JEAN-MARIE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Gaetane Jean-Marie, Professor and Chair of the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, will be the keynote speaker for the Book in Common (BinC) event for first year dental and all of dental hygiene students at the Health Science Campus. This year’s book will be The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. BinC seeks to promote mutual understanding, constructive communication and fresh approaches to old problems from others’ points of view.
In addition, Presentation Academy, a Catholic college-preparatory academy for girls, grades 9-12, selected Dr. Jean-Marie to receive the 2015 Tower Award for Women Leaders in Arts and Communication. This is the 20th year for the awards and Dr. Jean-Marie is the sixth woman to receive the award. The presentation ceremony will be held in October at the Marriott Downtown.
WHITMORE APPOINTED TO ADVISORY COUNCIL
Kathryn Whitmore, Professor and Endowed Chair of Early Childhood Education, has been appointed by Governor Steve Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Early Childhood Advisory Council. Her term will expire in June 2016.
VIDONI NAMED RESEARCH FELLOW
Carla Vidoni, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, is one of six Research Fellows that were selected by the Research Council for the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America. She and the other Fellows were honored at the SHAPE national convention in late March. Research Fellows are selected for their significant and sustained contributions to research, creative or scholarly activity, and related service. Vidoni’s research has focused on teaching strategies to improve students’ active engagement in physical education and increase their positive social behaviors and reduce inappropriate ones. Read the full story…
SUN TO SPEAK AT NASPA
Jeffrey Sun, Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, will be a featured speaker for the Senior Student Affairs Institute at the annual conference of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). His address will discuss the patterns of higher education litigation and compliance citations over the past decade.
INGLE RECENTLY PUBLISHED IN TWO JOURNALS
Kyle Ingle, Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, has recently published two publications. The co-written article, “Who Has Time for This? Negotiating Roles in Instructional Supervision and Evaluation,” appeared in Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership . His other 2015 co-written article, “Collective Bargaining Agreement Provisions in the Wake of Ohio Teacher Evaluation System Legislation,” appeared in Educational Policy .
CHISHOLM A PRESENTER AT COMMUNITY-ENGAGED SCHOLAR SERIES
James Chisholm, Assistant Professor with the Department of Middle and Secondary Education, will be a panelist for, “Leveraging Your Digital Scholarship For Community Engagement,” that will he held on April 24th, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., at the Miller Information Technology Center. Engaged Scholarship in Action is a series of conversations and presentations that highlight and support community-engaged scholars at UofL.
BAY-WILLIAMS AND A&S FACULTY MEMBER PARTNER WITH OLDHAM COUNTY SCHOOLS
Jenny Bay-Williams, Professor and Chair of the Department of Middle and Secondary Education, worked with Thomas Riedel, Chair Department of Mathematics at A&S and representatives from Oldham County Schools to provide a Calculus 3 course (Math 301). The course is for students who receive a 4 of 5 on the BC Calculus AP exam last summer. Read more…
FOSTER TO PRESENT AT URBAN LEAGUE
Eugene Foster, Director of the Cardinal Success Program and Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel, was invited to by Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton to address the Interdenominational Ministers Coalition and Districts 1 – 6 of the Metro Council. He was asked to speak about the work and impact of the Cardinal Success Program at The Academy @ Shawnee and the opening of the NIA Center on Broadway.
HANCOCK TO PRESENT AT NCAA INSTITUTE
Meg Hancock, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health & Sport Sciences, has been invited to present at the NCAA/National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) Institute for Administrative Advancement in Denver, Colorado at the end of May. The Institute for Administrative Advancement is the premier “level one” leadership development program for women in intercollegiate athletics administration. An engaging faculty that includes leaders representing all NCAA divisions and pioneers in women’s athletics prepare, empower and inspire them to become successful administrators and advance within the profession.
