Accomplishments by SU faculty 3.3.14
is a list of presentations, awards, honors and other achievements by or to
Shippensburg University faculty or other members of the campus community.
Wendy S. Becker, associate professor of Management, taught “Metrics for Managers” Feb. 20 to 76 crime lab directors from 17 states, Puerto Rico and the
District of Columbia for the American Society of Crime Lab Directors.
Blewett, professor of geography-earth science, coauthored the refereed article
“Lake Minong’s early Holocene outlet to Lake Chippewa across eastern Upper Michigan,”
in the Geological Society of America Special Paper Coastline and dune elevation
along the Great Lakes.
Kathryn K. Brooks, assistant professor of counseling and college student
personnel, and Dr. Michele Bratina, assistant professor of criminal justice,
co-presented a two-hour session on “Introduction to Clinical Issues Relating to
for the South Central Region Police Crisis Intervention Team Training on Feb. 17.
William Cowden, assistant professor of educational leadership, Dr. Phillip
Diller, associate professor of educational leadership and Dr. Jerry Fowler,
associate professor of educational leadership, provided an orientation at the
Dixon University Center in Harrisburg in January for 26 superintendent letter
of eligibility candidates who were admitted to the new leadership residency
Jerry Fowler, associate professor of educational leadership, received approval
from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer a new leadership residency
program for educators to acquire the superintendent’s letter of eligibility. It
had previously been approved as an experimental program. He is also providing a
professional development program for the Fannett-Metal School District board of directors and
superintendent during the spring 2014 semester. The program focuses on the
leadership dynamics between the local school board and the superintendent as a district’s
executive leadership team.
Cynthia Koller presented the paper “When Moral Reasoning and Ethics Training Fail: Reducing White Collar Crime through the Control of Opportunities,”
which she co-authored with fellow criminal justice department faculty member Dr.
Laura Patterson, at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice
Sciences in Philadelphia in February.
Vera Blinn Reber, professor of history emeritus, had her review of Yovanna
Pineda’s Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy: The Industrialization of
Argentina, 1890-1930 published in H-Net Reviews, H-LatAm in February.
Brian Wentz, associate professor of management information systems, had his
co-authored article “Danger, Danger! Evaluating the Accessibility of Web-based Emergency
Alert Sign-Ups in the Northeastern United States” accepted for publication in
the Government Information Quarterly. He also will present the paper “Inclusive
Design of a Web-Based Resource to Assist Public Librarians with Providing Government
Information to Library Patrons in the United States” at the 7th Cambridge
Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology in Cambridge, UK