is a list of presentations, awards, honors and other achievements by or to
Shippensburg University faculty. If you need further information, please send
an e-mail to SUnews@ship.edu.
Wendy S. Becker,
of management, had her paper
“Organization development: Apractitioner’s
guide for OD and HR”
accepted for publication in Personnel Psychology.
Kelly M. Carrero,
assistant professor of special education, will present her paper “Teacher Educators: What Motivates Them to Choose Academe?” at the 35th Annual Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional
in Grand Rapids, Mich.on Nov. 8.
Pablo R. Delis,
associate professor of biology, was an invited speaker to the XII joint LUSOESPAŇOL Congress of Herpetology in
Murcia, Spain, Oct. 3 to 6. Themeeting
focused on “Fragmentacióndel
Territorio y Conservación de la Herpetofauna.”
Delis presented his collaborative
project “Challenges to
the Conservation of the Herpetofauna in the USA: Warnings from Pennsylvania, Virginia,
and Florida.” He is also a member of the organization Scientific Committee that
screened and edited
the regular oral and poster
contributions to the congress. On Oct. 3, he was co-chair of the closing oral session and round table on genetics, evolution, and
of amphibians and reptiles.
in the Department of Educational
Leadership and Special
Education, received notice from the National Association of Elementary School
Principals that her manuscript, “Language Development and Emergent
Literacy in Pre K-Grade 1 Classrooms: What Principals Should Know
and Do?,” was
accepted for publication in the journal Principal.
Evans, professor of communication/journalism,
was recently awarded four Honorable
photographs that appear in the
sunrise portion of the Womenin
Photography International online exhibition,
“It’s Magical,” which can be viewed at
http://womeninphotography.org/Events-Exhibits/2012_Magic_competition/exhibition.html. The exhibition will remain on view for one year.
Ian M. Langella,
of supply chain management,recently
presented the paper“Heuristic
Approaches for the Disassemble-to-Order-Problem
Under Binomial Yields” at the
Institute for Operations Management and
Management Science Annual Conference in Phoenix. The work was coauthored with three colleagues from research universities in Germany.
Xin-An (Lucian) Lu,
of human communication studies, recently had his book Mechanics of eloquence:
Psychology, thinking patterns, rhetorical devices, and performance published. This work
endeavors to remedy the prevalent lack of discussion of “thinking patterns” in
current texts on public speaking and offers a more comprehensive treatment of
rhetorical devices and speaking on special occasions.
Cheryl A. Slattery,
associate professor of teacher education, participated in Jumpstart Read for the Record Oct. 4 for the seventh consecutive year. Slattery was an invited guest reader at Nancy Grayson Elementary School as well as Grace B.
Luhrs University Elementary School. Each campaign year, Americans join together
to break the world record
by reading classic stories: TheLittle Engine That
The Story of Ferdinand (2007), Corduroy (2008), The Very Hungry Caterpillar (2009), The Snowy Day (2010) and Llama Llama Red Pajama (2011). This year’s book
was Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad. During the 2011 campaign,
the world record was broken by reading to 2,184,155 children. In 2012, the
record was broken again with 2,385,305 children being read to.
faculty members from the Department of Criminal Justice will attend the
American Society of Criminology meeting this month in Chicago. Dr. Cynthia Koller, assistant professor will present her paper “Routine Activity Theory
and its Applicability to White Collar Crime.” Dr. Billy Henson, assistant professor, will present a
co-authored paper “Gendered Online Security: Examining the Effect of Gender on
the Link between Online Social Network Activity, Privacy, and Interpersonal Victimization.”
Dr. Melissa L.
Ricketts, associate professor and department chair, will assist
in presenting three co-authored papers, “Gender Differences
and TWD: A SLT Approach,” “Examining the Predictors of Cyberbullying in a
College Sample,” and “Parental Regulation & Delinquency in a Sample of
African Americans: A Trajectory Analysis.”