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Fall 2012 Newsletter

 

Faculty & Alumni News

 

Amy Kovach

Faculty Update

In his role as Co-PI and director of the SC STEPs to STEM program, Dr. Michael Schillaci has recently co-authored two papers in the broad area of STEM education and program planning and assessment. This grant work is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and focuses on the recruitment and retention of transfer students from two- or four-year institutions and aims to help these students complete their four-year degrees by building a sense of community through both academic and social activities, like internships, guest lectures, and specialized classes. The program is currently in South Carolina and Dr. Schillaci plans to apply for continuing funding to help bring a similar program to Roberts Wesleyan College.

Katz, J., Wandersman, A., Robert Goodman, Schillaci, M.J., Griffin, S., Wilson- King, D., Updating FORECAST: Contributions to Formative Evaluation Theory and Practice. Evaluation and Program Planning. (Submitted for publication in July 2012.)

G. Townley, J. Katz, A. Wandersman, B. Skiles, M. J. Schillaci, B. E. Timmerman, T. A. Mousseau, Exploring the Role of Sense of Community in the Undergraduate Transfer Student Experience. (Forthcoming Journal of Community Psychology 2012).

 

 

Alumni Updates

Marielle Jensen-Battaglia'09 graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Angelika Frank Snyder'09 graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. She is currently doing her residency in Buffalo, NY in Family Medicine.

Caitlin McFarland'09 was accepted into the University of Vermont MD program (class of 2016).

Andrew-Paul Deeb'11 was accepted into the Medical College of Wisconsin MD program.

 

 

Congratulations to our Spring 2012 graduates!

Trevor John Bena Chemistry/Physics Charles W. Johnson Computer Science
Ryan David Brask Physics Andrew M. Kerr Physics/Chemistry
Kyle J. Dempster Mathematics Johnathan Alan Stephenson Info. Systems Mngmt.
Nathan Holdridge Adol. Educ.-Math    
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