Faculty and Staff Activities - SUNY Cortland

Faculty and Staff Activities

Irena Vincent and Mary Emm

Irena Vincent and Mary Emm, Communication Disorders and Sciences Department, presented “Above the Roar of the Crowd: Athletic Coaches and Their Voice” at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association national convention in Philadelphia, Pa.

Ryan Vooris

Ryan Vooris, Sport Management Department, was a finalist for Best Paper at the 2016 Sport Marketing Association Conference, held Nov. 2-4 in Indianapolis, Ind. The paper is titled “Development of a Motivational Scale for Sport Twitter Consumption.”

Mary McGuire and John Suarez

Mary McGuire, Institute for Civic Engagement, and John Suarez, Office of Service-Learning, conducted a Deliberative Dialog on Oct. 12, as part of the Institute for Civic Engagement’s “Economic Inequality Initiative.” Thirty-three people – 20 students, 10 community leaders and 3 faculty and staff members – explored long-term solutions to some of Cortland County’s socio-economic challenges. Key to this dialog’s success was the participation of people who represent differing economic and political points of view. Initiative members are now taking steps to develop some of the solutions.

Deborah Matheron

Deborah Matheron, Communication Disorders and Sciences Department, presented “Respiratory and Laryngeal Interactions During Speech: Speakers with Multiple Sclerosis and Their Healthy Peers” at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention on Nov. 18 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Varya McCaslin-Doyle and Krista Natale

Varya McCaslin-Doyle and Krista Natale, The Help Center, presented at the SUNY Wizard Conference held in Syracuse on Nov. 16 and 17. They prepared a panel discussion to talk about the challenges of training a successful student workforce in the continuously changing world of information technology.

Regina B. Grantham

Regina B. Grantham, Communication Disorders and Sciences Department, attended the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, the premier annual educational event for the profession, in November in Philadelphia, Pa. She attended several councils as a member of the association’s board of ethics. Also, she co-presented with the board in an oral seminar, “Workplace Ethics: Challenges and Solutions” and poster session, “Suspect Ethical Misconduct? The Code of Ethics (2016) Is a Path to Resolution.”

Thomas Hischak

Thomas Hischak, professor emeritus of theatre, had his non-fiction book, Musicals in Film: A Guide to the Genre, published by ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Mark Dodds

Mark Dodds, Sport Management Department, made two presentations at the Sport Marketing Association Conference held Nov. 2-4 in Indianapolis, Ind. Also, he co-presented “Corruption’s impact on sport marketing: The case of EA Sports and Ticketmaster’s powerplay against Stubhub.”  

Seth N. Asumah, Mechthild Nagel and Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

Seth N. Asumah, Political Science and Africana Studies departments, and Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy and Africana Studies departments and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies, presented a workshop titled “Diversity Leadership, Inclusive Excellence and the Emerging Roles of Chief Diversity Officers and Faculty Engagement” at the November SUNY Diversity Conference in Albany, N.Y. Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, Geography and Africana Studies departments, gave a workshop on “Visualizing Diverse Worlds: Film and Social Media in the Social Science Classroom.” Both Asumah and Nagel served on the SUNY-wide diversity conference organizing committee and also chaired sessions at the conference.

Simon Brandon-Lai

Simon Brandon-Lai, Sport Management Department, co-authored an article, “Organizational Impression Congruence: A Conceptual Model of Multi-level Impression Management Operation in Sport Service Organizations,” that was published in Sport Management Review. In the paper, the authors addressed ways in which images projected by actors at different organizational levels combine to produce in/coherent consumer impressions. Conceptual links between these impressions and related outcomes (e.g., consumer trust, psychological connection, and re-patronage intentions) are discussed.