Nora Wynne, School of Education lecturer and local K-12 Spanish Teacher, has been named 2021 California Teacher of the Year. This is a great honor that is only awarded to 5 teachers across the state each year. The School of Education would like to extend our congratulations to Nora for this accomplishment!
Chris Aberson, Professor of Psychology was recently named Associate Editor of Collabra Psychology. Collabra is an official publication of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. Collabra, published by the University of California Press, is open access and committed to open and transparent science. Dr. Aberson has been HSU faculty since 2000. He primarily teaches statistics and research methodology.
Sara K. Sterner created and facilitated a Workshop on October 6 for the Minnesota Writing Project Teacher Workshop series. The workshop entitled, White Supremacy in Reading Practices: Exploring Reading Whitely through a Reading Inventory, explored dominant reading experiences through a guided process of self-reflection and discussion. Participants engaged in conversations about texts and white supremacy as a means to promote equity-based literature selection practices that disrupt white supremacy.
Dr. Sarita Ray Chaudhury, faculty in School of Business published the article ““For the Gram”: An Exploration of the Conflict between Influencers and Citizen-Consumers in the Public Lands Marketing System” in the Journal of Macromarketing with coauthors Dr. Nafees and Dr. Perera.
Psychology Professor Amber Gaffney has been chosen as Humboldt State University’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR).
The FAR plays a critical role in ensuring academic integrity, student-athlete well-being. Dr. Gaffney replaces Dr. Mary Glenn, who did an excellent job serving as FAR and supporting HSU student-athletes and programs.
Humboldt State University’s new Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (RN to BSN) received the green light from WASC Senior College & University Commission, the University’s regional accrediting body. HSU is now working on enrolling students and the first cohort of the program is on track to start in Fall 2020.
Dr. Ray Chaudhury is excited to share the successful presentation and publication in proceedings in the Society for Marketing Advances conference in November 2019 of her research project on teen climate activist Greta Thunberg’s FridaysforFuture climate strike efforts and its worldwide impact. Dr. Ray Chaudhury co-authored the publication with Dr. Pia A. Albinsson & Dr. Yasanthi B. Perera. The conference proceedings can be found here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sarita_Ray_Chaudhury