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Faculty and Staff Activities

Jo-Ann Maclean

Jo-Ann Maclean, Admissions Office, recently completed the Administrative Skills Certificate Program (ASCP) offered through the NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education and Training. The 25-hour ASCP was completed over the course of several months and is designed around critical job-related knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for clerical, secretarial and paraprofessional administrative employees to succeed in their careers.

Bonni C. Hodges

Bonni C. Hodges, Health Department, is a member of the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) Community College Task Force. The task force recently finished development of curricular templates and suggested course outlines that provide a general framework for community colleges wishing to update or institute associate’s degrees or certificate programs in public health. The report was approved by the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health as part of its “Framing the Future of Public Health” initiative.

Lin Lin

Lin Lin, Childhood and Early Childhood Education Department, presented at the National Council for the Social Studies annual convention on Nov. 21 in Boston, Mass. Her presentation was titled “Chinese History Teachers (ir)Responsive Instruction after September 11, 2001.”

Regina B. Grantham and graduate student Kelli Carsten

Regina B. Grantham, Communication Disorders and Sciences Department, along with graduate student Kelli Carsten and colleague Nikki Curtis, Pediatric Developmental Therapy, presented a poster at the American Speech and Hearing Association Convention held Nov. 20-22 in Orlando, Fla. The poster was titled “Impact of Common Core State Standards on SLP Service Delivery: Current Practices and Implications.” Also, Grantham was appointed to serve on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Board of Ethics for four years. ASHA is the national, professional and credentialing association for the profession of speech-language pathology and audiology with a membership of more than 173,000 members and affiliates. 

Karen Downey and senior Josh Eller

Karen Downey, Chemistry Department, recently took senior Josh Eller to the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Pittsburgh, Pa., to present the results of their research into the computational assessment of electron density in metallo-organic catalytic species for formation of carbon-phosphorous bonds.

Mark Dodds and Ray Cotrufo

Mark Dodds and Ray Cotrufo, Sport Management Department, recently had their paper, “The Ultimate Penalty Box: Fayetteville-Manlius is Disqualified from the State Playoffs for Playing Too Many Games,” published by the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Mark Dodds

Mark Dodds, Sport Management and Kevin Heisey, formerly of SUNY Cortland, co-authored “Riddell v. United States Casts Legal Light on Tariff Engineering.” This article was published in Sport Marketing Quarterly.

Tiantian Zheng

Tiantian Zheng, Sociology/Anthropology Department, presented her paper titled “Cosmopolitanism, Fashion, and Globalization” at the annual conference organized by the Australian and New Zealand Anthropological Society and held Nov. 10-13 in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Nance S. Wilson

Nance S. Wilson, Literacy Department, had a book chapter titled “Teacher Development, Support, and Training with the iPad” published in Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technology: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry Based Methods, edited by S. Keengwe and M. Maxfield. It was co-authored by Vicky Zygouris-Coe and Victoria Cardullo.

Tadayuki Suzuki

Tadayuki Suzuki, Literacy Department, presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual convention on Nov. 22 in Washington, D.C. His presentation was titled, “Stories to Tell—Listening to the Words in LGBT Themed Children’s Literature.”