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Performance Newsletter - Volume 12, Issue 8

Awards or Recognitions

ROBERT DIOTALEVI, JD, College of Arts and Sciences, Justice Studies , "Reviewer, three-year term", The Center for African American Research and Policy, Madison, WI , April 1.

ROBERT DIOTALEVI, JD, Justice Studies , "The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship", Taylor & Francis, Inc., Philadelphia, PA , March 7.

Michele Garabedian Stork, Ed.D., College of Education Dean's Office, "Editorial Board Member", Journal of Educational Policies & Current Practices, March 21.

Michele Garabedian Stork, Ed.D., College of Education, College of Education Dean's Office, "Editorial Board Member", Journal of Game-Supported Interactive Learning (JGSIL), March 21.

Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli, Ph.D., U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Environmental and Civil Engineering, "ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award", American Society of Civil Engineers, June 17.

Pamella Seay, JD, LLM, College of Arts and Sciences, Justice Studies , "Re-Appointed to International Law Certification Committee", President, The Florida Bar, March 26.

Karl Smesko, Chelsea Dermyer, Abby Scharlow, Chelsea Lyles, Mel Thomas, Intercollegiate Athletics, "Women's Basketball Coach of the Year", Atlantic Sun Conference, March 4.

Hulya Julie Yazici, PhD, Lutgert College of Business, Information Systems and Operations Management, "Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2014 Poster of Excellence", Society for Health Systems, February 24.

Book Publication

Thomas Valesky, Robert G. Owens, Ed.D., College of Education, Graduate Studies , "Organizational Behavior in Education: Leadership and School Reform", Pearson Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, pp. 420.

Grant Awards

Halcyon St. Hill, Ed.D., MS, MLS (ASCP) FASAHP, Yacizi, Hulya Julie, Ph.D., Lutgert College of Business & Lisa Zidek, Ph.D., U.A. Whittaker College of Engineering, College of Health Professions Dean's Office , $10,789, FGCU Multi-Disciplinary Research Initiative , Examination of Learning Styles and Critical Thinking in Interdisciplinary Education , July 1-June 30.

Professional Presentations

Kris De Welde, Ph.D., Eric Otto, College of Arts & Sciences; Carolynne Gischel, College of Education; Jim Wohlpart, Undergraduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies , "Change from Above: Transforming Curricular Change from Top-Down to Collectively Owned", General Education and Assessment: Disruptions, Innovations, and Opportunities, American Association of Colleges and Universities , Portland, OR, February 27-March 1.

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D., College of Education, Teacher Education, "Leading the path to professionalism: Decision making strategies and team building", North Florida Early Learning, North Florida AEYC, Jacksonville, Florida, February 28-March 3.

Barry Lipton, DDS, College of Arts and Sciences, Justice Studies , "Working With Your Expert Witness", Stetson College of Law, Forensic Evidence Class, Gulfport, Florida, April 8.

Pamella Seay, JD, LLM, College of Arts and Sciences, Justice Studies , "Judge", International Environmental Moot Court Competition, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL, April 12.

Hulya Julie Yazici, PhD, Information Systems and Operations Management, "Analysis of Real Time Hospital Needs and RFID Benefits", Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, Society for Health Systems- IIE, Orlando, Florida, February 21-24.


Charles Xiaoxue Wang , Ph.D., Chen. H., Qiang, W., Cui, G., Cheng, X., & Zhang, Z. , College of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, "Innovate, integrate, communicate: Commenting and reflecting on 2013 AECT International Convention.", Journal of Distance Education, Monthly , pp. 3-19.

Charles Xiaoxue Wang , Ph.D., Anstadt, S., Goldman, J., & Lefaiver, L. M. , College of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, "Facilitating group discussions in Second Life", Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Quarterly , pp. 139-152.