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While the 2021– 22 academic year was turbulent, APSCUF faculty and coaches continued to impress. Here is a roundup of some of their accomplishments.

Bloomsburg University’s Michael Shepard, Department of Environmental, Geographical & Geological Sciences professor, mapped the largest m-class asteroid in our solar system.

Mark Lennon, associate professor at California University of Pennsylvania, will be teaching management concepts in India as part of the Fulbright Specialist Program.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Professor Marietta Dantonio-Madsen spoke with PHL17 about the “Keep Black Love Alive” initiative to increase vaccinations in communities of color.

Kevan Yenerall, Clarion University professor, published a chapter titled “Pennsylvania: A new Bellwether?” in “The 2020 Presidential Election: Key Issues and Regional Dynamics.”

East Stroudsburg athletic trainer Jayme Galdieri was selected as medical director for Team Pennsylvania for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

Edinboro Professor Sam Claster discussed Edinboro University’s new certificate program in cannabis science on the “Tartan Talks” podcast.

Chauna Craig, professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was selected as the Honors Professional of the Year.

Kutztown University Professor Kurt Friehauf was awarded the 2021 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Lock Haven University softball Coach Kelly Shannon earned her 300th and 301st career win, sitting as second all-time at LHU.

Timothy Madigan, associate professor of sociology at Mansfield University, discussed the Chinese Lantern Festival on China Global Television Network.

Millersville University Professor Dawn Lambert received the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioner’s 2022 School Nurse Administrator Excellence Award for the Southeast Region of Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg University Professor Scott Madey shared all about his latest book, “Music, Wellness, and Aging: Defining, Directing, and Celebrating Life,” on ABC27 news.

Melissa Ford, assistant professor of history at Slippery Rock University, published “A Brick and a Bible,” recounting African American women’s radical activism during the Great Depression.

West Chester University Professor John Kennedy discussed the race for Senate in Pennsylvania on PHL17 news.

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—Madison Johnson,
APSCUF intern