Festival of Achievement highlights faculty and staff at Shawnee State
Apr. 1, 2011
The Teaching and Learning Center and Clark Memorial Library are partnering to host a Festival of Achievement in conjunction with SSU's 25-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 7 at the library.
Faculty and staff publications and artwork will be on display at the library on the main floor. Several faculty members also will be presenting. The Festival of Achievement presentations on Thursday, April 7 are as follows.
From 9 to 10 a.m. in the Library Alcove:
- Levanya Vemsani, Ph.D., associate professor, will present "Ken Saro-Wiowa and the Ogoni People of Nigeria";
- Shannon Lawson, M.A., Assistant Professor, will present "Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Ogoni People and Oil Drilling in the Niger Delta";
From 9 to 10 a.m. in the Library, Room 205:
- Brian Richards, adjunct faculty, will be presenting his new book "Enridged," a collection of poems about natural life surrounding his cabin in the woods;
- Neil Carpathios, Ph.D., assistant professor, will have a poetry reading from his published collections as well as new poems;
From 9 to 10 a.m. in the Library, Room 207:
- Barbara Bradbury, Ed.D., dean of Students, and Brenda Haas, Ed.D. interim dean of University College, will present a brief overview of the theoretical perspective of retention, "Examining factors impacting Shawnee State retention and … Where do we go from here?".
From 10 to 11 a.m. in the Library Alcove:
- Anthony Dzik, Ph.D., professor, will present "The American Great Plains: Images of an Enigmatic Region";
- Jim Coleman, senior instructor, will present "Reading Sermons as … Sermons?";
From 10 to 11 a.m. in the Library, Room 205:
- Phanindra Upadhyaya, assistant professor, will present "Nationalistic discourse and hegemony: Critical discourse analysis of government sponsored school textbooks in Nepal since 1970";
- Kenneth Carlson, associate professor, will present Cybertrek, a Faculty Learning Community that explores new technologies and how they impact teaching and learning;
From 10 to 11 a.m. in the Library, Room 207:
- Christine Raber, M.S. OTR/L, associate professor, and Dr. Jane Melton, clinical director for the Social Inclusion Program and associate director of Quality at 2gether NHS Foundation Trust will present "International Collaboration: Creating Opportunities to Build Learning Communities."
From 11 a.m. to noon in the Library Alcove:
- Thomas Piontek, Ph.D. assistant professor, will present "Teaching by (Bad) Example."
- Melody Sands senior instructor, will present "Lighting a Fire with the Appalachian Ohio Think Tank";
From 11 a.m. to noon in the Library, Room 205:
- Allyson Klutenkamper, assistant professor, will present "The Narrative Impulse";
- Shirley Crothers-Marley, M.F.A., adjunct faculty, will present "Who's the Baby?" a number for mixed choir at Christmas;
From 11 a.m. to noon in the Library, Room 207:
- John Valentine, Ph.D., adjunct faculty, Timothy Hamilton, Ph.D., assistant professor, and Chip Poirot, Ph.D., associate professor, will present a panel discussion, "Conscription."
For more information, contact Shannon Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (740) 351-3295 or Ann Marie Short at email@example.com or call (740) 351-3462.