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Three Full-Time Employees Retire From Dordt, Sarah Moss Jan 2024

Three Full-Time Employees Retire From Dordt, Sarah Moss

The Voice

No abstract provided.


Critical Competencies Of 4-H Camp Staff For Achieving High Performance, Laura S. Jeuck, K. S. U. Jayaratne, Mitzi Stumpf-Downing, Harriett Edwards, Katherine Mckee Aug 2023

Critical Competencies Of 4-H Camp Staff For Achieving High Performance, Laura S. Jeuck, K. S. U. Jayaratne, Mitzi Stumpf-Downing, Harriett Edwards, Katherine Mckee

The Journal of Extension

Camps provide a substantial opportunity for youth to develop important life skills. Identifying and training staff on critical competencies are essential to achieving the desired outcomes for camp participants. The purpose of this study was to determine the most critical competencies of the 4-H residential camp staff for achieving high staff performance. The modified Delphi technique was used to achieve study objectives. The Delphi panel of this study consisted of 23 4-H camping experts from across the United States. This three-round Delphi study led to identify 15 critical competencies that will be useful in standardizing 4-H camp staff training programs.


Staff Member Of The Year Award, Cedarville University Jul 2023

Staff Member Of The Year Award, Cedarville University

Archives Guides

No abstract provided.


Law School News: Dean Bowman On The Scotus Admissions Decision 6-29-2023, Gregory W. Bowman Jun 2023

Law School News: Dean Bowman On The Scotus Admissions Decision 6-29-2023, Gregory W. Bowman

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Founder's Day, May 17, 2023, Sacred Heart University May 2023

Founder's Day, May 17, 2023, Sacred Heart University

Founder's Day Programs

Program for the March 17, 2023 Founder's Day ceremony.


Disability Justice In Higher Education: The Lived Experiences Of Disabled White Women Disability Services Directors, Emily Gaspar May 2023

Disability Justice In Higher Education: The Lived Experiences Of Disabled White Women Disability Services Directors, Emily Gaspar

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Eight disabled white women disability services directors shared their experiences working in disability services in higher education. The ten principles of disability justice provided the framework for this interpretative phenomenological analysis. Individual interviews were used to gain an understanding of the lived experiences of the participants with specific focus on disability identity of the professionals working in disability services and how their identities inform their campus experiences, along with how their intersectional identities inform their disability identity. Participants were found to experience ableism and oppression, a broad spectrum of relationships, disability solidarity, disability disclosure, identity hierarchy, disability management and coping …


Strategies To Increase Job Satisfaction In Remote Finance Urban Healthcare Workers, Kenna Johnson May 2023

Strategies To Increase Job Satisfaction In Remote Finance Urban Healthcare Workers, Kenna Johnson

Leadership Education Capstones

As the world changed with COVID-19, as did the future following it for workers in all fields. Working remotely has become a routine for many employees. Technology has allowed organizations to expand where employees work. Healthcare workers who were not on the front lines are now working remotely, including workers in finance. The research design was a qualitative study. The data obtained from this research focused on major themes of urban healthcare finance remote workers' challenges and what strategies can be implemented to increase job satisfaction overall. The crucial data points of challenges faced included the lack of communication between …


Sherry Kuhn Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Addie Woods, Ouachita News Bureau Apr 2023

Sherry Kuhn Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Addie Woods, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Sherry Kuhn, senior cash manager and grant specialist in the Office of Business Services at Ouachita Baptist University, has been named the university’s 2022-23 Support Staff Member of the Year. Kuhn was recognized in April by the university’s staff development committee and Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president.

She was selected from a group of nominees who demonstrated outstanding performance in their work responsibilities, in supporting the mission of the university and in relating positively to students, coworkers and members of the public.


The Invisible Epidemic: A Concussion Assessment Among University Faculty And Staff, Emily R. Brown, Jacqueline D. Villanueva Arevalo Apr 2023

The Invisible Epidemic: A Concussion Assessment Among University Faculty And Staff, Emily R. Brown, Jacqueline D. Villanueva Arevalo

Student Scholar Showcase

Background: The present body of research is deficient, and institutions frequently lack defined return-to-learn policies for students who have incurred or been diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)/concussion.

