Faculty/Staff News of Record: Feb. 26, 2004

February 26, 2004

This week's Faculty/Staff News of Record includes appointments, awards, Bookshelf, obituaries, Partings, Penn Staters and promotions.

The following people were appointed to new positions at the University:

-- Jacqueline K. Gardner has been named associate director in the Office of Research Protections.

-- Nancy Hesford has been named the new director of marketing and communications at Penn State Great Valley.

-- Kevin J. McKenna has joined the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center.

-- Kendra Pfautz joined the University's Division of Development and Alumni Relations as assistant director of development for the Capital College.

-- Margaret Uhrich Taylor has been hired as director of Development and University Relations for Penn State Erie, effective Feb. 16.

For details, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5481


Five Penn State Outreach staff members have been honored with Vice President's Awards for their contributions to the outreach mission of the University. Craig D. Weidemann, vice president for Outreach, presented the awards during the Outreach Professional Development Conference on Feb. 3.

For details, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5749



The following people recently published books:

-- N.K. Bose, Multidimensional Systems Theory and Applications, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

-- Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Successful Prevention and Youth Development Programs, Across Borders, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

-- Edwin L. Herr and Spencer Niles, Career Guidance and Counseling Through the Lifespan: Systematic Approaches, sixth edition, published by Allyn and Bacoon.

-- Richard Kopley, The Threads of The Scarlet Letter: A Study of Hawthorne's Transformative Art, published by the University of Delaware Press.

-- Pat Shipman, To the Heart of the Nile: Lady Florence Baker and the Exploration of Central Africa, published by William Morrow.

-- Peg Thoms, Driven by Time: Time Orientation and Leadership, published by Greenwood/Praeger.

For details, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5562



For a complete listing of University employees who have died recently, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5751



For the most recent listing of employees who have retired recently, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5434



For the most recent listing of Penn Staters, check Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/story/5658



For the most recent listing of promotions, check http://live.psu.edu/story/5657

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