October 21, 2002 Vol. VII, No. 4


Honors and Awards

David Whitwell (Music) was chosen as an ASCAP Award recipient for 2002­2003 based on the prestige value of his original compositions and performances.

Adele Scheele (Career Center) won the Los Angeles Business Journalšs "Women Who Make a Difference" award for her professional and community contributions. She was one of six local honorees who included state Controller Kathleen Connell and CSUN alumna Lynne Doll, president of the public relations firm Rogers and Associates.

Brian Leung (English) won the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction for his collection, "World Famous Love Acts," which will be published by Sarabande Press in 2004.

Scott Plunkett (Family Environmental Sciences) received the 2003 Rising Star Award from the College of Human Environmental Sciences at Oklahoma State University in recognition of his outstanding professional accomplishments as a CHES alumni within the first 10 years of graduation.

Evelyn McClave (English) has been elected co-treasurer of the International Society for Gesture Studies.

Robert Noreen (English) has been appointed to the California English Language Arts Content Review Panel.


Jack Solomon and Sonia Maasik (English) will have the fourth edition of their book, "Signs of Life in the USA," published in November.

Richard Squires (Geological Sciences) had his paper "New Information on Late Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Eocene Neritid Gastropods from the North American Pacific Slope" published in the Veliger, v. 45, No. 3, p. 177­192, 40 figs.

Louis Rubino (Health Sciences) co-authored the article "Emotional Intelligence: A Core Competency for Health Care Administrators" that was published in the June 2002 issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Health Care Manager.

Irene Clark (English) had her book, "Understanding World Conflict: An Argument/Reader for First Year Composition," published by Pearson Custom Publishing. The work was a collaborative effort with Susan Caggiano, Esther Chua, Regina Clemens Fox, Garnet Gratton, Alexa Hunter-Agnew, Jeff Magnin, Andrea Modarres, Francien Rohrbacher, Caroline Russom, Mary Shannon and Anna Tripp.


David Whitwell (Music) was the guest conductor for the National High School Band of Taichow at concerts in August in Taichow and Taipei, Taiwan.

Evelyn McClave (English) presented a paper titled "Non-manual Gestures in American Sign Language" at the University of Texas at Austin in June.

Louis Rubino (Health Sciences) lectured in five Chinese cities in July. He was supported by the Guangzhou Municpal Health Bureau, Guangzhou Medical College, Phoenix Hospital Management, Inc. and Chinese Hospital Publications.

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