There are many successes on our campus in which we can take pride. This section highlights the impressive successes throughout our academic institution. If you have an accolade or achievement, please send it to Mary Kate Allen at email@example.com to be included in the next newsletter.
For example, the College of Business’s Stephanie Sipe and Justin Evans received the 2022 ABLJ Hoeber Memorial Award for Best Paper for their article “Reforming Dodd-Frank from the Whistleblower’s Vantage”. This distinct honor is reserved for the best paper published in The American Business Law Journal.
College of Continuing and Professional Education’s Diane Badakash has been voted President-Elect for the Georgia Continuing Education Association (GCEA).
College of Africana Studies and Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Center’s Dr. Maxine Bryant won an award from the Georgia Press Association for her Savannah Morning News monthly column. Through this column, Dr. Bryant has brought significant attention to the Gullah Geechee community in the low country.
Communication Arts Associate Professor Dr. Sarah McCarroll is completing a contract as Costume Shop Manager and Wardrobe Supervisor at the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival. This destination theatre festival, established in 1961, focuses on celebrating the human experience. A series of plays and seminars are presented in several area theaters.
When Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) announced the inaugural cohort for its Birth & Breastfeeding Leadership Institute, fifteen leaders in policy and healthcare were selected. Among them was Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health's Dr. Nandi Marshall.
Office of Advising Leadership's Assistant Director Audra Taylor, Coordinator of Advisement for COSM and the Office of Pre-Professional Advising Marcus Mosley, and Academic Advisor Carson Beauman have been selected to present at the annual NACADA Conference. Their presentation, titled "Growing Ourselves to Grow Others - Development of an Advisor Training Protocol" shares their development methods - creating outlines, defining learning modules, building content, and developing assessment - and how they can be adapted for any advising unit.
The inaugural year of the OCPD Career Champions Awards have been announced. These awards are given annually to faculty and staff who prioritize career readiness with our students and making their success an integral part of their student success initiatives. These champions received a plaque prior to the start of the fall semester and will be featured on the OCPD webpage. The inaugural Career Champions are: Dr. Katy Gregg (Statesboro), Dr. Debra Hagerty (Armstrong), Kendria Lee (Statesboro), Dr. Lowell Mooney (Armstrong), Erin Noel-McFerrin (Statesboro), Dr. Wendy Wolfe (Armstrong), and Dr. Hope Wallace (Statesboro).