April 24th, 2013 | Events, Faculty News
The Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions invite faculty and staff to Thursdays at the Porter B. Byrum Welcome and Admissions Center on April 25.
A wine and cheese reception will run from 4-4:30 p.m., followed by a program from 4:30-5:15 p.m. that will feature Jac Heckelman, Herman Eure and Donna Henderson.
Heckelman, a professor of economics, will discuss estimating delegate votes and interests at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
Eure, a professor of biology, will discuss what is referred to as The Diversity Impact Factor: 398 Years of Observations and Assessments at Wake Forest. Eure will compare Wake Forest’s diversity issues from his arrival on campus in 1973 to those in 2013, while asking, “How does the diversity commitment today differ from the commitment 39 years ago and what can we expect in the future?”
Henderson, a professor of counseling, will discuss adapting processes to an online program delivery and how it has opened dynamic possibilities for the counseling faculty.
December 24th, 2012 | Medical Center News
Dr. Edward G. Shaw, professor of radiation oncology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and professor of counseling at Wake Forest, has received an award from the Society for NeuroOncology recognizing him for his contributions to the field. Shaw is the inaugural recipient and was recognized for his initiation of a strategic-planning process, which led to the establishment of the SNO Foundation.
Janie McDaniel, the director of admissions at Wake Forest School of Medicine, is the 2012 recipient of the Physician Assistant Education Association Outstanding Achievement Award. The award recognizes an individual who has provided sustained, exceptional service or leadership to the association or who has contributed to the advancement of the physician assistant profession.
Jeff Schmitt has been named one of the Most Influential People in the Triad for 2013 by The Triad Business Journal. Schmitt is with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The award recognizes individuals who are leaders and play a crucial role in unifying and bringing advancement to the region.
December 4th, 2012 | Faculty News
The ACE Fellows Program, in partnership with the Institute for Public Engagement, the Teaching and Learning Center, and the Dean of the College, provides support for selected faculty fellows interested in incorporating service-learning into their courses.
The program provides stipends of $1,250 as well as services designed to enhance teaching and enrich learning. ACE Fellows have the opportunity to work with new and veteran ACE Fellows as they establish relationships with community partners, develop syllabi, and assess pedagogical strategies and outcomes.
Here’s a list of the ACE Fellows and the courses in which they plan to integrate service-learning classes: Continue reading »
July 30th, 2012 | Faculty News
See a list of employment milestones reached by faculty in July 2012:
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February 21st, 2012 | Faculty News, Staff News
See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in January 2012: Continue reading »
January 31st, 2012 | Faculty News
George K. Walker
Philip Branker Clarke, Assistant Professor, Counseling
Clay Riley Hassler, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication
Sara Moreno De Nicolas, Visiting Assistant Professor, Romance Languages
Eric Zachary Tucker, Teacher/Sch/Postdoc Fellow, Chemistry
S. Douglas Beets, Professor, Schools of Business
George K. Walker, Professor, Law
October 31st, 2011 | Faculty News
Samuel Gladding, professor and chair of counseling, was reappointed to the N.C. Board of Licensed Professional Counselors by Governor Beverley Perdue. His term will expire on June 30, 2014.
The Board carries out a variety of actions, including examining and passing on the qualifications of applicants, issuing licenses and license renewals, adopting ethical standards and examination materials, establishing standards for continuing professional counselor education, and conducting investigations and hearings as necessary.
Find out more about Gladding »
May 13th, 2011 | Faculty News
Nine professors — in art, counseling, divinity, economics, history, religion, journalism, classical languages and East Asian languages — are retiring this year, after leaving an indelible mark on generations of students dating back to the 1970s. Continue reading »
April 12th, 2011 | Faculty News
Role playing, writing or drawing what one is feeling can have significant therapeutic value, counseling professor Samuel T. Gladding explains in his book “The Creative Arts in Counseling.” Read more.
April 4th, 2011 | Faculty News
Counseling professor Sam Gladding
A woman suffering from domestic violence acts out what is happening in her home. A man struggling with issues at work writes down what causes him stress. A child dealing with an unhappy home life draws a picture of sad stick people and then a picture of happy stick people.
Role playing (acting), writing or drawing what one is feeling can have significant therapeutic value. Professor and Chair of Counseling Samuel T. Gladding (’67, MAEd ’71) is one of the country’s leading authorities on how using the creative arts — music, dance, visual art, humor, drama and writing — can help clients become more in tune with their emotions and feelings.
“Expressing yourself through the creative arts is a way that you can control your thoughts rather than your thoughts controlling you,” Gladding said. “The creative arts are a tool to help people move on with their lives and get closure.” Continue reading »