Julie Hart, Ph.D. and Anjel Stough-Hunter, Ph.D., Sociology, presented two papers at the annual North Central Sociological Association meeting, which took place April 6-7 in Pittsburgh. The papers were titled “Pathways to Pacifism and Antiwar Activism among US Veterans” and “Comparing Changes in Cultural Competence and Aversive Racism in a Blended and Traditional Face-to-Face Classroom.”
Joseph Ozias ’17, English, launched a book, “Happily Sleepless,” on April 25 at an event in the ODU Bookstore. Ozias worked with Manuel Martinez, Ph.D., Arts & Letters, to have the book translated into Spanish.
Jeremy Sony, Marketing & Public Relations, was featured in the March 15 edition of the LaGrange Daily News. Sony's play, "The Last Queen of Wonderland," was presented at the Lafayette Society for the Performing Arts from March 14-24 in LaGrange, Georgia. Click here to read the article.
Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich (Ret.), PATRIOTS Program, spoke at the National Security Fellows Program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on April 16. He also presented at a dinner that will be hosted by the Defense Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Student Armed Forces Committee.
Maria Gluys, Physician Assistant Studies, presented “Expanding Access to Care: Implementation of Advanced Practice Providers” at the 2018 Safety-Net Symposium, which was hosted by the Ohio Association of Free Clinics on April 24 in Dublin, Ohio. Her presentation outlined the advantages of utilizing advanced practice providers as a volunteer resource for free clinics in Ohio. The presentation also outlined the education, scope of practice and steps to implement a physician assistant into a free clinic arrangement. The purpose of the lecture was to explore methods for improving access to primary care health services across the state for vulnerable populations.
John Grant, Ph.D., Business, will present “Developing a Conscious in Capitalism: A Dominican Business Capstone Course” during the 15th Biennial Colloquium of Dominican Colleges and Universities, which will take place June 21-24 at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island.
Jeremy Glazier, English, will moderate a discussion with poets David Baker and Ann Townsend about their new book, “Seek After: On Seven Modern Lyric Poets,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at Gramercy Books in Bexley. Baker served as a judge for this year's Pulitzer Prize in poetry. He and Townsend are distinguished professors at Denison University. The event is free and open to the public.
Kathleen Gorman-Ezell, Ph.D., Social Work, presented “Suicide risk assessment for persons with chronic, invisible illnesses” with Jeff Brookings, Ph.D., Cathy Pederson, Ph.D., and Greta Mayer, M.S. on April 14 at the Southwestern Psychological Association in Houston. She also presented “Getting through difficult times: College students coping resources and their appraisal of care” with Susan De Luca, Ph.D. and Daley DiCorcia on April 19 at the American Association of Suicidology Conference, in Washington, D.C.
Margaret Smith, Mattheiu Meihls, Sarah Stefaniak and Zachary Ratliff were inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa during a ceremony on April 23. Theta Alpha Kappa is the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. To be eligible for induction, a student must have a 3.5 GPA in Religious Studies and/or Theology and a 3.0 GPA overall.
Sophia Oster ’19, Exercise Science, was featured in the April 23 edition of Mount Vernon News. She recently participated in a taping of American Ninja Warrior, which took place on Sunday in Indianapolis. The episode will air on NBC in June. Click here to read the article.
Nicole Franklin ’20, Business Administration, was awarded the 2018 Zonta Scholarship for Nontraditional Students at an award ceremony on April 14 at Wedgewood Country Club in Powell.