Associate Professor of Dance Carol Finley has joined It Must Have Been Violet Dance Productions based in Bellingham, Wash., and Raleigh, N.C., as one of three co-directors. Upcoming shows this fall will be in New York City and Raleigh.
Associate Professor of Nutrition Susan Fisher was quoted on Better Homes & Garden.com in an article about at-home movie nights. Fisher discussed healthy snacks for movie watching. Click here to read the story.
Fisher was also interviewed by Self magazine for a story on out-of-season produce. The story was also posted on Yahoo.com’s Shine channel. Click here to read the story.
Tamar Harris, Paralegal Program assistant, has been elected to serve on the Public Art Commission for the Town of Wake Forest. In this capacity Harris will be working with the town commissioners and Mayor Vivian Jones to develop and implement public art programs to increase public access to the arts, provide opportunities for local artists to display their work, and promote public understanding and awareness of the arts.
Harris joined the Paralegal Program after serving as Meredith's FuHsing Project Program Coordinator. Harris served on the art department academic advisory board for three years and is the superintendent of art and photography for the N.C. State Fair. In addition to her service to Meredith College, she is the curator for Flanders Gallery and is obtaining her Master of Arts degree in museum studies from Johns Hopkins University.
Tracy G. Knight’s short story, “Burial Ground,” the 2010 Runner-Up for the North Carolina Writers’ Network Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, is now published in “The Thomas Wolfe Review”, Volume 34, Nos. 1 & 2. Final judge Sheri Reynolds, best-selling author of five novels and Professor of English at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., said of Knight’s story: “The narrative voice here is lush, poetic, mysterious, insightful—and still believable. I love the visionary quality of the writing.” Knight is the assistant to the dean of the School of Business.
Associate Professor of Economics Anne York was interviewed by Forbes.com writer Jenna Goudreau for a post about “20 Surprising Jobs Women Are Taking Over.” The post was for Goudreau’s “The Other Half” blog. Click here to read the blog post.
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