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1999

FMU FACULTY/STAFF NEWS

Professor has article published

FLORENCE –Francis Marion University assistant professor of education and English, Suzanne Cherry, Ph.D., had her article, “Hidden Diversity/Hidden L2: What Tommy Taught Me,” published in the September 1999 issue of the South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators Journal. 

Cherry also gave a presentation entitled “Championship Writing” to the Florence Home Educators Association on Sept. 27.  Along with Rebecca Flannagan, Ph.D., FMU assistant professor of English, Cherry presented a program, “Constructing Writing,” at the Sept. 29 in-service program for teachers at Briggs Elementary School in Florence.

FMU’s Barrett, Pugh present paper

Robert T. Barrett, Ph.D., associate provost and director of graduate programs at Francis Marion University, and Robert E. Pugh, Ph.D., the FMU E. A. Fallon Jr. professor of production management, participated in the 35th annual meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (SE InfORMS), Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Myrtle Beach. 

These FMU School of Business faculty members presented the paper, “Is the Interstate Highway System in South Carolina Related to the Spread of Syphilis?” 

Pugh also discussed the paper, “The Five Levels of the Electronic Health Record,” presented by E. Sonny Butler of Eastern Kentucky University.  Barrett served as track chair for the Health Care Issues track and discussed the paper, “Controlling Employee Health Care Costs for a Self-insured Community Hospital,” presented by Garnett L. Bradford of Clemson University.

Freedman produces television episodes

Ed Freedman, M.A., a Francis Marion University associate professor of mass communication, has produced two additional episodes of “Medical Detective” which aired recently on the Learning Channel.  The television show uses forensics, science and medicine to solve crimes. 

“Cement the Case,” filmed in Canada between fall and spring semesters this past year, aired Sept. 29 and a second episode, filmed during summer break, will air Dec. 29 at 9:30 p.m. EST, on the Learning Channel.

Ramsey poetry published

Bill Ramsey, associate professor of English at Francis Marion University, has had one of his haiku selected as runner up for best-of-issue and will have it appear in an upcoming issue of South by Southeast.

Ramsey’s “Far, Far Away” has appeared in Poetry/motel, while “Comma Splice” will be published in In Praise of Pedagogy, edited by Wendy Bishop and David Starkey.  Other poems have appeared in Barbaric Yawp and Lucid Moon

With Mary McNulty, FMU professor of English, and Betty Ramey, assistant professor of English at FMU, he presented a paper entitled “Critical Thinking for the Fun of It” at the 1999 Georgia-Carolinas College English Associatio conference (also to be published in Notes on Teaching English).  He will present a paper on Charles Chestnutt at the next CEA Conference.

 FMU to host Teacher Cadets

Pee Dee area teacher cadets will meet at Francis Marion University Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 a.m. for a breakfast meeting. 

Many of the students attending are high school seniors.  For information about the breakfast or the Teacher Cadet program, contact Suzanne Cherry at 843-661-1463.

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Last Published: June 17, 2004 7:18 AM
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