Faculty and Staff News — 14 November 2011
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Professional Activities

Rosemary Layne

Graduate Programs

Rosemary Layne served on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission as a member of the Colleges On-site Reaffirmation Committee for Calhoun Community College. The 10-member team met in Decatur, Ala., and included educators from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee. Layne investigated educational programs, faculty requirements and support services of the college. 

College of Engineering

David Fleming earned the “AIAA National Adviser of the Year” award, presented by the student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

College of Science

Marcus Hohlmann showed results from “A small muon tomography station with GEM detectors for nuclear threat detection” at the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium in Valencia, Spain. His graduate student Mike Staib presented this topic at the meeting of the Southeastern section of the American Physical Society in Roanoke, Va.

Munevver Subasi and graduate student Juan F. Avila Herrera co-wrote “Orthogonal signal correction and wavelet based logical analysis of data model.” They presented it at the INFORMS 2011 Annual Conference, held in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 13-16.

Richard Turner team-taught a course on shorebird ecology and management for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, held at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. He lectured and conducted field work on sampling techniques.

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

Andrew Cudmore and Tinatin Kiguradze ’10 co-wrote “Encouraging Consumer Searching Behavior on Healthcare Websites,” which will be published in the Journal of Consumer Marketing.

Michael Workman’s empirical study using a behavioral decision model with moderated effects in long-range security initiatives was published in Security Journal.

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Judith Strother and Zohra Fazal co-presented “Can green fatigue hinder sustainability communication efforts” at the IEEE/International Professional Communication Conference held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Communication graduate student Shannon Redman also presented “Sustainably framing product advertising” and Kay Rettich ’11 presented “Using the Wiki to deliver paperless software documentation” at the conference.

Robert Taylor was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Florida Humanities Council (FHC) for a three-year term. The FHC’s goal is to explore and share Florida’s culture and heritage with the community through grants, cultural tours, the Teachers Program, Road Scholars and the quarterly magazine FORUM.

Angela Tenga became the president of the Florida College English Association at their 2011 meeting held in Melbourne, Fla., hosted by Florida Tech and the Department of Humanities and Communication.

Online Learning

Mary Bonhomme was a panelist for “Retention, persistence and success in distance education,” presented at the Florida Distance Learning Consortium meeting at Broward State College.

Registrar’s Office

Michelle Wucik, staff assistant responsible for processing official transcripts for the Federal Investigative Services, which is part of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, received a certificate of appreciation award from that organization. She is one of the first to receive this honor.

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