Winter 2000
Vol. 17 No. 4
Publication Number:
USPS 244-800


National Model of Excellence

Soldier and Soldat

Studying Guide-by-Your-Side

Love Those Statistics!

These Were Close, Too

Other Stories
Willingness to Change Made Education School Most Effective

Faculty Compendium

Watching for Patent Expiration Dates Can Save Consumers on prescription Drug Costs

Bennett Cites Influence of a Great Teacher, Dean Percy Burns

A Cappella Choir CD Available

Floyd, Marler Receive $56,000 Lilly Fellows Program Grant

Debow, Sansom Get $32,000 Award from Atlas, Templeton

Samford Honors Alabama Ministers
Scofields Rate a Homecoming Cheer
for Loyal Support of Their Alma Mater

Crimson Editors Half a Century Apart
Find Differences, Similarities in the Job

Having a ball at Homecoming

Men's Cross-Country Team Wins Second TAAC Title; Kolb Named All-TAAC Freshman After Nine-Goal SeasonCLASS NOTES


Winter 2000

Faculty Compendium

Janet Alexander
(Nursing) presented a paper, "Authentic Assessment of Baccalaureate Student Outcomes Through the Nursing Portfolio," at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing National Baccalaureate Education Conference in December.

Charles (Bo) Cole (Law) presented a paper, "Sovereign Immunity and the Civil Liability of the Federal Government of the United States," to the Federal Judiciary of Brazil in Brasilia in November.

Dr. Hajo Drees (World Languages and Cultures) had his book, Rainer Maria Rilke: Autobiography, Fiction and Therapy, accepted for publication in the series, "Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature," by Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Michael Floyd (acting dean, Law) served on the American Bar Association site evaluation team for Appalachian School of Law's application for American Bar Association accreditation.

Dr. Eric Fournier (Geography) published an article, "The Geography Benchmark: A View from the USA," in the Journal of Geography in Higher Education.

Dr. Clara Gerhardt (Human Sciences and Design) presented a paper, "The Development of Course Portfolio in Teaching a Problem-Based Learning Course," co-authored by Dan Sandifer-Stech (Human Sciences and Design), at the International Conference on PBL in Linkopping, Sweden, in September.

Michael Hartline (Business) was appointed a member of the editorial review board and book editor of the Journal of Relationship Marketing.

Dr. John Mayfield (chair, History and Political Science) published an article, "George Washington Harris: The Fool from the Hills," in The Human Tradition in Antebellum America.

Gretchen McDaniel (Nursing) was invited to help revise the curriculum for the Basic Preparation of Parish Nurse course of the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, Meizhou, China. She and Susan Rice (Nursing) also presented lectures to nurses in Haikou, Hainan and Meizhou.

Dr. Valerie Prince (Pharmacy) was elected a member-at-large of the American Pharmaceutical Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management,

Bill Service (Business) published a paper, "Building Competitive Advantage Through Information Systems: The Organizational Information Quotient," in the Journal of Information Sciences.