by SU faculty, others 2.19.14
Following is a
list of presentations, awards, honors and other achievements by or to
Shippensburg University faculty or other members of the campus community.
- Dr. WENDY S. BECKER, associate professor of management, had her
article ‘Cultural agility: Building a pipeline of successful global professionals’
accepted for publication in Personnel Psychology.
- Dr. DORLISA MINNICK presented the paper “Building Social
Enterprise Capacity Among Women-Focused NGOs in Guatemala” Jan. 18 as part of
the symposium “Social Entrepreneurship: Building a Research Agenda for Social
Work” at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research
in San Antonio.
- Dr. JAYLEEN GALARZA and Dr. CHARLENE LANE had the
proposal “The Graying LGBT Population: A culture Within a culture for the
Aging & Society knowledge community” accepted to present at the 10th
International Conference on Aging & Society in Manchester England, next
- Dr. MARITA FLAGLER conducted the pro-bono interactive workshop
“Supporting Program Participants Develop Social Capital” in December with the
staff of the day programs of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania.
- Dr. DAVE KENNEDY competed in the 2014 Liberty Bell Open chess
tournament in Philadelphia. Playing the Ruy Lopez opening as White and the
Caro-Kann Defense as Black, he tied for third place among 41 entrants in the
U1500 section with four wins, two draws, and one loss. The performance earned
him a Third Level Norm, a new career-high U.S. Chess Federation rating of 1510,
and a monetary prize.
- Dr. IAN M. LANGELLA, professor of supply chain management and
chair of the finance and supply chain management department, recently completed
serving as an external doctoral dissertation committee member for the Indian
School of Mines in Dhanbad. The dissertation was concerned with supply chain
- Dr. SCOTT MADEY,
professor of psychology, was quoted in The Globe And Mail, Canada’s
national newspaper, Feb. 11 in an article about the Olympics and how winning a
bronze medal can bring more joy than a silver medal. His comments were based
on his co-authored paper “When less is more: counter-factual thinking and
satisfaction among Olympic medalists” published in the Journal of Personality
and Social Psychology.
- Dr. PABLO R.
DELIS and several students had their co-authored papers published recently.
His paper with Walter E. Meshaka Jr., Stephanie I. Williams, Sarah R. Bartle,
and Eugene Wingert on “Breeding and Larval Growth of the Marbled Salamander,
Ambystoma opacum (Gravenhorst, 1807), From Two Adjacent Sites in South-Central
Pennsylvania” was published in the Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological
Society. His paper with Meshaka titled “Snake Assemblage Structures and
Seasonal Activity Patterns on a Military Base in South-Central Pennsylvania:
Land Management Implications for Snake Conservation,” was published The
Journal of North American Herpetology 2014. The paper is considered to be
the first comprehensive study of snake communities in Pennsylvania.
- Dr. EUCABETH
ODHIAMBO, associate professor of teacher education; Dr. HAN LIU,
assistant professor of teacher education; and Dr. NELLIE CYR, associate
dean of the College of Education and Human Services, were recently notified
that their research paper “A University-School Partnership: Effective
Application of iPad and Free Online Resources in Elementary Social Studies
Instruction” was accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Association of
Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) National Conference. Cyr will also
represent Shippensburg at the annual meeting of the deans of the Reading
Recovery University Training Centers, which is held in conjunction with the
AACTE national conference.
- Dr. SALLY PAULSON
and Dr. JOOHEE SANDERS, associate professors of exercise science,
had their article “Senior Fitness: Peripheral Arterial Disease and Exercise
for Older Adults” accepted for publication in the Idea Fitness Journal.
Paulson also co-authored the article “Parameters of gait among older adults and
its relation to functional fitness” accepted for publication in the Journal
of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
professor of geography-earth science, was an invited panelist at the Clarke
Forum for Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College Jan. 30. The program, “Carlisle’s
Future: Balancing Environmental and Economic Concerns” addressed the complex
array of environmental and economic-development issues surrounding the
evolution of the Carlisle area as a major logistics center with the associated
construction of mega-warehouses and the concentration of truck traffic.