Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Ms. SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing took and passed the national certification exam by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SHS) and has earned the credential of Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor Chemistry, School of Sciences

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, School of Sciences, was awarded a $9,025 grant from the Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program (2016) to purchase a Time-resolved Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance to equip the chemistry labs and support a number of existing electrochemistry experiments, as well as new, interesting experiments that are currently not part of the curriculum.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Trans-cultural Nursing Philippines 2015-2016

This group of senior nursing students will be traveling to the Philippines with Gina Diaz, Assistant Professsor and Paula Byrne, Assistant Professor (Nursing Faculty) during winter break to learn and experience nursing in a different cultural setting. They will be bringing donated medical supplies and will be working with nursing students from Philippine Christian University-MaryJohnston College of Nursing in Manila. This trip is part of the Trans-cultural Nursing Elective-Philippines Experience.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Dr. Guanshen Ren, School of Sciences

Dr. Guanshen Ren, Professor of Math, School of Sciences, has been invited by the Mathematics Magazine to be one of referees for the section of "Proof Without Words".  The Mathematics Magazine, one of the three official publications by the Mathematical Association of America, engages a wide audience of mathematicians at 4-year colleges and universities in USA as well as overseas."

Friday, September 25, 2015

Bill Hodapp, Professor, School of Arts & Letters

Bill Hodapp, Professor, School of Arts & Letters completed his stint as a US-UK Fulbright Scholar at Durham University in May, where he delivered a public lecture based on his archival research entitled“James I of Scotland’s Kingis Quair in Linguistic and Manuscript Contexts.” The Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English Studies, Durham University, co-sponsored the lecture. Bill also drafted a report on undergraduate English teaching based on his work with faculty in DU’s Department of English Studies. He has since shared this report with both DU’s Department of English Studies and his colleagues here at CSS. On another note: in June, his article “Shakespearean Medievalism in Performance: The Second Tetralogy” appeared in volume 29 of the The Year’s Work in Medievalism (1-8), an annual peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Shawna Weaver, Adjunct Instructor, Psychology Department and Dignitas Program.

Shawna Weaver, Adjunct Instructor, Psychology Department and Dignitas Program.
Shawna Weaver, adjunct instructor in the Psychology Department and instructor in the Dignitas Program, completed her PhD in Education through Prescott College in May. Her dissertation was on an innovative mental health therapy approach called Nature-Based Therapeutic Service. She practices this approach with clients in
​her private practice located in Lincoln Park. She will be sharing her research findings with her students this fall. 

Gina Diaz, Assistant Professor, Traditional Undergraduate Nursing Department

Gina Diaz, Assistant Professor, traditional undergraduate (TUG) nursing faculty was one of the 14 participants nationwide to attend the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Summer Workshop in Genomics (Short Course) for Nursing Faculty and Educators held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Washington DC on August 3-6, 2015. This intensive, four-day course is designed to update nursing faculty and educators in related disciplines on genomic science. The course focuses on the relevancy of advances in genomics research to educators, updates on the most current understanding of the genetic/genomic basis of disease, examine the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics, and provides potential strategies for nursing education. This course is especially intended for college and university faculty seeking to update their curriculum or to develop new courses related to genomics. This course is designed to update nurse faculty who are preparing the next generation of providers in this era of genomics and precision medicine http://www.genome.gov/10000217.  Gina Diaz is second from right, first row.