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BOARD OF GOVERNORS AWARD NCCU Winner Adopts ‘Multi-modal’ Teaching Style ------------------BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Faculty Lead Students Off-Campus for Experiential Learning


TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 Chancellor’s Message 5 Greetings from the Provost 6 Counselor-Educator Whiting Wins State Teaching Award 7 Faculty Publications 18 Genetics Specialist Excels at Student Engagement 19 Faculty Grants and Contracts 23 Teaching and Research Highlights 31 Business Professor Cited for Scholarly Research 32 Faculty Presentations 43 Mainuddin Recognized for Teaching Political Science 44 Faculty Engagement 48 Experiential Learning

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NCCU Board of Trustees George R. Hamilton, Chair John Barbee, Vice Chair Paul R. Pope Jr., Secretary Darrell T. Allison, Oita C. Coleman, Harold T. Epps, Joan Higgenbotham, Alesha Holland, Michael P. Johnson, Allyson Siegel, Kenneth R. Tindall, Karyn S. Wilkerson

Chancellor Debra Saunders-White Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Johnson O. Akinleye Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement Harriet Frink Davis Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Benjamin Durant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Miron Billingsley Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development Undi N. Hoffler

Soaring Editorial Committee: Yolanda Banks Anderson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development/Resources Wanda Coneal, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction Renee Elder, Communications Specialist, University Relations Derek Norford, Veterinarian, Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/ Biotechnology Research Institute Jaleh Rezaie, Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Frank A. Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Department Erma Smith-King, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing

This issue of Soaring was published by the North Carolina Central University Office of the Provost at a cost of $7.28 per copy and a total cost of $3,640 for 500 copies. Indicates video available for viewing Soaring

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CHANCELLOR’S MESSAGE

Greetings! At North Carolina Central University, we have many highlights to choose from when we talk about Eagle Excellence, from our high-achieving students, to accomplishments of our alumni, to external honors, such as the recent citation from HBCU Digest for being the nation’s top historically black college or university for 2016. It is also important to highlight one of the very foundations our success is built upon: the more than 800 individuals who teach, mentor and inspire our students each day. The faculty of NCCU shines brightly in every academic area. Our classrooms, research institutes, schools and colleges are filled with instructors who not only possess mastery of their subjects, but also demonstrate passion for helping students achieve their goals and live their dreams. NCCU faculty members are awarded research funding, exceeding $20 million annually, to support programs that pursue investigations into health care issues, such as minority health disparities, and training programs to develop a more diverse field of top-quality researchers. The academic and research programs developed and introduced by faculty have helped to make NCCU the top master’s level university in the University of North Carolina system. In this debut issue of Soaring, we have the pleasure of introducing many of those highly qualified individuals to the greater community. Among those in the spotlight are Peggy P. Whiting, Ph.D., a counselor-educator who was honored by the UNC Board of Governor’s for work on trauma and grief; Jonathan Livingston, Ph.D., a Department of Psychology professor who engages students in important scholarly research; and School of Law professor Lydia Lavelle, J.D., who teaches legal fundamentals as well as a cutting-edge course in Sexual Identity and the Law. We hope you enjoy learning about their work at NCCU in advancing academic knowledge as well as molding our future scholars and leaders. In Truth and Service,

Debra Suanders-White Chancellor North Carolina Central University

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GREETINGS FROM THE PROVOST

Greetings: On behalf of the Office of the Provost and the Division of Academic Affairs of North Carolina Central University, I am pleased to introduce you to the inaugural issue of Soaring. This annual publication highlights the accomplishments and activities of the dedicated faculty of North Carolina Central University. Our first issue covers activities from June 2015 through May 2016. Units within the Division of Academic Affairs have launched innovative academic programs and received recognition for many accomplishments over the past year. These accolades include the development of a Three Plus Two (3+2) Dual B.S. Degree Program in Physics and Electrical engineering with N.C. State University, creation of the B.S. degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences and development of a new Intellectual Property Law Institute. A few of these recognitions have been featured in other NCCU publications. Soaring focuses on the achievements and activities of individual faculty members. In addition to featuring North Carolina Central University faculty selected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and North Carolina Central University for the excellence in teaching awards, recognition of our faculty in the areas of publications, extramural funding and scholarly activities are also included. There are highlights of presentations, as well as engagement and examples of faculty-led experiential learning provided for our students. Please enjoy Soaring. As you read through each page, I know you will agree that the story of our faculty exemplifies Eagle Excellence. North Carolina Central University faculty are truly soaring to new heights! In Truth and Service,

Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs North Carolina Central University

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TEACHING EXCELLENCE

PEGGY WHITING, ED.D.

Counselor-Educator Inspires Students Through Teaching and Research 2016 BOG Award for Teaching Excellence Peggy P. Whiting, Ed.D., serves as a professor and coordinator of the Counselor Education Program in the Department of Allied Professions. She has been a member of the North Carolina Central University faculty since 2006, and in 2016 was honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Whiting holds an Ed.D. in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University, as well as an M.Ed. in counseling and a B.A. in sociology and philosophy from the University of West Georgia. Over her 30 year career, she has developed a specialty in grief and trauma counseling. “Right now, I am teaching all graduate courses in thanatology, or the study of death, dying and bereavement. I have an Intro to Crisis, Grief and Trauma Counseling class that our mental health folks are required to take. And I teach an additional course in Interventions in Crisis, Grief and Trauma Counseling.” As a mentor, Whiting strives to be her students’ go-to person, she said. “I can help them with a whole host of things that may come up, so that they can be successful.” Developing relationships is key to becoming an effective teacher, Whiting believes. “I believe that education happens in a relational context,” she said. “That is my basic philosophy. That relationship could be between a student and another student, it could be between a student and the instructor, and it could be between a student and his or her relationship with the material.”

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Whiting enjoys using stories and other narratives in her lectures, and welcomes a diversity of learning styles, whether the lessons take place in the classroom or online. “I have found that there are multiple, diverse learning styles that students bring to the table, so I try to be multi-modal in the way that I offer my classes,” Whiting said. “Technology has augmented that and has made those relationship stronger. We can, for example, use video clips of current day events that are happening to illustrate a crisis or traumatic event people are dealing with, and that makes the material richer.” Whiting has done extensive research in the field of crisis and trauma counseling. She initiated some of the country’s first graduate counseling courses in thanatology. “As far as research is concerned, I’ve been committed to generating new knowledge so, in particular, clinical people can understand what these events are about, how we can have empathy for those who are dealing with these events, how we can effect a positive trajectory of resilience and renewal that people can find within great tragedy. For me, my research has been invested in how these events affect human beings, how we need to understand them, and how we can be helful toward people moving toward recovery in those situations.” While teaching and overseeing the counseling program at NCCU, she also maintains a clinical private practice as a grief counselor and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor.“ This lets me bring real-life experience to the table,” Whiting says. She said what she enjoys most about teaching at NCCU include the emphasis on mentoring relationships, the diversity of the campus and the work ethic that students bring to their education here.


PUBLICATIONS COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Dr. Emmanuel Awumey JOURNAL ARTICLE

Sesay, J.S., Gyapong, R.N.K., Najafi, L.T., Kabler, S., Diz, D.I., Howlett, A.C., and Awumey, E.M. Gαi/o-Dependent Ca2+ Mobilization And Gαq-Dependent Pkcα Regulation Of Ca2+- Sensing Receptor-Mediated Responses In N18TG2 Neuroblastoma Cells, Neurochemistry International 90:142151, July, 2015 Dr. John Bang JOURNAL ARTICLE

Ma, W., Jin, L, Li, P., and Bang, J. Silver Nanoparticle Exposure Induced Mitochondrial Stress, Caspase-3 And Cell Death: Amelioration By Sodium Selenite, International Journal of Biological Sciences 11(8):860-867, June, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Reaves, D., Ginsburg, E., Bang, J. and Fleming, J. Persistent Organic Pollutants And Obesity: A Worthy Investigation For Potential Mechanims Of Breast Cancer Promotion, Endocrine-Related Cancer 22:R69-R86, July, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Subhash, Y., Bang, J., You, T., and Lee, S. Description of Comanonas sediminis sp. nov., Isolated From Lagoon Sediments, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Epub, April 26, 2016 Dr. Claudia Becker JOURNAL ARTICLE

Becker, Claudia. Langston Hughes’ And Martin Luther King’s Imagery, CLA Journal, Fall, 2015 Dr. Xiaoxin Luke Chen JOURNAL ARTICLE

Chen, H., Beasley, A., Hu, Y. and Chen, X. A Zebrafish Model For

Studies On Esophageal Epithelial Biology, PLOS One 10(12):e0143878, December, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Zhu, Y., Fu, J., Shurlknight, K.L., Soroka, D.N., Hu, Y., Chen, X., and Sang, S. Novel ResveratrolBased Aspirin Prodrugs: Synthesis, Metabolism, And Anticancer Activity, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 58(16):6494-6506, August, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Kang, X., Chen, K., Li, Y., Li, J., D’Amico, T. and Chen, X. Personalized Targeted Therapy for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, World Journal of Gastroenterology 21(25):7648-7658, July, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Liu, Y., Chen, H., Sun, Z. and Chen, X. Molecular Mechanisms Of Ethanol-Associated Oro-Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Cancer Letters 361(2):164-173, June, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

He, J., Fang, Y. and Chen, X. Surgical Models Of Gastroesophageal Reflux In Mice, Journal of Visualized Experiments 102:e53012, August, 2015 Dr. John Clamp JOURNAL ARTICLE

Liu, W., Yi, Z., Xu, D., Clamp, J.C., Li, J., X Lin, X., and Song, W. Two New Genera Of Planktonic Ciliates Provide Insights Into The Evolution Of The Family Strombidiidae (Protista, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia), PLOS One, 10(6):e0131726, June, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Sun, P., Clamp, J., Xu, D., Huang, B., and Shin, M.K. An Integrative Approach To Phylogeny Reveals Patterns Of Environmental Distribution And Novel Evolutionary Relationships In A Major Group Of Ciliates, Scientific Reports 6:21695, January, 2016

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Mayén-Estrada, R. and Clamp, J.C. An Annotated Checklist Of Species In The Family Lagenophryidae (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea, Peritrichia), With A Brief Review Of Their Taxonomy, Morphology, And Biogeography, Zootaxa, (in press) Dr. Gregory Cole JOURNAL ARTICLE

Zhang, C., Anderson, A. and Cole, G.J. Analysis Of Crosstalk Between Retinoic Acid And Sonic Hedgehog Pathways Following Ethanol Exposure In Embryonic Zebrafish, Birth Defects Research. Part A, Clinical and Molecular Teratology 103(12): 1046-1057, December, 2015 Dr. Matthew Cook BOOK

Cook, Matthew, Annexation And The Unhappy Valley: The Historical Anthropology Of Sindh’s Colonization, Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2016 Dr. Achameleh Debela LITERARY ART JOURNAL

Debela, Achameleh, Artwork for “The Cliffs of Mobenga,” North Carolina Literary Review 25, Spring, 2016 Dr. Jodie Fleming JOURNAL ARTICLE

D’Arcy, M., Fleming, J., Robinson, W.R., Kirk, E.L., Perou, C.M., and Troester, M.A. Race-Associated Biological Differences Among Luminal A Breast Tumors, Breast Cancer Research & Treatment 152(2):437-448, July, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Reaves, D.K., Ginsburg, E., Bang, J.J., Fleming, J.M. Persistent Organic Pollutants And Obesity: Are They Potential Mechanisms For Breast Cancer Promotion?, EndocrineRelated Cancer 22(2):R69-R86, April, 2015

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PUBLICATIONS Dr. Carolyn Fulford JOURNAL ARTICLE

Fulford, Carolyn and Dial, Aaron, Stone Soup: Establishing An HBCU Writing Concentration, Composition Studies 43(2):177, October, 2015 Dr. Delores Grant JOURNAL ARTICLE

Grant, D.J., Shakes, L.A., Wolf, H.M., Norford, D.C., and Chatterjee, P.K. Exploring Function Of Conserved Non-Coding DNA In Its Chromosomal Context, AIMS Biophysics 2(4):773793, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Fay, M.J., Nguyen, M-T., Snouwaert, J.N., Dye, R., Grant, D.J. Bodnar, W.M., and Koller, B.H., Xenobiotic Metabolism In Mice Lacking The UDP-Glucronosyltransferase 2 Family, Drug Metabolism and Disposition 43(12):1838-1846, December, 2015 Dr. Wendy Grillo JOURNAL ARTICLE

Staubm, N.L, Blumer, L.S. CW Beck, C.W., Delesalle, V.A., Griffin, G., Merritt, R.B., Hennington, B., Hollowell, G.P., Grillo, W.H., SL White, S.L., and Mader, C.M. Diverse CREs For Diverse Students From Diverse Institutions, CUR Quarterly, (In press) Dr. Lenora Helm Hammonds BOOK CHAPTER

Helm Hammonds, Lenora, Christensen, Turid N., Oritsejafor, Emmanuel O., Tymas, Baron, Hosbond, Keld, and Naidoo, Mageshen. Jazz, Constructionism, And Music Composition: Building Cultural Competencies In A Global Classroom Through The Performing Arts, In Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theories and Practices (Alexandra Moore and Sunka Simon, Eds), Routlegde Research, p. 218-230, November, 2015

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Helm Hammonds, Lenora and Oritsejafor, Emmanuel. Navigating The Performance Arts In A Globally Networked Classroom, In Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Prudence Layne and Peter Lake, Eds), Springer Publisher, p. 145-165, December, 2015 Dr. Jarvis Hargrove BOOK

Hargrove, Jarvis. The Political Economy Of The Interior Gold Coast: The Asante And The Era Of Legitimate Trading, 1807-1875, Lexington Books, December 9, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

McMurray, H.L., Hargrove, J. and Livingston, J. A Historical Analysis Of African Americans In The Trenton State Prison System, New Jersey: Before, During And After The Civil War, 1850-1890, American International Journal of Social Science 5(2):10-22, April, 2016 Dr. Gail P. Hollowell WORKSHOP REPORT

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Integrating Discovery-Based Research Into The Undergraduate Curriculum: Report of a Convocation, National Academies Press, Washington, DC, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Staubm, N.L, Blumer, L.S. CW Beck, C.W., Delesalle, V.A., Griffin, G., Merritt, R.B., Hennington, B., Hollowell, G.P., Grillo, W.H., SL White, S.L., and Mader, C.M. Diverse CREs For Diverse Students From Diverse Institutions, CUR Quarterly, 2015 (In press) Dr. Julie Horvath JOURNAL ARTICLE

Council, S.E., and Horvath, J.E. Tools For Citizen Science Recruitment

And Student Engagement In Your Research And In Your Classroom, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education 17(1):38-40, March, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Council, S.E., Savage, A.M., Urban, J.M., Ehlers, M.E., Skene, J.H.P., Platt, M., Dunn, R.R., and Horvath, J.E. Diversity And Evolution of The Primate Skin Microbiome, Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283:20153586, January, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Urban, J.M., Fergus, D.J., Savage, A.M., Ehlers, M.E., Menninger, H.L., Dunn, R.R., and Horvath, J.E. The Effect Of Habitual Antiperspirant And Deodorant Product Use On The Armpit Microbiome, Peer J 4:e1605, February, 2016 Dr. Zakir Hossain EDITORIAL

Hossain, M.Z., Akter, R., Jackson A.L. Future Directions Of Biosensors, Journal of Nanomedicine Research 3(1):50, January, 2016 Dr. Gordon Ibeanu JOURNAL ARTICLE

Gliyazova, N.S., Ibeanu, G.C. The Chemical Molecule B355252 Is Neuroprotective in an In Vitro Model Of Parkinson’s Disease, Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, p 1-14, Epub, December 9, 2015 Dr. Anita Jackson EDITORIAL

Hossain, M.Z., Akter, R., Jackson A.L. Future Directions Of Biosensors, Journal of Nanomedicine Research 3 (1):50, January, 2016 Dr. Tinchung Leung JOURNAL ARTICLE

Zhou, R., Curry, J.M., Roy, L.D., Grover, P., Haider, J., Moore, L.J., Wu, S.T., Kamesh, A., Yazdanifar, M., Ahrens, W.A., Leung, T., and Mukherjee, P. A Novel Association Of Neuropilin-1 And MUC1 In


PUBLICATIONS Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Role In Induction Of VEGF Signaling and Angiogenesis, Oncogene (2016 Jan 25. doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.516), January, 2016 Dr. Andy Li JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yang, Y., Jin, S.J., Wang, H.L., Li, Y.X., Du, J., Zhou, R., Zheng, J., Ma, L., Zhao, C.J., Niu, Y., Sun, T., Li, P.A., Yu, J.Q. Effects of Aloperine on Acute and Inflammatory Pain Models in Mice, Scandinavian Journal of Pain 8:28-34, July, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Ma W, Jing L, Valladare A, Mehta Sl, Wang Z, Li PA, Bang JJ. Silver Nanoparticle Exposure Induced Mitochondrial Stress, Caspase-3 Activation And Cell Death: Amelioration By Sodium Selenite, International Journal of Biological Sciences 11 (8):860–867, July, 2015 REVIEW ARTICLE

