Monday, April 7, 2014

Jennifer Rosato, Assistant Professor & Chery Takkunen, Associate Professor

Chery Takkunen, Associate Professor in Education, and Jen Rosato, Assistant Professor in CIS,  were accepted to present at the March, 2014 SoTL Commons Conference in Savannah Georgia. The presentation, Community and Social Presence in a MOOC: Course Design for Student Engagement, provided preliminary data from their ongoing research project funded by Google. Takkunen and Rosato received funding from Google to design an online course for educators to learn how to better teach computer science and computational thinking. Takkunen and Rosato have researched how online course design can better support participants in feeling a sense of community and establishing social presence. The SoTL conference is an annual conference to support the scholarship of teaching and learning. Their participation in SoTL and the conference was funded by the College's Center for Teaching Excellence. 

Monday, February 24, 2014

Tom Buck, Adjunct Faculty

Tom Buck, CIS Department Adjunct faculty member, won the McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Papers Award for 2014 for his paper entitled:  "Living the Case Study: Teaching Management and Leadership Ethics online through Serious Games", 

The paper will be published by The Society for the Advancement of Information Systems, and Tom will be presenting the paper at the MBAA conference next month.  Three Management Ethics students and Rick Revoir, Associate Professor in the Management Department, will also be presenting their papers at the conference as well.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Pat Hagen, Professor

Pat Hagen presented a paper, "Michael Viney:  Between Science and Shamanism," at the American Council of Irish Studies-West Annual Conference in San Francisco on September 28.  This annual conference emphasizes cross-disciplinary work, bringing together scholars in disciplines ranging from sociology to literature to history to eco-criticism. 

Monday, September 30, 2013

Bill Hodapp, Professor

Bill Hodapp, English Department Professor, attended the 29th Annual Conference of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, held September 26-28 at Indiana State University. Bill presented two papers: one based on current research -- "Reading the Lines and Writing in the Interstices: James I's Poetic Response to the Knight's Tale, lines 1070-9" -- and a second discussing research methodology -- "When Surrogates Work Well: On Using Digital and Microfilm Copies of Manuscripts."

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sara McCumber, Assistant Professor

Sara McCumber, Assistant Professor in Graduate Nursing and two graduate nursing students, Laura Larsen and Joe Stromsness provided foot care at the Carlton County Community Connect event on Tuesday, September 24.  Community Connect is an event to bring together a multitude of services to homeless and disadvantaged clients. CSS Graduate Nursing students  have been providing foot and nail care at this event for several years.




Monday, July 8, 2013

Mary Tanner and Sara McCumber attend American Nurses Association Conference

CSS Nursing Faculty Mary Tanner, Phd, RN and Sara McCumber, MS, RN, CNP represented the Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses at the American Nurses Association (ANA) annual Membership Assembly in the Washington, DC.  The ANA is the premier professional nursing organization representing nurses in all professional roles.  Mary Tanner on the left and Sara McCumber on the right are pictured with Marla Weston, Phd, RN, Executive Director of the ANA.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Occupational Therapy Faculty Members Attend Learning Institute

Faculty members in the Department of Occupational Therapy attended the Center for Occupational Therapy Education’s (COTE) 4th summer teaching and learning institute in June at Colorado State University.  Nancy Gabres, Julie Halom, Kelly Erickson, and Steven Cope attended the 4 day institute where topics addressed included connecting content to the core of occupational therapy, implementing advanced ways of knowing, connecting content to practice, designing assessment strategies, and developing scholarship of teaching and learning.  Mary Lou Donovan was a participant at the institute in 2010.  The faculty will be incorporating the materials into current course design and as a guiding structure to curriculum revision. 
CSS OT Faculty Attendees: Nancy Gabres, Julie Halom, Kelly Erickson & Steve Cope