MBA Program Recruiter Allison Anthony has completed Leadership Raleigh, a nine-month leadership development program offered through the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Anthony is a member of the program’s 27th class. Learn more at www.raleighchamber.org/eventsandprograms/leadership_raleigh.aspx
Professor of English Robin Colby’s article "Browning's Christmas Eve and Easter Day as Meditational Verse" will be published in the Summer 2012 (vol. 61, no. 4) issue of Christianity and Literature.
Campus Computing Specialist Becky Kirstein graduated May 12 from NC State with a Master’s of Education in Instructional Technology. She was also inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honors society for education.
Director of Residence Life Heidi LeCount and Research Planning and Assessment (RPA) Assistant Dilnavaz Sharma presented at the NCICU Assessment Conference on May 31. Their presentation, “Effective Uses of a Versatile Survey Instrument for Assessment of Residence Life,” covered the Resident Assistant Evaluation and Residence Life Survey conducted in Fall 2011.
Associate Professor of English Kelly Roberts presented a paper titled “Autobiographical Reflection and a Focus on Personal, Lived Experience in Teacher Reflection” at the 2012 American Educational Research Association annual conference, held in Vancouver British Columbia.
Professor of Theatre Catherine Rodgers wrote about the "good, bad and ugly" sides of the trend of Hollywood stars on Broadway. The article was published by FoxNews.com in advance of the 2012 Tony Awards, which aired June 10. Click here to read the full article.
Gallery Director Ann Roth is showing weavings in “In Response,” a two person show at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at NC State through September 6. The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is located in the Talley Student Center on Cates Avenue, NCSU. Summer hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F. Closed Saturday and Sunday. For more information: http://www.ncsu.edu/gregg/index.html
Roth shared the following about the exhibition:
“Vita Plume, also a weaver and recently retired NCSU College of Design faculty member, and I are responding to objects from the Gregg's permanent collection with works of our own. My ikat, hand dyed and hand woven textiles are inspired by quilts' rhythmic repetition of geometric shapes, juxtapositions of fabric patterns, and often quirky color combinations. Vita uses portraits taken in the Appalachians in the early 1900s by photographers like Doris Ulmann, Bayard Wooten, Paul Buchanan and others as a source of inspiration for making ghostly images and patterns hand woven on a digital Jacquard loom that explore the instability of visual and cultural identity.”
Roth will talk about her fascination with quilts and their influence on her work Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. in the Gregg's Cannon Gallery.
Associate Professor of Mass Communication Doug Spero presented a half day seminar for students and faculty at Universidad Catolica Boliviana San Pablo, in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on May 8. The seminar focused on current trends in U.S. journalism with a look back on "9/11" coverage. He has spoken three previous times at Universidad Del Valle, also in Cochabamba.
Also in May, Spero was interviewed by The Los Angeles Times for an article about broadcast TV’s struggle to attract younger views. The story, “TV Networks Desperately Seeking Young-Adult Viewers,” was published May 11, 2012.
Academic & Career Planning Director Marie Sumerel made a presentation and led a discussion on “Developing Critical Thinkers” at the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers annual conference in Wilmington, N.C.
Associate Professor of Economics Anne York was quoted in an MSNBC.com article “For Women in the Workplace, it’s still about looks, not deeds,” which was published May 16, 2012. The article explored the idea that women in politics and business, like Hillary Clinton, are criticized for not wearing makeup or being fashionable.
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