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Recent Faculty Highlights

A Round of Applause
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Congratulations to Professors Cecelia Travick-Jackson and Beth Anderson Smith who recently presented their research titled “Voices from the Field: A Longitudinal Study of Student Action Research” at the Fall 2011 Conference of the California Council on Teacher Education in San Diego on Oct. 7.

Congratulations to Professor Diana Stephens! She and a co-author published the book Culturally Proficient Collaboration: Use and Misuse of School Counselors (Corwin Press, July 2011). She was selected through a peer-review process to present her co-authored book at the California Association of School Counselors 11th Annual School Counseling Conference in Pomona, Nov. 4-5.

Congrats to Professor Michael McCambridge who received the Best Director Award for his work on the play Grace and Glorie with the Emmanuel Lutheran Actors Theatre Ensemble in North Hollywood. Michael’s wife, Marty McCambridge, was named Best Actress for her portrayal of Grace. The awards were presented at the theater company’s annual awards dinner on Aug. 26.

Congratulations  to Dr. Edlyn Peña. Below is a list of her recently accepted and/or forthcoming publications. The Review of Higher Education and the Journal of College Student Development are Tier 1 scholarly journals. Bravo Edlyn!
• Peña, E.V. (forthcoming, 2012). Faculty development aimed at redressing inequitable educational outcomes: Using inquiry methods for critical consciousness and self-change. Review of Higher Education.
• Peña, E.V. (forthcoming, 2013). Marginalization of published scholarship on students with disabilities in journals of higher education. Journal of College Student Development.
• Peña, E.V. & Polkinghorne, D.E. (forthcoming, November 2011). Evaluating the Equity Scorecard project: The participants' points of view. In E.M. Bensimon & L. E. Malcom (Eds.) Engaging the Campus in Issues of Equity: Implementing the Equity Scorecard in Theory and in Practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
• Peña, E.V., Harris, F. & Bensimon, E. M. (forthcoming, November 2011). The Equity Scorecard: Chronicling the change process. In E.M. Bensimon & L. E. Malcom (Eds.) Engaging the Campus in Issues of Equity: Implementing the Equity Scorecard in Theory and in Practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
• Palucki-Blake, L., Peña, E.V. et. al. (forthcoming, November 2011). Faculty learning and reflection from student interviews. In E.M. Bensimon & L. E. Malcom (Eds.) Engaging the Campus in Issues of Equity: Implementing the Equity Scorecard in Theory and in Practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing

Congratulations to Professor Lisa Buono who presented a poster session “Thinking Like 21st Century Learners: An Exploration of Blog Use in a Skills-Based Counselor Education Course” at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision national conference held in Nashville, in October.

 

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