Spiro Shetuni, associate professor and catalogue database manager in Dacus Library, is featured in an article in an Illyrian newspaper, published in New York. The article, written in Albanian, is titled "The Contribution of Spiro J. Shetuni in the Albanian Ethnomusicology."
The author is Visar Munishi, an ethnomusicologist scholar at the Albanological Institute in Prishtina, Kosovo. The article gives an overview of Spiro’s work in Albanian ethnomusicology and highlights his latest achievement in Albanian musicology.
Professor of Chemistry Aaron Hartel, who is credited with increasing
the rigor of the organic chemistry program, will receive Winthrop's top teaching
award at the Dec. 14 undergraduate commencement. The 2013 James Pinckney Kinard
and Lee Wicker Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented annually to
a faculty member who has shown dedication to teaching and is highly regarded by
faculty and students.
Professor Marilyn Smith of the College of Business Administration will
serve as the keynote speaker at the Dec. 14 undergraduate commencement. She
will convey an inspirational message about change, in terms of technology and
John Timmons, assistant
director of residence life for residence education, and his brother David
Timmons appeared on BlogTalkRadio
on Sept. 1, where they talked about the second-half of music in the 1970s
and which singer/songwriters enjoyed the most commercial success.
also discussed the British invasion and America's response during a special
exhibit at the Mount Sterling Museum in Ohio.
Professor and Chair
of the Department of Counseling, Leadership and Educational Studies
Mark Dewalt and Deborah Mink, associate
professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, have written a new
book with two other educators and an illustrator, "A Tour of Mr. Jefferson's
University with Edgar the Squirrel."
They will host a Meet the Authors
on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Winthrop Bookstore.
Designed for elementary-age children, the book contains instructional
activities and beautiful illustrations about the University of Virginia.
Christina Brooks has been selected for a disaster mortuary
operational response team from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
As a forensic anthropologist, she will locate and identify human remains in
Chemistry Cliff Calloway is featured in the ABC Nightline story,
"Feel the Burn: Tasting One of the World's Hottest Peppers," which aired on
Nov. 1. Calloway is interviewed about PuckerButt Pepper company's cross-bred
pepper, the "Carolina Reaper." The company utilizes the lab at Winthrop
University to test the heat properties.
You can view the story on the
Campus Police Officer Thomas
Dunham has earned his second award of the year for his work as an
Alive at 25 Instructor.
This month he was selected as the 2013 South
Carolina Alive at 25 Instructor of the Year by the S.C. National Safety
Council. Alive at 25 is a survival course developed by the National Safety
Council to prevent automobile crashes by teenagers.
Professor of Fine Arts Phil
Moody received the Society of Photographic Educators' Honored
Educator of the Year Award at the organization's recent southeast regional
conference. The conference's exhibition "Mad Hatters and Pixel Pushers"
features four of Moody's largest lightboxes.
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Seymour Simmons received the 2013-14 S.C. Art Education Association
Higher Education Level Art Educator Award at the organizations' annual
conference in Beaufort.