Jennifer Meadows, Communication Design, recently had Communication Technology Update (6th ed.) which she co-edited with August E. Grant, University of South Carolina, published by Focal Press.
Kate Transchel, History, published an article "Staggering toward Socialism: The Soviet Anti-Alcohol Campaign, 1928-1932" in The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review, September, 1998.
Eileen Guiffre Cotton, Education, delivered "Connecting Reading Instruction to the Internet," in her keynote address to the annual conference of the Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading in San Angelo, Texas. She also served as an Internet consultant to schools in Idaho, Iowa Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hamshire, Indiana, and California.
Teresa Davis, Education, presented the results of her project, The Service Learning Integrated Partnership Project, to the Board of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education and the National Service Learning in Teacher Education Partnership Meeting in Washington, D.C., September 1998. The project, funded by AACTE to develop models and materials for service learning in teacher education, is one of six in universities nationwide. Outcomes will be published by AACTE later this year.
Al Jackson, Parks and Recreation Management, was elected to the executive board of the National Recreation and Parks Association, Ethnic Minority Society. He was also appointed as an associate to the Roundtable Association, part of the National Association for Parks and Recreation and Conservation.
Marvin Megibow, Psychology, was elected as one of two CSU members on the executive committee, Council of California Departments of Psychology, a new statewide advocacy organization. The founding meeting was held at the American Psychological Association Convention in San Francisco, August 1998.
Gregory Naber, Mathematics and Statistics, delivered five lectures, "Topology and Classical Gauge Theory," at the Fourth International Workshop on Complex Structures and Vector Fields held in St. Constantine, Bulgaria, September 1998. Naber has been invited to serve as co-chair of the program committee for the Fifth International workshop in 2000.
Tom R. Sawyer, Admissions, chaired an intersegmental panel on "Access, Transition and Services for Re-entry Students" at the Adult NonTraditional Students in Higher Education 2nd Annual National conference in San Diego, October 3.
The panel consisted of members and past presidents of California Advocates for Re-entry Education. AS. Commissioner for Re-entry Affairs, Dolly Brown, collaborated with Sawyer on the Chico State display for the conference.
David Welton, Technology and Learning Program and Communication Design, had his paper "Applying the Event-Oriented Design Model to WebCT Course Development" accepted for presentation at WEBNET '98, a conference of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.