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Faculty/Staff Accomplishments and News Briefs June 2021

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Faculty/Staff Accomplishments and News Briefs June 2021

In this issue, we celebrate the accomplishments of faculty in accounting, child development, and nutrition. We also share briefs about the new music degree and the return to campus date for employees.

Rebecca L. Hagedorn, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance, had an article titled “My Entire World Stopped: College Students’ Psychosocial and Academic Frustrations during the COVID-19 Pandemic” published in Applied Research in Quality of Life. Read the article online

Assistant Professor of Child Development Pamela Norcross has a new paper published A Comprehensive Model of Women’s Social Cognition and Responsiveness to Infant Crying: Integrating Personality, Emotion, Executive Function, and Sleep  in the journal Infant Behavior Development with colleagues at UNC-G and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Assistant Professor of Accounting Brian Routh was interviewed by personal finance site MoneyGeek.com for an expert article about auto insurance costs. His comments were also included in a feature on car insurance quotes.

News Briefs

Music Degree in Inside Higher Ed
Meredith’s new Bachelor of Music degree was included in Inside Higher Ed’s roundup of new programs. View the post.

Return to Campus Date Announced
To prepare for a return to a more typical campus experience, ELT announced on May 24 an employee return to campus date of Monday, August 9, 2021. The date is being announced in advance to allow employees currently working remotely sufficient time to prepare for a full campus return, with many being fully vaccinated. Employees needing scheduling accommodations are encouraged to contact Human Resources. In addition, the College recently implemented the Flexible Schedule and Remote Work policy updated in the Employee Handbook.

Melyssa Allen

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