Dean Gulas Recognized as Cultural Pluralism Leader
Charles J. Gulas, PhD, dean of the Maryville University School of Health Professions, was recently presented with the Cultural Pluralism Award by the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. The award recognizes individuals involved in furthering the principle of cultural pluralism in the academic setting by demonstrating leadership in promoting it. Gulas was honored for his scholarship in the area of cultural competence, and for fostering these principles in the School of Health Professions and on campus. His volunteer teaching in Haiti was also cited.
Dean Hausfather Named to Education Commission
Sam Hausfather, PhD, dean of the School of Education at Maryville University, has been appointed to a national advisory group that will assist the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in improving clinical teacher preparation programs that are critical to the enhancement of the nation’s K-12 schools.
Maryville Professors Present Sessions for PRSA
Maryville hosted the local chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) on Nov. 5 for an afternoon of workshops on the latest in media technology. Along with other featured speakers, including Michael Pranikoff, global director of emerging media for PR Newswire, the following Maryville professors participated: Rebecca Dohrman, PhD, on “How to Use Google Reader and Analytics”; Jon Fahnestock, PhD, on “Video Production on a Shoestring Budget”; and Leilani Carver, PhD, on “How to Manage Your Email Strategically.”
Ross Addresses APTA Symposium
Sandy Ross, associate professor in Physical Therapy, recently spoke at the American Physical Therapy Association/Colorado Chapter’s 20th Annual Fall Symposium and PT Expo held on Oct. 23. She presented her work on “Cerebral Palsy and Gait.”