Georgia Southern University

Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology

IT Faculty and Students Win Best Paper Awards at SAIS
March 28, 2017
Jeffrey Kaleta, assistant professor of information technology, and his colleague Lakshman Mahadevan of the Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies in India, won Best Paper at the Southern Association for Information Systems 2017 annual meeting. Max Sorto, MSAE ’16, Cheryl Aasheim, professor of IT, and Hayden Wimmer, assistant professor of IT, won the Best Student-Faculty Collaboration […]
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CEIT Faculty Lead Cybersecurity Workshop for Robins AFB
March 21, 2017
Lixin Li, Ph.D., associate professor of computer sciences, and Lei Chen, Ph.D., associate professor of IT, will lead a training workshop entitled “Software System Safety” for employees of Robins Air Force Base in Warner-Robins, GA.  The workshop will be held April 10 through 13 and is designed to instruct military personnel in fundamental concepts of cybersecurity in […]
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College of Business Administration

Georgia Southern College of Business Faculty Recognized
January 19, 2017
Alan Mackelprang, Ph.D., associate professor of operations management and director of the Ph.D. program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Georgia Southern, was announced as the 2016 winner of the Carol J. Latta Memorial Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholarship during the closing banquet of the 2016 DSI […]
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Lowell Mooney: The Mentor
July 27, 2016
The Georgia Society of CPAs recently recognized Lowell Mooney, Ph.D., for his service to the Society as Chair over the past year.
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College of Education

Glaze selected for GA Science Teacher Association board
March 8, 2017
Amanda Glaze, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, was elected to the Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) board of directors. Glaze will serve a two-year term as the college representative on the board which serves as a guiding force for the organization. The GTSA is committed to support excellent science education […]
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School psychology represented at national convention
March 7, 2017
  Faculty, students and alumni of the school psychology program at Georgia Southern University’ College of Education were in attendance at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Convention in San Antonio on February 23. College faculty members including Terry Diamanduros, Ph.D., Dawn Tysinger, Ph.D., and Jeff Tysinger, Ph.D., as well as school psychology graduate […]
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College of Health & Human Sciences

Gregg Services Pivotal Role with GAYC
March 14, 2017
Katy Gregg, Ph.D., associate professor of child and family development in the School of Human Ecology has been selected as the president-elect for the Georgia Association on Young Children (GAYC) beginning January 2017. After serving one year as president-elect, Gregg will serve an additional two years as the president and one year as the past […]
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Concussion Study Published in American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology
February 27, 2017
John L. Dobson, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Health and Kinesiology, Mary Beth Yarbrough, College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) alumna and academic advisor, Jose Perez, graduate exercise science student, Kelsey Evans, CHHS alumna, in collaboration with Thomas Buckley, Ph.D. (University of Delaware) had their research, “Sport-Related Concussion Induces transient Cardiovascular Autonomic […]
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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Writer’s Boot Camp Brings Faculty Together, Improves Skills
February 15, 2017
Since 2014, Georgia Southern University’s Centers for Teaching and Technology (CT2) has offered a Writer’s Bootcamp for faculty interested in substantial, structured writing time. Four times a year faculty are invited to come together for four days to focus on writing. Peggy Lindsey, Ph.D., first came to Georgia Southern in 2012 from the University of […]
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CLASS Faculty Help Statesboro Form Sister City Agreement
February 9, 2017
 College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences’ faculty members Lori Amy, Ph.D., and Darin Van Tassell, Ph.D., helped Statesboro form a Memorandum of Understanding for a Sister City Agreement with Monte Compatri, Italy. To read the full article please visit the Statesboro Magazine’s website.
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College of Science and Mathematics

Biology Professor Receives Grant
September 22, 2016
From the Georgia Southern Newsroom: John Schenk, Ph.D., curator of the Georgia Southern Herbarium in the Georgia Southern University Department of Biology, received notification that his National Science Foundation (NSF) Biological Research Collections grant has been funded in the amount of $280,798 to integrate uncatalogued plants into the Herbarium. Schenk’s proposal is titled “Making a […]
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Understanding Obesity and Self-Esteem: What Your Weight in Middle School Says about You Now
March 13, 2017
Congratulations to Etinosa Oghogho and Dr. Helen Bland. They placed first for their research poster presentation for the entire National Youth At Risk Conference. The purpose of this triangulation mixed-methods study was to determine the impact of past middle-school age weight and self-esteem on adult weight and self-esteem.  Using the Theory of Planned Behavior, participating […]
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Georgia Southern study shows number of obese adults trying to lose weight is decreasing
March 13, 2017
A new Georgia Southern study shows that even though obesity in the U.S. has reached historic highs and nationwide public awareness campaigns have outlined the associated health risks, the number of overweight and obese adults trying to lose weight has steadily fallen. The research brief, titled “Change in percentages of adults with overweight or obesity […]
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