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CEHD Insider June 2015

June 4, 2015 in College News

CEHD Insider
June 2015

The CEHD Insider is an internal newsletter designed to keep faculty and staff informed about college news and events. Information such as research, presentations, publications, awards, conferences, meetings, or special events will be featured in each edition. If you have news you’d like to share with the CEHD group, please send to dorothy@louisville.edu.
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Jody Morkin, Certification Specialist in the CEHD Education Advising and Student Services Office, was selected to receive the 2015 Outstanding Performance Award. The award is presented by the Office of the President and recognizes staff for their commitment to service, outstanding performance and leadership qualities. She will be presented the award at a ceremony that will be held in late June.

The School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) recognized the following CEHD faculty at the Spring 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony:
–Meg Hancock, HSS – Nominated for Exemplary Director of Graduate Studies
–Meera Alagaraja, Namok Choi, Tiffanie Lewis Durham, and Brad Shuck, ELFH – Nominated for Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Doctoral Students.

Brad Shuck, Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, and Paige Hincker, doctoral student in the Educational Leadership and Organizational Development program, were invited to give the keynote address to the Kentucky Association of Career Educators (KACE), in early May. The title of their address was, “Employee Engagement: From Recruiting Students to Retaining Successful Employees.”
In addition, Dr. Shuck was quoted in Forbes Magazine. The article, “The End of Employee Engagement,” which has been viewed over 6,000 times, focuses on how the concept originally brought attention to the employer/employee relationship but has evolved into something entirely different. He and his co-author’s article, “The Jingle Jangle of Employee Engagement,” was cited as well. Read the article…
Dr. Shuck was also invited to do a presentation for the 2015 International Leadership Association in Barcelona, Spain on some of his newest work concerning Compassionate Leadership. He will be presenting alongside colleagues from the Ken Blanchard Companies, including Dr. Drea Zigarmi, one of the foremost leaders on the topic of leadership (he authored The One Minute Manager, and was the science mind behind the widely popular situational leadership model).

GoGrad.org ranked the Master of Science in Human Resources and Organization Development program 4th among postsecondary institutions that offer online learning. The program is based in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education. Read more about the ranking…

Roger Buskill, Instructor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, has reported that the Kentuckiana Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) has been selected to receive the 2015 Chapter Excellence Award, which recognizes chapters that achieve excellence in the areas of strategic partnership, advancement of talent development, and joint membership growth. The Chapter also received a cash prize of $1,000 with the award. Buskill formerly served as the Chapter president and is now a board member. The ATD Kentuckiana chapter was also selected as a National Chapter Excellence Award (CEA) winner in the category of Excellence in Joint Membership Growth. The Chapter was recognized at the ATD International Conference and Exposition that was held in May.

Sixteen CEHD students, Eileen Estes, Assistant Professor, and Mark Leach, Professor, both with the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling and College Student Personnel, and Director of the International Learning, Oscar Aliaga, left for Ireland on May 29th for a 13-day trip that will include meetings with faculty, students and education leaders at the University of Cork, the Cork Institute of Technology, Mary Immaculate College of Education, and the University of Limerick. They will also work with the Art Therapy program in Cork and with staff and schools with the National Council for Special Education. Follow their adventures on their blog.
A second group of 11 CEHD students and two faculty members left on May 30th for the University Forum for Human Resources Development (UFHRD) 2015 Conference in Ireland. Ann Herd, Assistant Professor, and Kevin Rose, Assistant Professor, both with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, along with Chelsea McKendree, a graduate student in Higher Education Administration, will present at the conference. The group will also visit local businesses and organizations where they will discuss HR issues/challenges in Ireland. Visit their blog and read about their travels.

Gary Bernstein, Instructor and Internship Director for SPAD, has published a book titled, The Principles of Sport Marketing. The book was published by Sagamore Publishing and contains contributions from sport researchers, practitioners, and instructors on trends and principles in sports marketing today. Learn more about the book…

The annual Powered with Pride 5K will be held on June 13th and the following CEHD faculty and staff will be participating and representing the CEHD: Tia Dumas, Dwayne Compton, and Desrie Nisbett. The Diversity Committee is covering the registration costs for the group. Learn more about the event…

Student News

MARKITA HELTON, a 2015 graduate of the Early Elementary Education program with a minor in Spanish, and ALLISON FRIED, a graduate of the MAT in Middle School with Social Studies and Spanish content areas, were selected to receive 2015 Fulbright Awards.
Markita, who was also a Porter Scholar, will teach English to elementary school children in South Korea for a year.
Allison will be a teaching assistant in Madrid for nine months where she will teach English, lead a Model United Nations Global Classroom program and study bilingual schools and international public education.
Read more about Markita…
Read more about Allison…


KELSI WORRELL, an Exercise Science major, was named the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year and headlines the 2015 All-ACC Academic Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. Worrell won two individual championships in the 100 fly and 200 fly at the 2015 NCAA Championships, setting an American, NCAA and U.S. Open record with her 100 fly swim.

