Welcome to the following new employees at the Mount: Patty Hassel, fiscal operations; Linda Pohlgeers, career and experiential education center.
CONGRATULATIONS TO Robert Bodle, associate professor of communication and new media studies, who was elected co-chair of the Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition (2013-15). The coalition works to uphold human rights on the internet and to root internet governance processes and systems in human rights standards in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process. IGF supports the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regard to convening a new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue.
Robert Bodle, associate professor of communication and new media studies, participated in Cultures in Conversation “Critical Approaches to Advertising” in March, 2014. Culture in Conversation (CIC) is a monthly critical media and cultural studies roundtable and online scholarly forum that seeks to reveal to its readers the work of scholarly exchange.
Lynda Crane, professor of psychology, and Tracy McDonough, associate professor of psychology, presented “Using Life Stories to Foster Empathy and Understanding of Schizophrenia Sufferers” at the conference of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology in St. Petersburg, Fla., in January, 2014.
Mary Kay Fleming, academic assessment coordinator and associate professors of psychology, had a book chapter titled, Seamless integration of core curricular reform and assessment, for publication in the 2014 “Navigating Assessment and Curricular Change in Higher Education.”
Paul Jenkins, director of library services, wrote an article, “They Sang for You: The McLain Family Band Re-Examined,” which was published in the April, 2014 issue of Bluegrass Unlimited.
Susan Johnson, professor of nursing, Jamie Leslie, assistant professor of nursing, and Gail Burns, chairperson of undergraduate nursing, presented a poster at the Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit in Columbus, Ohio, on April 4, entitled “Teaching new faculty to live in the gray: Lessons learned.”
Craig Lloyd, associate professor of art, has two paintings included in International Painting Annual 3, exhibition in print, published by Manifest Press, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, 2014. Craig also served as a mentor in the portfolio review and career development sessions at the College Art Association (CAA) annual conference in New York City, N.Y., on February 13 and 14, 2014.