Welcome to the following new employees at the Mount: Staff members Tyler Hopperton and Ryan Lengerich, athletics and recreation; Jenny Kaeppner, institutional advancement.
Congratulations to Julie Flanders, librarian, whose debut novel titled “Polar Night” was published by Ink Smith Publishing on Feb. 7, 2013. The book is available in print and e-book formats through Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and other online retailers.
Kim Hunter, director of instructional technology, has been selected to participate in the inaugural Breakthrough Models Academy this summer. The Breakthrough Models Academy, a collaboration of EDUCAUSE, the League for Innovation in the Community College and Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), has a goal of advancing the next generation of change agents who can design new models that will serve higher education. The academy combines a week-long face-to-face event with an ongoing model design challenge developed by cross-institutional teams.
BC Charles-Liscombe, associate professor and chair of athletic training, had a case report, “Athletic training considerations in a below-the-knee amputee in football and wrestling: a case report,” accepted for a poster presentation at the NATA annual meeting in Las Vegas. He will co-present will a former student.
Craig Lloyd, associate professor of art, was a panel presenter at the College Art Association (CAA) annual conference in New York City on Feb. 14, 2013. The panel, organized by Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE), shared selected foundation class projects from 10 college and university professors. Craig also served as a CAA mentor in both the portfolio review and career development sessions.
Craig Lloyd, associate professor of art, served as a judge for the Regional Scholastic Art Awards, an annual competition for high school students, in January, 2013.