Li, P.A., Mehta, S.L., Jing, L. Selenoprotein H in Neuronal Cells, Chapter 28 in Selenium: Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects, Victor R. Preedy (Ed.), RSC Publishing, p. 497-515, July, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yang X, He C, Liu P Song Y, Thomas T, Tshimanga, S., Wang, F., Niu, J.G., Sun, T., Li, P.A. Inhibition Of Motor Pathway By Rapamycin Reduces Brain Damage In Rats Subjected To Transient Forebrain Ischemia, International Journal of Biological Science 11 (12):1424-1435, September, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Xinhong, Ge, Jianping, Liu, Zhiyun Shi, Li Jing, Nan Yu, Xiujuan Zhang, Yaning Jiao, Yili Wang, P. Andy Li. Inhibition Of Mapk Signaling Pathways Enhances Cell Death Induced By 5-Aminolevulinic

Acid-Photodynamic Therapy In Skin Squamous Carcinoma Cells, European Journal of Dermatology 26 (2):164-72, April, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Kumari, S., Metha, S.L., Milledge, G.Z., Huang, X., Li, H., Li, P.A. Ubisol-Q10 Prevents GlutamateInduced Cell Death By Blocking Mitochondrial Fragmentation And Permeability Transition Pore Opening, International Journal of Biological Sciences 12(6):688-700, April, 2016 Dr. Lydia Lindsey BOOK CHAPTER

Lindsey, Lydia. Eric Williams: His Associates and The Imagination of an Anti-Colonial Society, in The Legacy of Eric Williams, Colin Palmer (Ed.), Unversity of the West Indies Press, p. 25-76, November 1, 2015 Dr. Tim Mulrooney REPORT

Mulrooney, Timothy. Final Report: Applying QA/QC Procedures To Quantitatively Measure the Quality Of NC DOT GIS Data. A Summary Of NC DOT GIS Data, NC Department of Transportation, 64 pp, 2015 Dr. Ode Ogede BOOK CHAPTER

Ogede, Ode. Biafra and Impractical Mission? Revisiting S.O. Mezu’S Behind The Rising Sun And I.N.C. Aniebo’s The Anonymity Of Sacrifice, in Writing the Nigeria-Biafra War, Toyin Falola (Ed.), Oxford University Press, 2016 Dr. Carla Oldham BOOK CHAPTER

Oldham, C.E., Williams, K.P., and Love, L.G. Undergraduate Research For Students Majoring In Pharmaceutical Sciences Leads To Student Success., In Jeton McClinton, Mark A. Melton, Caesar

R. Jackson, Kimarie Engerman (Eds), Infusing Undergraduate Research into Historically Black Colleges and Universities Curricula (Diversity in Higher Education, Volume 17) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 1, October, 2015 Dr. Rob U. Onyenwoke JOURNAL ARTICLE

Onyenwoke, R.U., Sexton, J.Z., Yan, F., Díaz, M.C.H., Forsberg, L.J., Major, M.B., and Brenman, J.E. The Mucolipidosis IV Ca2+ Channel TRPML1 (MCOLN1) Is Regulated By The TOR Kinase, Biochemical Journal 470(3):333-342, September 15, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Onyenwoke, R.U. and Brenman, J.E. Lysosomal Storage Diseases – Regulating Neurodegeneration, Journal of Experimental Neuroscience 9 (Suppl 2):81–91, April 5, 2016 Dr. John Scott JOURNAL ARTICLE

Ahmad, S., Johnson, G.L., and Scott, J.E. Identification of Ponatinib and Other Known Kinase Inhibitors With Potent MEKK2 Inhibitory Activity, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 463(4):888-893, July 2015 Dr. Jonathan Sexton JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yi, N.Y., He, Q., Caligan, T.B., Smith, G.R., Forsberg, L.J., Brenman, J.E., and Sexton, J.Z. Development Of A Cell-Based Fluorescence Polarization Biosensor Using Preproinsulin To Identify Compounds That Alter Insulin Granule Dynamics, Assay and Drug Development Technologies 13(9):558-69, October, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Onyenwoke, R.U., Sexton, J.Z., Yan, F., Díaz, M.C.H., Forsberg, L.J., Major, M.B. and Brenman, J.E. The

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Mucolipidosis Iv Ca2+ Channel Trpml1 (Mcoln1) Is Regulated By The Tor Kinase, Biochemical Journal 470(3):333-342, September 15, 2015 Dr. Vijay Sivaraman JOURNAL ARTICLE

Pechous, R.D., Sivaraman, V., Stasulli, N.M., and Goldman, W.E. Pneumonic Plague: The Darker Side Of Yersinia Pestis, Trends in Microbiology 24(3):190-197, March. 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Reszka-Blanco, N.J., Sivaraman, V., Zhang, L., and Su L. HIV-1 Env And Nef Cooperatively Contribute To Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Activation via CD4-Dependent Mechanisms, Journal of Virology 89(15):7604-7611, August 2015 Dr. Baron Tymas BOOK CHAPTER

Helm Hammonds, Lenora, Christensen, Turid N., Oritsejafor, Emmanuel O., Tymas, Baron, Hosbond, Keld, and Naidoo, Mageshen. Jazz, Constructionism, And Music Composition: Building Cultural Competencies In A Global Classroom Through The Performing Arts, In Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theoris and Practices (Alexandra Moore and

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Sunka Simon, Eds), Routlegde Research, p. 218-230, November, 2015

Curricula, Journal of Chemical Education 93(4):658–66, January, 2016

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Oldham, C.E., Williams, K.P., and Love, L.G. Undergraduate Research For Students Majoring In Pharmaceutical Sciences Leads To Student Success, In Jeton McClinton, Mark A. Melton, Caesar R. Jackson, Kimarie Engerman (Eds), Infusing Undergraduate Research into Historically Black Colleges and Universities Curricula (Diversity in Higher Education, Volume 17) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 1, October, 2015 Dr. Jiahua Xie JOURNAL ARTICLE

Li FF, Wang WD, Zhao N, Xiao BG, Cao PJ, Wu XF, Ye CY, Shen EH, Qiu J, Zhu Q-H, Xie JH, Zhou XP, Fan LJ. Regulation Of Nicotine Biosynthesis By Endogenous Target Mimicry Of Mirna In Tobacco, Plant Physiology 169(2):1062-71, October, 2015 Dr. Fei Yan JOURNAL ARTICLE

Kerr, Mellisa and Yan, Fei. Incorporating Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences Into Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Yu, H., Yang, X.H., Edgerton, S.M., Thor, A.D., Wu, X., He, Z., and Liu, B. The erbB3- and IGF-1 ReceptorInitiated Signaling Pathways Exhibit Distinct Effects On Lapatinib Sensitivity Against TrastuzumabResistant Breast Cancer Cells, Oncotarget 7(3):2921-2935, January, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Fu, Y., Kadioglu, O., Wiench, B., Wei, Z., Wang, W., Luo, M., Yang, X., Gu, C., Zu, Y., and Efferth T. Activity Of The Antiestrogenic Cajanin Stilbene Acid Towards Breast Cancer, Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 26(11):1273-1282, November, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Li, P., Zhao, M., Parris, A.B., Feng, X., and Yang, X.H. p53 Is Required for Metformin-Induced Growth Inhibition, Senescence And Apoptosis In Breast Cancer Cells, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 464(4):1267–1274, September, 2015


Dr. Zhiming Yang JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yang, Zhiming and Williams, Harris. Exploring The Possibility Of Using Modis AOD Data For PM 2.5 Monitoring, Journal of Environmental and Earth Science 3(1):1-7, April 29, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yang, Zhiming and Anderson, Yolanda. Estimating Chlorophyll-A Concentration In A Freshwater Lake Using Landsat 8 Imagery, Journal of Environmental and Earth Science 6(4):134-142, April 30, 2016 Dr. Liju Yang JOURNAL ARTICLE

Dong, Xiuli and Yang, Liju. Dual Functional Nisin-Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Coated Filters For Bacterial Capture And Inactivation, Journal Biological Engineering 9: 20, October, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Broglie, Jessica Jenkins, Alston, Brittny, Yang, Chang, Ma, Lun, Adcock, Audrey F., Wei Chen, and Yang, Liju. Antiviral Activity Of Gold/Copper Sulfide Core/Shell Nanoparticles Against Human Norovirus Virus-Like Particles, PLOS One 10(10):e0141050, October, 2015

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Meziani, Mohammed, J., Dong, Xiuli, Zhu, Lu, Jones, Les P., LeCroy, Gregory E., Yang, Fan, Wang, Ping, Zhao, Yiping, Yang, Liju, Tripp, Ralph A., and Sun,Ya-Ping. Natural LightActivated Bactericidal Functions Of Carbon “Quantum” Dots, ACS Applied Material and Interfaces 8(17):10761-10766, October, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Wang, Shengyuan, LeCroy, Gregory E., Yang, Fan, Dong, Xiuli, Sun, Ya-Ping and Yang, Liju. Carbon Nanotube-Assisted Capturing Of Bacterial Pathogens, RSC Advances 5:91246-91253, 2015 Dr. Weifan Zheng JOURNAL ARTICLE

Liu, Na, Wei, Lei, Huang, Li, Yu, Fei, Zheng, Weifan. Novel HIV-1 NonNucleoside Reverst Transciptase Inhibitor Agents: Optimization Of Diarylanilines With High Potency Against Wild-Type And RilpivirineResistant E138K Mutant Virus, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 59(8):3689-3704, April, 2016

COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Dr. George Cliette JOURNAL ARTICLE

Williams, Carol, Livingston, Jonathan, Cliette, George, and Brinson, Leslie. Perceptions Of Structural Inequality and Stereotyping Related to Aggression In African American Males, Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences 2:227-241, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Watson, Kena, Livingston, Jonathan, Cliette, George, and Eaton, Sherry. Internalization of the Thin Ideal, Media Images And Body Dissatisfaction In African American College Women, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 1(4):2343, Spring, 2015 Dr. Sherry Eaton JOURNAL ARTICLE

Taylor, Tiffany; Livingston, Jonathan; Goldman, Vinston and Eaton, Sherry. The Relationship Between Perceived Parental Discord And Differences In Attitudes Towards Romantic Relationships Among African American College Students, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 2(1):59-81, Summer, 2015 Soaring

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Watson, Kena, Livingston, Jonathan, Cliette, George, and Eaton, Sherry, Internalization of the Thin Ideal, Media Images And Body Dissatisfaction In African American College Women, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 1(4): 2343, Spring, 2015 Dr. Deborah Fortune JOURNAL ARTICLE

Fortune, Deborah. Role Of Public Health Education In Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: A Global Crisis, Global Journal of Health Education & Promotion, 17(1), 2016 Dr. Jessica Davis Ganao JOURNAL ARTICLE

Davis Ganao, J.S. and Brown, D. Assessing The Differential Impact Of Ethnicity On Gang Vulnerability Among African American Males And Females, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5(8):20-26, 2015 Dr. Wykeshia Glass JOURNAL ARTICLE

Glass, Wykeshia. Youth Voice: A Comparison Of Preschool Student And Adult Perceptions Of Practices In A Preschool Setting, Ruth Searcy Literacy Conference Monograph, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, Spring, 2016 Dr. Vinston Goldman JOURNAL ARTICLE

Taylor, Tiffany, Livingston, Jonathan, Goldman, Vinston, and Eaton, Sherry. The Relationship Between Perceived Parental Discord And Differences In Attitudes Towards Romantic Relationships Among African American College Students, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 2(1):59-81, Summer, 2015

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Dr. James S. Guseh JOURNAL ARTICLE

Guseh, James, Aging Of The World’s Population, in Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 1-5, September, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Guseh, James, Child Mortality Rates, In Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 1-3, March, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Guseh James. Theories Of Decision Making In Administrative Organizations: Theories, In Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, 2nd Edition.Taylor & Francis. Print Version, November, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Guseh, James. Families in Liberia, In Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 1-3, March, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Guseh, James. University Service Learning, Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education Vol 5:79-92, 2015 Dr. David Jolly JOURNAL ARTICLE

MacQueen, Kathleen M., Chen, Mario, Jolly, David H., Mueller, Monique P., Okumu, Eunice, Eley, Natalie T., Laws, Michelle, Isler, Malika Roman, Kalloo, Allison, and Roger, Randy C. HIV Testing Experience And Risk Behavior Among Sexually Active Black Young Adults: A Cbpr-Based Study Using Respondent-Driven Sampling In Durham, North Carolina, American Journal of Community Psychology 55(3-4):433-443, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Jolly, David H., Mueller, Monique P., Chen, Mario, Alston, Le’Marus, Hawley, Marcus, Okumu, Eunice, Eley, Natalie T., Stancil, Tonya, and MacQueen, Kathleen M. Concurrency

And Other Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Black Young Adults in A Southeastern City, AIDS Education and Prevention 28 (1):59-76, 2016 Dr. Christopher M. Kimaru JOURNAL ARTICLE

Kimaru, Chrisopher M. Obama’s Legacy of Expedient Leadership on the Face of Racism, International Journal of Education and Social Science 2(10):30-37, October, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Kimaru, Christopher M. The Leadership Challenge of Overcoming the Scourge of Racism: The Coping and Mitigative Strategies used by Leaders, Unified Journal of Political Science and International Relations 1 (1):1-6, September, 2015 Dr. Bruce Lapenson BOOK CHAPTER

Lapenson, Bruce. Why Study Political Science? In Political Science for the Curious, J. Dunn and G. Babst (Eds), Canberra: Curious Publishing, 2015 Dr. Jonathan Livingston JOURNAL ARTICLE

Williams, Carol, Livingston, Jonathan, Cliette, George, and Brinson, Leslie. Perceptions Of Structural Inequality and Stereotyping Related to Aggression In African American Males, Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences 2:227-241, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

McMurray, Harvey, Hargrove, Jarvis, and Livingston, Jonathan. A Historical Analysis Of African Americans In The Trenton State Prison System, New Jersey: Before, During And After The Civil War, 1850-1890, American International Journal of Social Science 5(2):10-22, April, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Taylor, Tiffany, Livingston, Jonathan, Goldman, Vinston, and Eaton, Sherry.


The Relationship Between Perceived Parental Discord And Differences In Attitudes Towards Romantic Relationships Among African American College Students, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 2 (1):59-81, Summer, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Watson, Kena, Livingston, Jonathan, Cliette, George, and Eaton, Sherry. Internalization of the Thin Ideal, Media Images And Body Dissatisfaction In African American College Women, Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 1 (4): 23-43, Spring, 2015 Dr. Harvey L. McMurray JOURNAL ARTICLE

McMurray, Harvey, Hargrove, Jarvis, and Livingston, Jonathan, A Historical Analysis Of African Americans In The Trenton State Prison System, New Jersey: Before, During And After The Civil War, 1850-1890, American International Journal of Social Science, 5(2):10-22, April, 2016 Dr. Emmanuel Oritsejafor JOURNAL ARTICLE

Sakyi, Emmanuel and Oritsejafor, Emmanuel. Extractive Sector Policymaking And Governance In Ghana: A Study Of The Role, Knowledge And Capacity Challenges Of Civil Society Organizations, Journal of Public Management & Social Policy 21(1):42-59, June, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Oritsejafor, Emmanuel. Enhancing The Competitiveness Of Public Utilities In Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case Of Electricity Reform In Nigeria, The Journal of Safety & Crisis Management 5(2):1-11, November, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Helm Hammonds, Lenora,

PUBLICATIONS

Christensen, Turid N., Oritsejafor, Emmanuel O., Tymas, Baron, Hosbond, Keld, and Naidoo, Mageshen. Jazz, Constructionism, And Music Composition: Building Cultural Competencies In A Global Classroom Through The Performing Arts, In Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theories and Practices (Alexandra Moore and Sunka Simon, Eds), Routledge Research, p. 218-230, November, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Helm Hammonds, Lenora and Oritsejafor, Emmanuel. Navigating The Performance Arts In A Globally Networked Classroom, In Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Prudence Layne and Peter Lake, Eds), Springer Publisher, p. 145-165, December, 2015 Dr. Frank A. Rodriguez JOURNAL ARTICLE

Rodriguez, F. A., and Dawkins, M. Undocumented Latino Youth: Migration Experiences And The Challenges Of Integrating Into American Society, Journal of International Migration and Integration, 1-20, DOI 10.1007/ s12134-016-0484-y, March 22, 2016 Dr. LaHoma Romocki JOURNAL ARTICLE

Romocki, LaHoma. (Un)Wanted: Negro Blood Donors and the Campaign to Change U.S. Blood Donor Policies, The Negro Educational Review, 2015 Dr. Erma Smith-King JOURNAL ARTICLE

Henderson, Sybil and Smith-King, Erma. Sectoral Decision Making: Structures, Processes And Trust, Management Decision 53(7):15451559, 2015

Dr. Sandra Waters JOURNAL ARTICLE

Waters, Sandra, Strauman, T.J., McKee, D.C., Campbell, L.C., and Keefe, F.J. Self-System Therapy For Distress Associated With Persistent Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Psychotherapy Research, Epub, June 16, 2015 Dr. Patricia Wigfall JOURNAL ARTICLE

Wigfall, Patricia and Kim, Dohyeong. “Going Up In Smoke: [De]Constructing. Through Policy, Smoking And Tobacco Production Waste As An Environmental Pollution Problem,” Journal of Safety and Crisis Management, June 30, 2016

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Dr. Yvette Bonaparte JOURNAL ARTICLE

Bonaparte, Yvette. Leaning In: A Phenomenological Study of African American Women Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Advancing Women in Leadership Journal 36:1116, May 1, 2016 PROCEEDINGS

Bonaparte, Yvette. The Marketing Impact of Transformative African American Women Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Clinical Trial Recruitment, Targeted Promotion and Salesforce Diversity, Cross Cultural Research Conference, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, January 1, 2016 PROCEEDINGS

Bonaparte, Yvette. A Perspective on Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices: Message Development, Media Selection, Medication Adherence and Health Literacy, Atlantic Marketing Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA, September 1, 2015

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Bonaparte, Yvette. A Perspective on Transformative African American Women Leaders in History, Journal of Values-based Leadership 8 (2):2530, Summer/Fall 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Bonaparte, Yvette. Transformers: African American Women Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Journal of Values-Based Leadership, (Accepted for publication in 2016) Dr. Sybil Henderson JOURNAL ARTICLE

Henderson, Sybil and Smith-King, Erma. Sectoral Decision Making: Structures, Processes And Trust, Management Decision 53(7):15451559, 2015 Dr. ABM Nasir JOURNAL ARTICLE

Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen and Nasir, ABM. Purchasing Power Parity and the Law of One Price: Evidence from Commodity Prices in Asian Countries, Global Economy Journal 15 (2):231-240, 2015

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Dr. Jennifer Barrow JOURNAL ARTICLE

Barrow, J. and Mamlin, N. Collaboration Between Professional School Counselors And Special Education Teachers, In Ideas and

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Research You Can Use, VISTAS 2016, Spring, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Barrow, Jennifer, Utilizing Asset Mapping To Strengthen The Comprehensive School Counseling Program, NC Perspectives (in press) BOOK CHAPTER

Barrow, J. and Whiting, P. Line-ByLine Termination Of Our Group, In Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Supervision Activities (K. Goodrich and G. Croft, Eds.), Association for Specialist in Group Work, 2016 (in press) Dr. Prince Bull BOOK CHAPTER

Dunston, Yolanda, Bull, Prince, and Patterson, Gerrelyn. Faculty Perspectives Of TechnologyEnhanced Course Redesign, In Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age, (J. Keengwe and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 150-176, 2016 BOOK CHAPTER

Bull, Prince and Patterson, Gerrelyn. Strategies To Promote Pedagogical Knowledge Interplay With Technology, In Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age, (J. Keengwe and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 255-271, 2016

BOOK CHAPTER

Bull, Prince & Patterson, Gerrelyn, Mansaray, Mahmud, and Dunston, Yolanda. Perceptions Of Teacher Education Candidates To Digital And Learning Technologies, In Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education (J. Keenweege, J.G. Mbae, and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 62-82, 2016 Dr. Yolanda Dunston BOOK

Daniels, Kisha, Patterson, Gerrelyn and Dunston, Yolanda. The Ultimate Student Teaching Guide (2nd Ed.), SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Dunston, Yolanda, Bull, Prince, and Patterson, Gerrelyn. Faculty Perspectives Of TechnologyEnhanced Course Redesign, In Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age, (J. Keengwe and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 150-176, 2016 BOOK CHAPTER

Bull, Prince, Patterson, Gerrelyn, Mansaray, Mahmud, and Dunston, Yolanda. Perceptions Of Teacher Education Candidates To Digital And Learning Technologies, In Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education


(J. Keenweege, J.G. Mbae, and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 62-82, February, 2016 Dr. Cheresa Clemons BOOK CHAPTER

Greene-Clemons, Cheresa. The Relationship Between Transformational Leadership And Multicultural Education, In Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education (J. Keenweege, J.G. Mbae, and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 331346, February, 2016 Dr. Robert A. Horne BOOK CHAPTER

Grimmett, M.A. and Horne, R. A. Transformative Black Masculinity: Black Male Student Athletes And Sexual Violence Prevention, In R. Bennett III, S. R. Hodge, D. L. Graham, and J. Moore III (Eds.), Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An Exploration of Problems and Solutions (Diversity in Higher Education, Volume 16) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp 217238, June, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Horne, R.A. Spirituality And Religion: The Foundation Of Caring African American Males, In L. Bass (Ed.), Black Mask-ulinity: A Framework for Black Masculine Caring. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, May, 2016 Dr. Nancy Mamlin JOURNAL ARTICLE

Barrow, J. and Mamlin, N., Collaboration Between Professional School Counselors And Special Education Teachers, In Ideas and Research You Can Use: VISTAS 2016, Spring, 2016 Dr. Jamila Minga JOURNAL ARTICLE

Minga, J. Discourse Production In Right Hemisphere Brain Damage, Perspectives SIG 2, 2016

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Edward E. Moody, Jr. BOOK

Moody, E. E., and Trogdon, D. First Aid For Your Emotional Hurts: Veterans, Randall House Publications, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Moody, E. E. Equipping Youth In The Home To Face The Challenges Of Today And Tomorrow, Family Ministry Journal 1:3-18, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Moody, E. E. How To Survive Culture, Treasure 5(3):6-9, 2016 Dr. Philliph Mutisya JOURNAL ARTICLE

Mutisya, Philliph. Internalizing Principles Of Transformational Global Leadership In A Graduate Education Course, International Journal of Process Education 7(1):29-40, June, 2015 Dr. Gwendolyn K. Newsome JOURNAL ARTICLE

Culbreth, M., Newsome, G., and Whiting, P. Bridging The Gap Between Veterans And Civilian Counselors, Vistas, 2015 Dr. Gerrelyn Patterson BOOK

Daniels, Kisha, Patterson, Gerrelyn and Dunston, Yolanda. The Ultimate Student Teaching Guide (2nd Ed.), SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Bull, Prince and Patterson, Gerrelyn. Strategies To Promote Pedagogical Knowledge Interplay With Technology, In Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age, (J. Keengwe and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 255-271, 2016 BOOK CHAPTER

Bull, Prince, Patterson, Gerrelyn, Mansaray, Mahmud, and Dunston, Yolanda. Perceptions Of Teacher Education Candidates To Digital And

Learning Technologies, In Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education (J. Keenweege, J.G. Mbae, and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 62-82, 2016

BOOK CHAPTER

Patterson, Gerrelyn. A Historically Black High School Remains Intact: We Weren’t Thinking About White Students, In School Desegregation (G.W. Noblit, Ed), Sense Publishers, p. 63-76, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Patterson, Gerrelyn. Just Let Them Have The School: A White Student’s Perspective Of School Desegregation, In School Desegregation (G.W. Noblit, Ed), Sense Publishers, p. 129-142, 2015 BOOK CHAPTER

Dunston, Yolanda, Bull, Prince, and Patterson, Gerrelyn. Faculty Perspectives Of TechnologyEnhanced Course Redesign, In Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age, (J. Keengwe and G. Onchwari, Eds), IGI Global, p. 150-176, 2016 Dr. Nigel Pierce BOOK CHAPTER

Odom, S. l, Fleury, V. p, Fox, L.C., Hedges, S. H., Pierce, N. P., and Sreckovic, M. A. Educational Issues In Autism Spectrum Disorder, In Primer on Autism Spectrum Disorder (C. McDougle (Ed), Oxford University Press, NY, p. 387-412, 2016 Dr. Chadwick Royal JOURNAL ARTICLE

Paylor, Shanika and Royal, Chadwick. Assessing The Effectiveness Of EMDR In The Treatment Of Sexual Trauma, The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology 5:1-6, Winter, 2016

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PUBLICATIONS JOURNAL ARTICLE

Royal, Chadwick, Wade, Wesley, and Nickel, Heather. Career Development And Vocational Behavior Of Adults With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Career Planning and Adult Development Journal 31 (4):54, December, 2015 Dr. Peggy P. Whiting JOURNAL ARTICLE

Bradley, L. J., Hendricks, B., and Whiting, P. P., Wills. An Ethical Responsibility, The Family Journal: Counseling & Therapy for Couples and Families 24:283-285, May 6, 2016 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Whiting, P. Parents Who Lose Adult Children: The Unique Complexities And Perspectives, Texas Association for Adult Development and Aging Today, 2016 BOOK CHAPTER

Barrow, J. and Whiting, P. Line-ByLine Termination Of Our Group, In Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Supervision Activities (K. Goodrich and G. Croft, Eds.), Association for Specialist in Group Work, 2016 (in press) BOOK CHAPTER

Wheat, L. and Whiting, P. Sacred Privilege: Using Narrative Reconstruction As A Postmodern Approach With Grieving Children And Adolescents, In M. B. Scholl & J. T. Hansen (Eds.), Postmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Counseling Issues, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2016 (in press) JOURNAL ARTICLE

Culbreth, M., Newsome, G. and Whiting, P., Bridging The Gap Between Veterans And Civilian Counselors, Vistas, Fall, 2015

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SCHOOL OF LAW Attorney Cheryl Amana JOURNAL ARTICLE

Amana, Cheryl. Reproductive Rights under Attack: Can the Fundamentals of Roe Survive?, The Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Law Review 8:138, Summer, 2015 Attorney Charles Becton JOURNAL ARTICLE

Becton, Charles H. Theming, Chapter 12 in Litigating Tort Cases, Westlaw Database, Updated December, 2015 Attorney Todd Clark JOURNAL ARTICLE

Clark, Todd. Ballin in the Boardroom: Changing the Social Context of Sexual Harassment, Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development, 28 (2):125-147, September, 2015 Attorney Charles Daye BOOK

Daye, Charles E. and Morris, Mark W. North Carolina Law of Torts, 3rd Edition, Michie, Updated November, 2015 Attorney Mark Morris BOOK

Daye, Charles E. and Morris, Mark W. North Carolina Law of Torts, 3rd Edition, Michie, Updated November, 2015 Attorney Kimberly Cogdell Grainger JOURNAL ARTICLE

Cogdell-Boies, Kimberly. Promoting Diversity in Public Health Law through Online Education, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 44 Suppl. 1:24-29, March, 2016 Attorney David Green OP-ED ARTICLE

Green, David A. How NCGAP Measure Actually Would Restrict Acccess to UNC Colleges, The News & Observer, April 19, 2016

Attorney Susan Hauser JOURNAL ARTICLE

Hauser, Susan E. CONSUMER TRACK: Student Loan Discharge: Where Are We in 2015? American Bankruptcy Institute, 35th Annual Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, 101515 ABI-CLE 583, October 15, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Hauser, Susan E. COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SESSION: Consumer Bankruptcy/Legislation: Recent and Pending Legislation Regarding Student Loans and CFPB Regulations for Mortgage Servicing, American Bankruptcy Institute, Winter Leadership Conference, 120315 ABICLE 629, December 3, 2015 Attorney Irving Joyner JOURNAL ARTICLE

Joyner, Irving. African American Political Participation in North Carolina: An Illusion or Political Progress?, Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy, 6(1):85-155, February, 2016 Attorney Lydia Lavelle JOURNAL ARTICLE

Lavelle, Lydia. Nondiscrimination Rules with Regard to Sexual Orientation: A Survey of the Rules of Professional Conduct in the Fifty States, Whittier Law Review 36:237281, Winter, 2015 Attorney Nareissa Smith JOURNAL ARTICLE

Smith, Nareissa. A Tribute to Andrew Eric Taslitz, Howard Law Journal, 58(2):585-588, Winter, 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Smith, Nareissa. Built for Boyhood?: A Proposal for Reducing the Amount of Gender Bias in the Advertising of Children’s Toys on Television, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 17:991-1049, Summer, 2015


Attorney Kia Vernon JOURNAL ARTICLE

Vernon, Kia H. A Cautionary Tale about Policing Peaceful Protests: First Amendment Rights Still Reign Supreme, North Carolina Central Law Review, 37(2): 105-128, 2015

SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES Dr. Chad Morgan BOOK REVIEW

Morgan, Chad. Review of Jeff Strickland’s Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, And White Supremacy In Civil War-Era Charleston and Michael D. Thompson’s Working On The Dock Of The Bay: Labor And Enterprise In An Antebellum Southern Port, Journal of Southern History (in press) Dr. Gabriel Peterson

and Peterson, Gabriel. Hispanics And Public Libraries: Assessing Their Health Information Seeking Behaviors In The Ehealth, Reference Services Review, 44:2, 2016 Dr. Deborah Swain JOURNAL ARTICLE

Swain, Deborah and Lightfoot, James. A Knowledge Management Framework For Global Project Development Based On Tai Chi Principles And Practices, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business 9(3):624-653, May, 2016 Dr. EunYoung Yoo-Lee JOURNAL ARTICLE

Yoo-Lee, EunYoung, Rhodes, Tamara, and Peterson, Gabriel. Hispanics And Public Libraries: Assessing Their Health Information Seeking Behaviors In The Ehealth, Reference Services Review, 44:2, 2016

JOURNAL ARTICLE

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TEACHING EXCELLENCE

CATHY SILVER-KEY, PH.D.

Her Fruit Fly Research Illuminates Genetics 2016 NCCU Award for Teaching Excellence Catherine Silver-Key, Ph.D., teaches genetics in the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, as well as instructs one section of the department’s Introduction to Research course. She was a winner of the NCCU Awards for Teaching Excellence in 2016. A native of St. Louis, Mo., Silver-Key attended Washington University, where she had the opportunity to work for a year on the human genome project leading to the first complete sequencing of the human genome. Silver-Key earned her doctorate in microbiology and immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also taught at Elon University for four years while participating in UNC’s SPIRE (Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research and Education) fellowship. Silver-Key, who joined the faculty of NCCU in 2005, is enthusiastic about teaching students in her field of study. “I love to teach genetics,” she says. “My teaching philosophy is to get the students engaged using familiar case studies. And I’ll repeat the information in multiple ways, visually, hands-on, auditorally, let the students give presentations and take ownership of the material.” Her work in the lab involves fruit flies, or Drosophila melanogaster. Because human

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genes are not available to manipulate for research, fruit flies are a good substitute. “It helps us understand ourselves as well as them,” Silver-Key said. Fruit flies are an important model organism to study a number of human diseases, such as diabetes and neurological disorders. Silver-Key’s use of case studies help makes the fruit fly research more meaningful to students in the classroom. “It is very interesting to think about how what we are talking about is really relating back to us as humans.” Currently, Silver-Key is researching an individual gene associated with ovarian cancer. “The gene is found in fruit flies, in yeast and in humans,” she said. “We are looking to see how important it is for the cell cycle and for fruit fly development.” Silver-Key said she tries to spend as much time as needed to help her students grasp the sometimes difficult material they are learning by working with individual students or providing group review sessions. “I really like to see the light bulbs turn on. I love it when students ask me questions that make me think about the topic I am teaching. And I like to reciprocate and ask them to think about what we are talking about…Sometimes the discussion can get pretty exciting.”


GRANTS/CONTRACTS Dr. John Bang

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Nano-HEAT, US Environmental Protection Agency, $249,919, Awarded January 1, 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

PIRE: Water and Commerce Technologies to Enable Environmental Sustainability in Global Markets, Duke University, $81,144, Awarded January 16, 2016 Dr. Claudia Becker PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Preparing Students from HBCUs for Internships in the Germanspeaking Workplace, UNC-European Studies Program, $1,500, Awarded September, 2015 Dr. Xiaoxin Luke Chen CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, CORE

Mechanisms of Alcohol Pathology: A Collaborative Partnership between NCCU and UNC, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/ National Institutes of Health, $93,154, Awarded August 1, 2015 CO-INVESTIGATOR, SHARED RESOURCES CORE

North Carolina Central University –Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $86,396, Awarded September 1, 2015 CO-INVESTIGATOR, PILOT PROJECT

North Carolina Central University –Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $108,000, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Gregory Cole PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Mechanisms of Alcohol Pathology: A Collaborative Partnership between

NCCU and UNC, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/ National Institutes of Health, $917,229, Awarded August 1, 2015

Dr. ClarLynda Williams-DeVane CO-INVESTIGATOR, FULL PROJECT

North Carolina Central University– Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $864,800, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Jodie Fleming PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, FULL PROJECT

North Carolina Central University – Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $189,029, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Tonya Gerald CAMPUS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

North Carolina - Alliance Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP), National Science Foundation, $72,000, Awarded April 1, 2016 Dr. Gordon Ibeanu PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Identification and Confirmation Of Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) Permeability of Chemical Enhancers of Nerve Growth Factor-Dependent Neurite Outgrowth, National Institute of Health/National Institute of General Medical Services, $108,000, Awarded February 1, 2016 Dr. Ju-Ahng Lee PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, PILOT PROJECT

Mechanisms of Alcohol Pathology: A Collaborative Partnership between NCCU and UNC, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/

National Institutes of Health, $67,680, Awarded August 1, 2015

Dr. Chris McGinn PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Geospatial Tools and Analyses to Assess, Educate and Inform Spatial Dimensions of Rural Food Insecurity, US Department of Agriculture, $417,942, Awarded March 1, 2016 Dr. Tim Mulrooney PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Geospatial Tools and Analyses to Assess, Educate and Inform Spatial Dimensions of Rural Food Insecurity, US Department of Agriculture, $417,842, Awarded March 1, 2016 CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Facilitating the New Statewide GIS Metadata Standard Through Training and Outreach, North Carolina Department of Transportation, $95,193, Awarded May 12, 2016 Dr. Carla Oldham PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Building and Sustaining a STEM Identity in Rural North Carolina, Golden Leaf Foundation, $185,000, Awarded February 4, 2016 Dr. Ricardo Richardson PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)- Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $1,241,875, Awarded September 1, 2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, RECRUITMENT CORE

North Carolina Central University– Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $137,000, Awarded September 1, 2015

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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, PLANNING AND EVALUATION

North Carolina Central University– Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health, $27,000, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Vijay Sivaraman CO-INVESTIGATOR, LAHOMA ROMOCKI FULL PROJECT

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $74,251, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Darlene Taylor PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Distinguished Professor Endowed Chair, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., $200,000, Awarded August 15, 2015

Dr. Alfred Williams PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Design, Development & Biological Evaluation of PZQ Analogues, National Institutes of Health/National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, $215,938, Awarded 42156 Dr. Kevin P. Williams PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, FULL PROJECT

Mechanisms of Alcohol Pathology: A Collaborative Partnership between NCCU and UNC, National Institutes of Health/NIAAA (U54), $144,000, Awarded September 10, 2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Training Minorities in Research to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities, Komen, $405,000, Awarded April 1, 2016

Dr. Gordana Vlahovic

Dr. Xiaohe Yang

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, PILOT PROJECT

Graduate Research Fellowship in Geophysics, National Science Foundation, $96,000, Awarded August 1, 2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, SUBAWARD

IDEA 2.0: Institutionalizing a framework for broadening

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participation in geosciences, National Science Foundation, $448,458, Awarded May, 2016

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Mechanisms of Alcohol Pathology: A Collaborative Partnership between NCCU and UNC, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/ National Institutes of Health, $65,592, Awarded August 1, 2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Mechanisms of In Utero Exposure

to Bisphenol A Induced Mammary Tumor Risk, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $189,596, Awarded September 30, 2015

COLLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Dr. Allan Cooper SUB-RECIPIENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Faculty Workload and Rewards Project, National Science Foundation, $5,000, Awarded June 1, 2016 Dr. Sherry Eaton PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Suicide Prevention Project, HBCU Center for Excellence in Substance Abuse and Mental Health, $3,000, Awarded October, 2015 Dr. Deborah Fortune PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Investigation of African American College Men’s Involvement with Intimate Partner Violence, Hampton University/National Institutes of Health U54, $40,000, Awarded April 1, 2016 Dr. M. Chris Herring PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Rural Domestic Preparedenss Consortium, Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, $137,000, Awarded December 1, 2015


GRANTS/CONTRACTS Dr. David Jolly

CO-INVESTIGATOR, RESEARCH EDUCATION CORE

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)- Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $153,645, Awarded September 1, 2015 CO-INVESTIGATOR, OUTREACH CORE

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)- Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $129,165, Awarded September 1, 2015 CO-INVESTIGATOR, PILOT PROJECT

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)- Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $31,604, Awarded September 1, 2015 Dr. Rolin Mainuddin SUB-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Triangle Institute for Security Studies Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (TISS-IC-CAE), Defense Intelligence Agency, with a sub-award from UNC-CH, $246,506, Awarded September 18, 2015 Dr. Seronda Robinson CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

The Suicide Awareness and Prevention Project, HBCU-Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health (CFE), $3,000, Awarded September, 2015 MENTOR/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LEAD

Training Minorities in Research to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities, Susan G. Komen®, $405,000, Awarded September, 2015

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Suicide Prevention Project, HBCU Center for Excellence in Substance Abuse and Mental Health, $3,000, Awarded October, 2015 Dr. LaHoma Romocki CO-INVESTIGATOR. FULL PROJECT W/ VIJAY SIVARAMAN

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)- Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Partnership in Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, $74,251, Awarded September 1, 2015

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Dr. Wynetta Lee PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

The Research Institute for Scholars of Equity (RISE): Conducting Mixed Methods Research to Improve Academic Outcomes Among PK-20 African American and Latino Children, Youth and Young Adults, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), US Department of Education, $1,116,895, Awarded July 1, 2016

SCHOOL OF LAW Attorney Pamela Glean and Mr. Greg Clinton PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Academic Technology, Norflet CY Pres Fund, $470,482, Awarded May, 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Intellectual Property Institute, SAS Institute, Awarded May, 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Clinic Support, Lawyers Mutual, $15,000, Awarded September, 2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Clinic Support, NC Bar Association, $2,000, Awarded August, 2015 Attorney Reginald Mombrun PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Low Income Tax Payer Clinic, Internal Revenue Service, $80,000, Awarded March, 2016

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Dr. John Bang PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

PIRE: Water and Commerce Technologies to Enable Environmental Sustainability in Global Markets Subproject ($401,374), National Science Foundation, $3,768,373, January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2017, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Characterizing the Determinants of Vehicles Traffic Emissions Exposure, Health Effects Institute, $89,721, May 17, 2014 - July 1, 2016 Dr. Dayami Lopez PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Optimization of An Active PCSK9 Assay and Characterization of the Endogenous Inhibitor of PCSK9, Atherotech Diagnostics Lab, Inc., $131,783, April 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016 Dr. Jonathan Sexton PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Development of a Drug Discovery Platform for Human Islets, Zen-Bio, Inc., $204,369, April 10, 2014 - March 31, 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Novel Therapeutics for Fatty Liver Disease and Type II Diabetes, Southeast TechInventures Inc., $190,901, April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2016 Dr. Darlene Taylor PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Triangle Center for Excellence for Materials Research & Innovation: Programmable Assembly of Soft Matter Subproject ($437,055), Duke University, $13,680,000, September 15, 2011 - August 31, 2017 Soaring

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GRANTS/CONTRACTS Dr. Gordana Vlahovic

CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

CREST Phase II: Computational Center for Fundamental and Applied Science and Education at North Carolina Central University, National Science Foundation, $3,099,999, February 1, 2014 - February 1, 2019 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Talent Pipeline – Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Geospatial Programs, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, $542,000, September 1, 2013 - September 1, 2017 Dr. Kevin P. Williams SUB-RECIPIENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), Duke University, $124,983, September 15, 2012 - July 31, 2017 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

GLI Inhibition to Enhance Chemo and Targeted Their Principal Investigators in Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Department of Defense - US Army Medical Research and Material Command, $464,350, August 15, 2013 - August 14, 2016 Dr. Jiahua Xie PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Research Initation Award: Establishment of Pale Yellow Golden Pothos Plant-Based Transgenic System for Studying Nuclear Genes Involved in Chloroplast Biogenesis, National Science Foundation, $194,651, December 15, 2014 November 30, 2016 Dr. Liju Yang PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

New Strategy and Method for Isolating and Concentrating Foodborne Pathogens, US Department of Agriculture, $497,723, January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2017

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Development of New Photo Activated Antibacterial Agents, National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $341,414, April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2018 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

RUI: Unlock the Potential of ThreeDimensions (3D) Cell Cultures as Sensing Elements in Label-Free Impedence Biosensors, National Science Foundation, $255,882, September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Building Capacity to Control Viral Foodborne Disease: A Translational, Multidisciplinary Approach, North Carolina State University, $271,279, June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2017 Dr. Zhiming Yang PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Investigating Optical Properties of Urban Aerosols for Monitoring Fine Air Particulation Matter, National Science Foundation, $196,729, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Dr. Sherry Eaton CO-INVESTIGATOR

North Carolina Central University Center for Translational Health Research: Diabetes Family Project, Community Engagement/Outreach Core ($989,211), National Institute of Minority Health and Disparities/ National Institutes of Health, $5,700,000, June, 2012 CO-INVESTIGATOR

Broadening Participation Research Project: Effect of Self-Regulated Learning Development on Student Success in STEM, National Science

Foundation, $349,989, September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2017

Dr. Vinston Goldman CO-INVESTIGATOR

Broadening Participation Research Project: Effect of Self-Regulated Learning Development on Student Success in STEM, National Science Foundation, $349,989, September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2017 Dr. Seronda Robinson PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Project Healthy Eagles Achieving Together (HEAT) Revolution, Durham Diabetes Coalition, $2,500, February, 2015

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Dr. Prince Bull CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Technology-Enhanced Redesign Courses to Promote Eagle Excellence (EE2 Tech-Enhanced Courses), UNC General Administration, $50,000, June 2014 - October 2015

SCHOOL OF LAW Attorney Pamela Glean PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

North Carolina Central University School of Law Foreclosure Clinic, North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, $800,000, February, 2012


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TEACHING & RESEARCH Marketing Professor Helps Students Attain Eagle Excellence Yvette Bonaparte, Ph.D., M.B.A., joined the faculty as assistant professor of marketing in the School of Business in January 2015. Previously, she spent more than a decade as a senior marketing executive for global companies including Quintiles Transnational and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Bonaparte holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brandeis University, a Ph.D. in leadership development from North Carolina A&T University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s

Dawson’s Teaching Style Blends High Expectations, Nurturing Law professor April Dawson believes the key to being a great teacher is having the heart of a student. “I think it’s difficult to really love teaching unless you love to learn,” said Dawson, who has been a member of the NCCU School of Law faculty for 10 years. “One of the things I enjoy so much about teaching is that I’m learning all the time. I’m always growing my knowledge and helping to share my knowledge with my students.” Dawson earned her legal degree at Howard University and her undergraduate

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Fuqua School of Business. Much of her research has focused on health care and pharmaceutical marketing, a field that is relevant to the global economy, as well as in the Research Triangle. She also has research experience in the areas of health literacy and online marketing.“Those topics are very relevant in the classroom, in terms of as how do companies target particular markets, how they segment markets, and how do they message to particular markets,” Bonaparte said. She calls her teaching philosophy “multifaceted.” “It includes the use of lecture, case studies, experiential learning, as well as guest speakers. I think it is very important to utilize different methods to increase student engagement in learning.” Bonaparte works to engage students outside the classroom, including opportunities to meet and learn from professionals in the marketing

degree at Bennett College, and acknowledges a special fondness for HBCUs. “What I love about teaching at NCCU School of Law is the diversity of our student body,” Dawson said. “It’s wonderful to look out at a classroom of 50 or more students, seeing a diversity of gender, diversity of race and of backgrounds.” Being a member of the NCCU law faculty is also rewarding because of the school’s mission “to educate individuals from underserved communities who want to be lawyers who are passionate about serving underserved communities.” Dawson teaches Constitutional Law I and II, which cover a vast body of knowledge, including the structure of U.S. government and individual rights and liberties. She also teaches a seminar course on the U.S. Supreme Court. “We study the justices, how the Supreme Court decides which cases to take, how the Supreme Court decides cases, and we end the

and business fields. She accompanied students recently to a roundtable luncheon for chief marketing officers, where they were able to get one-on-one professional advice. But Bonaparte also enjoys working with students informally, chatting about their career aspirations and exploring ways to further their education and experiences. “I really enjoy being at NCCU,” she said. “I think we are all about student success here. We take Eagle Excellence very seriously. As a professor, that provides me with a nice framework to bring into the classroom, as far as student expectations, building relationships with students, and ensuring that I am providing them what I think they will need to become more competitive as they move on with their careers. I enjoy the interaction. Our students are very creative and energetic. They are bright spots, and it’s a joy to be helping them move to the next level.”

semester by taking a trip to Washington, D.C., to observe actual Supreme Court arguments.” Dawson’s teaching philosophy includes three main goals: to spur students to excellence, to facilitate their success, and to constantly improve her own skills as a teacher. As a mother of four, Dawson describes her teaching style as “maternalistic.” “I treat [students] like I treat my own children,” she said. “I demand a lot from them because I know they are able to rise to a very high level. And I try to be supportive and encouraging.” Dawson’s research focuses on the federal judiciary, as well as on legal education pedagogy. “I’ll be presenting at a conference in October talking about learning theory and how best to educate students,” she said. Her objective is to help students understand more about social justice. “Intertwining my love of teaching with my love of social justice makes me a better teacher,” Dawson said.


Historian Builds Bridges of Knowledge from Past to Present

joined the Eagle faculty in fall 2011. Among the courses he teaches are Colonialism in Africa, Africa Since Independence, Ancient Africa and a two-part African-American history class called The Black Experience.

Jarvis Hargrove, Ph.D., is assistant professor of African history in the Department of History at NCCU, where students may study American, African-American, African, Latin American, African Diaspora, European and public history. Hargrove is a native of Henderson, N.C., who attended NCCU from 2001 to 2006, earning undergraduate and master’s degrees in history. He chose Howard University for his doctoral degree, spending several months conducting research for his dissertation in Ghana, and

Helping students see connections between the past and present is among his goals as an instructor. While absorbing the history of the period being taught in class, it is also important for students to understand current events in the same region, Hargrove said. “I try to get students to understand some of the things that are happening in those countries now and their relation to the things that have happened in the past,” he said. “I like to push students to find out more than just what I might say in the classroom.” Hargrove considers his office door open to students at all times. “I’ve mentored a number of students in the five years I’ve been here now. Some have gone on to film school, others to receive a Ph.D. in history and other

areas. Some have gone on to law school, as well.” The assistant professor said he enjoys observing students as they gain knowledge and maturity while they are at NCCU. “If you leave here same person you were as a freshman, we’ve wasted your time,” he noted. “Its good to see change in students over the years.” Hargrove believes it is important for people to learn about all aspects of history, even if it makes them feel uncomfortable at times. “Slavery and slave trading is something people don’t want to discuss because it is controversial,” said Hargrove, who has focused much of his research on those topics. “I try to bring that into the classroom by introducing students to accounts left by slave traders, to former slaves themselves and others talking about their experiences during that particular period.”

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Professor Teaches Fundamentals and CuttingEdge Legal Lessons Lydia Lavelle, J.D., is assistant professor of law as well as a “proud Legal Eagle,” having graduated with the class of 1993. Before attending the NCCU School of Law, Lavelle received a bachelor’s degree at St. Andrews University and a Master’s of Recreation Resources from North Carolina State University. She enrolled in the NCCU School of Law evening program after working in the parks and recreation field for several years. Courses Lavelle teaches include

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State and Governmental Law, Sexual Identity and the Law, Family Law and Civil Procedure, a yearlong course that instructs students about the civil litigation process. “As the course gets near the end of spring, students can see they’ve learned how to file, where to file and how to carry through a lawsuit and how to have a resolution,” Lavelle said. “So it’s a very important foundational doctrinal course that helps set them up for the rest of their law school career.” She began teaching Sexual Identity and the Law in 2007. “What’s been so interesting about this course – and it also revolves around my area of research – is looking at all of the advancements, all the litigation, all the laws related to our LBGT population,” Lavelle said. The curriculum is constantly in flux because laws surrounding sexual identity and orientation are changing so quickly, she

added. From votes on marriage equality to the HB2 sex-specific bathrooms bill passed by the North Carolina legislature, these legal issues frequently make the headlines.“‘Items in the news’ is how we start the class,” she said. “It’s one of the most cutting–edge courses we offer at the law school.” Lavelle says her teaching philosophy is focused on, first, giving students a foundational expertise in the law. “Beyond that, our students can branch off into specialty areas, where they see themselves working in the future,” she added. Students attending NCCU School of Law are especially encouraged to work with clients considered underserved by the legal system. Law school’s “words and theories” become practical skills when it’s time to file a lawsuit or draft a courtroom argument on behalf of a plaintiff or defendant. “That’s where people are really affected,” Lavelle said.


Psychology Professor Studies AfricanAmericans and Mental Health Jonathan Livingston, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology who teaches about and conducts research into social and psychological factors impacting the mental health of African-Americans. Livingston, winner of the 2016 NCCU Excellence in Teaching Award, instructs classes in Community, Personality and Adolescent Psychology; Research Methodology; Community Advocacy; and Human Growth and Development, among others. He said his African-American Psychology class considers topics that may be overlooked in other academic settings, such as African contributions to civilization and the effects of slavery. The ability to relate to the students he teaches motivates him as an instructor, Livingston said.

Library Science Professor Mentors Students in Research Skills Joseph Meloche, Ph.D., assistant professor of library and information sciences, gained experience as a professional librarian in Canada and Australia before joining the faculty of NCCU in 2011. A native of Canada, Meloche earned his doctorate at the University of Toronto. At NCCU’s School of Library and Information Sciences, Meloche teaches students in the Master of Library Science (MLS) degree program. “Within the MLS, we have different tracks and focuses, including academic libraries, public libraries, archives and digital libraries,” Meloche said. “I teach the course in special

“What fundamentally motivates my teaching is that I care; I was once much like those students whom we teach at North Carolina Central University,” he explained. “Many come from somewhat disadvantaged households. I identify with the students, and I also fundamentally believe they all can learn. I think that is one of the most important things about being a professor, in particular at a black college, you have to believe that all students can learn. Caring motivates my philosophy and the ability to connect with them and make my lectures relevant because I see myself in them.” As an advisor, he mentors graduate students in psychology, pushing the most talented to go forward with their education and earn a Ph.D. “I learn a lot from the mentoring experience. As I tell some of my best and brightest students, I learn more from you guys than I give.” Teaching at a historically black university has been especially rewarding to Livingston.

get two to three black students per class... But here, having the opportunity to teach a group of young kids who are going to go back to these communities in North Carolina and make change - to me, it is a reward.” His students often become involved in Livingston’s research. “Students are involved in writing the papers, submitting to publications, doing reviews,” he said. He and a two of his graduate students recently completed a research paper investigating the concept of job readiness for people who are recovering from drug addiction. “It’s a qualitative paper where we did focus groups among those people who are in recovery from alcoholism, heroin addiction, or cocaine,” he said. “Some were on pills, as well. They gave us a wealth of information on some of the challenges and barriers that people go through when they are trying to get a job. The findings are incredible. I look forward to getting it submitted to a journal.”

