Faculty Excellence

November 2023

Red Reckoning Book Cover

Dr. Ann Collins 为一本新编辑的书贡献了一章, 《澳门十大博彩直营手机网站》. The chapter focuses on race relations during the Cold War, specifically the hypocricy of the United States in promoting democracy across the world as it denied equal political 以及一些本国公民的经济权利.





Two faculty presented at the 22nd Annual Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference at UMSL. Dr. Shelly Lemons 展示了#认证好奇:使用弹出窗口来吸引创造力和好奇心. In the session, the audience learned how Pop-Up Exhibits from the world of public history can be applied to classroom, the campus, and beyond for building community and a sense of belonging. 弹出窗口是相关的,有教育意义的,有趣的,同时也是 simple, engaging, and easy to implement.


Dr. Sara Frank joined a panel of award-winning faculty from FTTC sponsoring institutions who offered insights and practical examples to illustrate low and high tech ways to hold students' attention and focus on learning.



October 2023

Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe她是DNP项目主任和护理学教授Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe and Dr. Jennifer Harre,首席护理官/病人服务副总裁 Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) presented “Achieving System Strategic Goals Through Agile Learned Experiences” at the 2023 Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders 2023 Annual Conference in Naperville, IL. 报告侧重于学术实践 partnership used agile learning experiences for an innovative and unique opportunity 支持合作医疗系统实现其战略目标.



Dr. Allie Helfrich was selected to speak on the Social Media Learning Strategies panel at the Marketing 在佛罗里达州奥兰多召开的管理会议.

 Dr. Helfrich and Presenters


Dr. Angela GilbrethAngela Gilbreth DNP, RN, CLS, EBP-C attended the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL) annual conference. 安吉拉是IONL 4/5地区的主管. During the conference she presented her research on Incivility, the Impact, and the Ability to Overcome through a poster presentation. 在演示过程中发生了精彩的对话 通过使用技术促进医疗保健.



Dr. Tim Ros 参加了在列克星敦举行的AAACE会议,并参加了小组讨论 由劳动力及专业发展委员会主办的人工智能研讨会. The panel 会议的主题是“改革成人和劳动力教育:利用新技术” Power of AI.”

Dr. Tim Ros and Presenters


September 2023

Dr. Guy Boysen 将担任《十大博彩直营手机网站》杂志特刊的编辑 Journal Teaching of Psychology 专注于人工智能对该领域的影响. A description of the special issue and the journal can be found here: http://teachpsych.org/resources/Documents/top/ToP%20AI%20Special%20issue%20Call.docx.pdf


McKendree psychology students published research on the instruction of exceptional students. 佩顿·奥斯古德(心理学,23岁)和玛丽莎·巴劳斯卡斯(生物心理学,24岁)是 coauthors with Dr. Guy Boysen on the paper entitled “Methods of Engaging With Psychology’s Best Students: A Survey of Teachers at 4-year Colleges and Universities,” which will be published in the Americ

Peyton Osgood and Marissa Barauskas

an Psychological Association’s journal Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. The students completed the research as part of a Psychology Research Practicum course with Dr. Boysen. In previous research, Dr. Boysen had explored how teachers handle difficult students in the classroom. 作为后续研究,这项研究调查了教师如何 engage with their best students. 在这项研究中,来自四年制大学的心理学教授 and universities completed a survey about their best students, those students who 他们觉得和他们一起工作是最有回报和乐趣的. Teachers described their best students as being engaged and motivated, as possessing strong intellectual abilities, 并且有积极的人格特质. 老师们最常用的方法是 engage their best students were providing research opportunities, personal contact, and enriching classroom activities. 然而,老师们也报告说他们 had less time than they would like to spend engaging their best students because of 其他学生对他们的高要求.


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Dr. Tami Eggleston was an invited speaker for a consortium of community colleges sharing best practices 在评估学生的学习成果. Tami Eggleston was involved with a variety of Higher Learning Commission (HLC) activities this summer including being a team Chair for a university on their open pathway year four review, participating on a Review Panels for Quality Initiative Proposals for colleges, and being on Federal Compliance Panel.



August 2023

Dr. SafaGreater St. 路易斯股票竞赛的重点是学生参与股票选择 for investment. 学生分析并选择20只股票,组织者放一个虚拟的 $1 million (equally distributed) on these 20 stocks and observes the investment for two years. 这个特殊的比赛从2021年5月开始,到2023年4月结束.


Students of Dr. Safa’s ‘Investment’ class at both undergraduate and graduate level and ‘Financial Market 和机构班参加了这次比赛. Students in these classes carry out a project where they choose two stocks for a complete analysis, including financial analysis, market trend analysis, Industry analysis, risk-return analysis, and current investment news analysis. 在项目结束时,每个学生提出一个建议 the two stocks to invest in. 这些股票由所有学生进一步审查 在教授的指导下上课. The selected 20 stocks were selected: Tesla, Inc.阿里巴巴集团控股有限公司微软公司苹果公司., Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Meta Platforms, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, AT&T Inc., Twitter, Inc., NIO Inc.通用电气公司、美国银行公司、埃克森美孚公司 Mobil Corporation, Pfizer Inc.通用汽车公司,威瑞森通讯公司., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Mastercard Incorporated, Walmart Inc.






