February 2010 Kampus Kudos

| February 3, 2010

Barry Hufker, professor, Electronic and Photographic Media, recorded: “A Masterworks Christmas,” performed by the Masterworks Chorale and Orchestra at Saint Clare Catholic Church in O’Fallon, Ill., for broadcast on KFUO-FM; “A New World Christmas,” performed by the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.; and produced “An Old World Christmas” for broadcast on KFUO-FM. Hufker’s CD, “Inspirations From England,” was released recently by Regent Records in Great Britain.

Bob Holden, adjunct professor, Management, was elected Chairman of the Midwest-China Association (MWCA), a non-profit organization fostering commerce between the Midwestern United States and China.

May Reardon, adjunct professor, Media Communications, was named executive director of the Missouri Lottery Commission and is the first woman to hold the position.

Pat Sweeden, adjunct professor, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., was appointed by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to a two-year term on the state Workforce Investment Board.

Mohammed Ahmed, adjunct professor, Space Coast Metropolitan Campus, Fla., co-presented the paper, “An Analysis of Financial Crises in the U.S. Financial Service Industry,” at the Jan. 4-5 International Conference on Emerging Markets in Coimbatore, India. His co-presenter was Pedro Pellet.

Doug Booker, adjunct professor, Management, had his book, Rebuilding on Rock, the second in his Leadership Conversations series, published. The series concerns individual and organizational leadership lessons gleaned from his 15 years in the management field. A third book, What Caring Means, is to be published in the spring.

John Buck, associate dean of students, Student Affairs, made a presentation on the topic of emergency preparedness at the January 2010 meeting of the Association of College and University Housing Officer–International Chief Housing Officer Institute, in Orlando, Fla.

Tracy Rogers, director, Ocala Academic Center, Fla., was inducted as the 2010 social media chair by the Ocala Human Resources Management Association Chapter. Rogers and Amanda Cebula, community relations coordinator, Ocala, were inducted as co-chairs for 2009-10 programs by the Ocala Florida Public Relations Chapter. Rogers wrote the article, “How Does Your Educational Novel Read?” published September 2009 in the Ocala Business Journal. Cebula wrote the article, “Why a Millennium Dreamer Still Strives To Give,” published December 2009 in the Ocala Business Journal.

Patricia Sokol, adjunct faculty, Ocala Academic Center, Fla., made a presentation on networking at the Aug. 21, 2009, meeting of the Ocala Florida Public Relations Association Chapter. Sokol wrote an article, “Networking, It’s a Sound Business Plan,” published August 2009 in the Ocala Business Journal.

Dan Andrews, adjunct faculty, Ocala Academic Center, Fla., wrote the article, “Intra-family Home Loan Can Be a Win-Win,” published July 2009 in the Ocala Business Journal.

Elaine Thompson, adjunct faculty, Ocala Academic Center, Fla., wrote the article, “Business Intelligence 2.0 is Here,” published May 2009 in the Ocala Business Journal.

Don Corrigan, professor, Communications and Journalism, appeared Jan. 18 on St. Louis radio station KDHX-88.1 FM’s “Reality Now” program with Ed Bishop discussing his account of the Feb. 7, 2008, murders at the Kirkwood, Mo., City Hall and the tragedy’s aftermath. Corrigan’s account of the incident, “Trauma in the Aftermath,” examining the plight of journalists who cover wars, disasters and multiple murders, was published in the winter issue of Harvard University’s Nieman Reports.

Laura Hansen Brown, adjunct professor, Jacksonville Metropolitan Campus, Fla., co-authored with Chris Brown, University of North Florida, the paper, “Building a Learning Community to Engage Online Students; a Model for Instructors: Report of Phase I of an Ongoing Study,” presented Dec. 18 at the Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference.

Alyce Herndon, assistant director, Old Post Office Campus, received Member of the Year and the President’s Award Dec. 5 at the 25th Anniversary meeting of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Black MBA Association.

Monika Schwärzler-Brodesser, research professor, presented the paper, “Cold War Photographic Records and their Specific Rhetoric. On Erich Lessing’s Photojournalistic Oeuvre,” Dec. 28, at the conference, “Photojournalism — From Hard to Soft News,” at the University of Haifa in Israel.

Lorianne Hagan, adjunct professor, Theatre and Dance, was recently selected one of 11 dance instructors in the country to be highlighted in the February 2010 issue of Dance Teacher Magazine. The article, “Doing it All,” will highlight Hagan’s work and feature her success as “a teacher who does it all.”

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