“What I enjoy about teaching at NCCU is having the opportunity to work with young people that I believe can change the world,” he said. “I have taught at other universities, predominately white universities, and you may

libraries, one of the focuses. And I also supervise students doing archive studies; they need to go out in the community and do a practicum as part of the their work.” Meloche also teaches a course titled Research Methods that prepares students to do original research and requires them to create their own research proposals outlining methodology, survey population, problems being addressed and other necessary details. “This is to be written up as a formal report, and it is often reported in the form of a publication or poster as well,” Meloche said. “Our university has had a research symposium the last four years. Our students have attended and been successful, winning first-, second- and third-place awards in many instances.” Meloche enjoys teaching Research Methods, in part, because the topics students choose to study vary widely. “The proposals originate with the students, and these research proposals are often deeply felt. It may be something they’ve experienced, and it gives them a way to address that… and their paper is adding to the knowledge base. That’s

what excites me most.” The School of Information and Library Sciences also offers a Master of Information Science degree and a joint MLS-law degree for future law librarians. The school is accredited by the American Library Association, which is recognized as the profession standard throughout the U.S. and in other Englishspeaking countries, including England and Australia. Courses are offered in the evenings, on Saturdays and online because most MLS and MIS students are already working, Meloche said. “In many cases, our students have worked in libraries, but not in a full professional position,” he added. “When they graduate from our library track, they are qualified librarians who are ALA accredited. They are able to work in government libraries, public libraries and academic libraries. They’re basically job-ready.”

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TEACHING & RESEARCH Nasir Teaches Economics to Enhance DecisionMaking for Life ABM Nasir, Ph.D., is an associate professor of economics in the School of Business, where he has taught since 2001. He earned his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, with concentrations in econometrics and global macroeconomics, and a master’s from the University of Eastern Illinois. At NCCU, Nasir teaches graduate and undergraduate economics courses, as well as a quantitative data analysis course and Principles of

Educator Passes Down Skills to Next Generation of Teachers Gerrelyn Patterson, Ph.D., knows classroom teachers don’t always get the respect they deserve. But as Patterson reassures her students at the School of Education, teaching can be the most satisfying job in the world. “I love teaching,” Patterson said. “I like the creative process of trying to figure out how to make a student have a light-bulb moment.” Patterson sees her job of preparing future teachers as a special calling, one that she first heard as a student at NCCU. “The professors that mentored me and nurtured me led me to think I could make

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Statistics. “My objective for teaching is to share knowledge to build students’ foundation,” he said. “I engage students in an interactive learning environment. I introduce them to lot of new information in class. I use a variety of assessment methods and introduce a lot of technology in class. My main goal is student learning – not for them to feel pressure about getting a good grade but ensuring that they learn from my course.” The School of Business offers four degrees: Bachelor of Arts in business, Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in hospitality and tourism and a joint computer science and business degree. It is the third largest school at NCCU. Nasir considers economics among the most important fields of study that a student may pursue. “It addresses a variety of areas that can help make a person a better decision-

a valuable contribution to the world,” she said. “I wanted to be able to do that for students, too.” Patterson was an English literature major at NCCU, then earned an M.Ed in English education from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research has focused on racial, gender and class issues in teacher education, as well as service-learning for education students. At NCCU since 2005, Patterson specializes in middle school education but also teaches Instructional Planning and Classroom Management, a course that all K-12 teachers attend. “That course teaches all teachers, regardless of what kind of teacher you want to be, how to plan your lessons and what to teach,” she explained. “I introduce you to those [North Carolina state] standards and talk to you about how to design engaging, brain-friendly lessons to make sure that your students are getting the context and the information to be successful at

maker, especially considering today’s world affairs,” he explained. Students in Nasir’s classes learn principles of macroeconomics and microeconomics, as well as the ins and outs of money, banking and finance. His research includes studies on price exchange rates, productivity and institutional rigidities. His recently published a paper analyzing price convergence in 15 Asian countries, which grew out of a class on the Big Mac Index, a price comparison model developed by Economist magazine. “There is an interactive process in my learning and teaching,” he said. When mentoring students, Nasir urges them to make the most of their college experience. “The advice I provide to students is to get the most out of your limited time here,” he said. “Learn to communicate, get organized yourself, and constantly improve your skills and knowledge.”

their respective grade levels.” Patterson said her teaching philosophy boils down to three words: Don’t be boring. “I work really hard with students to make sure they can come up with engaging lessons that work with the 21st century population of students,” Patterson said. “Those students are used to working with technology, playing on XBox and surfing the net, so you can’t be a traditional teacher passing out worksheets.” She loves to spend time outside of class with her students – sometimes meeting them at Starbucks for a mid-week check in, at other times joining with group on Skype. Patterson’s relationships with her students often last well beyond their graduation. “I send future teachers to visit their classrooms,” she explains, where they can see the theories taught at the School of Education at work in the classroom.


TEACHING & RESEARCH TeacherEducator Nurtures Students for Classroom, Career Success Nancy ReeseDurham, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, has remained passionate about the field of education throughout her 40-year teaching career. “I think it is the best profession ever,” Reese-Durham said. “It’s so much more than just being in the classroom.” The Texas native earned her bachelor’s in elementary education and music at Baylor University, the M.Ed. at Austin State University and a Ph.D.

Roughen Advises Students Seeking Mix of Law and Library Science Patrick Roughen, Ph.D., assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Sciences, is helping to blaze new career directions for students who are interested both in law and in library science. As advisor for the Juris Doctorate-Master of Library Science program, Roughen mentors students in the NCCU School of Law who want both a law and master’s degree for potential work as law librarians. The school offers both the Master’s of Library Science and a Master of Information Science. Roughen teaches courses including Technology and Intellectual Property, Selection and Use of Information Sources, Business Information Resources, and Government Publications. “We span the complete spectrum of library

in curriculum and instruction/reading from Texas A&M University. Reese-Durham views teaching as “the profession that prepares all other professionals,” giving teachers a unique opportunity to mold the skills of individuals in every walk of life. “I think that the field of teaching is the place for people to be if they like to work with others, share knowledge, and facilitate others,” she said. As an instructor, she strives to instill confidence in her students about their capacity for learning, while remaining aware of and adjusting for any learning differences that may exist. “I believe that all students can learn, especially those things they are interested in,” Reese-Durham said. “I try to teach students the way they learn best.” Among the first courses required for education majors is EDU 2600, an overview of the profession, which Reese-Durham teaches. “At the end of that

and information science, all the way from technologically-oriented work … to public service and academic service positions you would get in the world of libraries,” Roughen said. Roughen holds a law degree form the University of Georgia, as well as a bachelor’s from Armstrong State University, a master’s from Valdosta State University in information and library science, and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. His Ph.D. thesis focused on the concept of branding for public libraries, and it is a topic that he continues to research. “I’m looking at particular case which involves the use of images from The Wild Things, created by Maurice Sendek, a famous children’s author,” Roughen said. “They were incorporated as murals in the children’s library and used to brand that particular department. Because I have legal background, I’m examining that partly from an intellectual property perspective and looking at how concepts of intellectual property, trademarks and that sort of thing factor in to that.” His research often has a direct bearing on the classes that he leads.

course, some students decide: Teaching is not for me,” she said. “Some of them already know it is what they want. And with the field experiences they go through, they are really convinced that it is what they want to do. Students in Reese-Durham’s classes may be hoping to become elementary, middle school or high school instructors. Individuals who are more focused on a content area, such as business or computers, should still consider an education degree, she said. “Don’t rule out teaching,” she said. “Even being in business, you have to have people who have taught you.” To ensure that students graduate in a timely manner, the School of Education uses “intrusive advisement,” Reese-Durham explained “We are very, very interested in having students stay on track.”

“One of the classes I teach is Technology and Intellectual Property, and so we spend a whole semester talking about the different types of intellectual property, the four pillars of which are patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyright,” he said. “So my research is directly related to that, since I am focusing on copyright and trademarks.” Roughen said collaboration as well as individual support are part of his formula for classroom success. “Our department still has a face-to-face component to teaching; that means that the teachers can interact directly with students,” he said. “That’s very important to me, since so much in our field has gone online. I really like working with individual students, advising them, giving them my thoughts about their careers.” Library science is a career with a bright future, Roughen believes. “It spans a broad area,” he said. “Information science deals with technology, computers, databases and that sort of thing. But we still have in the library world the focus on the individual–helping individuals find information and decide how to use it and whether or not that information is good.

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TEACHING & RESEARCH Worthan Shapes Research on W.E.B. Du Bois into Course Curricula Robert Worthan, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, taught in the Department of Sociology for many years. He holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Elon University, and a master’s and Ph.D. from Emory University. Worthan now teaches a graduate course in Public Administration that focuses on the work of W.E.B. Du Bois, an American sociologist and civil rights activist who died in 1968. Worthan sees Du Bois as a role model for

Chemistry Professor Endorses Eagle Excellence in Research Nathan Wymer, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences. Wymer began teaching at NCCU two years ago, after spending more than a decade as researcher in private industry. He holds a Ph.D. from Duke University and completed post-doctoral work at Georgia Institute of Technology before starting his professional career as a researcher for a biotech startup. “I worked for the biotech firm for three years, then ended up at working at Pfizer for eight years,” Wymer said. His final Pfizer

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African-Americans who serve or wish to serve as a public administrator. “We spend a lot of time looking at his primary sources and seeing what the application would be for the current work situation,” Worthan said. As a mentor to graduate students, Worthan said he relies on his extensive experience to focus on “what students really need to know.” “My teaching style is very much what they call Socratic and free-thinking. I’m very much interested in students being able to think critically and feel confident to express their opinions but ground them in research so that it is effective.” Worthan asks students to envision themselves in the careers they wish to attain and work on critical skills that will help lead them to success. ”What I’ve enjoyed most about teaching here is seeing students gain confidence in what they know and feel free to develop their ideas,” he said. Worthan’s

assignment was at the pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC. After teaching a few classes at nearby Fayetteville State University, he decided to pursue education as a career fulltime and joined the faculty of NCCU. Today, Wymer teaches organic chemistry, a challenging class that is required for sophomores and juniors hoping to get into medical school. The class is valuable for reasons beyond the knowledge of carbonbased compounds, the professor said. “Organic chemistry is like problem solving,” he explained. “What I like to be able to do is to have them learn the techniques to be able to solve the problems, then throw them in a weird situation and see if they can figure it out. That’s why med schools like students to have organic chemistry - to test their problem-solving skills.” Wymer researches how to make vaccines cost less and last longer than do existing

research into the life and work of W.E.B. Du Bois has extended across much of the past decade. “I’ve been doing a lot of work on Du Bois and trying to show how he is a founding figure in American sociology and then sociology in general,” he said. And those findings have been incorporated into courses he designed. “I have had the opportunity to develop a couple of courses in which I could utilize the material. To be able to teach what you are working on and have students evaluate that has been a real pleasure.” He also appreciates the diversity that the NCCU campus provides. “What I like particularly about NCCU is the opportunity to teach within a diverse environment and get many perspectives on the table,” Worthan added. “Its really good when you can have free and open discussions about critical issues that we face every day.”

vaccines for illnesses such as measles and chicken pox. Some students who work on his research projects go on to earn master’s degrees or Ph.D.s in NCCU’s pharmaceutical sciences program.“It’s nice to get them in the lab see them build up their skills, to see them get better and better,” Wymer said. He describes his teaching style as “very open.”“I tell them I will answer every question that they’ve got,” Wymer explained. He says he likes teaching at NCCU for a number of reasons. “This institution is very unique, in that it’s a small school with a really good research component that doesn’t get nearly as much credit as I think it deserves. We really punch above our weight when it comes to research and training students.”


TEACHING EXCELLENCE

KAYVAN MIRI LAVASSANI, PH.D. Former Entrepreneur Teaches Complexities of Business Management

2016 NCCU Award for Teaching Excellence Kayvan Miri Lavassani, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of management at NCCU’s School of Business who earned the North Carolina Central University Award for Teaching Excellence in 2016. He came to the School of Business following a career in private business as an entrepreneur and was founder or co-founder of three businesses. He also has worked in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors. Lavassani holds a Ph.D. in management from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. “In my research, I take a multidisciplinary approach to solving complex business problems,” Lavassani said. “Currently, I am working with some of my colleagues on a number of exciting empirical and conceptual research projects, including the Chinese view of business management in collaboration with the Hebie University of Technology in China.” Lavassani teaches a variety of business subjects, including strategic management and international business. He believes the integration of research into the classroom

benefits faculty members as well as the students they teach. “In the 21st century – with the fast pace of change in technology, management practices, and business ecosystems – it is vital for educators to bring some of their research into classrooms in order to provide an up-to-date learning experience,” he said. “And when we bring our research to the classroom it helps us as scholars to learn how it can be best presented. More importantly, there are numerous sharp minds in our classes to challenge our research from different perspectives, providing new viewpoints and, ultimately, helping us to produce better scholarly contributions. “I am very confident that graduates of NCCU’s School of Business are well equipped to excel in their careers and make a meaningful contribution to their communities. I have seen this, in the career advancement of our alumni, as well as success in continuing their education in nation’s prestigious higher education institutions.”

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PRESENTATIONS COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Dr. Amal Abu-Shakra POSTER PRESENTATION

Royal, Mabel O., Grillo, Wendy H., Abu-Shakra, Amal M., and Hollowell, Gail P., “Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in an Introductory Biology Course: Assessing the PULSE of our Majors,” Association of Southeastern Biology / Southeast Regional PULSE Institute. Concord, NC, March 31 - April 2, 2016 Dr. Antonio Baines INVITED SPEAKER

Baines, Antonio, “Investigating Signaling Pathways of Oncogenic K-Ras and PIM Kinases as Molecular Targets in Pancreatic Cancer,” Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, April 26, 2016

ORAL PRESENTATION

Bang, John, “Impacts of Climate Change on Microbial Pathogenic Characteristics and Behavior: Inevitable Paradigm Shift,” International Meeting of the Federation of Korean Microbiological Societies 2015, Seoul, South Korea, November 5 - 6, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Simon, S., Agnihotry, G., Kumar, K., Rice, J., Budarz, J., and Bang, J., “Pathophysiological Impact Assessment of Silver Nanoparticle Exposure on Pulmonary System: Contact Angle and Surface Tension,” PacifiChem 2015 Conference, Honolulu, HI, December 15 - 20, 2015

Dr. John Bang

Dr. Christina Rodriguez Cabral

ORAL PRESENTATION

ORAL PRESENTATION

Shaw, S., Poteat, T. and Bang, J., “Polarizability as a Control Mechanism in Electron-Hole Separation in Nano Hybrid Photocatalyst,” UKC 2015 Conference Atlanta, GA, July 29 – August 1, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Bang, John, “Interfacial Properties of Engineered Nanomaterial for their Potential Applications in Imaging and Drug Delivery,” UKC 2015 Conference Atlanta, GA, July 29 – August 1, 2015 SEMINAR

Bang, John, “Role of Free Radical induced CA3 Lesions in Major Depression/ Manic-Depressive Disorder,” WOMACK Hospital/BRITE Seminar, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, September 30, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Bang, John, “Paradigm Shift in Environmental and HealthRisk

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Assessments in Nano Era,” Research Colloquium Series Duke/University of North Carolina/North Carolina Central University, October 28, 2015

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Cabral, Christina Rodriguez, The Trayvon Martin in US: An American Tragedy,” Home of the Afrouruguayan Culture, Uruguay, December 2015 Dr. Lisa Carl ORAL PRESENTATION

Carl, Lisa, “Adventures on the Away-from-Home Front: The Civil War Letters of Sarah Bell Watie, Cherokee,” Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Philadelphia, PA, November 4 - 8, 2015 Dr. Matthew Cook ORAL PRESENTATION

Cook, Matthew, “Colonizing the Hand: Script Politics,” Annual South Asia Conference, Madison, WI ORAL PRESENTATION

Cook, Matthew, “Beyond the Great Game: Colonialism and Merchant Culture in Sindh,” Department of Global and Colonial History at Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands,

ORAL PRESENTATION

Cook, Matthew, “Emerging Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Study of Pakistan,” Carolina Asia Center, Chapel Hill, NC Dr. Achameleh Debela EXHIBITION

“Elusive Spirits: African Masquerades,” Exhibition Organized by Susan Cooksey, African Art Curator, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, May 2016 RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION

“Acha Debela, Draftsman, Painter and Digital Artist,” North Carolina Central University Art Museum, Durham, NC, October 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Debela, Achameleh, “Ethiopian Literary and Art History,” Diaspora Resources of Ethiopians in America’s Metropolises (DREAM) Consortium, Silver Springs, MD, November 21, 2015 RADIO INTERVIEW

