Dr. Helga McCullough, on behalf of the Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology Department, was selected as a 2020 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant recipient through the Parkinson Voice Project. The grant will enable McCullough, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, to pursue training so the department can better serve individuals with Parkinson’s-related speech and voice issue in the LVC clinic.
Archive for April 2020
Dr. Chris Dolan’s, professor of political science, opinion article, “COVID-19 and Democratic Backsliding,” was published by the International Institute of Peace in Vienna, Austria. In the piece, Dolan notes that political leaders globally are “using the COVID-19 pandemic to concentrate power and limit democratic governance.”
Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training, published her research study in the Athletic Training Education Journal. The article, Simulation-Based Instruction in Continuing Education, was co-authored by Dr. Frank’s colleagues at Arizona State University and Florida International University. Their research “compared the effects of two simulation techniques on knowledge and skill acquisition of a cardiovascular assessment.”
The Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) named Paige Bryson ’20, English a 2020 Campus Sustainability Champion. For the past two academic years, Bryson has been a member of, and intern for, LVC’s Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC). She’s managed all written and social media communications, including for the ESAC’s annual report, Green Living Guide, annual Earth Day, and other campus sustainability events. Bryson also served as a data intern, compiling an LVC Carbon Footprint report.
President Lewis E. Thayne reaffirmed the College’s support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). He joined numerous other college and university presidents who pledged their support for the continuation of the policy to protect Dreamers in light of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on DACA.
Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, recently presented at the XXV Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispanicos in Lima, Peru. She spoke about her forthcoming short story, ‘Paimpsesto: Relatos Cortos de Irlandeses en el Peru.’