INSIDE Chico State
0 May 16, 2002
Volume 32 Number 16
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico
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Inside

STORIES

From the President's Desk

Calendar of Events

Achievements

Exhibitions

Credits

Archives


  Achievements


Publications

Roseanna Galindo-Kuhn and Ruth Guzley, Communication Arts and Sciences, had “The Volunteer Satisfaction Index: Construct Definition, Measurement, Development, and Validation” published in the Journal of Social Service Research, Vol. 28, No.1, 2001.


Grants and Contracts

Ray Boykin, Accounting and Management Information Systems, received $125,000 from SAP America to establish and maintain a university competency center.

Jack Brown and Lorraine Dechter, KCHO, received $8,370 from KQED Public Radio to produce two “Health Dialogues” programs for the California Report.

Devon Metzger, Anne Schulte, and Edward Williams, Education, received $350,000 from the California State Department of Education to design and develop a public charter middle school.

Chuck Nelson, Geographical Information Center, received $196,700 from the California Department of Water Resources to develop a Web site for the department.

Lal Singh, Ron Borge, Agriculture, Joel Arthur, Civil Engineering, and Ramesh Varahamurti, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, received $100,770 from Bell-Carter Foods and Agriculture Research Initiative to conduct an economic analysis and mechanical performance evaluation of olive harvesters.

Kui-Hee Song, Social Work Program, received $82,242 from the Shasta County Department of Social Services to evaluate the county’s Local Interagency Network for Children and Family Services Program.

Dale Steiner, History, received $31,200 from the University of California Office of the President to allow the California History-Social Science Project to use the university’s WebCT capacity to communicate with K–12 teachers in our service area.

Greg White, Anthropology, received $19,837 from Star Hospitality Developers to conduct a California Environmental Quality Act archaeological investigation at the site for the Holiday Inn Express in Roseville.

Cindy Wolff and Faye Johnson, Biological Sciences, received $91,352 from the California Department of Health Services to improve the awareness of obesity and encourage the acceptance of a healthful diet and the need for regular physical activity among children in Butte County.

Penelope Wong, Education, received $12,483 from the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteering for a promotion of César Chávez Day by 35 CSU, Chico student teachers at Oroville Central Middle School in April.


Awards and Activities

Troy Berry and Mimi von Rotz, Academic Advising Program, presented “Surf’s Up! User Friendly Technology for Riding the New Wave of Academic Advising” at the National Academic Advising Association Region 9 conference in San Luis Obispo in April.

Terri Davis, Professional Studies in Education, was a runner-up for the national Thomas Ehrlich Service Learning award.

Andrew Flescher, Religious Studies, and Stafford Thomas, Political Science, were inducted as honorary members of Phi Eta Sigma, CSU, Chico freshman honor society, in recognition for their excellence in teaching and ability to inspire students to learn.

Georgia Fox, Anthropology, presented “Interpreting Socioeconomic Change in 17th-Century England and Port Royal, Jamaica, Through Analysis of the Port Royal Kaolin Clay Pipe Collection” at the annual meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology in Toronto, Canada, in April.

Sherry Fox, School of Nursing, received an Engaged Department Institute Grant from the CSU Chancellor’s Office to develop and implement a departmental vision for community engagement, building on existing service learning and community-based work.

Officers Richard Hamilton, Laura Lindstadt-Denney, and Eric Partika, University Police, volunteered as representatives of the police department to serve as bus persons at the Red Lobster restaurant in April to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Michelle Neyman, Biological Services, presented “Impact of a Social Marketing Campaign to Increase Fruit Intake Among Female Extended Opportunity Program and Services College Students” at the annual meeting of Experimental Biology in New Orleans, Louisiana, in April.

Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, presented “Paths of Economic Sustainability” at the Ahwahnee Conference on “Community Livability in 2002: Making the Connection Between Sustainability and Security” in Yosemite Valley in March.

Ela Thurgood, English, presented “Maintaining Consonantal Length in Ambiguous Contexts: A Study of the Perception and Production of Polish Fricative Geminates” at the second international conference on “Contrast in Phonology” in Toronto, Canada, in May.

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