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War Stories: Ww-Ii Veterans Share On The Ground Experiences, Melissa A. Patricio Dec 2013

War Stories: Ww-Ii Veterans Share On The Ground Experiences, Melissa A. Patricio

Featured News Story

In a race against time, Thanasi Metropoulos '13 preserves a piece of WW-II history in the East Bay.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2013

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Leadership Program Leads Alum To Pursue Book, Harvard, Sarah Gardner, Dave Albee Dec 2013

Leadership Program Leads Alum To Pursue Book, Harvard, Sarah Gardner, Dave Albee

News

“This program changed everything for me because it gave me self confidence in my skills and abilities,” says Otis, who now oversees leadership development programs for a major organization


Making A Difference As Mr. Rwu Contestants, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Dec 2013

Making A Difference As Mr. Rwu Contestants, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Mr. RWU pageant raises over $16,000 this year for Hasbro Children’s Hospital.


Alumnotes, Fall 2013, Cedarville University Nov 2013

Alumnotes, Fall 2013, Cedarville University

Alumnotes

No abstract provided.


Evolution In Real Time: Studying Marine Viruses In Mount Hope Bay, Jill Rodrigues Oct 2013

Evolution In Real Time: Studying Marine Viruses In Mount Hope Bay, Jill Rodrigues

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Faculty-student collaborative research examines the evolution of marine viruses.


Reinventing The Written Word In Found Poetry, Leah Catania Oct 2013

Reinventing The Written Word In Found Poetry, Leah Catania

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Cut-and-paste and erasure creations render new poetic works from familiar texts.


“Breaking Bad” Family Values: Survival And The Slippery Slope, Alexandria Wojtanowski Oct 2013

“Breaking Bad” Family Values: Survival And The Slippery Slope, Alexandria Wojtanowski

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RWU faculty deconstruct, analyze AMC’s hit show about a man driven to drug dealing in the name of family – without spoilers!


Alumnus Honored By White House As 'Champion Of Change', Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2013

Alumnus Honored By White House As 'Champion Of Change', Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Joseph McKenna '11 awarded for his success empowering Texas youths with emergency preparedness skills.


For Graduate Education Alumna, Rhode Island ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Kudos, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2013

For Graduate Education Alumna, Rhode Island ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Kudos, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Business and computer education teacher now contending for National Teacher of the Year.


Cpc Feasibility Study Lauded As Bristol Lands Funds For Maritime Center, Melissa A. Patricio Sep 2013

Cpc Feasibility Study Lauded As Bristol Lands Funds For Maritime Center, Melissa A. Patricio

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R.I. Sen. Jack Reed announces $861,000 Boating Infrastructure Grant to convert Bristol’s historic Naval Armory into a destination for transient boaters.


Rwu Lends A Helping Hand, Jill Rodrigues Aug 2013

Rwu Lends A Helping Hand, Jill Rodrigues

Featured News Story

Ninth Annual Community Connections engages incoming students with a day of service.


Pacific Review Fall 2013, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific Aug 2013

Pacific Review Fall 2013, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific

Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


Profiles And Giving Patterns Of Donors To An Urban Southeastern Community College, John Allen Gyllin Aug 2013

Profiles And Giving Patterns Of Donors To An Urban Southeastern Community College, John Allen Gyllin

Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation focuses on fundraising in higher education, and specifically community college fundraising. Having transitioned from a traditional four year university setting to a community college, the author found this research helpful, not only for this institution, but for knowledge of community college donors and why they give. By working with data from this institution over the last ten years, and the research on the topic of fundraising for community colleges, donor trends were developed and needed improvements identified to raise significantly more dollars for the college. It is the outcome of this research that will hopefully assist this institution ...


Alumnotes, Summer 2013, Cedarville University Jul 2013

Alumnotes, Summer 2013, Cedarville University

Alumnotes

No abstract provided.


Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Gretchen E. Green '92 Jul 2013

Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Gretchen E. Green '92

Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award

Dr. Gretchen E. Green is a physician leader who brings a combined focus on science and society to benefit her patients, fellow physicians, and the US population at large through her role as vice chair of the National Women’s History Museum Board of Directors. Currently an attending radiologist at Greensboro Radiology in North Carolina, Dr. Green has been actively involved in advocacy for women physicians and patients through research since graduating from IMSA. Dr. Green advocates for women undergoing breast imaging and obstetrical ultrasound, using her expertise as a radiologist and her background on the societal impact of imaging ...


Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Kathleen Plinske '97 Jul 2013

Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Kathleen Plinske '97

Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award

Dr. Kathleen Plinske is a distinguished educational leader with a passion for providing access to higher education to traditionally disadvantaged students. At a young age of 32, Dr. Plinske serves as President of Valencia College’s Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses in Kissimmee and Orlando, Florida. Dr. Plinske is responsible for all academic, administrative and fiscal leadership of the campuses, and was responsible for overseeing the development of a new $45 million, 150,000 square foot building at the Osceola Campus. Recently named as the top community college in the nation by the Aspen Institute, the Osceola Campus serves 12 ...


Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Trailblazer Award, B. Scott Gaudi '91 Jul 2013

Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Trailblazer Award, B. Scott Gaudi '91

Alumni Trailblazer Award

Dr. B. Scott Gaudi is an internationally acclaimed astronomer who has been involved with the discovery of nearly two dozen extrasolar planets. In 2008, Dr. Gaudi received worldwide media attention for leading a team of 69 international astronomers in the discovery of a “scaled-down” Solar System. This discovery, published in the journal Science, implies that Solar Systems similar to ours might be common throughout the Galaxy. Dr. Gaudi is an associate professor in the Department of Astronomy at Ohio State University. He was awarded the Helen B. Warner Prize for “significant contribution to observational or theoretical astronomy” by the American ...


Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Titan Award, Dwan Lamar Prude '97 Jul 2013

Recipient Of The 2013 Alumni Titan Award, Dwan Lamar Prude '97

Alumni Titan Award

Dwan LaMar Prude has unselfishly, tirelessly and graciously shared his time, talents and Titan spirit with the IMSA community. From his strategic guidance to his mentorship of students, Prude’s dedication and commitment advances IMSA’s mission and work at every level. He has been a servant leader as he promotes IMSA, our PROMISE Programs, and the benefits of attending the Academy with great pride, passion and confidence. In 2012, Prude served as IMSA’s Convocation Speaker, kicking off the school year with a rousing and heartfelt speech that left students inspired for the new school year. That summer, he ...


Alumni Weekend, In Words And Images, Leah Catania Jun 2013

Alumni Weekend, In Words And Images, Leah Catania

Featured News Story

Even a tropical storm and coastal flooding couldn’t keep Roger Williams alumni from their treasured summer tradition.


Checking In With… Marine Biology Alumnus Bill Geraghty ’78, Brian E. Clark Jun 2013

Checking In With… Marine Biology Alumnus Bill Geraghty ’78, Brian E. Clark

Featured News Story

Oyster gardening initiative prompts memories from longtime supporter of Marine and Natural Sciences.


Olivet Presidents: A History Of The Office Of The President, Kratina Simmons Jun 2013

Olivet Presidents: A History Of The Office Of The President, Kratina Simmons

Archives - Olivet History

Sources for the book include minutes from the Board of Trustees meetings, letters, university yearbooks (the Aurora), the school's newspaper (the Glimmerglass), several obituaries in newspapers, and funeral programs. The book shows the struggles the university had in its early years to keep presidents as well as its rapid growth within recent years. The last few pages include collages of photos taken during various stages of several of the presidents' lives.


For Class Of 2013 Grads, An Entreaty To Follow In The Footsteps Of Roger Williams, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2013

For Class Of 2013 Grads, An Entreaty To Follow In The Footsteps Of Roger Williams, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

Featured News Story

Author and historian John Barry, other speakers encourage students to honor the legacy of the university’s namesake in the years to come.


Creating And Implementing An Early Induction Program For Science Education Alumni, William Sachman May 2013

Creating And Implementing An Early Induction Program For Science Education Alumni, William Sachman

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Beginner science teachers can face jitters, nervousness, and insecurity during their first few years of teaching. Moving from the college classroom to your own classroom can be a daunting task, but they do not have to do it alone. There can be a structured program that provides support and guidance to beginner teachers in the early stages of their carriers. These are called early induction programs. Through the literature review of early induction programs implemented at other secondary schools and institutions of higher education, a blueprint was created to implement a program at The College at Brockport. The work involved ...


A Passion For People, Public Health, Kaleigh Wilson May 2013

A Passion For People, Public Health, Kaleigh Wilson

Featured News Story

Emily D'Iorio '13 parlays her major and penchant for helping others into a graduate school acceptance to pursue a public health career.


Means To Her Dreams, Jill Rodrigues May 2013

Means To Her Dreams, Jill Rodrigues

Featured News Story

ILA scholar Bre’Anna Metts-Nixon ’13 encourages students to pursue higher education in spite of life’s challenges.


From The Lab To The Stage, Jenna Mulvey May 2013

From The Lab To The Stage, Jenna Mulvey

Featured News Story

Biology major Samantha Casale details the honor of singing the national anthem at this year’s Commencement Ceremony.


The Power Of Youth, Jill Rodrigues May 2013

The Power Of Youth, Jill Rodrigues

Featured News Story

With a diploma fresh in hand, Laura Dushkin ’13 heads for Costa Rica to inspire youth leadership through community development and conservation projects.


Building A Path To Education And Employment, Jill Rodrigues May 2013

Building A Path To Education And Employment, Jill Rodrigues

Featured News Story

As RWU's first LAB graduate awaits his degree on May 18, construction management major Elsch Maisoh reflects on the major building projects he has managed and professional awards he has earned working with Gilbane Building Company.


Rwu Students Continue Success In Student Advertising Competition, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2013

Rwu Students Continue Success In Student Advertising Competition, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

Featured News Story

Interdisciplinary team scores second-place win for project-based course work.