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Faculty and Staff Achievements
ARCHIVE for 2007

Dr. Howard Kingkade
Premiered the film of his original screenplay "Hole in the Paper Sky". (November 2007)

Dr. Walt Collins
Presented a scholarly paper, "She liked to cook?: Food as Cultural Influence in Chris Abani’s Grace Land," at the annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. (November 2007)

Kent Deese 
Earned his certification as a Health Fitness Instructor by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Kent is the Fitness Program Coordinator for the Gregory Health and Wellness Center. (November 2007)

Dr. Lisa Hammond
Won the 2006 Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, and her collection of poetry, Moving House, is published in September by Texas Review Press.  (October 2007)

Dr. Walt Collins
Presented a scholarly paper, "Charting another Other in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus," at the annual meeting of the Southern Comparative Literature Association at NC State in Raleigh.  (September 27-28, 2007)

Tracey A. Mobley
Received her certification as a Juvenile Arbitrator in Lexington County. (October 2007)

Prof. Dianne Evans
Attended the 44th Annual Southeastern Conference for College Counseling hosted by the University of North Carolina Wilmington Counseling Center and sponsored by the American College Personnel Association for Counseling and Psychological Services.  (September 2007)

Dr. Walt Collins
Conducted an in-person interview in May 2007 with emerging Nigerian novelist Sefi Atta, author of several short stories, plays, and novel.   His second novel, Swallow, is due to be released in Nigeria in March 2008. Collins's interview will be published in the October 2007 issue of English in Africa, a peer-reviewed journal which "publishes articles on African literature and the English language in Africa." Funding for travel and for recording devices for the interview was awarded through a Research and Productive Scholarship Grant established by USCL's Office of the Dean. (September 2007)

Dr. Walt Collins
Received a grant for $1,800 to provide French films to show during the annual French Film Festival at USC Lancaster in November. The grant is funded through French American Cultural Exchange (FACE). (August 2007)

Prof. Fran Gardner
Selected for Regional Craft Exhibition (August 2007)

Janie Smith, equestrian instructor
Obtained her certificate of completion of Level I instruction from the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (E.A.G.A.L.A).  (August 2007)

Dr. Lisa Hammond & Prof. Dianne Evans
Received Awards in Regional Literary Competition (August 2007)

Lynn Baker
Honored as Fellow of the AACVPR (July 2007)

Dr. Stephen Criswell
Quoted in Washington Post blog
(July 2007)

Dr. Stephen Criswell
Profiled in the 2007 President's Report for University of South Carolina (July 2007)

Dr. Howard Kingkade
Named 2007-2008 Individual Artist Fellow by the SC Arts Commission (July 2007)

Lori Moseley
Achieves Certified Diabetes Educator Status (July 2007)

Prof. Fran Gardner & Prof. Thelathia Bailey
Featured in "Today's Woman" Summer 2007 Edition, published by The Lancaster News. (July 2007)

Dr. Mark Coe
Attends NSF Workshop in Minnesota (May 2007)

Prof. Fran Gardner
Wins First Place in "Art by Southeastern Artists, Fiber Fantasia" Exhibit of Fiber Artists
(April 2007)

Prof. John Griffin
Publishes Book Memorializing World War II Hero Lt. Bill Farrow (March 2007)

Dr. Howard Kingkade
Screenplay "Hole in the Paper Sky" Slated for Production
(January 2007)

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