Congratulations to Communication Studies Professor - Dr. Candice Thomas-Maddox - selected as the recipient of the Dean’s Special Recognition Award for her tireless work for the betterment of this campus and in the service of the students and the Ohio University Lancaster community.
Elizabeth Skeen has been selected as a February student of the month. Skeen is a communications studies major and honor society member for Phi Theta Kappa and Lambda Pi Eta. She earned the Freshmen Excellence, Continuing Excellence and Scott Shepherd Scholarships and was named the outstanding sophomore for communication studies. Skeen also works part-time as a welcome desk and library assistant.
Associate Professor of Computer Science Technology Christine Wolfe is presenting a faculty development workshop at the Interlink Alliance Conference at Morgan State University in Baltimore. The faculty development conference, hosted by The Interlink Alliance, provides higher education instructors the opportunity to share best practices in teaching and learning, discuss research on teaching and learning processes and establish relationships with faculty from other Interlink Alliance campuses.
William Howard was selected as a February student of the month. Howard is a criminal justice major and president of the criminal justice honor society. He served as a member of the national society for leadership and success and was part of the research team for the Democratic National Convention. He also volunteers for Congressman Pat Tiberi’s campaign office.
Dr. Linda Trautman, associate professor of political science, presented at the 2017 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) as part of a roundtable featuring scholarship on voting laws and the 2016 presidential election. The title of the roundtable was “Did it Matter in the End: Assessing the Impact of Restrictive Voting Laws in the 2016 Presidential Election.” Trautman also presented a paper on new co-authored research on Identity Politics in the 2016 Presidential Election as the lead author on the research.
In addition, Dr. Trautman presented at the 2017 Western Political Science Association Conference held in Vancouver; presenting research on Racial Advocacy and Bill Sponsorship in State Legislative Politics and engaged in a working discussion about the 2016 Presidential Election.
Judy Carey Nevin, Director, Hannah V McCauley Library, had her first book for children, What Daddies Like, recently published by little bee books. What Daddies Like is a picture book depicting a bear father and his cub spending a day together, from waking up and having blueberry pancakes—something Carey Nevin’s husband and daughter do virtually every weekend—to winding down with a bath and a story before bed. The book will be available for sale in the OUL bookstore as well as most online sources. It will also be available to check out of the Hannah V. McCauley Library.
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