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AWARDS, HONORS, APPOINTMENTS AND RECOGNITION

Ted Clark (Business Administration/Business Institute) was awarded a grant for $13,500 by Health-Quest, the three-hospital consortium in the Hudson Valley, for a project titled "Health in the Hudson." The study team is composed of faculty, undergraduate and graduate business students and is scheduled for completion in February.

Howard Cohen (Psychology, emeritus) was elected to the governing council of the National Academies of Practice in November 2006. It is the only interdisciplinary group of health care practitioners dedicated to addressing the problems of health care.

Jeff Lesperance (Design and Printing Services) started as senior designer on Jan. 11. Lesperance has more than 14 years experience in advertising and marketing design, illustration and branding campaigns. His office is in Haggerty Administration Building, room 513. Lesperance can be reached at x3242 and lesperaj@newpaltz.edu

PRESENTATIONS, EXHIBITIONS

Andrew Evans (History) presented a paper, “Science Behind
the Lines: the Effects of World War I on German
Anthropology,” at the Doing Anthropology in Wartime and War
Zones international conference in Tuebingen, Germany, in
December.

Janice Holzman (English) presented a paper, "Kerouac's Curse
of Melville," at the Hawaii International Conference on the Arts
and Humanities in January.

PUBLICATIONS

Howard Good (Communication and Media) is the author of a new book, “Mis-Education in Schools: Beyond the Slogans and Double-Talk,” published by Rowman & Littlefield Education.

ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

Art Goon '92g (Educational Administration) has resigned as
vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Life at
Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pa., in order to take a
position as the founding dean of University College (Extended
Education) at the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
Goon worked in the Admissions Office at New Paltz as a transfer
advisor and was also coach of the men's soccer team.

OTHER INTERESTING ENDEAVORS

The Center for Community Service at the Career Resource Center has a new database, Volunteer Connections, where onetime or ongoing volunteer opportunities can be listed for view by New Paltz students. To list an event, click on “List an opportunity on our Web site.” Contact Beth King (Career Resource Center) at x3278 with questions.

 

January 29, 2007
Volume 5, Issue 2

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