Bernstein's Chichester Psalms,
Faure's Requiem, Orff's Carmina Burana, Schubert's
Mass in G, and Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs.
In 2004, the University Chorus and
Northshore Chorale performed two patriotic choruses with the Southeastern
Wind Symphony at the Columbia Theater for the Performing Arts. The
choirs presented Samuel Barber's Prayers of Kierkergaard
in December 2005.
This fall the Chorale will perform
Mozart's Coronation mass in honor of the 250th anniversary of Mozart's
death. Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday August 22 at 7 p.m. in the
choir rehearsal room, Pottle 165A. New members are welcome. Registration
begins at 6:30 p.m. for new members.
Registration fee is $25. For additional
information, call Roger Henry at 549-2334 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southeastern, Capital One introduce new
direct deposit program
Beginning with the fall 2006 semester, Southeastern will process
the first refunds after late registration.
To assist students in gaining access
to their funds as quickly as possible, Southeastern is pleased to
announce its partnership with Capital One, formerly Hibernia National
Bank, to deliver refunds through direct deposit. Students must have
a checking account with Capital One to participate in the direct
deposit program. Capital One's College Free Checking* account comes
with the new Southeastern Platinum Debit Card that can be used at
ATMs and to make purchases worldwide. Faculty, staff and students
not receiving refunds can also show their school spirit with the
new Southeastern Platinum Debit Card by taking advantage of free
checking with Capital One.
For more information click here Direct
Deposit Program or go to http://www.selu.edu/controller/ddp.
* Limit one gift per new checking account. First
order of checks free. Branch products and services offered by Capital
One, N.A., a subsidiary of Capital One Financial Corporation. Capital
One, N.A. is solely responsible for providing such services. Capital
One, N.A., Member FDIC. © 2006 Capital One Services, Inc. All
Direct deposit of student refunds for Southeastern employees
Southeastern employees, with the exception of student workers, who
are also enrolled as students and receiving a refund may also participate
in the new direct deposit program. However, Southeastern currently
cannot accommodate the direct deposit of an employee's payroll check
and student refund check to different financial institutions. You
must make a choice between the following options:
-- Have both your payroll and student refund going to your present
account(s) on file.
-- Have both your payroll and student refund going to your Capital
One checking account.
-- Continue to receive your student refund as a paper check
For additional information, contact
the Controller's Office at (985)549-2188 or e-mail email@example.com.
of Administration and Finance service and safety award ceremony
The Division of Administration and Finance held a service and safety
award presentation on July 14 at the Alumni House. Vice-President
Stephen Smith, presented 23 service awards representing a combined
service to Southeastern of 220 years. Byron Patterson, Physical Plant
director, presented safety awards to 68 employees. Pictured are the
service award recipients who attended the ceremony, from left, front,
Deborah Ferrara, 5 years; Corliss Dupuy, five years; Rebekah Nuccio,
five years; Kathryn Edwards, five years; Gina Drago, 15 years; Brad
Brooks, 10 years; Dallas Myers, 15 years; back, Sherry Lemay, 15 years;
Sue Jones, five years; Karen Dubuisson, five years; Chad Smith, 10
years; Anthony Wilson, five years; and Rufus Hayes, Jr., 15 years.
Not pictured: Leroy Jones, five years; Bette Schexnayder, five years;
Jennifer Barnes, 10 years; Linda Gore, 10 years; George Graham, 10
years; Ernest Oliver, 10 years; Frank Patti, 10 years; Joseph Monistere,
15 years; Margaret Neuschafer, 15 years; and Judy Soileau, 15 years.
The following Administration and Finance
employees will be recognized at the President's Convocation for service
of 25 years or more: Scott Fletcher, Terry Passman, Janet Quarles,
Charles Briggs, Jack Lamonte and Harold West.
Southeastern announces 2006-07 cheerleaders
Southeastern has announced its cheerleading squad for the 2006-07
academic year. Throughout the year, the cheerleaders will be performing
at Southeastern football and basketball games, as well as numerous
school and civic activities throughout the Hammond community.
The 19-member squad was selected after
three days of clinics that were conducted on the Southeastern campus
during the first week of May before tryouts were held on May 6.
Members of the 2006-07 cheerleading
squad are Nicholas Bergquist (New Orleans), Kellie Case (Brookhaven,
Miss.), Kimberly Chavers (Denham Springs), Caroline Coudrain (Hammond),
Nicole Daradi (Kenner), Taylor Denicola (Baton Rouge), Greg Gordy
(Kenner), Aubrey Gremillion (Baton Rouge), Melissa Johnson (Metairie),
Paige Johnson (Houma), Matt Larroquette (Slidell), Philip Maranto
(Metairie), Ryan Martinez (Metairie), Andy McAdams (Baton Rouge),
Brandy Mizell (Baton Rouge), Courtney Pastorick (Baton Rouge), Robbi
Pepiot (Bossier City), Ryan Stribling (Paris, Texas) and Constance
The group, under the direction of Dominic
Terrase, attended the NCA College Cheerleading Camp in Dallas, July
29-August 1, at Southern Methodist University. For more information
on the Southeastern cheerleading squad, contact Terrase at (985) 549-5466.