SPAD VISITED BY REPRESENTATIVES WITH INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM
In March, representatives from five sport organizations in Brazil visited the Sport Administration Program (SPAD). The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs – International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored the visit. The visit was part of a two-day stop in the group’s three-week tour to examine ways in which U.S. organizations use sports and other interactive programs to equip youth with life skills and encourage them to participate in their communities. The visitors included Rogerio Romero, four-time Olympic swimmer and the Deputy Secretary of Sport and Tourism – Minas Gerais province; Renato Oliveira, the Deputy Secretary for Sport and Leisure – Espirito Santo province; Aline Mello, professional surfer and the founder of the Motivation Project; Nega Gizza, rap artist and Founder of Single Network of the Favellas; and Sandra Leite, Institutional Development Coordinator for Gol de Letra Foundation.
LAMAN TO SERVE AS LIAISON FOR LIBRARY BOARD
Tasha Laman, Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, will serve as the CEHD liaison for the UofL Library Faculty Advisory Board. Dr. Laman also serves as a faculty liaison at J.B. Atkinson Academy for the Signature Partnership Initiative.
POSSEL, ECPY STUDENTS AND GRADUATES PUBLISH ARTICLE
Patrick Possel, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling and College Student Personnel (ECPY), along with current students and graduates of the ECPY counseling program published an article titled, “Disclosure During Private Prayer as a Mediator Between Prayer Type and Mental Health in an Adult Christian Sample.” The article was published in the Journal of Religion and Health.
CARPENTER PUBLISHES ARTICLE
Bradley Carpenter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Human Resource Education, along with co-authors recently published, “Examining the Social Justice Identity of Assistant Principals in Persistently Low-Achieving Schools,” in Urban Education. Download and read the article.
CEHD FACULTY AND STUDENTS PRESENT AT SPRING RESEARCH CONFERENCE
The CEHD was host this year for the annual Spring Research Conference (SRC) that is jointly sponsored by the University of Kentucky and the University of Cincinnati. Several faculty and staff presented or assisted with the conference. See the full list of participants and presentations, or visit the SRC website.
KENTUCKIANA CHAPTER OF ATD RECEIVES STAR STATUS FOR SECOND YEAR
Roger Buskill, Instructor with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education and Past President of the Kentuckiana Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), reported that the Chapter has received STAR status a second year in a row. STAR status is awarded when a Chapter successfully meets all 18 Chapter Affiliation Requirements for the year. Roger stated that they began the local Chapter in fall 2013 with just a few members and has now grown to a membership of 367. ATD recognized them for the value they provide to their members through well-run programs, services and exceptional operations as a result of the time, innovation, and dedication of the Kentucky team.
MOORMAN TO CO-EDIT LEGAL JOURNAL
Anita Moorman, Professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences (HSS), will co-edit a special issue of the Journal of Legal Aspects in Sport. In addition, Dr. Moorman along with Mary Hums, Professor in HSS, will attend and present at the Sport Recreation Law Association annual meeting. The following doctoral students in the ELOD SPAD program will present at the meeting as well: Matt Huml, Jason Rice, Jeffrey Levine, Per Svensson, and Chris Hanna.
BERNSTEIN PRESENTS AT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL
Gary Bernstein, Sport Administration Internship Director and Instructor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, was invited as a guest lecturer at North Bullitt High School to speak about Sports Marketing. He will also be a guest presenter at a Conference on Value Inquiry at Neumann University, which will be held in April. His topic will be, “Sport, Spirituality and Character Development.”
TEDx HELD AT PLANETARIUM
UofL hosted a TEDx event at Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium in early March. A simulcast and discussion rom was located in Davidson Hall. TED is technology, entertainment and design, while TEDx stands for an independently run TED talk. The theme for the talk was “interconnected,” which examined how the human race is linked through environment, economy, industry, humanitarian efforts and more. Speakers at the event included UofL faculty, staff and students. Read more…
RECORD NUMBER OF CEHD STUDENTS EARNED SUMMA CUM LAUDE HONORS
The CEHD awarded Summa Cum Laude honors to a record number of seven students who will graduate in May. They are as follows:
–Lauren Smith, Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education
–Dylan Shepard, Department of Health and Sport Sciences
–Markita Helton, Department of Middle and Secondary Education
–Irma Bektics, Department of Middle and Secondary Education
–Casey Muncy, Department of Special Education
–Sarah Richard, Department of Special Education
–Rachel Woodrow. Department of Special Education
Special thanks to the faculty members who served as their advisors: Justin Cooper (SPED), Amy Lingo (SPED), Tim Landrum (SPED), John Finch (MISE), Sue Peters (MISE), Jenny Bay-Williams (MISE), Karen Karp (ECEE), and Kathy Carter (HSS).
