Awards, Kudos, Events

Philip Metres and George Bilgere won 2014 Creative Workforce Fellowships from the Community Partnerships for Arts and Culture, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening greater Cleveland’s arts and culture. The award and its recipients are described in a Plain Dealer article (December 13, 2013).

Paul R. Murphy (Management, Marketing, and Logistics) was interviewed on February 3 by WEWS-TV (Channel 5) about United Airlines withdrawing hub status from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Carrie Buchanan received the 2013 Outstanding Advisor of the Year award from the JCU Student Union for her work with the Environmental Issues Group, which also won Organization of the Year: Issues Based.

Jeanne Colleran has been honored with the 2014 Walks of Life award from the Irish American Archives Society. The award recognizes individuals of Irish descent who have made an extraordinary contribution to their community.

Chris Sheil was profiled in the Heights Observer 7:2 (February 1, 2014) for his wide range of skills and interests.

John Milam’s grant “Using Technology with High School Teachers and Students to Develop the Standards for Mathematical Practices” from the Ohio Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Program was extended by 15 months and an additional $142,277 to continue CMSETT’s work to improve student achievement in secondary mathematics in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

As President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (the public voice for math teachers, with more than 80,000 members in the United States and Canada), Linda Gojak writes a monthly column, Summing Up, for its website. The most recent column is “Teaching to Win.”

Linda Gojak presented “High Leverage School Leadership Actions to Support Implementation of Common Core Math” at the National Association of Secondary School Principals 2014 Ignite Conference in Dallas, February 6-8, 2014. Boler School AACSB accreditation.

A team from the John Carroll University Model Arab League (MAL) Club traveled to the University of Miami in Oxford, OH, on February 20-22 and participated in the Ohio Valley Regional MAL representing Saudi Arabia. Jessica Bou-Anak, Rita Boutros, Shamir Brice, Patrick Bucyana, Abdellatif El-Ashram, Megan Hobart, Dani Milan, Alexis Mittereder, Diana Naoum, and Aidan Pogodzinski had been meeting with their advisor, Professor Mona DeBaz, and preparing for the simulation since the fall semester. The team won an outstanding delegation award, and several of the students won outstanding delegate and honorable mention awards.

JCU Model Arab League (MAL) Club

JCU Model Arab League (MAL) Club

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