Faculty and Staff Accomplishments
Alfred State announces the following faculty and staff accomplishments:
Dr. Robert Curry, of Angelica, associate professor and chair, English and Humanities, traveled to Washington, DC, last semester for concluding meetings with the U.S. Dept. of Education. Beginning in late 2011, Dr. Curry served on a panel of national English Language Arts experts convened to guide the revision of national Adult Basic English Education standards in order to align them with the new nationally-adopted Common Core State Standards. The group's final recommendations will be made available to the public this spring.
Dr. Lisa Harmon, of Wellsville, assistant professor, Nursing, is the author of an article in The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. Harmon’s article describes a pilot project development of a rural model Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) by a rural college nursing program which is becoming a best practice in the nursing field.
Tracy Locke, MS, RHIA, of Canandaigua, assistant professor, Physical and Life Sciences, has been selected to serve on a national American Health Information Management Association curriculum work group for a two-year term. The work group addresses curriculum of Health Information Management programs at the associate, bachelor, and masters-degree levels.
David Sengstock, of Hornell, executive director, Auxiliary Campus Enterprises & Services (ACES), was recently elected vice president of the SUNY Auxiliary Services Association (SASA).
Dr. Nicholas Waddy, of Geneseo, associate professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, will be attending the Southern African Historical Society Conference June 27-29 in Gaborone, Botswana, where he will present a paper entitled, "The Strange Death of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia: The Debate over British Recognition of the Muzorewa Regime, 1979." Waddy will also be traveling to Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.