Brooks College of Health
Nursing: Dr. Cynthia
Cummings, made a presentation on compassion fatigue and moral distress in
nurses at a stress management seminar given by St. Vincent’s Hospital.
Dr. Cummings also has an article coming out on Journal of Research in Nursing
for December, “The Effects of Workplace Stress on Nursing Retention.”
Public Health: Drs. Tes Tuason and Lynne Carroll presented, “The disaster
continues: A qualitative study on the experiences of Hurricane Katrina
survivors” at the 119th Annual Convention of the American
Psychological Association in Washington, D.C., in August.
Dr. Tes Tuason also presented “Is it truly
just about the money? The impact of overseas on family members” at the Second
Annual Public Health Symposium at UNF in August.
Dr. Julie Merten received the Eta Sigma
Gamma National Health Education Honorary 2011 Outstanding Faculty Sponsor of the Year Award. Mertenwas
recognizedfor her extensive and professional contributions of service,
exceptional leadership and commitment. She has been invited to receive this
prestigious award at the ESG Annual Business Meeting and Awards ceremony which
will take place in conjunction with the American School Health Association
Conference in Louisville, Ky. in October.
Coggin College of Business
Logistics: Dr. Greg Gundlach had an
article published in AMS Review titled “Resale price maintenance and free
riding: Insights from multi-channel research.”
Accounting and Finance: In
September, the Consultative Advisory Board of the International Accounting
Standards Board of the International Federation of Accountants met at the
Sawgrass Marriott. The meeting was the last chaired by Dr. Charles Calhoun, completing
his second three-year term as chairman. Calhoun represents the National
Association of State Boards of Accountancy and they sponsored a celebration in
his honor at the Sawgrass Country Club Beach Club. Calhoun has represented
NASBA on IFAC education committees and boards since 1998. Calhoun recently
stepped down as the Chairman of the Accounting and Finance Department for the
last six years.
College of Arts and Sciences
Languages, Literature and Cultures: Dr. Shane
Agin has edited “Sex Education in Eighteenth-Century France,” published
“Diderot, Rousseau, and the Historiography of Virtue” in the Sept. 2011 volume
of Diderot Studies and translated myriad French texts in the past few months.
Dr. Nuria Ibáñez published “Feliz Nuevo Siglo
Doctor Freud: Reivindicación escénica del padre del psicoanálisis" in Vol.
48 of the Revista de Literatura Mexicana.
Music: Dr. Nick Curry recently performed as a soloist live on WJCT public
radio. In early May, he traveled as a faculty leader with the UNF Chorale on its
trip to Italy. He also performed with members of the Jacksonville Symphony as a
part of Music Paradigm with Roger Nierenberg.
Falkner participated in Boston Baroque’s production of Rameau’s
rarely-heard opera “Les Indes Galantes,” at NEC’s Jordan Hall, followed by a
performance of Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 2 “The Resurrection” with the New
Haven Symphony Orchestra. She also served as a member of the Bellingham
Festival of Music (Wash.) and principal viola of the Quartz Mountain Music
Festival in July and August.
Dr. Randy Tinnin, Dr. Erin
Bennett and Rhonda Nus Tinnin
performed with Serafini at the University of Kansas and Kansas State University
in September. The program included the American premiere of South African
composer Hendrik Hofmeyr’s Of Innocence and Experience.
College of Computing, Engineering and
Computing: Drs. Sanjay P. Ahuja and A.
Patel published their paper,“Enterprise
Service Bus: A Performance Evaluation,” in the Communications and Network
Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, August, 2011. Ahuja also attended the Enterprise Mobile
Computing Workshop 2011 at the UNF Student Union Saturday, Sept. 17. The event
was organized by the Indo-US Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Bob Roggio nowserves as the International President
of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the international computing sciences honor
society. In this role, Roggio recently traveled to South Dakota State
University to install a new local student chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
Fourteen students and faculty were inducted.
Management: The Department of Construction Management has partnered with the
Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) to found the UNF ABC Student Club
with construction management student Jeff
McFarland serving as club president. The construction management ABC
student club kicked off the club formation with a “Meet and Greet” with
construction industry professionals. There were 15 professionals and 40
construction management students participating. Dr. Jerry Merckel serves as the club’s adviser.
Engineering: Dr. Chris Brown received a research grant, “Water Quality Improvement
in the Cedar River Basin,” from the City of Jacksonville and Camp, Dresser
& McKee for $18,972.
Dr. Pat Welsh gave an invited
presentation, “Hurricanes and You,” to personnel at the Keystone Heights City
Hall Sept. 13.
College of Education and Human
Childhood Education: Dr. Katie Monnin has been invited by Scholastic to attend New York
City’s Comic Con from Oct. 13 to 15 and moderate the panel for Jeff Smith’s
20th anniversary of “Bone,” a graphic novel series. She also made an appearance
in September on her Action News Jacksonville segment “Katie's Korner,” which
focused on parents and kids reading the Star Wars saga together.
Dr. Gigi Morales David
presented ABC Literacy: Art, Books, Community-building basic concept knowledge
and literacy skills by empowering families to engage in interactive read-alouds
and arts-infused activities with their kindergarten children at the Florida
Reading Association conference in Orlando.
Drs. Elizabeth Fullerton, Gigi Morales David, Katrina Hall and Ms. Pam
Bell will be presenting “Intentional Partnerships: Preparing the early
childhood teacher to be a community leader” at the National Association for
Education of Young Children conference in November.
Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management: Dr.
Luke Cornelius wrote Chapter 6 on Legal Rights of Non-Academic
Personnel in “Contemporary Issues in Higher Education Law” (2nd Ed.) by Richard
Fossey, Kerry Brian Melear and Joseph C. Beckham, eds. 2011.