For the Record, Aug. 3, 2012
Faculty and staff announce recent honors, presentations, service
1:59 p.m., Aug. 3, 2012--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Recent honors, presentations, press and service include the following:
Sea Grant update
New Student Orientation
Robert Hampel, professor and interim director of the School of Education, is the runner-up in the History of Education Society’s biennial Article Prize. Of the 56 entries, Hampel received honorable mention for his article on the history of correspondence schools in early 20th century American universities. “The Business of Education: Home Study at Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin in the 1920s and 1930s” was published in Teachers College Record, September 2010, pp. 2496-2517.
Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was a presenter at “Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease.” Sponsored by Christiana Care Rehabilitation Services, the day-long event reached out to patients and caregivers of those with the disease.
Members of the staff at Marriott's Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware were featured in the On the Town section of the August 2012 issue of Delaware Today magazine. Hotel team associates Veronica Lopez, Tom Mele, Judy Molock, Shantell Garnett and Jeff Brittingham were shown with the Marriott Corp. Plantinum Award, which was earned by the campus hotel.
Joseph DeRanieri, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been appointed to the Advisory Board for the Vision of Performance Excellence Program (VoPEP) for the states of Delaware, Rhode Island and New Jersey. Modeled after the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, VoPEP offers a thorough and objective educational process through which an organization can learn and apply quality implementation techniques and assessment methods. Ranieri is also a member of the 2011 Board of Examiners for the Baldrige award.
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