THE RMU WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
-- RMU SESS alum Dana Davis has been selected as a national winner of the KinderCare Education Legacy Award. She is one of seven KinderCare teachers nationally to earn the award, which honors instructors for their commitment to creative teaching, inspiring curiosity among students, and setting the standard for excellence in education. It comes with a cash prize and all-expenses-paid trip to be recognized at KinderCare’s National Support Center in Portland, Ore.
-- Ben Campbell, assistant professor of engineering, has earned both professional and personal achievements recently. First he was elected to the Pine Richland School Board. Then he received a $14,000 research grant by MECCO, a local laser marking company who is sponsoring research at RMU to help them develop a new line of laser welding machines to expand their product line. They considered many other potential partners for this project and chose RMU due to our talent and capabilities.
-- Don Haley, director of the Center for Veterans and Military Families has been given the Warrior Service Award from the Association of the United States Army. It is given annually to individuals who provide continued commitment and service to the Pittsburgh Military Community.
-- Timothy Hadfield, professor of media arts, had part of his sabbatical work titled, "An Exhibition About Blindness Engages All the Senses," published in Hyperallergeric.
-- Janene Szpak and Kirstyn Kameg presented at the annual American Psychiatric Nurses Association conference in Phoenix, AZ on Educating Nursing Students on Intimate Partner Violence: Knowledge Integration from Classroom Theory and a Standardized Patient Simulation Experience. They also had 2 poster presentations:
-- Join fellow Colonials at the inaugural Breakfast with Santa! This family-friendly event includes holiday crafts, games, and a picture with the Jolly Old Elf. Swing by Yorktown on Saturday, December 9 at 8:30 a.m. to join in on the festivities. Reservations are required as seating is limited.
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