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Alumnus Speaks at National Conference
Rob McGee ’80 was invited to speak at the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer held in Chicago this past summer. His presentation was entitled Measuring the Quality of Your Cancer Care. Building Blocks of a Quality Cancer Conference. McGee is a partner in Asheboro Pathology Services and practices anatomic and clinical pathology at Randolph Hospital and Randolph Cancer Center located in Asheboro, N.C.
Students Showcase Talents During Kathryn Albertson Scholar Days
More than 150 students and their parents flocked to campus to compete for $35,000 in scholarships during the annual Kathryn Albertson Scholar Days Nov. 10-11. This year’s event has been expanded to two days. Students participated in many activities in addition to vying for scholarships. Also new this year, participants will not have to wait long to find out if they will be awarded a scholarship. The results of the competition will be announced by the end of the day Saturday.
Education Professor Receives Award for Soulful Curriculum Scholarship
Deb Yates, visiting associate professor in the education department, received notification last week that her article, Putting a Face on Poverty: Parallel Narratives from the Front Lines, received the James T. Sears Award. The award was presented at the Seventh Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference in Austin, Tx. The conference creates opportunities to share curriculum theory and practice, and is a gathering of diverse individuals from across the country seeking academic enrichment, social action, and professional engagement. Yates, and co-author Patricia Trace, will receive a modest monetary award, a plaque, and written recognition in the annual conference proceedings.
Director of Minority Affairs Re-elected to Post on Migrant Council
Arnold Hernandez was elected to his third term as chairman of the Idaho Migrant Council board earlier this month. The council has worked for 35 years to enhance the lived of Idaho’s Latino, migrant and seasonal farm workers, and other low-income individuals and families. Hernandez leads Albertson College of Idaho’s minority affairs program.
Theatre Department Dares Audiences to Risk Life and Limb
The CofI Theatre Department has opened its fall show the dark comedy, Life and Limb by Keith Reddin. The play is directed by Joe Golden with scenic design by Michael Hartwell, costume design by Heidi Golden, lighting by Deborah Penrod. Stage management is by Aika Shima, Chris Ullery and Justine Bushey. The cast includes Marc Ewins, Shea Hall, James Auw, Alyssa Martin, David Ketchum, Brent Huston, Matt Lloyd, Andrew Lloyd, and Hongmey Zhen. Performances continue on Nov. 11 and again Nov. 15 – 19. The play is recommended for mature audiences. For more information, call the Theatre Department at (208)459-5836.