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Digital Storytelling Class Enhances Teaching and Research

Digital Storytelling Class Enhances Teaching and Research

Dr. Kelly Schrum, associate professor in the Higher Education Program and director of educational projects at the Center for History and New Media, is teaching a digital storytelling class this fall. Her section of CTCH 792 (co-offered as HIST 615), "joins compelling research with exciting ways to communicate."

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Kelly Schrum Launches Virginia Child Custody Project

Kelly Schrum Launches Virginia Child Custody Project

Kelly Schrum, associate professor in the Higher Education Program, has launched the Virginia Child Custody Project, a freely available website which "explores child custody in Virginia and nationally within a broad historical and legal context with the goal of providing an impartial, interdisciplinary resource grounded in humanities scholarship."

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Amy Swan Joins HEP's Faculty

Amy Swan Joins HEP's Faculty

The Higher Education Program is excited to announce the arrival of new faculty member, Amy Swan! Prior to joining HEP’s faculty, Dr. Swan was a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (CASTL-HE) at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.

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Brydin Banning Received Advising Award

Brydin Banning Received Advising Award

Brydin Banning, student in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program (MAIS) on Higher Education and Director of Undergraduate Student Services, School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution was recognized as the Student Organization Advisor of the Year for Mason for the work that she has done with S-CAR's student organization, Agora. Congratulations Brydin!

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Dr. Julie Owen Won Diamond Honoree Award

Dr. Julie Owen Won Diamond Honoree Award

Dr. Julie Owen, affiliate faculty member in Higher Education Program and Assistant Professor in New Century College was inducted as a Diamond Honoree at the recent annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association. Congratulations Dr. Owen!

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Dr. Nance Lucas Won the Thomas M. Magoon Distinguished Alumni Award for 2014

Dr. Nance Lucas Won the Thomas M. Magoon Distinguished Alumni Award for 2014

Dr. Nance Lucas, Executive Director, Center for Advancement of Well-Being in New Century College and a faculty member in the Higher Education Program, was the 2014 recipient of the Thomas M. Magoon Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Maryland, College Park. The reward was presented at the recent NASPA conference in Baltimore. Dr. Lucas teaches Leadership Ethics in Higher Education.

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