“Jive Talking,” Trauma Response, Family Footsteps
“Jive Talking,” Trauma Response, Family Footsteps
Economist talks environmental governance; how teachers respond to classroom trauma; featured freshman has IUP family history; and more
Kathleen Ammerman, a School Psychology PhD candidate, was the primary author of “A Survey of Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania,” from the fall/winter 2020 issue of Pennsylvania Education Leadership.
Debbie Goss, a Composition and Applied Linguistics PhD candidate, was recently awarded a prestigious two-year dissertation fellowship from the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue.
Debbie Goss, a Composition and Applied Linguistics PhD candidate, has published “Writing for Clean Water and Sanitation: Accelerating Momentum toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Action Research” in Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments.
Jialei Jiang, a Composition and Applied Linguistics PhD graduate, and Matthew Vetter, program faculty member, published “Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities of a Feminist Rhetorical Approach for Wikipedia-based Writing Instruction in First-Year Composition” in Composition Forum.
Brent Lucia, a Composition and Applied Linguistics PhD graduate; Matthew Vetter, program faculty member; and Oksana Moroz, PhD candidate, recently published “The Rhetoric of Google Lens: A Postsymbolic Look at Locative Media” in Rhetoric Review. 
Carson Wendling, a supply-chain management major, is featured in the #EberlyAmazingStudents series.
Lorraine Guth, Department of Counseling, is president-elect of the Association for Specialists in Group Work and will become president in July. 
Chris Jeffords, Department of Economics, recently discussed environmental governance and human rights as a guest on David Zetland’s Jive Talking podcast.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded Timothy Runge a research grant to investigate Pennsylvania educators’ preparedness in recognizing and responding to student trauma or distress, including trauma or distress related to COVID-19.
Jessica Bowser Dirsmith M’06, D’13 was selected for IUP’s 2021 Young Alumni Achievement Award. She is a nationally certified school psychologist and a licensed psychologist. 
The English Department has recognized Dalia SeifAllah and Onesmo Mushi, students in the MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program, for their selection for the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
The Department of Economics announced that 27 of its majors were named to the fall 2020 Dean’s List for earning a grade point average of 3.25 or higher while completing at least 12 credits. 
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