Purpose: This research study aims to determine the level of knowledge and awareness university faculty and staff currently have at a private university in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Participants: 64 collegiate faculty and academic staff

Methods: A Cross-sectional, web-based Faculty and Staff Concussion Awareness and Knowledge survey was completed by participants, consisting of 9 demographic, 21 Likert Scale, and 1 multiple-option question.

Results: Initial descriptive and frequency statistics of the 64 …


An Examination Of Faculty And Staff Collaboration And Relationships In Higher Education, Jennifer Syno, Juliann S. Mcbrayer, Daniel W. Calhoun, Cordelia Zinskie, Katherine Fallon Jan 2023

An Examination Of Faculty And Staff Collaboration And Relationships In Higher Education, Jennifer Syno, Juliann S. Mcbrayer, Daniel W. Calhoun, Cordelia Zinskie, Katherine Fallon

Georgia Journal of College Student Affairs

Collaboration between academic and student affairs professionals is an important means of increasing student success; however, historical divides between these units have made implementation of these efforts challenging. This quantitative study sought to evaluate the perceptions of faculty and student affairs staff towards collaborative efforts and toward one another within a single campus of a comprehensive regional university within the southeast. Findings show that while both faculty and staff value collaborations and believe they positively impact student success, these units do not experience equitable voice and responsibility within collaborative efforts when conducted. Additionally, differences were found in enjoyment of collaborative …


The Effect Of A Music Therapy Video In-Service On Staffs' Beliefs About Music Therapy In Behavioral Health, Jesus Javier Garcia Jan 2023

The Effect Of A Music Therapy Video In-Service On Staffs' Beliefs About Music Therapy In Behavioral Health, Jesus Javier Garcia

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if a short video presentation, about music therapy in behavioral health, had a positive effect on staff members’ beliefs about music therapy in that setting. A total of 26 staff members, from different departments, participated in the study and completed a pre- and post-presentation questionnaire. Responses were analyzed and compared to investigate whether the video had a positive effect on staff members’ beliefs about music therapy in behavioral health. Participant demographics and pre- and post-video questionnaire responses were also analyzed and compared to explore the differential impact of the video by subgroups …


Pacific Magazine 2022, University Of The Pacific Dec 2022

Pacific Magazine 2022, University Of The Pacific

Pacific Magazine and Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


From The "Ouachitonian": Christa Neal, Hanna Williams, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2022

From The "Ouachitonian": Christa Neal, Hanna Williams, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Christa Neal accepted the position of program advisor for community and family services in June 2021. This major trains and equips students to pursue careers in fields of community, family and social services, as well as graduate education for counseling, social work and more. This program needed someone with a variety of experiences in these fields, and Neal was the perfect fit.


Tolbert Named Vice President For Finance At Ouachita, Julie Shands, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2022

Tolbert Named Vice President For Finance At Ouachita, Julie Shands, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Jason Tolbert, formerly the chief financial officer at Ouachita Baptist University, has been named the university’s vice president for finance effective June 1.

“Jason has been a key partner in our university-wide journey to make Ouachita’s mission more viable financially,” said Dr. Ben R. Sells, Ouachita’s president. “Ouachita is financially stronger than at any time in the past two decades, and Jason’s leadership has been instrumental. His new title also reflects the additional responsibilities he’s assumed during his tenure.”

These include overseeing Ouachita’s budget and coordinating budget audits, stewarding the university’s endowment and supervising several administrative areas including business services, …


Hardage Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Felley Lawson, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2022

Hardage Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Felley Lawson, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Jana Hardage, gifts processor in the Office of Development at Ouachita Baptist University, has been named the university’s 2021-22 Support Staff Member of the Year. Hardage was recognized in March by the university’s staff development committee and Dr. Ben R. Sells, Ouachita’s president.

She was selected from a group of nominees who demonstrated outstanding performance in their work responsibilities; in relating positively to students, coworkers and members of the public; and in supporting the mission of the university.


