Scholarly Achievements

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences

ben_herz Ben Herz, program director, doctor of occupational therapy
Participated in the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Program Directors meeting, Atlanta, GA, and the AOTA Educational Summit, October 3–5.

Attended the National Advisory Board meeting for Remington College Occupational Therapy Assistant program, October 11.

As the elected treasurer of the AOTA Board of Directors, he participated in the board meeting, October 18-20, Bethesda, Maryland.

Presented a short course on “Virtual Reality and Rehab” at the West Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Conference, October 25.

David_Paulk David Paulk, program director, master of science in physician assistant studies
Presented “Mild traumatic brain injury among children and adolescents,” 38th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, October 16.

Attended the Physician Assistant Education Association’s (PAEA) annual conference, October 16–20, Memphis, TN. As a member of the Assessment Council of the PAEA, he participated in presenting data related to end-of-clinical rotation examinations.

Linda_Seestedt_Stanford_FA Linda Seestedt-Stanford, vice president for health sciences
Together with Lisa Shoaf, Ben Herz, and Martha Modlin — in collaboration with Larry Schnuck from Kahler Slater, Inc. — developed a platform presentation titled “Designing Interprofessional Education: A Closer Look at Creating a New College of Health Sciences at Mary Baldwin University.” Stanford and Schnuck presented it to colleagues at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, October 24, Orlando, Florida.

School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies

achievement_bobklonoski Robert Klonoski, associate professor of business
Article about work motivation titled “Assessing lower and higher order needs: A cross-cultural comparative study” accepted for publication by the British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade.

School of Education, Health, and Social Work

achievement_stevemosher Steve Mosher, director of Healthcare Administration program
A presentation, “All Roads Lead to the Capstone,” the Association of University Programs in Health Administration’s Undergraduate Workshop, Ocober 25–27, Chicago, Illinois.
achievement_danielstuhlsatz Daniel Stuhlsatz, associate professor of sociology
Presented a paper — “Drug Use, Socialization, and Delinquent Subcultures: a preliminary time-series analysis of the causal factors influencing youth drug use” — the annual meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, October 4, Portland, Oregon.
achievement_Mary Baldwin seal Elaine Traynelis-Yurek, GTE Teaching Partner
A chapter “An opportunity for literacy coaches to assist adolescent special education students with language process deficits” — in Promoting Quality Assurance in Literacy Instruction: The Preparation, Inquiries, and Practices of Literacy Professionals, co-edited by M.W. Strong and A. B. Jay.

A paper — “Wordless Picture Books as a Stimulus for Using LEA with Struggling and ESL Students” — Annual Convention of the International Reading Association, May, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

achievement_tamrawillis Tamra Willis, associate professor of education
Presented a keynote address on “The Power of Natural Teaching,” the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals Annual Conference at the Homestead Resort.

Presented on “Important Educational Trends in the Children and Nature Movement,” the open plenary session of the Children and Nature Network Gathering, San Diego, California.

Received the Virginia Environmental Education award, the “Otter,” at the Virginia Environmental Education Conference in Orkney Springs, October.

The Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement

achievement_rheavancecheng Rhea Vance Cheng, associate director of civic and global engagement
Contributed to a chapter — “Waging War, Talking Peace: A Positioning Analysis of Storylines Used to Interpret ‘War for Peace’ Rhetoric,” with Isabel C. Rooney, Fathali M. Moghaddam, and Rom Harré, in The Psychology of Friendship and Enmity, edited by Fathali M. Moghaddam and Rom Harré.