EMILY STALMACK, an Early Education major, was also named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. Read more…

TREVOR CAROL, and JOSH QUALLEN, Exercise Science majors, were two of six members of the men’s swimming and diving team that were placed on the 2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Swimming and Diving Team. Read more…

SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Scholars of Distinction named LOTTA KAHLERT, an undergraduate student majoring in Physical Education, a 2014 Gladiator. This is the second straight year she has earned the honor. Read more…

CALVIN ARSENAULT, AND BRAD VIVACE were selected for the 2015 Indoor Track and Field All-ACC Academic Team. Arsenault and Vivace are Exercise Science majors. Every member of the team earned All-ACC honors, All-American honors. Read more…

TERRY ROZIER, Sport Administration major, was named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball team.

The School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) hosted the first “Celebration of Excellence in Diversity” event in early May. Three CEHD doctoral graduates were recognized at the event: Dr. Nana Arthur-Mensah – Educational Leadership and Organizational Development (ELOD); Dr. Joy Cox – College Student Personnel (CSP); and Dr. Mikkaka Overstreet – Curriculum and Instruction (C&I). Each graduate was invited to speak about their journey to completing a doctoral degree and were pinned by the person they felt was an invaluable mentor and supporter along the way. See photos…

Alumni News

CARLOS RIVAS, who completed a BS in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science and Sport Medicine and an MS in Exercise Physiology at the CEHD, and is a Strength and Conditioning Instructor for HSS, was featured in an article and interview by WDRB about exercising with arthritis. Read more…

PATRICIA BENSON, Health Management Director for Get Healthy Now and graduate of the BS and MEd programs in Physical Education, accepted for the University the Worksite Wellness Platinum Award from Mayor Greg Fischer. The award is given to employers who demonstrate best practice in health promotion and intervention strategies. The annual worksite wellness conference was held on Shelby Campus and featured topics on the use of technology and innovation to improve wellness, and practical solutions to help employees integrate wellness into their daily lives.

JAMES ATKINSON, a graduate of the CEHD’s ELOD Ph.D. program, is the new Associate Dean for Graduate Admissions at Bellarmine University.

The following CEHD graduates were selected to receive the 2015 Hilliard Lyons Excellence Awards, which recognize outstanding teaching performance. The awards ceremony was held in late May and hosted by Hilliard Lyons.
–Pana Danzinger, Foster Traditional Academy, BS Elementary Ed
–Margo McCallon, Foster Traditional Academy, MEd Elementary Ed
–Chase Austin, MAT Secondary Ed – Social Studies
–Jason Baragary, Frost 6th Grade Academy, MAT Middle and Secondary Ed – English
–Whitney Hodge, Frost 6th Grade Academy, MAT Secondary Ed
–Beth Vander Meer, Jeffersontown High School, MEd Secondary Ed
–Susan Spencer, Cochran Elementary, BS Elementary Ed
–Mary Minyard, Young Elementary, MEd Special Ed
–William Allen, Butler Traditional High School, MAT Secondary Ed – Biology
–Thomas Knable, Churchill Park School, MEd Secondary Ed
–Maria Machin, Doss High School, MAT Secondary Ed
–Tiffany LaVoie, Western Middle School, MAT Secondary Ed
–Jamie Baldwin, MEd Special Ed – Learning and Behavior Disorders
–Andy Schwartz, Liberty High School, MAT Secondary Ed
–Karen Kruger, Luhr Elementary School, BS Elementary Ed
–Roberta Ethington, St. Matthews Elementary, MAT Elementary Ed

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 10th, 7:30 p.m., Slugger Field
HSS Group Night at Louisville City Football Club
Tickets are $10 each. HSS and CEHD faculty, staff and families are welcome to attend. Purchase tickets. Use the group discount password: HSS2015. Questions—contact Gary Bernstein, gary.bernstein@louisville.edu.

Summer 2015 Cultural Pass
Cultural Pass is being offered again this summer. Most attractions in the city of Louisville are free for kids, 0 – college age, including the planetarium. Learn more about the pass.