Writers Camp concludes with 'writing marathon'
The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project's "Young Writers Camp"
ended a week of writing activities with a cross-campus "writing marathon"
for the children and a closing ceremony during which young writers
read their work to families, friends, and supporters at the Alumni
Center on July 21. Guest speaker at the reading was local author Bev
Marshall (English), who spoke to the audience about her own writing
experiences and read an excerpt from her most recent novel, Hot
Fudge Sundae Blues. The camp was co-directed by SLWP Teacher Consultants
Mary Koepp and Brandy Autrey.
College of Science and Technology moves
to Biology Building
The College of Science and Technology has relocated to the Biology
Building - Room 326. Contact information: College of Science and
Technology, SLU 10829, 549-2055, 549-3396 (fax).
Sims Library invites faculty to library orientation
Sims Memorial Library invites faculty to attend "Decoding Sims:
Find Your Grail @ the Library" on Wednesday, Aug. 16. The location
will be posted in the lobby of the library.
At the orientation, faculty will meet
their library liaisons; learn about remote access for library resources;
and discover subject-specific electronic databases, instruction
and distance learning services, reserves and electronic reserves,
interlibrary loan, phone, e-mail, chat, text-messaging and appointment-based
Customize your day by choosing to
attend morning or afternoon sessions. A free lunch will be provided
for those who attend.
The morning session begins at 9:15
a.m. with coffee and registration. Departmental library liaisons
will be introduced. At 9:45 a.m. presentations on library services
and resources will be offered. Those who attend the morning session
are invited to stay for lunch.
The afternoon registration and liaison
introduction begins with lunch at 11:45 p.m., and the library services
and resources presentation begins at 12:45 p.m. Library tours and
specific resource demonstrations will be available at each session
following the planned program.
Plan your day as your schedule allows, but don't miss this opportunity
to see what's new at Sims Library!
Pre-registration is requested. To
register, e-mail your name, department and the session you plan
to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 14, or call Julie at x3962.
Individual faculty and departments
unable to attend are encouraged to schedule alternate times or additional
library sessions to fit their particular needs. Contact your library
faculty liaison -- http://www.selu.edu/library/directory/liaisons/index.html
-- to make arrangements.
This program is offered by Sims Memorial
Library as part of the New Faculty Workshop Series, co-sponsored
through the Center for Faculty Excellence.
Gamma Beta Phi invites departments to participate
in Freshman Convocation
The Gamma Beta Phi Society, in conjunction with the Student
Government Association, would like to offer university departments
the opportunity to set up information tables at Freshman Convocation.
Freshmen are being invited to attend
the event in the University Center on Sunday, August 20. The program
will begin at 5 p.m., with an outside event to follow at 6 p.m.
Any department that would like to
have a table set aside for them to provide special information about
their area will be provided with a table. Set up would need to be
at 5:30 p.m. on that evening. Music and food will highlight the
For more information or to register
your table, please contact Jackie Dale Thomas (email@example.com)
or by phone at 549-2233.
Notice to budget unit heads, administrative
A new form is necessary to identify non-US citizens, those in
retirement systems, and other situations that may cause penalties
or difficulties for Southeastern with outside agencies. This form
applies to all personal, professional, consulting and social service
contracts when contracting individuals or individuals in partnerships.
Any personal, professional, consulting
or social service contract to hire an individual or an individual
in a partnership shall be required to be accompanied by a completed
and signed Individual Questionnaire Form. (http://www2.selu.edu/Administration/Depts/Purch/pscquest.pdf)
Your assistance in including the completed
form with the other service contract requirements is most important.
Fall semester SOT schedule
The Office of Institutional Research
& Assessment asks all faculty, department heads, and deans to
note the following schedule for the administration of the Student
Opinion of Teaching (SOT) instruments for the Fall 2006 semester:
Term 1 (August 21-October 6): Packets
delivered to Departments -- Friday, September 29; Administration
of SOT -- Monday-Friday, October 2-6; Deadline to be returned to
IR&A -- Friday, October 6.
Full Term (August 21-December 1):
Packets delivered to Departments -- Tuesday, November 7; Administration
of SOT -- Wednesday-Tuesday, November 8-21; Deadline to be returned
to IR&A -- Tuesday, November 21.
Term 2 (October 12-December 1):
Packets delivered to Departments -- Tuesday, November 21; Administration
of SOT -- Monday-Friday, November 21-December 1; Deadline to be
returned to IR&A -- Friday, December 1.
Any questions regarding SOT administration
should be directed to Glenda at extension 2077.
Alex Mattheus recently presented her original research entitled
"Purification and Enzymatic Characterization of West Nile Virus
RNA Polymerase" at the International meeting of the American Society
for Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (ASBMB) in San Francisco,
Calif. Mattheus is a Biology major conducting undergraduate research
with Dr. Jeffrey Temple in the Department of Chemistry and Physics.
