UNCG Campus Weekly

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Campus People – July 7, 2010

011310CampusPeopleGraphicFeatured this week: Stuart Dischell – Dr. Sarah Daynes – Dr. Bill Kealy – Clarenda Phillips – Dr. Kelly Wester – Dr. L. DiAnne Borders – Deb Hurley

070710CampusPeople_DischellStuart Dischell (English) has a new poem in the July/August Issue of “The Atlantic.” The poem, “When a Child Asks About Angels,” is from Dischell’s forthcoming collection of poems.

070710CampusPeople_DaynesDr. Sarah Daynes (Sociology) has a new book, “Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope.” It was published by Manchester University Press in June.

070710CampusPeople_KealyDr. Bill Kealy (Library and Information Studies) has won the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2009 Outstanding Practice Award, sponsored by AECT’s Design & Development Division.

070710CampusPeople_PhilipsClarenda Phillips, chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology at Morehead State University, will spend the 2010-11 academic year as an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow at UNCG. Started in 1965, the ACE Fellow Program has provided professional development opportunities for more than 1,500 emerging leaders in higher education, including more than 300 who have become chief executive officers at colleges and universities. Phillips will work directly with Chancellor Linda P. Brady, herself an ACE Fellow in 1997-98; Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor David H. Perrin; and other senior administrators. ACE Fellows observe and participate in key meetings and events, take on special projects and assignments while under the mentorship of experienced campus leaders, participate in three week-long national seminars, visit other campuses, and attend national meetings. Philips is particularly interested in community partnerships and engagement, and collaboration between UNCG and N.C. A&T State University, which includes a joint master’s degree in social work, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, and Gateway University Research Park.

Dr. Kelly Wester and Dr. L. DiAnne Borders (Counseling and Educational Development) have been named co-chairs of an Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) committee to address research competencies in counselor education doctoral programs. The project is a followup to their work that resulted in guidelines for research mentorship that were endorsed by ACES recently.

Deb Hurley (University Registrar’s Office) is serving as the 2010 President of the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (CACRAO) after four years on the CACRAO Executive Committee. CACRAO is comprised of registrars and admissions officers from both North Carolina and South Carolina. This professional educational association promotes the advancement of higher education and the professional development of its members.