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Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick

Presented “Digital Humanities: Active Learning in the Information Literacy Classroom” with Prof. Deborah Tritt (USC Aiken, Gregg-Graniteville Library) at the Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group conference in Cartersville, Georgia, in June. The presentation highlighted technology tools that promote the teaching and enhance the learning of information literacy skills for undergraduate and graduate level students. (July 2014)

Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick
Presented “A Change in the Weather: The Impact of Cloud Computing at Small and Rural Academic Libraries” with Prof. Deborah Tritt (USC Aiken, Gregg-Graniteville Library) at the Metrolina Library Association Conference in Charlotte, N.C., in June. The presentation revealed some results of a study of the effects of cloud computing technologies on library work at small or rural academic libraries. (July 2014)

Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick
Was invited to present the results of her USCL RPS Award funded study on Korean academic librarians at the Central Savannah River Area Library Association Conference in Aiken, S.C., in May. The presentation highlighted the experiences of career choice and trajectory, library practice, and professional engagement for contemporary Korean librarians working at colleges and universities in the Republic of Korea. (July 2014)

Dr. Howard Kingkade
Wrote and produced the short film, "Saint Dee Dee," one of ten finalists at the 2014 Meeting Rimini International  Film Festival in Rimini, Italy, August 2014. The film festival is in collaboration with School of Visual Arts in New York City, ACT Multimedia Cinema School - Cinecitta' (Rome) as well as “an international jury composed of directors, producers and actors selecting outstanding work that most represents the spirit and beauty of the art of filmmaking.” 

"Saint Dee Dee" was screened at the School of Visual Arts in New York on June 11. The making of the short film was funded in part by a USC Provost’s grant and a USC Lancaster  Research and Productive Scholarship Award.

"Saint Dee Dee" has been selected as one of three finalists in the 2014 International Catholic Film Festival founded under the high patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture. Rome, Vatican City.

"Saint Dee Dee" is an official selection in the "Real To Reel International Film Festival" and will screen July 12 at the Joy Performance Center in Kings Mountain, NC.  (June 2014)

Dr. Fernanda M. Burke
Published the following article in the journal, The Chemical Educator: "An Inquiry Study into the Acylation Reaction Requirements for the Organic Chemistry Laboratory: Customizing the Synthesis of Aspirin" with Drashti Patel. Volume 19 (2014) pp 187-193. DOI 10.1007/s00897132555a. (June 2014)

Prof. Karen Worthy
Received the 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015 Charles and Grace Sloan Fellowship and the 2014-2015 Dr. Patterson Wardlaw Memorial Fellowship from the USC College of Education. The Sloan Fund provides fellowships to students pursuing doctoral study in Higher Education Administration. The Wardlaw Fellowship is awarded to a graduate student who exemplifies leadership, community service and academic excellence. (June 2014)

Prof. Ann Scott
Has been selected as a Palmetto Gold winner for 2014.  The Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition program honors 100 nurses each year who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of nursing and commitment to the profession. (April 2014)

Prof. Rebecca Freeman
Presented “Fusion Tables: Using Data in the Library” at the Metrolina Library Association Technology Summit, Charlotte, NC. (March 2014)

Dr. Lisa Hammond
Delivered a conference presentation entitled “Eros or Not? Sexuality in Contemporary American Motherhood Memoirs,” at the Making Motherhood Visible Conference, The Museum of Motherhood, New York, New York.  (March 2014)

Prof. Rebecca Freeman
Presented a paper with Jean Moats and Valerie Freeman, “Food and Gender through Cookbooks and Recipes”, at the University of South Carolina’s Twenty-Seventh Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Conference, Columbia, SC (February 2014)

Dr. Lisa Hammond
Presented a poetry reading with Tara Powell and Porchia Moore, "A Taste of Southern Letters: Poems about Food by South Carolina Poets” at the University of South Carolina’s Twenty-Seventh Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Conference, Columbia, SC. (February 2014)

Dr. Lisa Hammond
Presented a poetry reading at the USC Union Upcountry Literary Festival, Union, S.C. (March 2014)

Dr. Nicholas Guittar
Published the following book: Coming Out: The New Dynamics. Boulder, CO: FirstForumPress, A Division of Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014. (March 2014)

Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick
Has been invited to guest lecture at the University of Southern Mississippi School of Library of Library and Information Science. Her lecture will discuss the expectations and challenges of the scholarly research and writing process as it pertains to academic librarianship. (March 2014)

Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick
Presented “Race and Online Reaction Management” in the presentation “The Chromodynamics of Kpop: Color, Culture, Connections” with Crystal S. Anderson, Ph.D. at KPOPCON (University of California, Berkeley). Her portion of the presentation highlighted online reactions to cultural appropriation and racism claims,  behavior management, and tracking tools in Korean popular culture fandoms. (March 2014)

Prof. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick
Has published a chapter (with Dr. Echo Leaver, Salisbury University) titled, “The Code of Ethics and workplace behaviors: Implications for professionalism and cultivating ethical leaders for tomorrow’s academic libraries” in Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources. Hershey: IGI Global. (February 2014)

Dr. Stephanie Gonzalez Guittar
Published the following article: Gonzalez Guittar, Stephanie and Shannon K. Carter. 2014. "Disciplining the Ethical Couponer: A Foucauldian Analysis of Online Interactions." Foucault Studies 18(1). (February 2014)

Dr. Nicholas Guittar
Published the following article:  Guittar, Nicholas A. and Heili Pals 2014. “Intersecting Gender with Race and Religiosity: Do unique social categories explain attitudes toward homosexuality?” Current Sociology 62(2). (January 2014)

Dr. Nicholas Guittar
Published the following article:  Guittar, Nicholas A. 2014. “Micropanics: A theoretical explanation for anti-gay hate crime perpetration” International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory 6(4). (January 2014)

 

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