The Degree Of Organizational Trust Among The Directors Of Youth And Sports Departments In The North Within The Green Line From The Point Of View Of Employees درجة الثقة التنظيمية لدى مديري أقسام الشبيبة والرياضة بمنطقة الشمال داخل الخط الأخضر من وجهة نظر الموظفين, Muhammad Anis Youssef, Prof. Kayed M. Salameh Jun 2022

The Degree Of Organizational Trust Among The Directors Of Youth And Sports Departments In The North Within The Green Line From The Point Of View Of Employees درجة الثقة التنظيمية لدى مديري أقسام الشبيبة والرياضة بمنطقة الشمال داخل الخط الأخضر من وجهة نظر الموظفين, Muhammad Anis Youssef, Prof. Kayed M. Salameh

Jordanian Educational Journal

Abstract: The study aimed to reveal the degree of organizational trust among the directors of youth and sports departments in the North within the Green Line from the point of view of employees. The study used the descriptive survey methodology. A questionnaire was developed consisting of (25) items divided into four fields, applied to a random sample of 240 employees. The results showed that the degree of organizational trust was high, and there were no statistically significant differences due to the effect of Gender differences were found in all fields except in the field of creativity. Differences were in favor …


Founder's Day 2022, Sacred Heart University May 2022

Founder's Day 2022, Sacred Heart University

Founder's Day Programs

Founder’s Day 2022 was held May 18, 2022 on the Pioneer Quad on the upper main campus. Ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 were not held in person because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, Sacred Heart University celebrates all honorees from 2020, 2021 and 2022.


Ouachita Wins National First Prize At Baptist Communicators Association Awards, Ouachita News Bureau May 2022

Ouachita Wins National First Prize At Baptist Communicators Association Awards, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Communications and Marketing won a national first prize for “A Ouachita Christmas Special 2021” at the Baptist Communicators Association’s (BCA) 2022 W.C. Fields Awards.


Supervisory Allyship For University Custodial Staff, Daniel Colascione Apr 2022

Supervisory Allyship For University Custodial Staff, Daniel Colascione

Theses and Dissertations

This study will examine the lived experiences of campus custodians in search of creating an anti-racist workplace. Custodians will have the opportunity to share about their experiences involving racism and will be asked to explain their expectations of leadership in creating an anti-racist workplace. This study seeks to understand the expectations Black staff members have of their departmental and university level leadership to identify ways to narrow the gap between their expectations and the support they receive from those in positions capable of doing so.


Ouachita Recognizes Faculty, Staff For Combined 720 Years Of Service To The University, Felley Lawson, Ouachita News Bureau Feb 2022

Ouachita Recognizes Faculty, Staff For Combined 720 Years Of Service To The University, Felley Lawson, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Faculty and staff marking from 10 to 40 years of service to Ouachita Baptist University were recognized during a January 18 meeting on campus. Service awards were presented by Jason Tolbert, chief financial officer; Sherri Phelps, director of human resources; and Kathy Green, payroll & fringe benefits specialist.

“Our institutional commitments and our highly personalized approach to students’ academic progress, personal development and spiritual growth distinguish Ouachita from all public universities and most private colleges,” said Dr. Ben R. Sells, Ouachita president. “Our faculty and staff help set us apart by making time to know, encourage, challenge and support our …


The Relationship Between The Diversity Of Illinois Community College Staff And Graduates: An Exploratory Quantitative Study, Rachel Boldman Jan 2022

The Relationship Between The Diversity Of Illinois Community College Staff And Graduates: An Exploratory Quantitative Study, Rachel Boldman

Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations

The present study sought to answer the research question, to what extent is the staff racial demographic profile, as a numeric representation of staff diversity, related to the diversity of graduating cohorts from public community colleges in Illinois? The exploratory quantitative study used five years of Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey data for both the staff and graduate populations. The years connected to staff represented the years the graduating cohorts entered college, and the years connected to graduates represent 150% of the normal time to their degree following the year of entry (cohort year). The sample was comprised …


