Articles by College of Business professor Brenda Wells, were published recently in professional journals. “Marijuana Legalization: Implications for Property/Casualty Insurance” appeared in the Journal of Insurance Issues and “Undergraduate Risk Management & Insurance Programs: a Blueprint” appeared in Journals of Risk Education.
An article by College of Business faculty Denise E. Dickens and Dan Schisler, “WIll I pass the CPA Exam? The relationships between individual’s characteristics and experiences, and passing the CPA Exam” was published in the journal, Accounting Instructors Report.
Bobby Lowery, assistant professor and director of the East Carolina University College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, has been selected as a 2014 fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
According to the AANP, the purpose of the fellows is to “impact national and global health by engaging recognized nurse practitioner leaders who make outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education or policy, enhancing the AANP mission. It is also to provide a forum to extend and enhance fellows’ efforts to mentor and to facilitate leadership development of NPs.”
Lowery will be inducted on June 19 during the AANP 29th National Conference in Nashville, Tenn.
An article by Carolyn Willis, Clark Nall and Jeanne Hoover in ECU’s Joyner Library, “Designing Library Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities,” was published in North Carolina Libraries.
By Qin Ding
Department of Computer Science
Seven East Carolina University women were selected to participate in the UNC BRIDGES leadership program for women, an intensive professional development program for women in higher education who seek to gain or strengthen their academic leadership capabilities.
The selected participants were Elaine Cabinum-Foeller, associate professor of pediatrics and medical director of TEDI BEAR CAC at the Brody School of Medicine; Stephanie Coleman, assistant vice chancellor for operations; Cynthia Deale, professor of hospitality management; Qin Ding, associate professor of computer science; Mary Farwell, director of Undergraduate Research and professor of biology; Mandee Lancaster, director of Survey Research and Leadership Initiatives; and Liza Wieland, professor of English. The program ran from Sept. 6 through Nov. 23, 2013.
During four weekends, 34 participants from public and private institutions in higher education across the state participated in multiple sessions on transformative leadership. While the program helped the participants improve their leadership and communication skills, it also created a strong bond among the participants.
The application for the 2014 program will be open soon in the spring. Additional information about the BRIDGES program can be found at: http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/pdep/bridges/.