Themina Kader (Art Education) was elected to a three-year term on the editorial and review board of Art Education, the journal of the National Art Education Association.
Jenelle Kelsey(University Police) will be honored by the Police Chief's Association of Ulster County at an awards banquet on May 9 at the Hillside Manor in Kingston. Kelsey's response to a May 14, 2007 medical call in the Student Union Building resulted in saving the life of an individual initially found choking. Kelsey has worked at New Paltz since 2004 and is certified in radar operation, standard field sobriety testing, and breathalyzer operations.
The New Paltz chapter of the American Marketing Association received an Outstanding Collegiate Award and placed 11th overall at the AMA's annual conference in April in New Orleans. In attendance were Elizabeth Baker '08 (Management, Marketing), Phil Berardi '08 (Marketing), Allie Bergold '09 (Marketing), Jessica Canor '08 (Marketing), Nate Danker '09 (Undeclared, Pre-Management), Zakiya Gulston '09g (Marketing), Bridgette Muller '10 (Marketing), Valerie Morrison '08 (Marketing), Danni Renning '08 (Marketing), Meghan Trent '08 (Marketing), Aidan Tylec '10 (Marketing), and Kerryann Waters '09 (Marketing). Adviser Ted Clark (Business) was named Faculty Adviser of the Year.
Karanja Keita Carroll (Black Studies) presented a paper on "Teaching and Pedagogy in Africana (Black) Studies" at the 9th Annual Uncovering Connections Conference in March sponsored by the DIRECT Center of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Anne Galperin (Graphic Design) presented the paper "Media Studies in Communication Design Curriculum" at the American Institute of Graphic Arts education conference "Massaging Media 2" in Boston on April 5. Robert Miller (Communication and Media) presented a demonstration of his online course "Media and Society" at a SUNY Learning Network summit on Feb. 28 at the Center for Professional Development in Syracuse.
Giordana Grossi (Psychology) published "Differenze di genere per la matematica?" [Gender differences in mathematics?] in the volume "Un altro genere di tecnologia" [Another gender of technology].
Alexandria Montgomery-Beaver '08 (Anthropology) was selected as a delegate to attend the Jane Goodall Global Youth Summit at Disney World's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla.