2017 November Faculty News

The faculty members of Johnson University participate in many activities beyond their normal teaching responsibilities, including writing, speaking, presenting at academic meetings, mission trips, and community involvement. The list below describes faculty activities in November 2017.
 
Carl Bridges (Professor of New Testament) published three book reviews in the current issue of the Stone-Campbell Journal.
 
Steve Cook (Professor of Old Testament) spoke at the Best Years fellowship gathering at First Christian Church, Morristown, TN, on November 13. He also served as a panelist in the workshop “Communicative Methods for Teaching and Learning Biblical Hebrew” at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, on November 20.
 
David Eveland (Instructional Designer & Technologist) attended the annual Online Learning Consortium conference in Orlando, FL, from November 14 to 17 with a goal of learning how to improve service in online education to faculty, course designers, deans, program directors, courses, and students.
 
Terry Golightly (Instructional Designer & Technologist) attended the annual Online Learning Consortium conference in Orlando, FL, from November 14 to 17 with a goal of learning how to improve service in online education to faculty, course designers, deans, program directors, courses, and students.
 
Heather Gorman (Associate Professor of New Testament) reviewed Elmer L. Towns and Ben Gutierrez, eds., The Essence of the New Testament: A Survey, 2nd ed. in Stone-Campbell Journal 20 (2017): 289–90. At the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, from November 17 to 21, she was an invited panelist at the Stone-Campbell Journal reception on the topic “A Conversation about the Gospel of Luke and Reception.” She also presided over the “Tradition and Interpretation of the Synoptic Gospels” session at the same conference.
 
Kristel Headley (Associate Professor of Counseling & Director of the Graduate Counseling Program) presented an education session entitled “Counselor educator forum: Trends, issues, and best practices in counselor education” with Joshua Stanley, chair of school counseling at Capella University, at the annual conference of the Tennessee Counseling Association in Nashville, TN. She continues to serve the Tennessee Counseling Association as chair of the newly formed research committee, which includes developing guidelines, policies, and procedures for that committee.
 
Landon Huffman (Assistant Professor of Sport and Fitness Leadership) co-authored with A. Ingram an article published in the Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education 11.3 (2017): 193-215. The title was “To admit, or not to admit? An exploratory study of graduation rates of ‘special-admit’ student-athletes within the ‘Power 5’ conferences.”
 
John Ketchen (Assistant Provost for Online Education) attended the annual Online Learning Consortium conference in Orlando, FL, from November 14 to 17 with a goal of learning how to improve service in online education to faculty, course designers, deans, program directors, courses, and students.
 
Gregory Linton (Vice Provost for Academic Services & Professor of New Testament) served on an Off-Site Reaffirmation Committee for SACSCOC, which involved six weeks of evaluating accreditation documents for three institutions of higher education. He met with the committee in Atlanta from November 6 to 8 to conduct final evaluations.
 
Carrie Beth Lowe (Director of Library Services) published “Anderson's ‘Singing God's psalms: Metrical psalms and reflections for each Sunday in the church year’ (Book Review)” in The Christian Librarian 60.2 (2017): Article 100. It is available at http://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/tcl/vol60/iss2/100.
 
Gerald Mattingly (Honors Program Director & Professor of Intercultural Studies) attended the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) in Boston, MA, from November 20 to 23 where he co-presented a paper with Mark D. Green (Indiana State University) titled “Where the Lines of Evidence Converge: Dating the Origin of Khirbat al-Mudaybi, on Central Jordan’s Karak Plateau.” On November 27, he attended an Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) lecture by Dr. Sahar Saleem at the University of Tennessee on “Scanning the Pharaohs: CT Imaging of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies.” He took a student group to UT’s McClung Museum to see the special exhibition on “Northwest Coast Art: A Community of Tradition,” and he took student groups to the historic cemetery at Seven Islands Methodist Church. He continued a series of Wednesday-evening lessons on the Book of Numbers at Gap Creek Christian Church.
 
Cynthia Norton (Program Director for Public Health) attended a two-day Community Health Evangelism (CHE) Vision Seminar Training at ICOM on November 15-16. On November 17, she served as a representative of the university for one of the ICOM workshops where she introduced the speakers and provided a short presentation on the Global Community Health major.
 
Wilbur Reid (MBA Program Director & Professor of Business Administration) published “Servant and Humility in Leadership: Intriguing Theories, but Do they Actually Produce Results?” in Servant Leadership: Theory & Practice 4.2 (2017): Article 13. It is available at csuepress.columbusstate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1059&context=sltp.

Posted: 2/2/2018 3:40:16 PM

 

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