ByLion -- August 14


Southeastern on WDSU
Convocation, picnic Friday
Fall registration underway
Hot August Night Friday
Yates named Vice President
Columbia season tickets on sale

Bowles named assistant VP
Sorority Social success
Join Northshore Chorale
New Capital One programs
Admin & Finance awards
Meet the cheerleaders
Young Writers Camp
Science & Technology moves
Library orientation Aug. 16
Freshman Convocation
Take note: new form
Fall SOT schedule
Student achievements
Professional activities

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 show.

Roop Raj interviews Coach Dennis Roland
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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.
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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, 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, room 160.
     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 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.
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Aug. 18 Hot August Night features pep rally, children's museum 
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 illusions. 
     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.
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Marvin YatesYates 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 governing board.
     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 Eastern Shore. 
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Russian American Children's Circus Eric Burdon Margaret Orr Eric Stoltz Maureen McGovern
Russian American
Kids Circus
Eric Burdon and
The Animals
Margaret Orr in
Peter and the Wolf
Eric Stoltz in The 
Caine Mutiny
Singing legend
Maureen McGovern

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. 1.
     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 I.
     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 beginning Sept. 6.
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Bowles named assistant VP of administration and finance
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 issues.
     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.
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Sorority SocialApproximately 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 Council.
     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.
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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
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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
* 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 rights reserved. 
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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 
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Administration and Finance Service AwardsDivision 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.
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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 Trim (Slidell).
     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.
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Young Writer's CampYoung 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.
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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).
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Sims Library invites faculty to library orientation Aug. 16
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 reference services.
     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 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 -- -- 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.
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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 evening event.
     For more information or to register your table, please contact Jackie Dale Thomas ( or by phone at 549-2233.
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Notice to budget unit heads, administrative support staff
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. (
     Your assistance in including the completed form with the other service contract requirements is most important.
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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.
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Student achievements
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 Southeastern Channel.
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Professional Activities
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 Hollander.
     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
      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
      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 University 
in Washington, D.C. He also performed with the Southeastern Trio as part of 
the 2006 International Clarinet Association Convention in Atlanta, GA.
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