The East Carolina Alumni Association received the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District III Award of Excellence for Overall Alumni Relations during the CASE conference in New Orleans.
The Alumni Association received the Grand Award in this category in 2008 and 2009.
“This just lets the world know what we already know, East Carolina and her Alumni Association are true to our mission of service. We do what we do because our alumni deserve the best, awards just validate that others are watching and approve,” said Paul J. Clifford, president and CEO of the East Carolina Alumni Association.
Other finalists in the category were the UNC-Chapel Hill General Alumni Association and Northern Kentucky University. The Grand Award went to UNC-CH.
For additional information about the Alumni Association, visit PirateAlumni.com.
East Carolina University staff members who graduated from the The Supervisor’s Toolkit: Nuts and Bolts of Facilities Supervision program hosted on campus included James Boyd (Buildings), Ernest Brannon (Buildings), Pat Horn (Buildings), Jay Wainwright (Buildings), Stan Wojcik (Buildings), Jake Isenhour (Grounds), Tommy Walston (Grounds), Ben Triplett (Housekeeping), Jackie Smith (Housekeeping), Valeria Little (Housekeeping), Pearlene Kinsey (Housekeeping), Felisha Hines (Housekeeping), Stanley Smallwood (Housekeeping), Sandra May (Housekeeping), Kevin Dorsey (Health Science Campus-Utilities), David Skinner (Health Science Campus-Utilities), Chad Faulkner (Facilities Services-Utilities), Richard Garris (Facilities Services-Utilities), Chris Phelps (Facilities Services-Utilities), Patrick Sherrod (Facilities Services-Utilities), Royce Thigpen (Facilities Services-Utilities) and Neal Thorne (Facilities Services-Utilities).
Held Jan. 24 through 28, the program was designed by the Association of Physical Plan Administrators of Universities and Colleges to train and develop supervisors in the facilities environment. Two trainers from the association’s Southeastern region – Tom Jones from Clemson University and David Schmidt from Valdosta State University – conducted the training. Modules included: Supervision – What Is It?, It’s More Than Administrivia, Communication – Let’s Talk!, If it Weren’t for the People, Motivation and Performance, Customer Service Triangle, and Leadership – Tools for Success.
Individuals from Campbell University, NCSU, UNC – Greensboro and UNC – Charlotte also attended.
Peter Francia (Political Science) was quoted in an NPR story on campaign finance, discussing the relative lack of public disclosure in the present campaign finance system. Visit http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2011/04/05/135153197/presidential-hopefuls-raise-lots-of-cash-good-luck-finding-out-from-whom.
An article by Heather Littleton (Psychology), “The Impact of Social Support and Negative Disclosure Reactions on Sexual Assault Victims: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal,” was selected among the best papers publiced by the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation in 2010, receiving an Honorable Mention.
Irene Hamrick (Family Medicine) gave a presentation at the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs in San Diego, Calif. on how to run a geriatric division.
Holly Mathews (Anthropology) organized a session on “The Psychology of Patriarchy,” for the biennial meeting of the Society of Psychological Anthropology, April 2, 2011, in Los Angeles , CA. She also presented, “The Role of Patriarchal Gender Ideology in the Construction of Female Identity in Oaxaca, Mexico,” as part of that session.
As part of Earth Day at ECU, best-selling author Richard Louv will hold a presentation and book signing, 7 p.m. April 15 in Room C-307 Science and Technology Bldg. His best-selling book, “Last Child in the Woods,”sparked a national campaign to reconnect children with nature. His new book, “The Nature Principle,” focuses on adults’ need to reconnect with nature. Read more…
The East Carolina University Office of Aging Studies will hold an open meeting for students to learn about careers working with older adults, 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 12 at Mendenhall Great Room 3. The meeting will include brief presentations from several professional service providers, followed by a question and answer period.
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GoProCamera, which sells high quality wearable sports cameras, featured an ECU time lapse video among their favorites. See link.