Here are the faculty and staff activities for February 2, 2012.
New Employee Welcome
New Employee Welcome was held January 19.
Back row from left: Heather Keck, Glenn Myers, Jennifer McManuels, Kay Oiler and Greg Hutchinson, dining & conference services; Ed Foehlinger, University services; Jim Smith, The Ware Center; Salvador Flores, dining & conference services; Melissa Williams, nursing; and Kayla Bowen, dining & conference services.
Front row from left: Renee Scholer, dining & conference services; Michele Spotts and Kelly Herr, UC&M; Wanda Doyle, art & design; Laura Micciche, The Ware Center; and Simone Heisey, dining & conference services.
Faculty and Staff Activities
Dr. Abdelhadi Halawa, wellness and sport sciences, completed a peer review of two research proposals of the 2011 Eleventh Cycle for the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP), which is a division of Qatar National Research Fund. The two research proposals are titled “An Epidemiological Study of Low-Back Pain and its Association with Anxiety, Depression and Somatization in General Population of Qatar” and “Health Conditions Among Young Qatari Adults.”
Drs. Lisa House and Joseph Lynch, counseling and human development, and Thomas Richardson, student affairs, presented “Ask A Question, Save A Life: Effective Partnering within Student Affairs on Suicide Prevention” at the 2012 NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, Mental Health Conference in Atlanta, Ga., on January 19.
Dr. Blaise W. Liffick, computer science, gave a presentation on “When Anti-Gay Protesters Come to Campus” at the National Conference on LGBT Equality, January 25-29 in Baltimore, Md. While at the conference, he also attended the day-long LGBT Campus Administrators Institute.
Drs. Karen Rice and Heather Girvin, social work, had their article titled “Building Relationships Across Systems to Enhance Resiliency and Improve Foster Care Outcomes” published in the Contemporary Rural Social Work journal. The article stems from an ongoing longitudinal program evaluation they are conducting for the CASA of Lancaster County program.
To Brant Schuller, art and design, and his wife, Kristen Lefever-Schuller, on the birth of their baby girl, Hadley Tate Schuller on January 10.