Stephanie Kaceli, director of the Masland Library, co-presented a poster and co-wrote a conference proceeding with Rice University and StackMap, “Hello Library? Where is your GPS App?” on the academic university’s implementation and use of the StackMap solution at the Charleston Conference in November 2021.
Dr. Adam Porcella, dean of students, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in September 2021.
Tom Sherf, vice president of enrollment, presented to a number of ABHE schools about the strategic enrollment use of SAGE scholars.
Catherine Langholff, reference/instruction librarian, earned a PALCI (Partnership for Academic Library Collaboration and Innovation) “I CLAP” Community Award. This honor is awarded for outstanding service to their library and community.
Dr. Brian Toews, director of the Center for University Studies, presented two papers at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in November 2021: “The Absalom Rebellion: Examining the Portrait of David in 2 Samuel and Psalm 3” and “The Poor in the Psalms.”
School of Divinity
Dr. Keith Plummer, dean, spoke at the EFCA Theology Conference in Chicago, IL, in February 2022.
Dr. Kevin McFadden presented a paper at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in November 2021: “The Third View of Πίστις Χριστοῦ: A Summary and Evaluation.” He also wrote a short article in the November 2021 issue of Didaktikos, Journal of Theological Education titled “Retheologizing the ΠΙΣΤΙΣ Debate.”
Dr. Gary Schnittjer chaired the steering committee of the Scriptural Use of Scripture consultation and served on the steering committee of the Old Testament Narrative section of the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in November 2021. At that same conference, he presented three papers: “Going Vertical with Love Thy Neighbor: Exegetical Use of Scripture in Leviticus 19:18b,” “Your House Is My House: The Davidic Promise at an Intersection of Scriptural Exegesis of Scripture,” and “2 Samuel 7 at an Intersection of the Old Testament Use of Old Testament.” He also presented a paper for The Book of the Twelve Prophets in the Biblical Scholarship research group of the Institute for Biblical Research in November 2021. The paper is entitled: “Who Knows? The Gospel according to the King of Nineveh in Joel.”
Bryan M. Murawski presented a paper at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in November 2021: “Ono! How Do I Preach Old Testament Genealogies?”
School of Education
Dr. Stacey Bose, dean, presented on “Understanding Phonemic & Phonological Awareness” at the MACSA annual convention in October 2021. She also hosted an informational webinar with Denise Loock and Denise Shick called “What’s in Picture Books Today? A Closer Look at Gender-Related Themes in Children’s Literature.”
Dr. Marti MacCullough, professor emeritus, presented on “Getting Together!” a discussion on passive and active learning over two days at the MACSA annual convention in October 2021.
Dr. Dianne Alexander presented on “Teacher Language: The Power of Our Words,” at the MASCA annual convention in October 2021.
School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Matthew Stemler received a Master of Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts.
Dr. Greg Jensen, co-chair of the sciences department, presented on “The Significance of Naming: Teaching Students to Love the Particularities of Their Environment” and “Science, Technology, and Christian Formation” at
the MASCA annual convention in October 2021.
School of Music
Dr. Benjamin Harding, dean, hosted an informational webinar, “Worship Leading for Making Disciples,” in November 2021.