The research is funded by the Louisiana Board of Regents and has
previously been featured on WWL Channel 4 News as well as on The
Dr. Katherine Kolb (Foreign Languages and Literatures) has been
invited to give the keynote address at a conference in central London
next July sponsored by the Institute of Musical Research at the
University of London. The conference is entitled "Words, Notes &
the Nineteenth Century."
Dr. Stuart Stewart (Foreign
Languages and Literatures) attended "Empowering and Engaging Our
Campuses through Service and Learning," a regional conference for
Campus Compact representatives from Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri
and Oklahoma. The conference was held June 26-28 in Kansas City,
Mo., and was hosted by Missouri State University. Featured activities
included breakout sessions, roundtable discussions and several keynote
speakers including National Campus Compact Executive Director Elizabeth
William B. Robison (History
and Political Science) participated in a session entitled "Louisiana
in the United States: A Teaching American History Grant" at the
Louisiana Leads 2006 Summer Conference sponsored by the Louisiana
Department of Education at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in
New Orleans on July 25-27. The session concerned "Louisiana's Role
in Traditional American History," a project for which the U.S. Department
of Education awarded a $1 million Teaching American History Grant
to Southeastern Louisiana University, the Tangipahoa Parish School
District, Louisiana Public Broadcasting Corporation, and other partners
for the three-year period 2004-2007. The session included Robison,
who serves as academic coordinator for the grant; Dr. William Miller,
instructional coordinator; and Ann Trappey, project director.
On July 17, 2006, Camille Moniotte
(Safety and Hazardous Materials Management Office) presented
a paper at the annual Campus Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Association conference in Anaheim, Calif., entitled "After the Storm."
This was a three-part presentation with her peers from Tulane and
LSU regarding Hurricane Katrina.
Jackie Dale Thomas (Leadership
Development/Student Activities) was recently invited to speak at
the Arkansas Counselors Association Leadership Retreat held in Heber
Springs, Ark. She specifically worked with the counselors on their
leadership skills in dealing with their professional organizations.
She was there at the request of Southeastern alumnus Dr. Angie Waliski,
who is now president of the ACA.
Dr. Lucyna Kabza (Mathematics)
attended a workshop titled "Connecting Mathematics with Engineering
and the Sciences" at Louisiana Tech University. The workshop
was one of Chautauqua Short Courses for College Teachers sponsored
by NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Dr. Yanyi K. Djamba (Sociology
and Criminal Justice) organized the session on "Poverty, Migration,
and Globalization" for the XVI World Congress of Sociology of the
International Association of Sociology held in Durban, South Africa
in July 23-29, 2006.
An article by Dr. John G. Boulahanis
(Sociology & Criminal Justice) and Dr. Martha
Heltsley's of Blackburn College entitled "Perceived Fears: The Reporting
Patterns of Juvenile Homicide in Chicago Newspapers" (originally
published in Criminal Justice Policy Review, v.15:2) was reprinted
as a book chapter in V.E. Kappeler and G.W. Potter's (Ed) Constructing
Crime: Perspectives on Making News and Social Problems, Long
Grove, IL: Waveland Press.
Dr. Robert Kraemer (Kinesiology
and Health Studies) has been appointed to the editorial board of
the European Journal of Applied Physiology.
Dr. Rebecca Kruse (Chemistry
& Physics) presented a paper entitled, "Physical Science for
Elementary Teachers: Emphasizing Students' Ideas" at the 19th Biennial
Conference on Chemical Education at Purdue University, July
30-August 3. Kruse's paper featured the NSF-funded "Physical Science
and Everyday Thinking" curriculum developed by Kruse and colleagues
from San Diego State University, Tennessee Tech, and University
of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Barbara Schuldt (Management),
Dr. Jeffrey Totten (McNeese State University), Ms. Andree Taylor
(Management), and Mr. Duane Donald (Marketing) had their
article titled "Work Family Conflict and Technology Issues:
Gender and Work Schedule Differences" published in the summer
2006 proceedings of Allied Academies International Internet Conference.
The article is online at http://www.alliedacademies.org.
Dr. David C. Wyld (Management)
has published an article in the March 2006 issue of Global Identification.
The article is titled "Spy versus Spy Chips: The Virtues of
Radio Frequency Identification Are Well Documented. However, It
is These Very Benefits That Are Making It a New Battleground for
Industrial Espionage, Causing Real Concern for Corporate Security
Experts." Dr. Wyld also presented a paper to the RFID for Pharmaceuticals
Conference of The Advanced Learning Institute in Philadelphia, Pa.,
on August 1. The paper was titled "The Real Deal: Using RFID
as an Antidote to the Threat of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals."
A paper by Dr. Barbara Schuldt
(Management) and Dr. Bobbye Davis (General Business)
titled "Outsourcing Prompting Higher Education Curriculum Change"
appears in the summer 2006 online proceedings of the Allied Academies
International Internet Conference at http://www.alliedacademies.org
Dr. Kenneth Boulton (Music
and Dramatic Arts) served as guest piano clinician
at the 2006 National Yamaha Music Camp, held July 26-29 at Catholic
in Washington, D.C. He also performed with the Southeastern Trio
as part of
the 2006 International Clarinet Association Convention in Atlanta,