Graduate Student News and Honors:
Deb Williams (ANTH PhD Cultural student) received a national higher education leadership award (National Education Association-National Council for Higher Education NEA-NCHE Davenport Award). This award recognizes one higher ed faculty member each year for demonstrating excellence in teaching, leadership and advocacy. She will receive a plaque and $1,000.00 stipend at the NEA Higher Ed Conference in Orlando, FL.
Next week, she will be presenting a recently published paper ("Japanese Poems with Strong Nature Themes as a Tool for Environmental Education" Creative Education 10(11):2457-2472) at the 2020 Asian Studies Development Program National conference in Atlanta, GA.
In addition she has been invited to present a paper at the 12th East-West Philosophers Conference in Honolulu, HI in May.
Congratulations to faculty who received sabbatical leave:
- Dr. Brent Metz, spring 2020
- Dr. Frederic Sellet, spring 2020