We are always proud to recognize APSCUF members’ accomplishments, whether it’s in the classroom, on the field, or in the community. Here are some of their achievements from the spring semester.
- Bloomsburg University English faculty member Michael Martin led writing students to create a website and online cookbook of “easy, quick, affordable, and healthy meals that college students can make.”
- Cal U Professor Holiday Adair contributed to the discussion on mental-health screenings and mass shootings in American schools.
- Cheyney University APSCUF members handed out literature about the Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case.
- Rod Raehsler, professor of economics at Clarion University, will serve alongside Nobel laureates on the internationally recognized Omricon Delta Epsilon honor society. He was chosen as vice president for the national chapter.
- Jyh-Hann Chang of East Stroudsburg University presented about changing the ways we view individuals who have disabilities.
- Stan Swank, former head coach of Edinboro University women’s basketball, retired as the all-time winningest coach in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference history
- The women’s basketball team at Indiana University of Pennsylvania reached this year’s Final Four under the guidance of Coach Tom McConnell, who was also named PSAC West Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year.
- Kutztown University faculty member William Bender is using his skills as a licensed social worker to combat substance abuse in his community.
- Lock Haven faculty member Praful Bhatt is making waves in the classroom and in private medical practice.
- Mark Thompson, a faculty member at Mansfield University, helped train 16 FBI agents on how to analyze blood-spatter evidence at crime scenes.
- Brittany Hartman, Millersville University track-and-field throws coach, is USTFCCCA Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year
- Shippensburg University Professor Kim van Alkemade published her second book, “Bachelor Girl.”
- Wilma Cavill, retired safety-management assistant professor from Slippery Rock University, donated $25,000 to support students entering her field of study.
- West Chester University Professor Jonathan Friedman spoke at an event that remembers the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
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—John Danvers, APSCUF intern