October 2019 Achievements
October 24, 2019   //   By:   //   Achievements, Campus and Community


Dr. Ed Frick, in collaboration with Dr. William Frick, University of Oklahoma and Dr. Jim Parson, University of Alberta, will have a manuscript published in Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education in November. The title of the article is: Disarming privilege to achieve equitable school communities: A spiritually-attuned school leadership response to our storied lives. Given the topic, we are excited to get this particular piece out for others to see and hopefully use.

“American Roots,” a solo exhibition of paintings by Jeff Bye, Adjunct Professor of Drawing and Painting at Elizabethtown College and Penn State, is on view at Greenhut Galleries in Portland, Maine from October 3-26, 2019. Bye’s show was enthusiastically reviewed by Zest Magazine and American Art Collector which wrote. “Pennsylvania-based artist Jeff Bye portrays the raw, gritty side of city life, often beautiful in its own intrinsic ways.”

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca, Professor of Political Science, took part in the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues panel titled, “Brexit: Where It Stands, What It Means” on October 2nd at 7 pm at Dickinson College. The video of the panel is available at http://www.clarkeforum.org/category/events/.

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca was interviewed by the national news network, BBC Radio 5 live in the UK, on the World Affairs program, Up All Night on October 14, 2019. Here is a link to the program (with her interview from 07:30 to 18:50): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0009cjv.

Dr. Shorner-Johnson published an article “Embracing hospitality through Puerto Rican Bomba y Plena” in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Journal. The article reflects upon the College’s Latina/o diversity initiative and imagines how new forms of musical hospitality might meet challenges of climate change.

Dr. Shorner-Johnson recently published on his podcasting work about “Building Musical Imaginations” as he linked his work exploring choirs within prison contexts with the work of building ideas of womanhood within women’s choirs. Both contexts, have much to teach us about empathy and the restorative power of imagining possible selves.

Fletcher McClellan, political science, was named October Member of the Month by the American Political Science Association. (https://www.apsanet.org/MEMBERSHIP/Individual-Membership/Member-of-the-Month/October-2019).

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca, Professor of Political Science and College Professor of International Studies, was interviewed for a second time by BBC 5 Live Radio on Turkish foreign policy on Syria on October 17, 2019. The interview can be found at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0009bs3 (between minutes 26:50 and 33:06).

Terri Dennehy, DEd, OTR/L and Janeene Sibla, OTD, OTR/L (Univ. of Mary, Bismarck, ND) gave a platform presentation at the American Occupational Therapy Education Summit in Las Vegas, NV on Oct. 19, 2019.  The title of their presentation was, “Academic Intraprofessional Collaboration: Empiricism to Practice Content Focus: Signature Pedagogies.”

About the Author :

Emma Knight is an honors sophomore mass communications major and graphic design minor. She is the Campus Life Editor on the Etownian, works in the Office of Marketing and Communications as a student writer and is a writing tutor in The Writing Wing.

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