Debela, Achameleh, “Acha Debela: Ethiopian Artist,” SBS Australia, November 2015 Dr. Jodie Fleming POSTER PRESENTATION

Fleming, Jodie, “LSR, a Novel Transcriptional Regulator of Breast Cancer Behavior,” 2015 Mammary Gland Gordon Research Conference, Mount Snow, VT, June 2015 Dr. Tony Frazier ORAL PRESENTATION

Frazier, Tony, Charles H. Wesley Seminar: “Overturning Dred Scott: Race and Rights in Antebellum America,” ASALH Conference (Association for the Study of African American Life & History), Atlanta, GA, September, 2015


Dr. Carolyn Fulford ORAL PRESENTATION

Fulford, Carolyn and Wymer, Kathryn, “Reshaping the English Major: A Joint Writing and Literature Faculty,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Durham, NC Dr. Tonya Gerald-Goins ORAL PRESENTATION

Gerald-Goins, Tonya, “The Use of Water-Isolated Organic Contaminants to Reach STEM Majors at North Carolina Central University,” Qbio Workshop, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, March 12, 2016 Dr. Wendy Grillo POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “CUREs for Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “Developing Student Scientists from a Scaffold CURE in Biology,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Constellation Studio, Chevy Chase, MD, April 6 - 8, 2016 POSTER PRESENTATION

Royal, Mabel O., Grillo, Wendy H., Abu-Shakra, Amal M., and Hollowell, Gail P., “Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in an Introductory Biology Course: Assessing the PULSE of our Majors,” Association of Southeastern Biology / Southeast Regional PULSE Institute. Concord, NC, March 31- April 2, 2016

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Marco Polo HernandezCuevas ORAL PRESENTATION

Hernandez-Cuevas, Marco Polo, “16 Century AfroSpanish Woman Conquistador Beatriz de Palacios,” 5th African European Studies Conference, Munster, Germany ORAL PRESENTATION

Hernandez-Cuevas, Marco Polo, “The Africanization of Mexico,” Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Dr. Gail Hollowell ORAL PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., “CUREs for Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Phillips, Ruth S., and Dewey, Leandra, “Biology in Elementary Schools Today: Utilizing NCCU Undergraduate STEM Mentors,” Bridging the Gap Conference, Raleigh, NC, October, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “CUREs for Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Royal, Mabel O., Grillo, Wendy H., Abu-Shakra, Amal M., and Hollowell, Gail P., “Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in an Introductory Biology Course: Assessing the PULSE of our Majors,” Association of Southeastern Biology / Southeast Regional PULSE Institute. Concord, NC, March 31- April 2, 2016

POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “Developing Student Scientists from a Scaffold CURE in Biology,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Constellation Studio, Chevy Chase, MD, April 6 - 8, 2016 Dr. Catherine Key POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “CUREs for Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “Developing Student Scientists from a Scaffold CURE in Biology,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Constellation Studio, Chevy Chase, MD, April 6 - 8, 2016 Dr. Ruth S. Phillips ORAL PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Phillips, Ruth S., and Dewey, Leandra, “Biology in Elementary Schools Today: Utilizing NCCU Undergraduate STEM Mentors,” Bridging the Gap Conference, Raleigh, NC, October, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “CUREs for Soaring

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PRESENTATIONS Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “Developing Student Scientists from a Scaffold CURE in Biology,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Constellation Studio, Chevy Chase, MD, April 6 - 8, 2016 Dr. Mabel Royal POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “CUREs for Introductory Biology: A Scaffolding Approach with Yeast,” National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, 2015 Dr. Mabel Royal POSTER PRESENTATION

Hollowell, Gail P., Grillo, Wendy H., Royal, Mabel O., Key, Catherine, S., Phillips, Ruth S., Council, Sarah E., McDonald, David A., Utile, Sandra, and White, Sandra L., “Developing Student Scientists from a Scaffold CURE in Biology,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute Constellation Studio, Chevy Chase, MD, April 6 - 8, 2016 POSTER PRESENTATION

Royal, Mabel O., Grillo, Wendy H., Abu-Shakra, Amal M., and Hollowell, Gail P., Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in an Introductory Biology Course: Assessing the PULSE of our Majors,” Association of Southeastern Biology / Southeast Regional PULSE Institute. Concord, NC, March 31- April 2, 2016

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Dr. Zakir Hossain

Dr. Wendy Rountree

ORAL PRESENTATION

ORAL PRESENTATION

Hossain, Zakir, “Biomolecular Mechanisms And Functional Characterizations Of Nanomaterials In Programmed Cancer Cell Death For Potential Applications In Pharmaceutical Sciences And Bionanotechnology,” BRITE Seminar, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC Dr. Kuwahara Kuldip ORAL PRESENTATION

Kuwhara, Kuldip, “The Ideal of Justice,” 42nd African Literature Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 6-9, 2016 Dr. Ju-Ahng Lee ORAL PRESENTATION

Lee, Ju-Ahng, “A 3D printergenerated small tissue handling system for immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization,” Triangle Zebrafish Symposium, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 2016 Dr. Andy Li ORAL PRESENTATION

Li, P. Andy, “mTOR Pathway in Neurodegenerative Disorders,” BRITE Seminar, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC POSTER PRESENTATION

Ping Liu, Xiao Yang, Changchun Hei, Yvonne Meli, Song, P. Andy Li, “Inhibition of mTOR Prevented the Development of Post-Ischemic Seizures in Diabetic Rats,” 69th Annual Meeting of American Epilepsy Society

Rountree, Wendy, “Ritual Grounds and Liminality: Danzy Senna’s Caucasia,” Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Philadelphia, PA, November 4 - 8, 2015 Dr. John Scott ORAL PRESENTATION

Scott, John, “Repurposing an Old Drug for Alleviating ChemotherapyInduced Diarrhea,” United Therapeutics, Research Triangle Park, NC Dr. Jonathan Sexton ORAL PRESENTATION

Yi, N.Y., He, Q., Caligan, T.B., Smith, G.R., Forsberg, L.J., Brenman, J.E., and Sexton, J.Z., “Development of a Cell-Based Fluorescence Polarization Biosensor Using Preproinsulin to Identify Compounds That Alter Insulin Granule Dynamics,” Society of Biomolecular Imaging & Informatics (SBI2) High-Content Meeting Dr. Andrew Williams ORAL PRESENTATION

Williams, Andrew, “Bawdy, Anxiety, and Masculine Failing in George Etherege,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Durham, NC Dr. Kathryn Wymer ORAL PRESENTATION

Fulford, Carolyn and Wymer, Kathryn, “Reshaping the English Major: A Joint Writing and Literature Faculty,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Durham, NC

Dr. Dayami Lopez

Dr. Jiahua Xie

ORAL PRESENTATION

INVITED SPEAKER

Lopez, Dayami, “Novel Regulators Of PCSK9 Function,” BRITE Seminar, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

Xie, Jiahua, “Cytoprotective Properties of Plant-produced Asialoerythropoietin (asialo-rhuEPO),” 2015 Glycobiology World Congress INVITED SPEAKER

Xie, J., Kittur, F.S., Hung, C.-Y., and


PRESENTATIONS Arthur, E., “Glycoengineering of Plants to Produce Cytoprotective Asialoerythropoietin,” 2016 World Congress on In Vitro Biology

and Immigration in a Time of Economic Crisis,” Annual Meeting of the Council of European Studies, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2016

Dr. Liju Yang

Dr. Deborah Fortune

POSTER PRESENTATION

POSTER PRESENTATION

Wang, Shenyuan, LeCroy, Gregory, E., Yang, Fan, Don, Xiuli, Sun, Ya-Ping, and Yang, Liju, “PolymerFunctionalized Carbon NanotubesCoated Filters For Capturing Of Bacterial Pathogens,” 2015 US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Institue of Food Safety and Nutrition Joint Project Directors Meeting, Portland, OR INVITED SPEAKER

Yang, Liju, “Electric/Electrochemical Impedance Measurements For Biological Applications,” 2015 Electrochemical Society (ECS) Fall Meeting, Phoenix, AZ KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Yang, Liju, “Label-Free Impedance For Cellular Analysis: From 2D to 3D Culture,” 2015 International Conference on Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (MEDLIFE2015), Hangzhou, China

COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Dr. Anna Brigevich CONFERENCE PAPER

Brigevich, Anna, “Democratization or Business as Usual?: Evaluating the Long-Term Impact of Africa’s ‘Watershed’ Elections,” 74th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April, 2016 CONFERENCE PAPER

Brigevich, Anna, “Making Sense of the Radical Left Voter: Attitudes Towards Globalization, Integration,

Francis, Diane B., Noar, Seth, M., Fortune, Deborah, & Adimora, Ada A., “The Relationship between Condom Access and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Black College Women: Implications for Health Communication,” Kentucky Conference on Health Communications, Lexington, KY, April, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Francis, Diane; Noar, Seth; Fortune, Deborah; Esters, Amber; Williams, Larry, “Development of Messages for “Point-of-Sale” Poster Campaign to Increase Condom Access and Acquisition among African American College Women,” 12th International AIDS Impact Conference, Amsterdam, July, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Fortune, Deborah, “Empowering African American College Women to Protect,” UNC-Chapel Hill Lecture Series, Chapel Hill, NC, April 7, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Fortune, Deborah, “Empowering African American College Women to Protect,” NCCU Innovations in Behavioral & Social Science Research Lecture Series. Durham, NC Dr. Wanda K. Lawrence ORAL PRESENTATION

Lawrence, Wanda, “Implementing an International Partnership,” Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Convention, November 14, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Lawrence, Wanda, “Implementing an Intervention to Decrease Cardiac Risk,” Sigma Theta Tau International Soaring

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PRESENTATIONS Honor Society Convention, November 13, 2015 Dr. Jonathan Livingston WINNER - ALEX OJEDA POSTER AWARD

Lane, Primula; Seward, Miray, Livingston, Jonathan and Wilbourn Makeba, “Academic Vocabulary, African American English, and Language Disorder in African American Children: Implications for Testing,” Southeastern Ecological and Community Psychology Conference, Charlotte, NC, November, 2015 Dr. Rolin Mainuddin GUEST SPEAKER

Mainuddin, Rolin, “Home-Grown Terrorism,” Fearrington Village, NC Dr. Seronda Robinson POSTER PRESENTATION

Funderburk, Amanda and Robinson, Seronda, “What If You Could Be The Cure?: Bone Marrow Registration among Minority Populations,” NCCU Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium, Durham, NC, April, 2016 WEBINAR

Robinson, Seronda, “Overview of Academic Engagement of Health Education Specialists,” Society for Public Health Education, 2015 - 2016

PANEL DISCUSSION

Stanberry, Artemesia, “Stop and Frisk,” North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of LawSponsored by: The North Carolina Central Law Review, Phi Delta Phi The International Legal Honor Society, and the NCCU Political Science Department, Durham, NC PANEL DISCUSSION

Stanberry, Artemesia, “Celebrating the Fifteenth Amendment: Voting Rights in America in the 21st Century,” North Carolina Central University Department of History, Durham, NC, February 3, 2016 Dr. Patricia Wigfall CONFERENCE PAPER

Wigfall, Patricia and Kim, Dohyeong, “Going Up in Smoke: [de] Constructing, through Policy, Smoking and Tobacco Production Waste as an Environmental Pollution Problem,” 2016 Southeastern Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Charleston, SC, September 29 October 3, 2015

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Dr. LaHoma Romocki

Dr. Yvette Bonaparte

POSTER PRESENTATION

PANEL PRESENTATION

Curington, Theresa and Romocki, LaHoma, “Knowledge and Beliefs About Cervical Cancer,” Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Washington, DC, November, 2015 Dr. Artemesia Stanberry KEYNOTE ADDRESS/ ADVOCACY LUNCHEON #BLACKLIVESMATTERS

Stanberry, Artemesia, “Black Lives Matter-Period- A Historical Context,”

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Southern Region of the National Black Law Students Association, January 22, 2016

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Bonaparte, Yvette, “Beyond All Limits: Creating Your Path, Shaping Your Legacy – Accelerating the Pipeline,” Duke University - Fuqua School of Business Minority Business Conference, Durham, NC ORAL PRESENTATION

Bonaparte, Yvette, “The Marketing Impact of Transformative African American Women Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Clinical Trial Recruitment, Targeted Promotion

and Salesforce Diversity,” Cross Cultural Research Conference, Playa del Carmen, Mexico ORAL PRESENTATION

Bonaparte, Yvette, “A Role for Marketing Practicums in Supporting the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing,” Office of Congressman David Price, Chapel Hill, NC ORAL PRESENTATION

Bonaparte, Yvette, “A Perspective on Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices: Message Development, Media Selection, Medication Adherence and Health Literacy,” Atlantic Marketing Association Conference, Savannah, GA

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Dr. Jennifer Barrow ORAL PRESENTATION

Barrow, Jennifer and Wasik, Suzan, “Suce$$ful Mergers: Partnering With Businesses For Career Ready Students,” North Carolina Counseling Association 2016 Conference, Greensboro, NC, February, 2016 POSTER PRESENTATION

Dames, Levette S. and Barrow, Jennifer, “Novice Counselor’s Group Skills Through Personal Reflection And Facilitation,” University of South Carolina Counseling Annual Counseling Conference, Columbia, SC, February, 2016 POSTER PRESENTATION

Dames, Levette S. and Barrow, Jennifer, “Novice Counselor’s Group Skills Through Personal Reflection And Facilitation,” Annual Conference of the Association for Specialists in Group Work Annual Conference, Washington, DC, February, 2016


WEBINAR

Barrow, Jennifer and Dames, Levette S., “Group Facilitation Experience Through Counselor-In-Training Eyes,” NCCU Counseling Program Webinar, Online via WebEX, April 19, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

McRae, A. and Barrow, J., “Polishing Your Presentation: Classroom Management For Guidance Lessons,” Annual Conference of the North Carolina School Counselor Association, Greensboro, NC, November, 2015 Dr. Sheila Bridges-Bond ORAL PRESENTATION

Bridges-Bond, S., Gillespie, R., Speller, J., and Osler, J., “Why College Students At An HBCU Code Switch,” National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Virginia Beach, VA, April, 2016 Dr. Prince Bull ROUNDTABLE PRESENTATION

Bull, Prince, “Quality Matters And Course Redesign,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 ROUNDTABLE PRESENTATION

Bull, Prince and Keengwe, S., “Digital Content and Learning Technologies,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 Dr. Cheresa Clemons ORAL PRESENTATION

Clemons, Cheresa, “Quality Matters (QM): Where Do I Start?,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 WORKSHOP

Clemons, Cheresa, “Healthy ChildrenHealthy World,” North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 2016

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Levette S. Dames

Dr. Robin C.Gillespie

POSTER PRESENTATION

ORAL PRESENTATION

Dames, Levette S. and Barrow, Jennifer, “Novice Counselor’s Group Skills Through Personal Reflection And Facilitation,” Annual Conference of the Association for Specialists in Group Work Annual Conference, Washington, DC, February, 2016 POSTER PRESENTATION

Dames, Levette S. and Barrow, Jennifer, “Novice Counselor’s Group Skills Through Personal Reflection And Facilitation,” University of South Carolina Counseling Annual Counseling Conference, Columbia, SC, February, 2016 WEBINAR

Dames, Levette S. and Barrow, Jennifer, “Group Facilitation Experience Through Counselor-InTraining Eyes,” NCCU Counseling Program Webinar, Online via WebEX, April 19, 2016 Dr. C.E. Davis ORAL PRESENTATION

Davis, C.E., “NASA and Culturally Responsive Math Activities,” North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Greensboro, NC, November, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Davis, C.E., “NASA And Culturally Responsive STEM Activities,” North Carolina Association of Biomedical Research’s 4th Annual Bridging the Gap Conference, Raleigh, NC, October, 2015 Dr. Yolanda Dunston ORAL PRESENTATION

Dunston, Yolanda and Reese-Durham, Nancy, “Quality Matters: Designing A Master Course,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016

Gillespie, Robin, “Multicultural Supervision,” Off-site Clinical Supervisor Training, May, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Gillespie, Robin, “Clinical Management: Intensive Praxis Review,” National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Virginia Beach, VA, April, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Nellenbach, K, Gillespie, R., “Building Cross-Curricular Literacy Skills: Opening Access,” National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Virginia Beach, VA, April, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Bridges-Bond, S., Gillespie, R., Speller, J., and Osler, J., “Why College Students At An HBCU Code Switch,” National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Virginia Beach, VA, April, 2016 Dr. Robert A. Horne ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Horne, Robert, “Addressing Supervision Needs For Counselors Working With Addiction,” National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation’s Eliminating Mental Health Disparities Symposium, Washington, DC, May 27, 2016 PANEL DISCUSSION

Dickerson, Asha,Horne, Robert, Brooks, Michael, and Choudhuri, Devika, “Leadership In Life And The Counseling Profession,” National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation’s Eliminating Mental Health Disparities Symposium, Washington, DC, May 25, 2016 PANEL DISCUSSION

Bass, Lisa, Horne, Robert, Jones, Amber, Jones, Roderick, Davis,

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James, Ransom, Julia, and Douglas, Ty-Ron, “Black Mask-Ulinity: A Framework For Black Masculine Caring,” 2016 American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC, April 10, 2016 PRESENTATION

