Tim Scales has been awarded the 2010 Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Teaching Excellence Award for Region 4. He is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration at Indiana University East.
Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 15.
Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented the following IU East faculty with awards during the program.
Diana Stanforth, clinical assistant professor of nursing at Indiana University East, has been selected to receive the 2010 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award. As an award recipient, Stanforth joins a distinguished group of faculty selected among IU and its regional campuses.
“Ms. Stanforth is indeed a master teacher who demonstrates excellence on a daily basis,” said Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing. “Receipt of this award acknowledges her outstanding contributions to the School of Nursing and her students.”
Jean Harper, associate professor of English, was recently awarded a fellowship to the MacDowell Colony located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Harper will reside at the artists’ colony for six weeks, beginning in August into September.
Humanities and Social Sciences professors publish works
Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, associate professor of English, will have an article published by the Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. The article, “Nineteenth-Century British Children’s Hymnody: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood with Chords and Verses,” focuses on her research of children’s hymnodies. Clapp-Itnyre received a New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grant for 2010 from Indiana University to research “Nineteenth-Century British Hymns for Children: A Lost Genre of Victorian Childhood.”
David Frantz, dean of the IU East School of Business and Economics, represented IU East at the first meeting of the Council on Regional Engagement and Economic Development in Indianapolis, Friday, March 5. The Council, headed by Bill Stephan, Indiana University’s vice president for engagement, was formed to address how IU can bring its resources to bear to enhance statewide economic development.
Indiana University East will hold a special tribute to Tom Thomas (1945-2009), late associate professor fine of fine arts, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, in Vivian Auditorium. The tribute will honor his immense impact on the campus and its students.
Mathematics Professor Publishes New Theory in Paper
A new mathematical theory titled, “Slant Antieigenvalue Theory” developed by Mort Seddighin, IU East professor of mathematics, and professor Karl Gustafson of the University of Colorado-Boulder, was presented in a lengthy paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Linear Algebra and Applications. LAA is one of the top referred international journals in mathematics published by Elsevier.
Indiana University East and the Wayne County Foundation have partnered with the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to compile a report on community and economic benchmarks, which has just been completed and is now being released. The report compares the Richmond area to both a national and a statewide set of peers on a wide range of indicators, ranging from per capita personal income, to industry concentrations to area demographics.
Nursing lecturer receives IU nursing award
Tonya Breymier, lecturer in nursing, has received the Karen Cobb Creative Teaching in Nursing Education Award. This award is given annually to a full-time Indiana University School of Nursing faculty member to recognize innovative and creative teaching. Recipients are recognized for the development of a creative and innovative teaching strategy that incorporates the Seven Principles of Good Education, produces documented learning outcomes, is recognized by students as contributing to their learning, and contributes to the scholarship of teaching.