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Week of: May 27, 2018

Faculty Emily Cobb, Art

Emily Cobb attended and participated in the “Digital Meets Handmade” symposium in New York City on May 16th-18th. The symposium was organized by the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy. She presented her paper abstract “Sleight of Hand: Digital Influence on Contemporary Jewelry Education” and was a member of the panel that discussed “Has CAD gone Bad?”

Week of: May 20, 2018

Staff Michael Le, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Michael Le, Research Associate in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is an invited panelist and presenter at the 58th annual conference for the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) held May 28 to June 1, 2018, in Orlando, FL. Michael won the Best Presentation Award at the 2017 California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) Conference which comes with a $2,000 travel grant and automatic inclusion in the AIR Forum schedule. The Forum is the world’s largest gathering of higher education professionals in institutional research, effectiveness, assessment, planning and related fields. Learn more at: http://forum.airweb.org/2018

Week of: May 13, 2018

Faculty Professor Marissa O'Neill, Social Work

Professor Marissa O’Neill published in May 2018 Journal of Public Child Welfare: “IV-E or not IV-E, that is the question: comparisons of BSW Child Welfare Scholars and matched trainee confidence and retention”

ABSTRACT

Our longitudinal study examined the effectiveness of BSW IVE Scholar training compared with a matched cohort of traditionally trained employees. The BSW IV-E Scholars felt significantly more prepared than their traditionally-trained coworkers. BSW IV-E Scholars were significant investment of training dollars for IV-E at the Federal, state, and local levels.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15548732.2018.1444531

Faculty Professor Jen Maguire, Social Work

Professor Jen Maguire recent panelist for the Assembly Committee hearing on Campus Climate

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the California State Capitol, HSU Department of Social Work Professor Jen Maguire served as a panelist for the Assembly Select Committee hearing on Campus Climate.

The hearing, chaired by Assembly Member Shirley N. Weber, included input from California Community Colleges, CSUs, and UCs advocating for college student basic needs and a Q&A;with the Legislators.

Student Dominique Birdsong, Art

Graduating senior and Honors Painting participant Dominique Birdsong, was selected by her painting professors, Teresa Stanley and Gina Tuzzi, to participate in the 10th Annual Art of Painting Conference and Exhibit at John Natsoulas Gallery in Davis, California in March. The exhibit featured the work of 20 top young college student painters from across the state. The exhibit and conference is geared towards nurturing dialog on contemporary painting and fostering interaction between young artists and established professionals in the field. A full-color catalog featuring Dominique’s work, as well the work of other top students, was produced.

Student Dominique Birdsong, Art

Graduating senior and Honors Painting participant Dominique Birdsong, has been accepted into the MFA program at the Royal College of Art in London, England. The Royal College of Art offers postgraduate degrees to students from over 60 countries and is considered to be the world’s leading art and design university, according to a recent international survey. It has also been consistently placed first in the OS World University Rankings. Dominique was accepted into the program through a highly competitive selection process, submitting paintings from her “Trapped” series, paintings that explore issues of identity and loss. You can see more of her work at Birdaydesign.com.

Faculty Sarah Jaquette Ray, Environmental Studies

Dr. Ray has been invited to speak on “Coming of Age at the End of the World: Eco-grief and the Climate Generation,” at UC-Santa Barbara on June 1.

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