Horne, Robert, Grimmett, Marc, Frett, Koel, and Ali, Shenila, “Counseling African American Male, Low Income, Substance Users: The Relationships Between Spirituality, Active Coping, Drug-Related Criminal Activity, Education, Treatment And Substance Use,” American Counseling Association - Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Montreal, Canada, April 1, 2016 FILM PRESENTATION AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Horne, Robert, Fuller, Mindy, and Morrow, Angela, “Choice Not Chance Documentary,” 7th Annual Charlotte, NC Black Film Festival, April 8, 2016

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Horne, Robert, Fuller, Mindy, and Morrow, Angela, “Choice Not Chance Documentary,” North Carolina Central University School of Education, March 24, 2016 Dr. Kyla Kurian ETHICS TRAINING

Kurian, Kyla and Newsome, Gwendolyn, “Contemporary Ethics In Action: Trends, Steps In DecisionMaking And Clinical Practice,” Alliance Behavioral Health, Durham, NC, 2016 Dr. Wynetta Lee KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Lee, Wynetta, “School Readiness For Children and Families,” Durham Partnership for Children Partner Appreciation Breakfast, Durham, NC, June 19, 2015 Dr. Nancy Mamlin ORAL PRESENTATION

Mamlin, Nancy, “40 Years Later And Still Short: Let’s Recruit Together!,”

Annual Meeting of the Teacher Education Division, Phoenix, AZ, November, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Mamlin, Nancy, “School Counselors And Special Educators: Collaborating For Great Transitions,” Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children, Pinehurst, NC, January, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Mamlin, Nancy, “Recruitment Strategies For Special Education Teachers In NC: Who Is Our Target Audience?,” Annual Meeting at the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children, Pinehurst, NC, January, 2016 Dr. Dionne McLaughlin ORAL PRESENTATION

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Seven Principals Share Strategies For Closing The Gap: Risk, Motivation And Results,” 2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence, Houston, TX, June 27, 2015


PRESENTATIONS ORAL PRESENTATION

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Extraordinary Principals,” National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), Long Beach, CA, June 30, 2015 TED TALK

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Insights: How Expert Principals Make Difficult Decisions,” (National Association of Elementary School Principals NAESP), Long Beach, CA, July 1, 2015 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Leading Equitable High Achieving Schools,” 2015 Charter School Leadership Institute, Wilson, NC, October 6, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

McLaughlin, Dionne, “How Expert Principals Make Difficult Decisions,” 2015 Charter School Leadership Institute, Wilson, NC, October 5, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Leading Equitable High Achieving Schools: Strategies Expert Principals Utilize to Help Black and Latino Students Succeed,” Illinois Principals Association, Peoria, IL, October 20, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

McLaughlin, Dionne, “Making Difficult Decisions,” NC Principal Fellows Program, November 20, 2015 Dr. Edward E. Moody, Jr. INVITED PAPER PRESENTATION

Moody, Edward E., “DSM-5 Work Experiences And Perspectives,” University of Havana, Havana, Cuba, 2016 Dr. Philliph Mutisya ORAL PRESENTATION

Mutisya, Philliph, Short, Maureen and Ross, Louis, “Correlates Of General Satisfaction Among Kenyan College Students,” Kenya Scholars

and Studies Association Annual Conference, Florence, AL, September, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Mutisya, Philliph, Ruth, Terrence, and Williamson, Leonardo, “Implementing Learning-to-Learn Curriculum Using Concept Maps,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Bibbine, Kenneth R., Davis, Vincent B., Herring, Chris, and Mutisya, Philliph, “Integration of Technology Education Literacy and Entrepreneurship Using Gamification,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 Dr. Gwendolyn K. Newsome ETHICS TRAINING

Kurian, Kyla and Newsome, Gwendolyn, “Contemporary Ethics In Action: Trends, Steps In DecisionMaking And Clinical Practice,” Alliance Behavioral Health, Durham, NC, 2016 SYMPOSIUM PANELIST

Newsome, Gwendolyn, Integrated Behavioral Health: Emerging Models Of Health Care Symposium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, March 2, 2016 Dr. James Osler ORAL PRESENTATION

Osler, James and Taylor, Teressa, “Teaching Technology To Students: A Partnership Between The NCCU School Of Education And The J.D. Clement Early College High School In The Novel EDU 2801 Course,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016

ORAL PRESENTATION

Bridges-Bond, S., Gillespie, R., Speller, J., and Osler, J., “Why College Students At An HBCU Code Switch,” National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Virginia Beach, VA, April, 2016 Dr. Gerrelyn Patterson ORAL PRESENTATION

Patterson, Gerrelyn, Hill, William, Goodwin-Taylor, Paradise, and Barren, Taylor, “Using Movie Trailers For Student Engagement,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 Dr. Nigel Pierce ORAL PRESENTATION

Pierce, Nigel, “Transitioning To An All-Digital Classroom Environment: The Implications For Special Education Teachers And Their Students,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 Dr. Nancy Reese-Durham ORAL PRESENTATION

Dunston, Yolanda and Reese-Durham, Nancy, “Quality Matters: Designing A Master Course,” 8th Annual Technology Institute for Educators (TIFE), NCCU School of Education, Durham, NC, April, 2016 Dr. Chadwick Royal WEBINAR

Royal, Chadwick, “What Is Technology Doing To Us?,” UNC Online (UNC GA) presentation for National Distance Learning Week (by invitation), Online via WebEX, November 11, 2015 WEBINAR

Royal, Chadwick, “What Is Technology Doing To Us?,” NCCU Counseling Program Webinar, Online via WebEX, October 19, 2015

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WEBINAR

Royal, Chadwick, “Integrating Digital Wellness In Every Day Life: Interventions And Self-Care,” NCCU Counseling Program Webinar, Online via WebEX, May 24, 2016 Dr. Maureen Short ORAL PRESENTATION

Mutisya, Masila, Short, Maureen and Ross, Louis, “Correlates Of General Satisfaction Among Kenyan College Students,” Kenya Scholars and Studies Association Annual Conference, Florence, AL, September, 2015 ORAL PRESENTATION

Mutisya, Masila and Short, Maureen, “Dialogue On Social Change And Identity Development For Kenyans And Its Diaspora,” Kenya Scholars and Studies Association Annual Conference, Florence, AL, September, 2015 Dr. Suzan Z. Wasik ORAL PRESENTATION

Wasik, Suzan, “Grit: Cultivating The Habit Of Resilience,” Association for Humanistic Counseling National Conference, Portland, Oregon, May 28, 2016

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Wasik, Suzan, “How To Teach And Cultivate Emotional Intelligence,” Havana, Cuba - VII Convención Intercontinental de Psicología, 7th Annual Intercontinental Psychology Conference, HOMINIS 2016, May 12, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Barrow, Jennifer and Wasik, Suzan, “Suce$$Ful Mergers: Partnering With Businesses For Career Ready,” North Carolina Counseling Association 2016 Conference, Greensboro, NC, February 18, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Wasik, Suzan, “Managing Millennials In The Workforce,” Triangle Technology Executives Council, Brier Creek Country Club. Raleigh, NC, February 16, 2016 ORAL PRESENTATION

Wasik, Suzan, Odom, T., Ross, H., and Slaughter, D., “Wellbeing, Spirituality, And Mindfulness: Embracing The Holistic Elements Of Leadership,” Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference. Disney Yacht Club Conference Center, Lake Buena Vista, FL, October 16, 2015

Dr. Peggy P. Whiting WEBINAR

Whiting, Peggy P., “Perspectives On The Needs Of Grief Over Time,” NCCU Counseling Program Webinar, Online via WebEX, February, 2016

SCHOOL OF LAW Attorney James Beckwith SPEAKER

Beckwith, James, “SB807/HB1060 on UCC 3-311,” North Carolina Senate Judiciary I Committee, Raleigh, NC SPEAKER

Beckwith, James, “SB807/HB1060 on UCC 3-311,” North Carolina House Judiciary IV Committee, Raleigh, NC Attorney April Dawson PARTICIPANT

Dawson, April, “A Panel Discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court Vacancy and Its Impact on Minorities,” The North Carolina Central University School Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and the North Carolina Central University Political Science Department MODERATOR

Dawson, April, “Former U.S. Ambassadors to the United Nations


PRESENTATIONS Roundtable,” North Carolina Central University RADIO GUEST

Dawson, April, “Discussing NC Redistricting Litigation and the U.S. Supreme Court,” WUNC Here & Now PRESENTER

Dawson, April, “Torts in Environmental Law: Does Our Society Discourage These Claims?” North Carolina Central University Environmental Law Society Attorney Shelly DeAdder PRESENTER

DeAdder, Shelly, “Continuing Education Course: Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals,” Hosted by Foxmoor Continuing Education, Greensboro, NC PANELIST

DeAdder, Shelly, “The State of Medicinal Marijuana in North Carolina,” Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Review Symposium, N.C. Biotechnology Center, Durham, NC PRESENTER

DeAdder, Shelly, “From Grade Achievement to Knowledge Acquisition: Shifting Student Focus,” Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore MD Attorney Kevin Foy PANELIST

Foy, Kevin, “Balancing Multiple Local Government Goals: Water Quality, Water Equity, and Water Conservation,” Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, Duke Law School PANELIST

Mullin, Megan, Foy, Kevin, C., Lim, James, Schiavinato, Lisa C., and

Westbrook, Vicki, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum Annual Symposium: North Carolina Water Issues Panel, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum Annual Symposium. Duke Law School, eVideo, May 2, 1016 Attorney Brenda Gibson PRESENTER

Gibson, Brenda, A Day in a Legal Writing Classroom, Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Program, Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC PANELIST

Gibson, Brenda, Preparation for Law School, Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Program, Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC PRESENTER

Gibson, Brenda, Legal Writing: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same, Public Law for Public Lawyers CLE, N.C. General Assembly Building, Raleigh, NC Attorney Kimberly Cogdell Grainger PRESENTER

Cogdell, Kim, “Racial Biobanking,” LatCrit Conference, Anaheim, CA PRESENTER

Cogdell, Kim, “An Imperfect Match, the Dangers of DNA Evidence,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law Faculty Speaker Series, Chapel Hill, NC PRESENTER

Cogdell, Kim, “Legal Strategies for Using HIPAA and other Regulations to Protect Healthcare Data,” Bioinformatics Speaker Series, Online Continuing Education Seminar, NCCU, UNC, Duke and ECU

PRESENTER

Cogdell, Kim, “Public Health Law Education,” National Health Law Professors Conference, St. Louis University Susan Hauser PRESENTER

Hauser, Susan, Consumer Bankruptcy: Student Loan Debt – New Developments, American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ RADIO INTERVIEW

Hauser, Susan, Reveal, From the Center for Investigative Reporting, Reveal News PRESENTER

Hauser, Susan, The Student Loan Mess, 38th Annual NCBA Bankruptcy Institute, Pinehurst, NC PRESENTER

Hauser, Susan, Student Loans: Issues and Strategies in Litigation, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Miami, FL PRESENTER

Hauser, Susan, Student Loan Discharge: Where Are We in 2015? American Bankruptcy Institute Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Kansas City, Missouri INTERVIEW

Hauser, Susan, Leading Bankruptcy Opinions From August 2015, Bloomberg BNA Eye on Bankruptcy Attorney Lydia Lavelle PANEL PRESENTER

Lavelle, Lydia, Dissecting, Understanding and Confronting HB2, NCCU School of Law’s Civil Rights Class SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, Ethical Practice and Associated Legal Ramifications

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PRESENTATIONS

Related to Athletic Training, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, Sexuality, Race, Gender: Identity and Political Representation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC PANEL PRESENTER

Lavelle, Lydia, Implications of HB2 – Spring Roundtable sponsered by Outlaw Alliance, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, The 19th Amendment: An Historical and Reflective Overview, The Women’s Forum of NC Regional Lunch, Raleigh, NC PANEL PRESENTER

Lavelle, Lydia, Women Running for Public Office Forum, Chapel HillCarrboro Area Almunae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Chapel Hill Public Library SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, LGBTQ Law 101, LGBTQ Education Conference for Teachers and Support Staff, Safe Schools NC, Chapel Hill, NC

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PANEL PRESENTER

Lavelle, Lydia, The Legal Implications of Marriage Equality, sponsored by Outlaw Alliance, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, The 19th Amendment, Constitution Day, Hillsborough, NC SPEAKER

Lavelle, Lydia, Mayor and Mayor: A Conversation about LGBTQ Struggles in North Carolina,, ACLU 50th Anniversary Program, Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC Attorney Adrienne Meddock PRESENTER

Meddock, Adrienne, Copyright Isn’t Funny! Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor Conference, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC PRESENTER

Meddock, Adrienne, Trademark Law and the Practice of Humor, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Attorney Charles Smith PRESENTER

Smith, Charles, Patent Matters: WebEx Interviews Demo, USPTO Roadshow Tour, CLE, NCCU School of Law, Durham

PRESENTER

Smith, Charles, Pathway to Careers in Patent Law, NCA&T Mechanical Engineering Seminar Class, NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC PRESENTER

Smith, Charles, Intellectual Property as Integral to Scientific Research, North Carolina Central University Integrated Biosciences PhD Program, Durham, NC PRESENTER

Smith, Charles, Patent Licensure for Technicians, Scientist and Engineers, Raleigh Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), RTP Conference Center, Research Triangle Park, NC

SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES Dr. Patrick Roughen PRESENTATION

Roughen, Patrick, “Mini-Grant: Competitive Intelligence,” North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences, Durham, NC


TEACHING EXCELLENCE

ROLIN MAINUDDIN, PH.D.

Expert on Foreign Policy Learns from Students 2016 NCCU Award for Teaching Excellence Rolin Mainuddin, Ph.D., is associate professor of political science at North Carolina Central University. He was a recipient of the North Carolina Central University Award for Teaching Excellence in 2016. Mainuddin earned his doctorate in political science from the University of Kansas following master’s degrees in political science and administrative studies from Ohio University. He also completed graduate and undergraduate studies in international relations at Dhaka University in Bangladesh, and he is a former president of the North Carolina Political Science Association. “My teaching philosophy is to teach as well as learn in the process,” Mainuddin says. “I have an interactive teaching method that encourages students to engage in class discussion. “At the undergraduate college level, my goal is to have students, at the minimum, develop their analytical skills, be introduced to theoretic content, and have some rudimentary idea of methodology to be prepared for graduate school.” As part of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Department of Political Science offers one major with three concentrations: civic engagement, global studies and pre-law. Courses taught by

Mainuddin include International Relations, Introduction to Comparative Politics, American Foreign Policy, Global Security and Middle Eastern Politics. “Teaching in general is a very rewarding, and especially when I can influence or affect a student in terms of motivating and preparing that student for graduate students or law school.” Involving students in his research is another positive aspect of working in academics, Mainuddin said. “It’s rewarding to introduce students to current research but also be able to explain it to them at their own level,” he added. “They begin to understand what is involved in having an inquiring mind for research for the future.” Professor Mainuddin urges students to pay close attention to their course requirements and save a few electives for subjects outside their major, including logic and advanced composition that will help develop skills for graduate school, as well as future employment opportunities. “Our chancellor, Dr. Debra Saunders-White, has a vision of making NCCU part of what would become the Research Quadrangle, as opposed to just the Research Triangle [with Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State University]. I really support that vision and look forward to being part of moving in that direction.”

