by SU faculty, others 2.7.14
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, was one
of four professors named to the 2014 American Society of Crime Lab Directors
Leadership Academy. The academy will provide four leadership training webinars
to 50 forensic crime lab directors around the country.
- Dr. Corinne Eisenhart, associate professor in the Department of
Educational Leadership and Special Education, has provided ongoing leadership
trainings throughout the 2013-2014 school year for early learning leaders in
Washington, D.C. These Train-the-Trainer sessions focus on evidence-based
practices to build language and early literacy skills to improve learning
outcomes for young children. After the training sessions end in March,
Eisenhart will provide leadership coaching for a group of early learning
leaders as they cross-train early childhood teachers. She has also been invited
to join the Early Learning Workgroup for OSSE (D.C.’s Office of the
Superintendent) to provide consultation and technical assistance as they revise
the quality rating improvement system to define quality for early childhood
programs, improve teaching and learning in early learning classrooms, and to
support parents so they make informed choices for their children.
- Doug Nichols, Career Education, was asked by Dr.
Pat Nellor Wickwire, president of the American Association for Career Education
(AACE), to submit an article for the next AACE newsletter. The article will
focus on Nichols’ recent career education experiences at Ship. Nellor Wickwire
asked Nichols to share that information to benefit the membership with their
career education work.
- Drs. Sally
Paulson and Turi Braun, associate professors of exercise science,
had their article “Prophylactic ankle taping: influence on treadmill running
kinematics and running economy” accepted for publication in the Journal of
Strength and Conditioning Research. They also had their article “Mechanical
and physiological examination of barefoot and shod conditions in female
runners” accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sports
- Dr. George Pomeroy, professor of geography-earth
science, participated in the 12th Asian Urbanization Conference at Banaras
Hindu University in Varanasi, India in December. He spoke at the inaugural and
valedictory sessions, as well as presented the paper “A Review of State and
Metropolitan Climate Action Plans in Asia” and served on a panel. As director
of the biennial conference series, he met with local organizers to establish
the venue for the next conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in January 2016.
- Dr. Praveen
Veerabhadrappa, assistant professor of exercise science, had his editorial
commentary “Blood Pressure Variability: does speed matter?” published in Hypertension
Research, a premier journal in the field of hypertension.
- Nine faculty members and students from the
biology, chemistry, and psychology departments judged student projects at the
Carlisle Area Science Advisory Committee Science Fair Jan. 24 at Carlisle High
School. Biology department members participating were Drs. Sherri Bergsten,
Emily Kramer, Theo Light, Tim Maret, Heather Sahli, and Nathan Thomas;
graduate students Kathleen Kolos, Katie Seymore, and Natasha Wingerter; and
undergraduate students Luke Perry, Jessica Rauchut, and Valerie Yohn. Chemistry
department members participating were Dr. Joe Shane and undergraduate
students Samantha Giles, Kelsey Mengle, and Selina Prettner. Psychology
department members participating were Drs. Corrine Bertram and Robert