Fred David earns award
Francis Marion University TransSouth Professor of Strategic Planning and professor of business administration, Fred R. David, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2000 Phil Carroll Advancement of Management Award for his excellent contributions in the area of strategic planning.
The awards are presented in honor of a former Society for Advancement of Management president who developed a number of innovations in the use of motion pictures in work measurement and training.
The award recognizes recent achievements and innovations in a number of fields related to the profession of management at the international level. David is the author of a college textbook on strategic management.
The award will be presented during the awards banquet at the group’s international management conference in St. Augustine, Fla., March 30-April 1.
Flannagan writes chapter
Roy Flannagan, Ph.D., Francis Marion University assistant professor of English, wrote a chapter concerning John Hawkes in a book entitled Postmodernism: Key Figures (Blackwell Press, 2000). Also, The Review of Contemporary Fiction has accepted his essay entitled “The Imagination of Debris and Desire: The World of John Hawkes” for inclusion in their summer or fall 2000 issue; and Anglistik, a German journal, accepted his essay concerning Geoffrey Moorhouse’s Trilogy. Flannagan coauthored the essay with Edward Malone.
Barrett presents papers
Robert Barrett, Ph.D., Francis Marion University’s associate provost and director of graduate programs, presented “Health Care Administration: Training and Employment” at the 30th annual national meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute in New Orleans in November. The paper was co-authored with FMU MBA graduate Gina Phipps. Barrett, along with Jane Madden, director of grants development and assistant professor of education, presented the paper “Grant Opportunities in the Decision Sciences” at the 30th annual meeting of the Southeast Region of the Decision Sciences Institute in Wilmington in February, and served as track chair for the Decision Analysis, Non-Profit/Public Administration, Government, and Health Care Administration Track.
Udogu is published
Emmanuel Ike Udogu, Ph.D., Francis Marion University professor of political science, recently presented a paper titled “Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflicts in Africa” at an international conference at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The Ford Foundation funded the conference. The paper he presented will be published in an edited volume of a 21-nation study on Government Policies, Constitutions, and Ethnic Relations in Africa.
Also, His article, “Ethnicity, the State and the Issue of Nation-building in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic,” was published in the Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Dec. 1999), pp. 5-22. The journal is published in Stockholm.
Udogu’s book review of Africa in Chaos by George B.N. Ayittey, was published in the Africa Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 2 (1999), pp. 144-147. This journal is published in New Delhi.
Hildreth, King present paper
David Hildreth,Ph.D., Francis Marion University assistant professor of education and biology, and Peter King, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at FMU, along with Eric Simon from Fordham College, New York, presented “Web Attitudes: A Two-College Study of Student Opinions About Internet-Assisted Learning” at the Stop Surfing-Start Teaching 2000 national conference held Feb. 20-23 in Charleston.