Dr. Nichole DewallDr. Nichole DeWall

美国澳门十大博彩直营手机网站英语教授. Nichole DeWall recently assumed the role of contributing editor at one of the largest international publications of teaching and learning in higher education, The Teaching Professor. In this capacity, she will write a monthly feature that will reach more than 10,000 世界各地大学和学院的教育工作者. Her first essay, “Too Exhausted to Take Students to An Event? 《十大博彩直营手机网站》这篇文章出现在2023年8月版的 the journal.


Founded in 1987 by pioneer of the scholarship of teaching and learning Maryellen Weimer, The Teaching Professor is a source of cutting-edge information and inspiration for more than 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide. DeWall加入了世界知名专家Stephen L. Chew, Regan A. R. Gurung, Paul Hanstedt, and Mays Imad.



July 2023

Dr. Richelle RennergarbeDr. Richelle Rennegarbe, 护理学教授被选为完成考试的发展和项目写作 the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) Examination through the Institute for Healthcare Improvement & PSI Services. Dr. Rennegarbe successfully gained the CPPS in June 2021.





June 2023

Dr. Jenny MuellerDr. Jenny Mueller published "Lisel Mueller, 27240 N. Longwood Dr.," in New Territory magazine as part of its Literary Landscapes web series. To read Dr. Mueller's work please visit this link: http://newterritorymag.com/literary-landscapes/    


Dr. 米勒还接受了以下诗歌的出版:“鹿角”和“To” close the book" will be published in 2023 by Poetry Salzburg Review (University of Salzburg, Austria) and the long poem "From 'The Large Glass'" will be published in 2023 by Allium:诗歌与散文杂志(哥伦比亚大学芝加哥分校).


Over Memorial Day weekend, Breanna SampoDr. Hahn, Breanna Sampo, and Charlee Taylor (心理学,1923年)和查理·泰勒(心理学,1923年)陪同 Dr. Michael Hahn to the 2023 Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. 布里安娜和查理展示了一张名为“瑜伽对精神的影响”的海报 健康结果”,在周五的海报会上. The project was originally a research 布里安娜为博士的作业提交的提案. Hahn’s Research Methods course. The three worked collaboratively over the course of the 2022-2023 academic year to prepare the IRB materials, collect and analyze data from an international sample, and create the poster. 虽然布里安娜和查理今年春天毕业了,但他们 still plan to work with Dr. 哈恩今年夏天提交了一份他们研究的手稿 to a peer-reviewed journal. 


Dr. Shelly Lemons, History, presented at the Agricultural History Conference in Knoxville, TN, June 8-10, 2023.  Her presentation, "Sew What? Fashioning Self-Identity ThroughPresenters with Dr. Lemons Home Demonstration and 4H Club Wardrobe Planning in 1930s Cimarron County, Oklahoma" 参加了一个名为“我们自己创造”(Creating It Ourselves)的小组讨论. Jenny Barker-Devine, Illinois College, and Dr. 史蒂夫·凯特,阿肯色史密斯堡大学.

Dr. 莱蒙斯探索了大萧条时期农村妇女如何利用她们的 家庭空间是女性领导力和自我表达的实验室.  The research examined ways in which wardrobe programs in Home Demonstration (HDC) and 4-H Clubs functioned not only as a means to secure material necessities but also to showcase 个人风格和自我认同的表达.  Lemons explained, "At first, I was trying to figure out if these women were trying to emulate middle class, urban style. 但我发现他们通常会缝制任何给他们的图案. Did they look like the middle class? Maybe. But so what? The pride they expressed in their 自己的纺织工作和产品对他们来说更有意义. I guess that makes the title a bit of an inside joke!"

Visual of Fashion in the 1930sAs shown in HDC report narratives and photographs, women and girls expressed their personality and identity through clothing; honed their sewing skills to create outfits and dresses, often from repurposed materials; and coached one another in methods of 织物的构造以及美观和物理外观. Through their work 在HDCs和4-H,俄克拉何马州农村妇女制作的衣服被认为既讨人喜欢又性感 practical. 他们为完成的纺织品建模,并与其中一位分享了他们的创作 another at club meetings, through local wardrobe reviews, and in state fair competitions. For women in Cimarron County during the 1930s, wardrobe demonstration programs were 也以大萧条和沙尘暴为背景. Using government programs promoted by Department of Agriculture Extension Services, Oklahoma Panhandle 女性通过服装展示来塑造自己的生活,塑造自己的时尚 self-identity. 

Fun fact: while putting the finishing touches on her visual slides, Lemons discovered that a pair of her favorite thriftedVintage Shoes 鞋子出现在20世纪30年代的服装广告中. "As soon as I saw that, I 我知道我应该穿什么鞋去做演讲,”莱蒙斯评论道. Paired with a vintage 1930s street dress, she literally modeled her research subject at the conference.  "People noticed. 能和观众分享这个故事很有趣, too." 

What's next? 莱蒙斯暗示了更大的计划,他说:“这是一个更大的计划的一部分 idea for a book project that Dr. Kite and I are developing. We are really excited to see where this work takes us!"