RECENT HDE HEADLINERS
Bradford N. Strand, Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, will be among eight candidates to be inducted as Research Consortium Fellows at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Convention and Exposition in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 25, 2013. He joins approximately 375 Fellows in the Consortium, a member group of over 5,500 research scholars and other members of the AAHPERD who have a strong interest in research. Attainment of Fellow status is one of the most prestigious honors the Research Consortium can bestow on a member. Fellows are selected based on evidence of scholarship, including research presentations and publications. Recognition as a Fellow in the Research Consortium signifies the development of a focused research agenda with an accompanying publication track record in an area related to human health and physical activity.
One faculty member and several students in the College of Human Development and Education were recognized recently at the Fourth Annual Green and Gold Globe Diversity Awards Ceremony. Anita Welch, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, received the Office of International Programs Green and Golden Diversity Award for Faculty; Allison Dhuyvetter, Dietetics student, received a John and Susan Wold Study Abroad Scholarship; Caitlin Krueger, Human Development and Family Science student, received the Sudhir Mehta Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship; Jared Kellerman, student in Couple and Family Therapy, was recognized with the Green and Golden Globe Student Award by the Equity and Diversity Center; and Tracy Mach, student in Apparel Textiles, received an NDSU Student Miles Scholarship.
Didactic Dietetic Program students had 100% pass rate this year on the national registration exam. Over the past five years, students completing the program have a 95% pass rate. Accreditation requires pass rates at <80% over 5 years — our NDSU program is well beyond national standards!
At the April 11 Fourth Annual Research and Arts Forum sponsored by the NDSU Graduate School, Courage Mudzongo, a doctoral student in the developmental science program, was recognized with third place for his poster entitled, “Determinants of Child Labor in Malawi and Tanzania”.
Julie Garden-Robinson, Professor and Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist, Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, has been selected as the North Central Region’s representative to the Extension Journal, Inc. Board of Directors. As such she and the other members will evaluate and implement policies for the Journal of Extension (JOE). Her first virtual meeting will be in May. JOE is the official refereed journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System. It seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness.