Susana Davidenko and Gail Tooker
Susana Davidenko and Gail Tooker, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department, participated in the XIV International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (ICRSME) Consultation from March 12-19 in Granada, Nicaragua. They made presentations to the mathematics and science educators who traveled to the site from abroad and to local elementary and secondary teachers. Also, the Cortland professors offered workshops to these teachers at one of the public elementary schools on topics related to mathematics fluency, outdoor education and environmental science projects.
Bonni C. Hodges, Donna M. Videto and Aimee Greeley
Bonni C. Hodges, Donna M. Videto and Aimee Greeley of the Health Department gave the presentation, “Examining School Health Systems,” for the American Association of Health Education as part of the annual conference of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The presentation described part of their work on the School Health Systems Change Project and took place on April 27 in Charlotte, N.C.
Richard Hunter, Geography Department, has an article currently in press with The Professional Geographer. The article, “Land Use Change in New Spain: A Three-Dimensional Historical GIS Analysis,” offers new insights about the local-scale landscape effects of European colonization of the New World.
Lawrence Klotz, Biological Sciences Department, recently had his article, “Factors Driving the Metabolism of Two North Temperate Ponds,” published in Hydrobiologia: The International Journal of Aquatic Science. The journal’s cover image was selected to highlight Klotz’s article.
Jennifer Kronenbitter and Hailey Ruoff
Jennifer Kronenbitter, Library, and Hailey Ruoff, Library and Instructional Technologies and Design Services, presented at the Computers in Libraries conference held April 8-10 in Washington D.C. Their presentation focused on the streaming media project that converted the library’s video collection into a streaming format. Computers in Libraries is noted as the most comprehensive North American conference and exhibition on all aspects of library and information delivery technology.
Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy Department and Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies, served as a panelist reviewing Summer Institute/Seminar proposals for the National Endowment for the Humanities, on April 24 in Washington, D.C.
Cory Russell, a graduate student in the Sport Management Department, presented a program on sport management and related careers to students and parents at the Access to College Education (ACE) Regional Institute held April 20 at Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3). The ACE program was developed by a consortium from Cornell University, Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland and TC3.
Robert Spitzer, Political Science Department, is the author of a chapter titled, “Hot Button Issues in the Presidential Campaign: 47 Percent Yes, Guns No?” for the book, Winning the Presidency 2012, recently published by Paradigm Publishers.
Mark Dodds, Sport Management Department, recently co-authored an article, “Inherent Risk or Risky Decision? Coach’s Failure to Use Safety Device an Assumed Risk,” published in the April 2013 issue of The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Thomas Hischak, Performing Arts Department, has received a SUNY Global Grant to partially finance his trip to Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey. Hischak will be in Turkey for three weeks in May to teach and run workshops about American theatre and film.