• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Saul Trevino

    Dr. Saul Trevino, associate professor of chemistry, served on the American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Chapter Report Faculty Decision Panel at the ACS Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on July 14-16. The panel consisted of twelve ACS student chapter advisors from universities and colleges across the country, and the panel members finalized constructive chapter report feedback …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Patrick Moore and Edgar Cajas

    Patrick Moore, director of Instrumental Studies and Bands, and Dr. Edgar Cajas, program coordinator for Music Education and associate professor of Music, served as guest clinicians at the Instituto de Musica Alfredo Colom in Guatemala City July 9 – 14. Professor Moore led clinics on conducting, music education, the importance of music theory and aural …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jackie Peltier Horn, Taiya Fabre, Hannah Wingate

    Dr. Jackie Peltier Horn, Chair and Professor of Biology, Dr. Taiya Fabre, Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Hannah Wingate, Associate Professor of Biology,  attended the Life STEM Capacity Building Workshop at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans on June 12-13, 2017. The workshop was designed to help minority serving institutions (MSI), and other research organizations, …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Charlotte Fontenot

    Dr. Charlotte Fontenot, director of Graduate Programs in Education, Dr. Kathleen Kyzar, Texas Christian University, Dr. Elizabeth Beavers, University of Houston – Clear Lake, and Hsuying Ward, fellow board members of the Texas Division for Early Childhood were invited and presented at the Texas Council for Exceptional Children’s Conference, Austin, TX on June 8, 2017. …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: John Spoede, Charlotte Fontenot, Cynthia Simpson

    Dr. John Spoede, Jr., Assistant Professor of Education, and Dr. Charlotte Fontenot, Assistant Professor of Special Education presented works published with Dr. Cynthia Simpson, Provost, “The Role of the Special Educator in the Inclusive Classroom” on June 8, 2017 at the Texas Council for Exceptional Children’s Conference in Austin, TX.

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jesse GrothOlson and Joshua Sikora

    Mr. Jesse GrothOlson, assistant professor of Cinema and New Media Arts, led a team of students and local professionals in the production of a film  titled “To Die For” for the 48 Hour Film Project. The short comedy, co-written by Joshua Sikora, Chair of the Department of Cinema, Media Arts, and Writing, premiered in Houston …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Katie Alaniz and Dawn Wilson

    Dr. Katie Alaniz, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of education,  were invited to present at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference, which took place in San Antonio, TX from June 24 – 28, 2017. Dr. Alaniz was able to present their session entitled “Put Me in, Coach! …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Encarnacion Bermejo

    Dr. Encarnacion (Encarna) Bermejo, associate professor of Spanish, was a symposium panelist at the XX International Symposium of Hispanic Studies on June 23 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The topic of the symposium panel was “Teaching the language, how to analyze the media and linguistic proposal” and Dr. Bermejo presented her paper titled “Emerging morphological …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Jeffrey Green, Marie A. Mater, and Jesse GrothOlson

    Dr. Jeffrey Green, Dean of The Graduate School and Interim Dean of School of Christian Thought, Dr. Marie A. Mater, Program Coordinator of Speech Communication, and Mr. Jesse GrothOlson, Assistant Professor of Cinema, Media Arts, and Writing, presented professional development seminars to the faculty of Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) from June 19-27, 2017. BJTU is …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Saul Trevino

    Dr. Saul Trevino, associate professor of chemistry, was a symposium panelist at the Process Education Conference in Clovis, CA on June 22. The topic of the symposium panel was “Creating an Equity Environment in the Classroom”, and Dr. Trevino presented his paper titled “Using Strengths to Promote Equity in the Classroom”. At the conference, Dr. …

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