Faculty and Staff Successes, February 2017
February 16, 2017
Leslie Bateman, Director of Professional Development Partnerships at the Center for Adult and Continuing Studies, was elected as Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. She was given this position at the 2016 Collaborative meeting in September, and her 2-year term began in January.
Jeremiah Cataldo, Associate Professor in the Honors College, recently had his book Biblical Terror: Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear published by Bloomsbury.
David Stark, Professor of History and Latin American and Latino/a Studies, published an article in Puerto Rico’s Society of Genealogy Journal, Hereditas: Revista de Genealogia Puertorriquena, titled, “El repartimiento de terrenos en Cayey (1774) y los antecedents de sus familias pobladoras.”
The Fred Meijer Center for Writing & Michigan Authors was recently referenced in a “Shout Out” by a national newsletter, National Council of Teachers of English on January 18. They discussed the Teach-In programs promoting linguistic diversity. To see the reference, click here.
Grand Valley’s Lake Michigan Writing Project has been selected to receive a 2017-18 Advanced Institute to Scale-Up NWP's College-Ready Writers Program grant worth $20,000 from the National Writing Project for the purpose of investing in middle and high school teacher-leaders for the summer of 2017 and 2017-18 school year.