Faculty member Kim Tucker, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Environmental Stewardship and Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Inna Alesina, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, has been recognized by Good Design for her Corcl boat design. Alesina’s Corcl design was among the 2018 winners in the sports and recreation category. Good Design is “the oldest and the most prestigious Global Awards Program for Design Excellence and Design Innovation.”

Rivka L. Glaser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, was one of 18 researchers and educators accepted for an invited session on genetics education at the 2019 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals.

Jamie Goodall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, was selected for the International Visiting Fellows Scheme at the University of Essex for summer 2019. Stevenson’s Public History program received a $10,000 grant from the Council for Independent Colleges Humanities Research for the Public Good program to support student research in the humanities. The funded project, “Frozen in Time: A Survey of Washington City's Indigent from 1847,” will be undertaken in partnership with the Stevenson Library, and students will practice hands-on archival research in Washington, DC, and Baltimore.

Anna Kayes, Ed.D., Professor of Management, and Ryan Clark, M.F.A., Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Theatre, had their manuscript “Building Leadership Storytelling Skills: A Collaboration between Management and Theater Students,” accepted for publication by SAGA Journals.

Christopher Metzger, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, published an essay in Public Art Dialogue on “Public Art as Political Action.” The essay is accompanied by his photo work, including the front and back covers for the journal.

Christine Moran, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President of Student Success, was selected by the IMPACT Conference as the John Sarvey Administrator of the Year for her work with service-learning, civic engagement, and student success.

Monibo Sam, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology, published the article “Maintaining links with the homeland through marriage and naming: An exploratory study among Nigerian immigrants in the US” in African Diaspora, an international peer-reviewed journal.

Kim Tucker, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Environmental Stewardship and Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, was awarded the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Educator of the Year Award. The award includes a $2,500 grant and honors a Maryland educator who has shown outstanding commitment to environmental education, conducts outdoor field experiences, motivates and inspires students on environmental awareness, and serves as a respected resource to colleagues and community leaders. She also received a $24,860 grant as part from the Lyme Disease Research Foundation. The grant will provide funding for student research on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases found in Maryland.

Congratulations to Maria Wong, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, and Vivi-Anne Griffey, MLS(ASCP)CM, Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor of Medical Laboratory Science, who are the 2019 recipients of the Rose Dawson Excellence in Teaching Award. The awards are presented annually to recognize two exceptional Stevenson faculty members, one full-time and one part-time, who exemplify the art of teaching as mentors and as scholars. The awards were presented on May 28.