Faculty/Staff News Briefs
Joel Coehoorn, director of information technology, has been named a Microsoft MVP (most valuable professional) for his service to the tech community in the past year. Microsoft has identified more than 4,000 MVPs worldwide this year. This is the fourth time Coehoorn has been recognized with this award.
Ruth Carlock, director of Levitt Library, has been asked to chair the nominating committee for the College and University section of the Nebraska Library Association. She will also serve on the NLA Scholarship and AwardsCommittee.
Tim McNeese, associate professor of history, recently completed work on a book on the history of the American disability movement. The book is for a middle grades and high school audience and will be published in the coming year.
Tod Martin, registrar, is currently serving a year-long term as president of the Nebraska Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NACRAO). He will be representing the state organization at the national AACRAO conference in San Francisco, April 14-17.
Professor of Education Dr. Louise Bailey’s dissertation is going to be published by Lambert Academic Publishing (Saarbrucken, Germany). Her topic was “Interpersonal Relationship Curriculum and Student Personal Development” (Tennessee State University, 2008).
Associate Dean of Online Education Lisa Menke has been nominated for a spot on the Board of Directors for Nebraska Education Technology Association. The Nebraska Educational Technology Association is a grassroots organization open to everyone interested in sharing information about using technology in the educational process. NETA has approximately 2,000 members representing a four-state region.
Cara Kroeker, adjunct instructor of psychology, was elected secretary of the Nebraska Psychologoical Society at their annual meeting in November 2012.