Faculty and Staff Resources

Faculty Scholarship

Michael Ruffini

Michael Ruffini, Ed.D., professor of educational technology, presented a poster/presentation "Creating POWTOON’s for Your Classroom” at The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C), a statewide event that provides quality programs focused on technology hardware, software and integration strategies in education. The conference was held from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.

Kristie Byrum

Kristie Byrum, Ph.D, APR, an assistant professor of public relations, was invited by the Institute for Public Relations Research (IPRR) to speak at the Institute’s Inaugural Bridge Conference this spring in Washington, D.C. The two-day “bridges” professional practice and public relations academia, allowing Byrum to present her peer-reviewed scholarly work to attendees comprised of senior level public relations executive and university professors. Byrum will present, “Gateway to better Leadership: Innovative strategic communication curriculum for MBA students and others in non-traditional graduate degree programs.”

Denise L. Davidson

Denise L. Davidson, Ph.D., assistant professor of teaching and learning, recently co-presented an ACUHO-I research grant-funded study webinar, "A Comparison Study of Resident Students' Sense of Community." This webinar shared findings from research that included students’ sense of community in a comparative analysis of campus residence halls to public private partnership (P3) developed and managed student housing. Data was collected from upperclass students through both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and included multiple site selection with representation from both the east and west coast of the U.S.