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Faculty/Staff News

Millersville faculty and staff were elected officers, published books and won writing awards over the past couple of months.

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Graduate Enrollment Professionals (EPA-NAGAP) recently announced that Chad Baker, director of graduate admissions and recruitment at Millersville, will serve as its new president.

The EPA-NAGAP chapter was formed in 1995 to serve colleges and universities in the eastern region of Pennsylvania. The Mission is aligned with the parent institution; to engage and advance graduate enrollment management professionals by promoting excellence and collaboration through education, research and professional development.

Edited Book
Dr. Frank Bremer
, a historian of puritanism and early modern history, and professor of history emeritus, edited “Of Plimoth Planation” which was recently released. This newly-annotated, 400th anniversary edition of the personal journal of Pilgrim Governor William Bradford, is “the most important first-hand account in existence giving details surrounding the arrival of the people on the Mayflower and their lives in colonial America.”

New Book
Dr. Dennis B. Downey
, professor of history emeritus, has a new book published by Penn State University Press. Titled “Pennhurst and the Struggle for Disability Rights,” the 300-page work is edited and co-authored with Dr. James W. Conroy.

In addition, Downey was recently appointed chair of the Disability Rights Policy Circle at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.

Writing Contest Winner
Ethan Hulsey
, sports information director, recently received a writing award for best event coverage. The award was given by District 1 in the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Fred Stabley Writing Contest. The award was for the article he wrote on Shane Ruhnke winning Millersville’s first wrestling national title since 1980.

New Chair
Mark Mullen
, media specialist in Communication & Theatre, was recently elected chair of the Philadelphia Section of the “Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers® (SMPTE).” He will serve July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.




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