CEHD SPRING 2015 OUTSTANDING GRADUATE
Per Svensson, a graduate of the Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development with an emphasis in Sport Administration has been selected as the CEHD’s Outstanding Graduate for the spring commencement ceremony. Svensson has been a valuable member of the Sport Administration program and contributed greatly to the areas of teaching, research service, and leadership. He was offered and has accepted a faculty position at Louisiana State University, beginning this fall.
Seonghun Lee, a doctoral student in ELOD/Sport Administration, will be awarded UofL’s University Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Seonghun’s nominator and program director is Mary Hums (HSS).
James Weiner, a doctoral student in ELOD/Sport Administration, will be awarded UofL’s University Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. James’ nominator and program director is Mary Hums (HSS).
Emily Stalmack is a senior in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education program and a member of the UofL dive team. She was one of six swimmers and divers selected to compete at the NCAA Championships in March. It was her first time qualifying for the championships, and she was just the second Cardinal diver in school history to advance to the Championships from the highly competitive Zone C. The swimming and diving team placed 6th overall in the national championships.
SEBASTIAN MITCHELL BARR
Sebastian Barr is a doctoral student in ECPY’s counseling psychology program and was invited by WEKU 88.9 to participate in a panel discussion about transgender and identity rights. Listen to the show at…
The Academy of Human Resource Development has recognized Jenner Hoert, a graduate of the ELOD Ph.D. program, with an honorable mention for an outstanding dissertation. Her dissertation examined employee work practices and health behaviors.
Aimee Green, a graduate of the ELOD Ph.D. program and Director of HR-Recruitment and Staffing at JCPS, will be a panelist for the discussion, “Women in Alternative-Academic Careers.” The event is hosted by the School of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (SIGS) and will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., in the Shumaker Building, room 139. For more information, contact Keri Mathis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judi Vanderhaar, a graduate of the ELOD Ph.D. program and Evaluation Specialist at JCPS, will be a panelist for the discussion, “Women in Alternative Academic Careers.” The event is hosted by the School of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (SIGS) and will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., in the Shumaker Building, room 139.
In addition, Dr. Vanderhaar contributed a chapter, which was her dissertation study, to the book, Closing the School Discipline Gap: Equitable Remedies for Excessive Exclusion (Disability, Equity, and Culture). Learn more about the book…
TANETTE WEATHERS HANNON
Tanette Weathers Hannon, a 2004 graduate of the CEHD’s M.Ed. in Counseling and Personnel Services with a concentration in School Counseling, was featured in Louisville Magazine’s, “The West End Right Now,” March 2015. She has been teaching at Byck Elementary for 17 years and says teaching is pure joy. Read the full article…
Paul Barnwell, a graduate of the MAT program, is a regular contributor to Education Week Teacher. His latest article, “Why Schools Need More ‘Hybrid’ Teaching Roles,” was featured in the February 18th issue of the publication.
–Friday, April 10, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
UofL Alumni Day at Keeneland
Annual event includes buffet lunch and program. Go to www.uoflalumni.org and click on ‘Events’ to register.
–Monday, April 13, 8 a.m. – ?
SPAD Golf Scramble
UofL Golf Club
Organized by students in the HSS’ Sport Administration Program. Camp Quality is the partner charity this year. Details and registration.
–Wednesday, April 15, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
CEHD to host Grawemeyer in Education Award Lecture and Reception
Drs. Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan
University Club Ballroom
Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
–Sunday, May 10, 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
UofL Commencement – CEHD is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
KFC Yum! Center
–Summer Camp Registration Open
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is offering three space adventure summer camps for kids, grades 2-4, and a space engineering camp for kids, grades 5-6. For more information and to register visit the planetarium website.