Dec. 11, 2013

Kudos

  • Professor of History Emilye Crosby has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for the 2014-15 year in support of her project, "Women in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during the 1960s." The endowment will enable her to conduct interviews, research trips and other efforts for the project.

  • Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Katz and Administrative Director of Student Health and Counseling Melinda DuBois recently published an article, "The Sexual Assault Teach In Program:  Building Constructive Campus-Wide Discussions to Inspire Change," in the November/December 2013 edition of the Journal of College Student Development.

  • Coordinator of Multicultural Programs and Services Fatima Rodriguez Johnson is the 2013-2014 recipient of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award. The award recognizes individuals with at least five years of experience in student affairs who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the profession and who have contributed to programs that address student needs and are experienced in creating campus environments that promote student learning and personal development. Johnson was recognized for her concern for students and for the impact Real World Geneseo has had on students and campus. She will receive the award at the organization’s national conference in March.

  • In November, three staff members of Computing and Information Technology presented talks at the Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services 2013 Conference in Chicago. Shawn Plummer, systems manager, and Nik Varrone, technology support professional, presented “Lion Taming: Desktop Management of Apple Devices.” Laurie Fox, assistant director and manager for support services, spoke about “The Art of Productive Meetings.” Members of the organization are professionals who support and manage the diverse aspects of information technology services at higher education institutions.