The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning announces the recipients of the Fall 2014 Teaching and Learning Grants.
faculty & staff - grants & honors
The associate professor of religious studies was named the winner of the fourth annual Book Prize awarded by the Southeastern Conference of the Association of Asian Studies for her book "Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment."
Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.
Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo was named to the Board of Academic Advisors for The Free State Foundation on September 24.
In an induction ceremony held Oct. 11, 2014, Assistant Professor Carmen Monico became a charter member of the District 7600 Rotary Alumni Association two years after having served as an Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Research Scholar in Guatemala.
A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.
Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.
In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.
A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.
Megan Squire in the Department of Computing Sciences is the principal investigator for a three-year, $240,028 grant.
Christopher Anglin L’11, Mital Patel L’09 and Elon Law Professor Hannah Vaughan, director of the law school’s Elder Law Clinic, were among 16 attorneys recognized in June for completion of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.
Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo has accepted an invitation to become an Affiliated Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.
Elon Law Professor David S. Levine, an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has accepted a position as a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy for 2014-15.
The associate professor of communications also offered a separate workshop about data collection to a university in Korea.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey has been chosen to receive the 2014 Early Career Mentoring Award from the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science within the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
Astronomy professors awarded $14,500 of computing resources from NSF-funded program to peform galaxy simulations and analysis.
Fuller, associate dean of Admission and director of International Admissions, will participate in the fifth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington D.C. from June 23-25, 2014 on behalf of Elon University.
A literacy program created by Associate Professor Jean Rattigan-Rohr received $2,500 to help purchase new books for young children tutored by Elon University education majors.
Elon University’s vice president emerita received a top North Carolina honor conferred by Gov. Pat McCrory and presented by State Sen. Rick Gunn and Elon University President Leo M. Lambert.
The Interfaith Youth Core awarded $5,000 this spring to professors Jeffrey C. Pugh, Geoffrey D. Claussen and Amy L. Allocco to help in the development of an interfaith studies course sequence that might also serve as the precursor to a future minor in interfaith studies.
Thirty-one faculty and staff members have been awarded Writing Excellence Initiative grants for projects that will help students improve their writing and increase students’ abilities to learn through writing.
The School of Education held its year-end faculty and student awards ceremony on Thursday, May 8.
Assistant Professor Vickie Moore traveled to San Diego in April 2014 to present at the annual meeting of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Aunchalee Palmquist, an assistant professor of anthropology, was awarded a post-Ph.D. grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to aid research on "Taking Milk from Strangers: An Anthropological Study of Internet Breast Milk Sharing in the U.S."
Professor Ann J. Cahill and Associate Professor Stephen Bloch-Schulman received the 2014 Lenssen Prize from the American Association of Philosophy Teachers for "Argumentation Step-by-Step: Learning Critical Thinking Through Deliberative Practice."
Communications assistant professor presents her work on social media and crisis communication at a special conference for emerging scholars.
Four faculty members received funds ranging from $1,500 to $4,700 for innovative projects that enhance student learning across a variety of disciplines.
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Junior Ashley Edwards and Rodney Parks received the journalism award at the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers conference in Raleigh for their work on transgenderism in higher education.
Lisa Rosenberg, Belle Booker, Kris Zorigian, Angela Owusu-Ansah and Victoria Shropshire will use funding to help develop innovative approaches to writing in various courses.
The associate professor of English was honored for a paper published in the September 2012 issue of Business Communication Quarterly and for her overall contributions to the mission and membership of the association.
Darris Means, Elon Academy Associate Director, has been named the first place winner for the Dissertation Award by the American Association for Blacks in Higher Education.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of the Fall 2013 Teaching and Learning Grants.
The American College Personnel Association’s Standing Committee on Men and Masculinities will present Darris R. Means, associate director of the Elon Academy, and Donald Mitchell Jr., assistant professor of higher education at Grand Valley State University, with the Outstanding Research Award in March.
The American College Personnel Association’s Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness will present Darris R. Means, Elon Academy associate director, with the 2014 Research Recognition Award in March.
Austin was also named the 2014 Page Legacy Scholar by the Arthur W. Page Center at Pennsylvania State University.
Faculty and staff are measuring the effects of both international and domestic learning experiences on student learning, student well-being and the way students think from global perspectives.
The National Communication Association recognized the Elon University associate professor with its 2013 "Advisor of the Year" award during a recent convention in Washington, D.C.
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.