SPA Service Awards Luncheon
Front row from left: Dr. Allen C. Meadors, host, Earl Cummings (30 years service), Margie Oxendine (15), Betty Strickland (10), Marla Locklear (15), Shirley Rodgers (30), Debbie Jacobs (10), Donna Dial-Jacobs (10), Millie Jacobs (30), Tonya Oxendine (5), Becky Leviner (5)
Second row from left: Doug Hammonds (5), Carson Lowery (15), Mildred Weber (10), Montie Oxendine (20), Brantley Locklear (5), Susan Chavis (15), Janice Locklear (5), James Bass (5), Emelita Maynor (15), Caverlen Locklear (5), Terri Hunt (5), Keats Ellis (5), Cindy Revels (10)
Third row from left: Ted Strickland (5), Jean Jacobs (5), Larry Gales (15), Brenda K. Jacobs (5), Randall Blue (10), Susan Cummings (25), Beverly Lowry (15), Cynthia Oxendine (20), Larry McNeill (30), Tony Chavis (10), John A. Locklear (5).
Dr. Paparozzi attends community justice conference in London
At the International Community Justice Conference in London, Dr. Mario A. Paparozzi (Criminal Justice) served as a judge for international awards. Dr. Paparozzi was the plenary speaker.
Dr. Paparozzi was photographed (left) with Britain’s Princess Anne. Also in the photo is his 12-year-old daughter. Princess Anne was involved because of her interest in criminal justice issues. She joined judges in handing out international awards.
One thousand representatives from five continents attended the conference.
Faculty, staff attend development institute
Dr. John Bowman (Sociology), Dr. Anita Guynn (English, Theatre and Languages) and Melanie Clark (Student Activities) recently attended a Faculty Development Institute on Service-Learning in Charlotte sponsored by the North Carolina Campus Compact (NCCC).
The Campus Compact is a national organization of university presidents who support service-learning and civic engagement. Chancellor Meadors joined NCCC in December on behalf of UNCP. NCCC provides financial support, professional development and resources to its member institutions.
The Institute on Service-Learning conference was paid for through a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. A $500 grant from the project will allow UNCP to conduct faculty development workshops on service-learning.
“The overarching goal is to have a minimum of five faculty members who will agree to teach a service-learning course in the fall,” Clark said.
Faculty members have an opportunity to attend a conference on service-learning at Elon University on March 3. The Office of Academic Affairs has agreed to pay fees and travel expenses.
Melanie Clark will coordinate the registration process. She may be contacted at extension 6207 or at email@example.com. The deadline is February 18. To learn more see: www.compact.org or www.elon.edu/nccc/.
Clark named CVAC Baseball Player of the Week
Will Clark, a sophomore at St. Andrews Presbyterian College, was selected the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference (CVAC) baseball "Player of the Week" for the week of February 1.
The son of Sallyann Clark (Mass Communications), Clark collected at least two hits in all four games during the week, helping St. Andrews go 4-0. The second baseman went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and a run scored in a 6-2 victory over UNCP. The Laurinburg native continued his hot play on Saturday with two hits, two runs, and an RBI against Mercy College.
In the second game of the doubleheader, Clark tallied three hits including a three-run homerun, a double, four RBIs and a run. The Southeastern Community College transfer did not stop there, as he collected three hits, two doubles, two runs, and a stolen base, in a 7-4 victory on Sunday. Clark totaled 10 hits, including four doubles, one homerun, six RBIs, and six runs for the week.
Dr. Leach addresses Unitarian Fellowship
Dr. Thomas Leach, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, delivered a talk to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of New Bern on “The Hero's Journey.” The lecture, on February 1, was sponsored by the N.C. Humanities Council.
Dr. Hossfeld appears on Community Link
Dr. Leslie Hossfeld appeared on the television program “Community Link” on the Learning Network of the Cape Fear on February 4. The topic was “Poverty and Economics in New Hanover County.” She discussed her current research on wealth and poverty in Southeastern North Carolina.
Dr. Hossfeld also attended the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) annual meeting on “Women's Rights, Globalization and Feminist Praxis” in Albuquerque, New Mexico from January 29 - February 1. Dr. Hossfeld serves on the Social Action Committee of SWS and is president of a regional SWS chapter.
Dr. Ross’ paper published in geography journal
Dr. Tom Ross (Geography) had his paper, “Pocosins and Carolina Bays Compared,” published in The North Carolina Geographer (Volume 11, 2003).
Dr. Vest presents paper on Seneca Indian idioms
Dr. Jay H.C. Vest (American Indian Studies) presented his paper, “Myth, Metaphor and Meaning in ‘The Boy Who Could Not Understand:’ A Study of Seneca Idioms,” at the Southern Council for the Humanities Conference, hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on February 8.
Art faculty’s work accepted for exhibition
Dr. John Labadie (Art) had his work accepted at the “Pathiharn Electron” (supernatural) show at Chiang Mai University Art Museum in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The exhibition consisted of digital prints and digital video artwork.
Professor Paul Van Zandt (Art) had one of his sculptures accepted for exhibition at the Fayetteville Museum.
Professor Ralph Steeds (Art) had a drawing accepted into the Fayetteville Museum of Art's 32nd Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, March 14 - May 9.
at The Great Wall
Birthdays February 14-29
UNCP to pay entry for runners in 5K race
The University will support its participants in the LRA Lumber River 5K race, “Rumba on the Lumber,” on March 6.
All employees registering for the 5K will receive a UNCP T-shirt and have their $15 registration paid by the University. To qualify, entrants must register prior to Wednesday, February 25. Please write "Free UNCP Registration Fee" at the top of the registration form.
Brochures and registration forms are available at the Athletic Director Dan Kenney’s office in the Jones Athletic Center or online at www.robesonroadrunners.com/entryform.htm.
To receive a free T-shirt to wear during the race, contact Dr. Glen Burnette at University and Community Relations at (910) 521-6249.
The 5K race will be Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Walkers and runners are welcome. Cash prizes will be awarded.
For more detailed information about the Rumba on the Lumber Festival, visit www.robesonroadrunner.com.