Nov 27, 2014
The Eastern Illinois University Foundation has recognized three individuals as outstanding members for 2014. This award -- established in 2009 -- is presented to individuals who provide exemplary service to the Foundation. The EIU Foundation provides support to EIUís academic and athletic programs.
It is through the direct efforts of our members that the Foundation is able to fulfill its mission of support to the university. Outstanding Foundation Member certificates are presented to individuals who demonstrate the ideals of membership in the Foundation through their volunteer service to the Foundation and to the universityís academic and athletic programs, providing the leadership, expertise and knowledge essential for the work of its advisory and governing boards, administrative councils and committees, and its executives-in-residence programs.
Recipients of this award have an established record of leadership and expertise, and provide knowledge essential for the work of the EIU Foundation. This yearís honorees are Lillian R. Greathouse and Ronald M. Leathers, both of Charleston, and Ross A. McCullough Jr. of Alpharetta, Ga.
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VICKI SHAW WOODARD, Media Relations
Posted: Nov 21, 2014
HOW TO WRITE A PROPOSAL TO THE COUNCIL ON FACULTY RESEARCH (Note Revised Dates)
Research and Sponsored Programs will host two sessions of "How to Write a Proposal to the Council on Faculty Research" from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 and 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Martinsville Room, MLK Jr. Union. Easternís internal funding for research and creative activity is awarded on a competitive basis by the Council on Faculty Research. There are two rounds of funding, one in the fall and one in the spring. This presentation will include suggestions for making a proposal competitive, as well as examples of recent funded proposals. To register, please go here.
KRISHNA THOMAS, Faculty Development
Posted: Nov 01, 2014
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR FALL 2014
Faculty Development is pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Support Grant recipients: Karen Drage (School of Technology), Stefan Eckert (music), Linda Ghent (economics), Jeannie Ludlow (womenís studies), Michael Mulvaney (recreation administration), T. M. Linda Scholz (communication studies), Amber Shipherd (kinesiology and sports studies), Christina Yousaf (School of Family and Consumer Sciences) and Jie Zou (physics).
WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: Oct 31, 2014
LISA BROOKS AND LINDA SIMPSON
A feature article by Lisa Brooks and Linda Simpson titled, "Experiential Learning in Higher Education: Implications for Improving Employability of FCS Graduates," was published in the Spring 2014 issue of the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. The feature examines graduates' perceptions of transferable employment skills received as a result of experiential learning. Experiential learning in this study focused on respondents' participation in an internship and/or study abroad program. A significant finding was that internships and study abroad experiences were perceived to have a positive impact on respondents' personal growth, professional growth, and their ability to gain employment.
Posted: Oct 30, 2014
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