Dr. Roberta Dorr, Associate Professor of Education, has been invited to serve another term as a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Board of Examiners. Dr. Dorr was recommended by both NCATE and Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESOL) for this role.
Dr. Carlota Ocampo, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor, participated on a panel “Increasing Access to Higher Education for Disadvantaged Women.” The panel was part of a conference sponsored by Women Administrators in Higher Education (WAHE), and the conference theme was “Celebrating 35 Years of Advancing Women in Higher Education.” The discussion centered around how women-led, campus-based programs are increasing access to education for disadvantaged women. Topics included outreach, counseling, programs, scholarships, and other initiatives to increase access for these women.
Dr. Jacqueline Padgett, Associate Professor of English, presented her paper “Quomodo sedet sola civitas: A Lonely Faith, Homosexuality, and Mourning in Andrew Holleran’s Grief” at the Conference on Christianity and Literature held at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. An abstract of the paper is available for download: Quomodo sedet sola civitas