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Faculty Updates

September 12, 2018

Division of Business

James Larriviere said that the MBA program continues to enroll students.


Division of Communication, Visual and Performing Arts

Sharee Broussard presented in Professional Development, in the context of Jesuit Education session, at the AJCU Communication Conference at St. Louis University in July, on Internships and Ignatian Pedagogy.

Sharee also presented at the South Alabama Nonprofit Coalition’s Annual Nonprofit Summit in June on Building a Usable Communication Plan.

Rachael Hatley is in the planning process for the NOW show (Eichold Gallery), SHC faculty art show (Bedsole Gallery) and one day conference featuring six visiting designers for Friday, October 5, 2018.

Wanda Sullivan has five paintings that are included in an invitational group show, Process, at Berry College’s Moon Gallery in Rome, GA.  The exhibition will be on display September 12 – October 11.

Wanda also has ten paintings in Raise 251 at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center downtown.  The exhibit will be up through December 14.


Division of Education

April Sanders had an article published the summer.  Using Microblogging as a Social Media Tool for Discussions in Higher Education Classrooms in the Journal of Social Media in Society.


Division of Languages and Literature

Stephanie Girard is working on creating a single voice for the Mission Priority Examen. She also created a new template and instructions for the electronic submission of rank and tenure applications.


Jeff Stoyanoff’s article, “Covetousness in Book 5 of Confessio Amantis: A Medieval Precursor to Neoliberalism,” has been published in Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media, vol. 4, no. 2., 2018. He also has submitted a revised article, “Dramatic Networks: Marginalized Economics and Labor in The Norwich Grocers’ Play,” for a revise and resubmit request to Early Theatre.


Meg Smith will present “Cross-disciplinary Collaboration to Improve Writing Support for Upper-Division Students” at the upcoming Southeastern Writing Center Association Symposium.

Cathy Swender is serving as a reviewer for Oxford University Press’s Inside Research, a concise research guide for composition courses.


Division of Philosophy and Theology

George Gilmore functioned as convener for the section on Systematic Theology at the College Theology Society's annual meeting in St. Paul, MN, and has written and submitted the call-for-papers for the 2019 annual meeting.


Division of Social Sciences

Tom Ward will be speaking at the Mobile Civil War Roundtable on Monday, September 17 at 5.30 at the USA Cafe Conference Room.  Tom's talk will be on "Enemy Combatants: Black Soldiers in Confederate Prisons."


The History Department and the Alabama Coastal Foundation will host a talk by Dr. Jack Davis, author of the Pulitzer-prize winning The Gulf, on Thursday, Oct. 18 during the common hour in Byrne Auditorium.