Winthrop University will honor Professor of Political Science Adolphus Belk with its top teaching award at the Dec. 19 Commencement ceremony in recognition of his dedication to his students and his commitment to his field of study.
President Dan Mahony will present Belk with the 2015 James Pinckney Kinard and Lee Wicker Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching during the 11 a.m. ceremony at the Winthrop Coliseum.
The Kinard Award is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated a dedication to teaching and is highly regarded on campus by faculty and students. Established by the Kinard family, it honors former Winthrop President James P. Kinard and his wife, Lee Wicker Kinard.
Laura Ullrich, Winthrop University associate professor of economics, was among the York County educators honored for their dedication to their students and their field during a Nov. 19 breakfast at the Baxter Hood Center.
The recognition came as part of the teachers of the year awards for educators at public, private and higher education institutions. The event is sponsored annually by the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce during American Education Week.
Assistant Biology Professor Matt Stern was awarded an INBRE III Target Faculty award this fall to work with students to explore stem cell growth.
Stern and up to five students will spend time studying how cultured stem cells behave in two- and three-dimensional experimental microenvironments.
10/21/2015Assistant Professor of Physical Education Seth Jenny recently published an article, "Get Me to the Meet on Time: Challenges of High School Coaching," in JTRM in Kinesiology.
Winthrop University Fine Arts Professor Marge Moody was selected for a solo art show during October at the FRONT Art Space gallery in New York City.
Associate Professor and Director of Individualized Studies Clara Paulino will curate the conference "Complexity: Interdisciplinary Conversations" in October in Portugal at the University of Porto.
Fine Arts Chair Tom Stanley will travel to Portugal's University of Porto this fall for the conference "Complexity: Interdisciplinary Conversations." Stanley will follow an agenda from Porto Vice President for International Relations and Cultural Affairs Fatima Marinho, which will include meeting faculty and touring the university and facilities.
Professor of Fine Arts Jim Connell was the first artist outside North Carolina invited to show in the annual Mint Museum Potters Market Invitational. This year's invitational was Sept. 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Randolph location.
The Temerlin Advertising Institute (TAI) at Southern Methodist University has awarded Winthrop University Professor of Mass Communication Padmini Patwardhan its 2015 Visiting Research Fellowship.
Patwardhan will spend the fall 2015 semester in Dallas, Texas, conducting research for her project on leadership in the advertising industry. The title of her project is “Our Fearless Leaders: How Agency Leaders in America Define Their Role in the 21st Century Ad Agency.”
Professor of Fine Arts Karen Stock presented her paper "Richard Dadd's Passions and the Treatment of Insanity" at the Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Conference held at Birkbeck University of London.