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FACULTY ENGAGEMENT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Dr. John Bang »» Board of Directors, Haw River Assembly »» Volunteer - House Building, Habitat for Humanity Dr. Achameleh Debela »» National Award for Academic Excellence - Preserving African Culture through Art, Society of Ethiopians Established in Diaspora Dr. Tonya Gerald-Goins »» Scientific Judge, Poster Session, 2015 Annual NC-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Conference, UNCPembroke, Pembroke NC »» Scientific Judge, Chemistry Graduate Oral Sessions, 2016 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM, Washington, DC Dr. Gail Hollowell »» Presenter/Recruiter, Hispanic Educational Summit, McKimmon Center, North Carolina State University »» Proposal Reviewer, Association for American Colleges and Universities »» Proposal Reviewer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Minority University Research and Education Program Dr. Zakir Hossain »» Journal Reviewer, Frontiers in Oncology »» Editorial Board Member, Bioscience & Bioengineering Communications

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»» Editorial Board Member, Journal of Bioinformatics & Biostatistics »» Associate Editor, Journal of Nanomedicine Research »» Associate Editor, Journal of Cancer Prevention & Current Research Dr. Andy Li »» Recruitment/Lab Demonstration, North Garner Middle School Dr. Chris McGinn »» Volunteer - Solar Panel Installation, Grid Alternatives, Oakland, CA Dr. Carla Oldham »» BRITE Visit, Martin Millenium Academy »» BRITE Visit, Phillips Academy Dr. Rob Onyenwoke »» Journal Reviewer, The Application of Clinical Genetics Dr. John Scott »» Journal Reviewer, BioMed Central (BMC) Research Notes »» Journal Reviewer, Oncotarget Impact Journals Dr. Jonathan Sexton »» Recruiter, Bridging the Gap, K-12 STEM Conference, Raleigh, NC Dr. Gordana Vlahovic »» Journal Reviewer, ISPRS International Journal of GeoInformation »» Journal Reviewer, Southeastern Geographer »» Journal Reviewer, Journal of Geoscience Education »» Co-Chair of Seismology Session, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria

Dr. Alfred Williams »»

Journal Reviewer, Journal of Organic Chemistry

Dr. Kevin Williams »» Journal Reviewer, Analytical Biochemistry: Methods in the Biological Sciences »» Journal Reviewer, International Journal of High Throughput Screening »» Honorary Editorial Board, International Journal of High Throughput Screening »» Journal Reviewer, Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy Journal »» Organizer and Host, Biomanufacturing and Process Development (BPD) New Medicines Symposium »» Steering Committee Member, Biomanufacturing & Process Development Group - NC Biotechnology Center Dr. Jiahua Xie »» Journal Reviewer, American Journal of Plant Sciences »» Journal Reviewer, Natural Product Research »» Journal Reviewer, Plant Cell Reports »» Journal Reviewer, Scientific Reports »» Grant Reviewer, National Geographic Society Dr. Liju Yang »» Journal Reviewer, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE) »» Proposal Reviewer, Florida Department of Health


»» Proposal Reviewer, National Science Foundation

»» Journal Reviewer, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling

»» Proposal Reviewer, National Institute of Health

»» Journal Reveiwer, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

»» Proposal Reviewer, National Institute of Environmental Sciences

»» Recruitment/Lab Demonstration, North Garner Middle School

»» Editorial Board/Associate Editor, Biological Engineering Dr. Zhiming Yang »» Journal Reviewer, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture »» Committee Member, Voluntary Nutrient Reduction Program, City of Durham »» Journal Reviewer, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review Dr. Weifan Zheng »» Grant Reviewer, National Institute of Health »» Journal Reviewer, PLOS ONE

COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Dr. Deborah Fortune »» Member, Board of Trustees, Society for Public Health Education »» Session Moderator at the 2016 Annual Meeting, Society for Public Health Education »» Immediate Past Chair of Board of Commissioners, National Commission for Health Education »» Appointed to Inaugural Professorial Advisory Council for the Office of

Minority Health Resource Center, a National Service of US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, Office of Minority Health Resource Center »» Advisory Board Member, Salvation Army, Durham, NC »» Served as the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative for NCCU, Appointed by Chancellor SaundersWhite, North Carolina Central University »» Immediate Past President, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) Board of Commissioners »» Manuscript Reviewer, American Journal of Health Studies »» Associate Editor, Global Health Education & Promotion Journal »» SHES Section Counselor, American Public Health Association

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FACULTY ENGAGEMENT »» Secretary, Salvation Army Advisory Board »» Community Advisory Board, Center Outreach in Alzheimer’s Aging and Community Health, NC A&T State University »» Community Advisory Board, UNC Center for AIDS Research »» Planned & Implemented the Annual Health Fair, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club »» Provided HIV prevention Workshop (through Status Matters Project), NCCU Campus Community Coalition (C3) Project »» Chair, Faculty Athletic Council, North Carolina Central University Dr. Rolin Mainuddin

»» NCCU Faculty Representative, North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS) »» Conducted 2 Suicide Prevention Workshops, North Carolina Central University Office of Professional Faculty Development »» Blood Drive Coordinator, American Red Cross »» Presentation - “The Importance of Preventive Health Care,” McDougald Terrace Head Start, Durham, NC Dr. LaHoma Smith Romocki »» Lecture: “Global Inequality Research Initiative - Social Determinants of Health - Experiences from Cameroon,” Duke University

»» International Board of Editors Member, International Journal of South Asian Studies (India)

»» Lecture: The Peace Corps Experience for African Americans, St. Augustine’s College

»» Editorial Board Member, Journal of Third World Studies

»» Health Fair Exhibitor, Apostolic Church, Durham, NC

»» Peer Reviewer, African Social Science Review

»» Presenter - “Global Health,” Washington Street Boys and Girls Club, Raleigh, NC

»» Board of Trustees Member, Muslim American Public Affairs Council (North Carolina) »» Summer Institute Fellow, Brandeis University Dr. LaVerne Reid »» Advisory Board Member, Food Bank of Eastern North Carolina »» Advisory Board Member, UNC Center for AIDS Research »» Women’s Health Awareness Day Planning Committee, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health and North Carolina Central University

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»» Editorial Advisory Board, Forum on Public Policy Journal »» Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Safety and Crisis Management »» Volunteer, R.N. Harris Elementary School

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Dr. Yvette Bonaparte »» Track Chair Entrepreneurship/Small Business Marketing Track, Atlantic Marketing Association »» Guest Speaker, NCCU Veterans Symposium and Claims Clinic (Veterans History Project), NCCU Veterans Resource Center and Triangle Veterans Wellness Outreach Center »» Invited Participant, Marketing Committee Meeting, Durham Technical Community College Foundation Board »» Participant, Real Talk for Professional Women in Leadership, North Carolina Central University Women’s Center

»» Presenter -“Ebola 101,” Hope Charter Leadership Academy, Raleigh, NC

»» Volunteer, Mock Interview Team Member, North Carolina State University Poole School of Management

»» Presenter - “Working in Developing Countries,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

»» Invited Participant, Women’s Leadership Summit, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

»» Keynote Speaker: Emminence. Workshop on Building A Career in Global Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

»» Guest Speaker, Marketing Yourself and Social Media, North Carolina Central University School of Business

»» Volunteer, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Women’s Health Awareness Day

»» Guest Speaker, Marketing Yourself as a Leader, North Carolina Central University School of Business

»» Advisory Council Member, Duke Cancer Institute Advisory Council, Office of Health, Equity & Disparities

»» Session Chair, Advertising and Media, Atlantic Marketing Association


FACULTY ENGAGEMENT »» Fellow, ELEVATE Faculty Development Program, University of Pennsylvania Center for Minority Serving Institutions »» Participant, Marketing and Public Policy Conference and PreConference Workshop, Marketing and Public Policy as a Force for Social Change, Washington, DC, American Marketing Association »» Board Member, - Minority Alumni Advisory Board, Duke University Fuqua School of Business »» Founding President Raleigh Durham Chapter/National Board Member, National Black MBA Association

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Dr. Jennifer Barrow »» Member of Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraiser Team (representing NCCU), Make-A-Wish Foundation »» Advanced Placement Testing Administrator, Sanderson High School »» Committee Chair, Poe Magnet Elementary Dr. Levette S. Dames »» Member of Make A Wish Foundation Fundraiser Team (representing NCCU), Make-A-Wish Foundation

Dr. Robert A. Horne »» Addiction Studies Program Workshop and Presentation, North Carolina Central Univeristy Department of Social Work Dr. Wynetta Lee »» Board Member, Student U Dr. Dionne McLaughlin »» Blog:Reflect 365 - IPA Performance Standards for School Leaders Helping Move Schools Forward for Traditionally Underserved Students, Illinois Principals Association Dr. Jamila Minga »» Member, Editorial Committee, ASHA SIG 2 »» ECHO Invited Reviewer, National Black Association for SpeechLanguage and Hearing »» ANCDS RHD Concensus Writing Group, Academy of Neurologic Cmmunication Disorders and Sciences Dr. Edward E. Moody, Jr. »» Counseling Training, Cedars of Lebanon Seminary, Pinar del Rio Cuba Dr. Gwendolyn K. Newsome »» Ethics Chairperson, Board Member, North Carolina Board of Liscened Professional Counselors

Dr. Suzan Z. Wasik »» Served on Panel for COMPASS Leadership Day Panel Discussion, Saint Mary’s School »» Odyssey of the Mind Coaching Ambassador, Joyner Elementary School »» Team Leader, WISH Campaign to raise WISH funds for local area Make-A-Wish Children, Make-AWish of Eastern North Carolina »» Key Note Speaker for Induction Ceremony, Chi Sigma Iota »» Presented Webinar - Managing Millennials, North Carolina Central University Counseling Department Dr. Peggy P. Whiting »» Member of Make A Wish Foundation Fundraiser Team (representing NCCU), Make-A-Wish Foundation

SCHOOL OF LAW Attorney Fred Williams »» Involvement in Lawyer Assistance Program, NC State Bar, Lawyer Assistance Program Minority Outreach Conference »» Career Day Activities, Eastway Elementary School

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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING SERVICE LEARNING BACKPACK PROGRAM School of Education 5K Takes Change Beyond the Classroom Cheresa Clemons, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Education who teaches diversity and methods courses for elementary education majors. As a former elementary teacher, she understands firsthand the impact of hunger on a child trying to learn, and she has long been an advocate for children and families. Since Clemons also runs as a hobby, in 2013 she decided to marry her passion for social change and love of running in a project that touches not only her colleagues and students at NCCU but resonates throughout the entire community. Organizing the Fill My BackPack 5K Run/Walk requires Clemons to exercise her multi-faceted skills set in teaching, research and service, while also demonstrating the type of positive change she supports in our Eagle Village and beyond. Proceeds

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from the race benefit the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s BackPack Buddies of Durham program, which furnishes weekend meals to hungry children throughout the school year. At the end of each week, students receive a backpack containing six balanced meals and two snacks. For many students, these weekend meals are the only food they will eat between Friday afternoon and Monday morning when they return to school. Students from the School of Education assist in organizing and promoting the Fill My BackPack 5K, serving in roles that develop their leadership and collaboration skills. The experience also helps them see the link between childhood poverty and academic success, a connection that helps move change beyond the classroom in order to see results in the classroom. Their service in assisting also helps them understand the many roles they will be called

on to fill as teachers, including nurses, counselors, advocates and fundraisers. Based on her research, Clemons will share the impact of the project through conference presentations and authorship of book chapters and journal articles on social justice, community engagement, civic engagement and service-learning. She sees the BackPack project as an ideal example of the intersection of these endeavors. Races in 2013 and 2014 races have raised close to $10,000, which was donated to BackPack Buddies and earmarked for schools in Durham. With more than 100 community volunteers engaged in the past two events - from the beginning planning process to the end when the last thank-you note is sent – this genuine service project has created a variety of partnerships throughout the university and the larger community.


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING MENTORING INDUCTION FOR FUTURE TEACHERS Mentoring and Induction Helps Future Teachers Go ‘Beyond the Classroom’ The Mentoring and Induction Program gives students in the Teacher Education Program a strong start on their teaching careers, including support throughout their first three years in the classroom. The program provides step-by-step guidance and enriched learning opportunities that help students advance academically, as well as a network of support from experienced mentors, academic advisors and others throughout the education community. Students entering into the Teacher Education Program should adhere to key attributes of the program, including: cultural competency; collaborative involvement; intellectual advancement; production of innovative knowledge; global awareness; social justice; and community engagement. Community engagement is seen as one of the most valuable

opportunities for students to gain clinical experiences within school settings and become involved in other activities at various stages throughout their education. Understanding educational theories and having the ability to applying them in tasks and assignments made available through community service are key advantages for students training to become effective teachers. Below is a snapshot of how Mentoring and Induction integrates community engagement at various stages in teacher education:

Stage 2: Pre-Admission (completed General Education Curriculum)

Stage 1: Enter NCCU (I want to be a teacher)

Students engage in projects with the Student North Carolina Association of Educators, the Society the North Carolina Public School Foundation for Children and others.

Freshmen identified as educators or who were undecided were invited to participate in community outreach. They assisted with a 5K walk/ run, collected toiletries for Durham Rescue Mission, collected books and read to students at low-wealth schools.

Orientation to Teaching gives students a chance to mentor students as part of their clinical experiences at area schools. The curriculum module on Mentoring and Induction provides resources and ongoing support to help students understand the need to reach beyond the classroom to support optimal learning by students. Stage 3: Admission to the Teacher Education Program

Stage 4: Program of Study (Methods and Content) Students serve as tutors in Durham Public Schools, among other activities.

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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES BROADEN EDUCATION International Travel Provides Cultural, Educational Enrichment North Carolina Central University’s Office of International Affairs opens doors to global travel for students and faculty. Students and professors from the School of Education have

traveled to Asia to present research findings at global conferences, while pre-med students in biology and other sciences visit South America each December to observe first-hand the devastation of infectious diseases. Another example is the Master of

Public Education degree, which sends students to countries in Africa or the Caribbean to conduct research during a 10-day internship and produce reports that are part of their graduation requirement.

rewarding for both students and faculty. Student researchers report that the opportunity to work closely with experienced researchers and instructors motivates them to do their best. One student stated: “Instead of just telling me, ‘You need to do this, do that, etc.,’ she explains to me why it is important to do these things. She emphasizes the importance of learning new lab techniques, working on multiple projects, and publishing your research to ultimately be more competitive in the job market.”

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Fei Yan, Ph.D., served as Brown’s mentor.

STUDENT RESEARCH Strong Mentors Bolster Student Competency for Research North Carolina Central University is committed to preparing students as undergraduates with exceptional research skills. Beginning in 2017, each major will offer courses in which undergraduates are required to engage in research at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels and report their results via posters, presentations or articles. Known as Undergraduate Research Across the Curriculum, this initiative will ensure that each student has a full research experience pertinent to his or her major. Student research also is highlighted each spring at the day-long Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium. Undergraduate and graduate students submit research proposals for oral and poster presentations, and first-, second- and third-place winners are selected by faculty judges in several categories. All student presenters are mentored by faculty advisors throughout the academic year in preparation for the symposium. Through this experience, the students are able to witness the transformative process of a research idea growing from infancy to maturity. These mentoring relationships are

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Another student described her advisors as playing “an instrumental role in the development of my research, helping me to focus my ideas and pinpoint my audience. They introduced me to new sources within the field and encouraged me to trust my instincts as I developed myself as a researcher.” These are the Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium first-place winners in the April 16, 2016 competition: Shanice Brown NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, UNDERGRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

“Detection of Histamine in Canned Tuna Fish Using Smartphone Colorimetry’’

Rasheena Edmondson NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

“Influence of Matrix on 3D Cultured Prostate Cancer Cells’ Drug Response and Expression of Drug-Associated Proteins” Edmondson is in the integrated biosciences Ph.D. program with a concentration in pharmaceutical sciences. Liju Yang, Ph.D., provided guidance for her research. Amanda Funderburk BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNDERGRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

“Assessing the Motivators and Barriers to Joining the Bone Marrow Registry Among African-American College Students and Staff” Funderburk is a senior with a double major in nursing and public health education. Public Health Education Department Chair Seronda Robinson, Ph.D., supported Funderburk in her research.


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING STUDENT RESEARCH CONT. Sindhura Gujjarlapudi

Latasha Jeter

Joy Pantzer

ARTS AND HUMANITIES, GRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

“Health Informatics Usability Study: An Efficient Knowledge Base system ‘MIGREX’ for Migraine Diagnosis”

“Turnout to Vote: African-American Participation in the 2004-2008 Elections”

Deborah Swain, Ph.D., in the School of Library and Information Sciences supervised Gujjarlapudi’s research.

Jeter is a junior with a double major in political science and mass communications, with a concentration in public relations. Jarvis Hall, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, served as her faculty advisor.

Tigist Harmon ARTS AND HUMANITIES, GRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

“Merging the Existing Traditional Common Practices of Applied Voice Instruction with Approaches to Vocal Jazz Pedagogy” Harmon received a master’s degree in jazz studies (composition and arranging) in spring 2016. She thanks Professor Lenora Helm Hammonds and Ira Wiggins, Ph.D. for serving as her research coaches. Ruebe Holmes BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

“Ending Homelessness Together: A Study of the Intergovernmental Approach to Prevent and End Homelessness in Durham, North Carolina” Holmes acknowledges Patricia Wigfall, Ph.D., professor of public administration and public policy, and Emmanuel Oritsejafor, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Public Administration, for their mentorship.

Destiny Owens ARTS AND HUMANITIES, UNDERGRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

“The Portrayal of African-American Women in Sports Illustrated Magazine” Owens graduated in May 2016 with a double major in history and mass communications. She credits Shauntae Brown-White, Ph.D., associate professor of communications, with shepherding her research. Philomena Nwanze NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, UNDERGRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

“Regulation of BIRC6 in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia” Nwanze is a junior biology (pre-med) major with a minor in Spanish.

“Middle School Intramural Sports Participation: Identified Psychosocial Outcomes and Gender, Grade, and Ethnicity Differences” Catherine E. Dorwart, Ph.D., professor of physical education and recreation, served as Pantzer’s research advisor. Yesenia Velasco ARTS AND HUMANITIES, UNDERGRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATION

‘‘A New Comprehensive RSU Installation Strategy for Cost-Efficient VANET Deployment’’ Donghyun Kim, Ph.D, professor of mathematics and physics, served as Velasco’s research advisor. Shengyuan Wang NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE POSTER PRESENTATION

“Investigation of Polymerfunctionalized Carbon NanotubeCoated Filters for Removal of Bacterial Pathogens” Liju Yang, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, served as Wang’s research advisor.

Antonio Baines, Ph.D., associate professor of biological and biomedical sciences, supported her research.

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Profile for North Carolina Central University

Soaring Magazine - 2016  

A publication highlighting faculty accomplishments at North Carolina Central Univeresity

Soaring Magazine - 2016  

A publication highlighting faculty accomplishments at North Carolina Central Univeresity