Break By the Lake, an annual conference for Student Service Personnel organized by the Counseling faculty, was held October 2nd at Lake Logan Episcopal Center. Over 150 personnel attended from 10 different school districts for a wide variety of training sessions. The main presenters were Dale Brotherton, professor of counseling, and Jennifer Pharr Davis, current Appalachian Trail overall fastest time record holder.
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown, associate professor at Stetson University, delivered a training session to the CEAP faculty and staff on diversity on Wednesday, August 12. This kicks off our college’s year long emphasis on diversity.
Jennifer Bolden, assistant professor and director of the Behavior and Learning Laboratory at the University of Tennessee, spoke at the Psychology Colloquium on Wed. April 15. Her topic was “Adult ADHD and Central Executive Processes: An examination of ADHD-related Central Executive Processes and Physiological Processes.”
A presentation titled “The Complex Layers of Racism” will be presented on Monday, March 30 at 5 pm in Killian 102. This presentation will count for a Diversity Dialogue requirement. The presenters will be Adriel Hilton, assistant professor and director of the College Student Personnel program, and Kevin McClain, graduate student in the College Student Personnel program.
The Birth-Kindergarten Education program is sponsoring an all day conference titled “Digging Deeper: Best Literacy Practices in Preschool and Kindergarten” on Friday, March 27 in the Blue Ridge conference center. A schedule and registration information are available here: http://goo.gl/wBuwXP. The keynote speaker is Lisa Cleaveland, a classroom teacher and published author.