Faculty and Staff Resources

Faculty Scholarship

Blair Staley

Andrew Blair Staley, CPA, professor of accounting, recently completed the requirements of the Pennsylvania State Police's 2017 Citizens' Police Academy. Staley has taught in the accounting department's pioneering Fraud Examination program since its inception in 2003. The academy is designed to expand citizens' knowledge and understanding of the law and explore police procedures from the perspective of the state police. The academy involves approximately 14 hours of instruction taught in two hour segments.

Michael Patte

Michael Patte, Ph.D., professor of teaching and learning and a child life specialist, along with colleagues have a new text The Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education to be published by Routledge in 2018. The handbook provides a groundbreaking compilation of research from distinguished experts in early childhood education, child development, and cultural and cross-cultural research in the psychological sciences from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, America, and Canada.

Sue O'Donnell

Sue O'Donnell, MFA, associate professor of art and art history, presented at the annual SECAC Conference last fall at the Columbus College of Art & Design. Entitled Microscopes & Megaphones, the conference brought together educators, scholars, administrators, and independent artists from around the country. Her paper "Finding Your Narrative (and Making it Stick)" was selected for the panel "Tell Me a Story: Tapping the Power of Narrative in Graphic Design." Her research referenced a NY Times bestselling book called "Made to Stick" written by Chip and Dan Heath.