Best in Show

A BARK out to


… Laura Dean, an associate professor in the College of Education, who was recently elected president of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

…Thomas R. Dunn, a lecturer in rhetorical studies in the Franklin College’s Department of Communication Studies, who was chosen to receive the 2011 Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award from the National Communication Association.
















… Brian A. Glaser, a professor of counseling psychology in the College of Education, who has been named chair of the Strategic Planning Revision Task Force of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education, a division of the American Counseling Association.














… Nancy McDuff, associate vice president for admissions and enrollment management, who is the incoming chair of the Association of Chief Admission Officers of Public Universities.













… Paul Roman, a Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology and Regents Professor, who received a MERIT award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, to extend his research on adoption of innovations in private alcohol and drug treatment centers.

… College of Education counseling students An-Taria Curry, Becca Baretheson and Rachel Sloan, who received the 2011 National Recreation and Park Association’s America’s Backyard Campaign Award for their parks and recreation marketing plan.

… Carrie Futch, a post-doctoral researcher with the College of Public Health, who was selected from an international array of applicants for a two-year fellowship in the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases at the CDC in Atlanta.

… Micah Lewis, a doctoral candidate in biological and agricultural engineering, who received the 2011 George Washington Carver Award from the National Peanut Board for his research on peanuts.