The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) has selected International Center Director Leigh Poole as one of its four 2014-15 class of Neal Presidential Fellows.
Professor of Fine Arts Shaun Cassidy was a featured speaker at Imagine2025, a conference by the Arts and Sciences Council of Charlotte. His topic included Disruption, Difficulties and Differences.
Ronnie W. Faulkner, head of Technical Services and professor at the Dacus Library of Winthrop University, was recognized as a major donor of The Rotary Foundation on Sept. 11.
The honor took place at the meeting of the Rotary Club of Rock Hill. Faulkner became the first Rotarian to be so designated in the history of the Rock Hill club, which was chartered in 1919.
09/17/2014Assistant Professor of Exercise Science David Schary has had a co-authored article accepted for publication in Comprehensive Psychology Magazine. The article is entitled "In Search of Kinesiology's Core Journals: An Elusive and Potentially Value-Laden Enterprise" and can be found in the newest edition.
Winthrop University Senior Analyst Jonathan Thomas led a technology team that has won recognition for creating software to find and correct errors in its duplicate institutional records.
Their efforts led the South Carolina Information Technology Directors Association to name the Winthrop team on Sept. 9 as the recipient of the 2014 Innovation Award. Accepting the award in Columbia were Thomas; James Hammond, associate vice president for information technology, and Warren Byrd, director of administrative programs and systems.
Associate Professor of Biology Julian Smith III has won an image contest through JEOL USA, a maker of scanning electron microscopes. Smith's image of a local insect is entitled "Shhh...Baby's Asleep."
Assistant Professor of Social Work Kareema J. Gray served as the Winthrop delegate at Phi Kappa Phi Biennial Convention in August. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society.
Professor of English John Bird was named the Margaret M. Bryant Professor for the Department of English. The Bryant professorship rewards outstanding teaching, scholarship and service to Winthrop and helps enrich the department through support of faculty. Created in 1997, the Margaret M. Bryant Professorship is given in memory of Winthrop's first graduate to earn a Ph.D.
Instructor of Human Nutrition Judy Thomas has been named to the state Panel for Dietetics by Gov. Nikki Haley. This panel is the state licensing board for dieticians in the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Her commission expires in May 2015.