The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of the Fall 2013 Teaching and Learning Grants.
faculty & staff - grants & honors
Performing Arts Associate Professor Lynne Kurdziel Formato received a Directors’ Award from the Zodiaque Dance Company during their Celebration 40 Anniversary Gala at the University at Buffalo.
The four professors will work on projects that explore the way students learn in music, creative writing and English education.
Rebecca Pope-Ruark, associate professor of English, earned two awards at the international Association for Business Communication (ABC) conference in New Orleans in late October.
"Christmas" has been nominated for consideration in the 56th Grammy Awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Jon Metzger receives a Plus Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.
Raul G. Barcenes will guest conduct the 67th Quad State Senior High School Honor Band in Murray, Ky., on Feb. 20-22, 2014.
The Association for Business Communication presented the associate professor of English with two awards during its recent conference in New Orleans.
A childhood literacy initiative at Elon University will add a summer reading camp to its list of programs for boys and girls in the local community who encounter trouble learning to read.
The assistant professor in the School of Education has been selected by Phi Delta Kappa International as a part of its 2013-2014 cohort of Emerging Leaders.
The award includes a film set and $1,200 programming stipend to be used to provide scholarly presentations and exhibit four documentaries with new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America.
Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann is included in a new book profiling trumpet greats from 1542 until the present day.
The article, first published in the Journal of College Science Teaching in 2012, was a finalist in the 2013 Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Awards.
The assistant professor in the School of Communications was recognized with the "SuPRstar" honor for her teaching accomplishments and contributions to the public relations profession.
The $2,000 award supports a service-learning course involving sixth graders from Western Alamance Middle School.
The Executive Director of Elon's Cultural and Special Programs has been elected to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Presenters Consortium.
Jimmy Curiazza and his Gibsonville family received the recognition from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The associate professor of communications will spend two weeks at the Des Moines Register.
The Communications department chair was one of 17 academics nationwide to take part in the program.
Paula DiBiasio, Brenda Quincy and Stephen Folger were honored May 21 for service, scholarship and teaching.
Laura Taylor, assistant professor of statistics, received a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Department of Commerce.
Darris Means ’05 was recognized at a ceremony on May 9, 2013, as the Outstanding Alumnus of the Masters Student Affairs Program at Clemson University.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of the Spring 2013 Teaching and Learning Grants.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Multicultural Center announce the recipients of the 2013-2014 Diversity Infusion Project grants.
Bixby has recently been named to a committee for one of the leading organizations in Exercise Science.
A grant will fund Kirk's study of the South Carolina governorship
The Office of University Communications was honored in several categories in the annual CASE District III contest.
Betsy Stevens, associate professor of management, and Scott Buechler, assistant professor of business communications, received the “Best Paper” award at the 2013 Association for Business Communication Midwest/Southeast Regional Conference on Mar. 8 in Louisville, Ky.
Mary Gowan, professor of management in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, has been named as an associate editor of The International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM).
Lucinda Austin, an assistant professor in the School of Communications, received $2,500 from the Arthur W. Page Center at the Pennsylvania State University for her proposal, "Examining Principles for Ethical Public Relations Through Use of Social Media."
The grant will help build a strong, sustainable faculty learning community related to contemplative pedagogy at Elon.
Elon University School of Communications senior lecturer Randy Piland was one of two higher education instructors honored with the Robin F. Garland Educator Award from the National Press Photographers Association.
Katie Nash, archivist and special collections librarian, was recently selected to serve on the Incorporation Committee with the U.S. Chapter of Archivists without Borders (AWB).
Megan Squire, associate professor in the Department of Computing Sciences, has been awarded the Best Pedagogical Paper award at the International Association of Computer Information Systems 2012 conference, held Oct. 3-6 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey has been awarded an external grant from the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM).
Kirstin Ringelberg, associate professor of art history and coordinator of Elon's LGBTQ Office, with assistance from student Laura Lee Sturm, was awarded $1,630 from the Alliance for Full Acceptance to support sending student Spectrum members to LGBTQQ conferences.
Peter Felten, assistant provost, director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and associate professor of history, and Jodean Schmiederer, assistant dean of students, received a $7,500 program development grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities/Bringing Theory to Practice for "Advancing Civic Engagement and Cultural Competence: Using ePortfolios to Assess the VALUE of Student Learning."
Communications assistant professor Lucinda Austin and associate professors Lee Bush and Barbara Miller have been awarded the national 2012 PRIDE Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Public Relations Education” for their publications in the 2011 Special Issue on Pedagogy in the journal Public Relations Review.
Jessica Gisclair, associate professor and department chair in the School of Communications, received the Public Relations Society of America Tar Heel Chapter Spinks Award at the Annual Professional Development Seminar Oct. 25.
Mary Gowan, professor of management in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, has been named to the editorial review board of Human Resource Management.