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November 2014 Achievements

Authored

Robert Lemoullec, adjunct faculty, Communication/Media Arts, authored “The Newsroom Confessions,” a nonfiction story that takes the reader into working newsrooms.

Marie J. Morreale, adjunct faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, published her third textbook, Developing Clinical Competence: A Workbook for the OTA.

Occupational Therapy Assistant students Marcia Sawyer, Christina Mullins, Laurie Rappaport, and Julie Quinn wrote an article, Experiential Learning: A ‘Teacher’ with a Disability Enhances Education Throughout an OTA Academic Program,” published in the November 10 issue of OT Practice, and written under the guidance of Donna Knoebel, Program Coordinator, and Marie J. Morreale, adjunct faculty.

Presented

Maire Liberace, Professor of Speech and Philosophy, presented a paper, “Forgotten Bondage: Irish Slavery in the New World,” October 10 at the Mid-Atlantic region' s American Conference for Irish Studies at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Tom Morley, Director, Small Business Development Center, presented Capital Formation in Technology Businesses at the Association of Small Business Development Centers National Meetings in Dallas, Texas, in September. He also delivered presentations on Strategic Planning and facilitated multiple sessions of strategic planning and accreditation compliance process at the NY Regional SBDC meetings in Rensselaerville, NY, in October.

Donna Peters, Professor of Nursing, and Kathy Hopkins, Associate Professor of Nursing, presented "Maintaining Academic Integrity and Exam Security" at the National League for Nursing's Educational Summit held September 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dena Sperling, adjunct faculty, Psychology and Sociology, writes clinical exam questions for the Association of Social Worker Boards. More than 17 of the questions she has constructed have been made permanent questions on the clinical exams taken each year.

Appointed

Doreen Zarcone, Coordinator, High School Program and Special Events, was appointed to the North Rockland High School Academy of Engineering Advisory Board.

Coordinated

Elyse Fuller, Associate Professor of Science, facilitated the breakout session on "Campus Sustainability" at the 11th Annual Conference of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities on November 8 in Troy, NY.

Quoted

Andrew Jacobs, Professor of Speech, was quoted in a Washington Post article published November 10, “Redefining the word/examining a racial slur entrenched in American vernacular that is more prevalent than ever.”
Link to the online edition published November 9:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/11/09/the-n-word-an-entrenched-racial-slur-now-more-prevalent-than-ever/. The quotation was taken from a peer-reviewed paper Jacobs wrote:
http://journal.media-culture.org.au/0208/semantic.php

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