Staff Perspectives Of Children With Challenging Behaviors In A Preschool Setting, Tamika D. Schaffer Jan 2022

Staff Perspectives Of Children With Challenging Behaviors In A Preschool Setting, Tamika D. Schaffer

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Preschool children exhibiting challenging behaviors are expelled or suspended instead of identified, evaluated, and linked to appropriate services for their needs. This qualitative case study explored preschool teacher, administrator, and technical assistant perspectives related to identifying, evaluating, and linking to appropriate services children with challenging behaviors which the research questions focused on. The research frameworks were the ecological systems theory and assertive behavioral model. Purposeful sampling was used to select 10 teachers, two administrators, and two technical assistants who worked in a preschool center for at least 1 year and experienced one or more past incidents where they had to …


Pacific Magazine 2021, University Of The Pacific Dec 2021

Pacific Magazine 2021, University Of The Pacific

Pacific Magazine and Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


Law Library Blog (December 2021): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law Dec 2021

Law Library Blog (December 2021): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

No abstract provided.


Law School News: Dean's Distinguished Service Award 2021: Ralph Tavares 05/28/2021, Michael M. Bowden May 2021

Law School News: Dean's Distinguished Service Award 2021: Ralph Tavares 05/28/2021, Michael M. Bowden

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Tara Pritchard Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau May 2021

Tara Pritchard Named Ouachita's Support Staff Member Of The Year, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University named Tara Pritchard, assistant to the dean in the Sutton School of Social Sciences, as the 2020-2021 Support Staff Member of the Year. Pritchard, who has worked at Ouachita for 16 years, was recognized on April 29 by Ouachita’s Staff Development Committee and President Dr. Ben Sells.


University Staff: Indigenous Sovereignty And Justice Online, Star Berry May 2021

University Staff: Indigenous Sovereignty And Justice Online, Star Berry

Ed.D. Dissertations in Practice

United States (U.S.) public research universities generally deliver problematic diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts that erase Indigenous, Transgender, and Disabled staff through online formats and representations. This qualitative explanatory study describes the DEI common language as one of compliance, erasure, and management through a review of 17 high and very high research universities as defined by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education®. Of these universities, seven are also land grant universities. The frameworks applied include Indigenous Feminist Theory (Waterman, 2018) and Intersectionality (Crenshaw, 1991). The results from this review demonstrate universities’ differing institutional commitments to Indigenous, Transgender, …


Staff Perceptions Of Swpbis In Middle School, Eric Westbye May 2021

Staff Perceptions Of Swpbis In Middle School, Eric Westbye

M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership Research Projects

Student behavioral issues lead to lost learning opportunities by the student misbehaving

and the students trying to learn (Gage, Grasley-Boy, George, Childs, and Kincaid, 2018), a punitive approach of suspensions and expulsions is never in the best interest of these students. Staff members need a behavior model that is proactive and consistent. Many schools have implemented SWPBIS (School Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) programs as a preventative way to decrease suspensions and increase morale. There are several critical factors to look at in schools that are implementing SWPBIS, staff by in and staff perception are two of the biggest. …


Founder's Day 2021, Sacred Heart University Mar 2021

Founder's Day 2021, Sacred Heart University

Founder's Day Programs

Because of all the COVID restrictions, we are once again unable to celebrate Founder’s Day in our traditional way. Still, we wanted to take a moment to honor the folks who are celebrating landmark anniversaries for their many years of service to Sacred Heart. This year’s celebrants range from 15 to 45 years --President Petillo email.


Dataset For “Challenges For Successful Vertical Transfer: Views Of Staff And Faculty With Transfer Responsibilities", Alexandra Woods Logue, Kerstin Gentsch, Stephanie Abbeyquaye, David Wutchiett, Yoshiko Oka Jan 2021

Dataset For “Challenges For Successful Vertical Transfer: Views Of Staff And Faculty With Transfer Responsibilities", Alexandra Woods Logue, Kerstin Gentsch, Stephanie Abbeyquaye, David Wutchiett, Yoshiko Oka

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.