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APSU employees announce their professional achievements


Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Dixie Dennis, associate provost of Grants and Sponsored Programs and dean of the College of Graduate Studies, co-authored an article, titled “The impact of organizational leadership ethical conduct on hospital employees' job satisfaction: A correlational study in Kuwait,” that was published in the most recent International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology. 

Mark Gray, advising coordinator for the College of Science and Mathematics, and Kacie Hutson, advising coordinator at the Center for Teaching and Learning, presented twice at the National Academic Advisors Association Region 3 Conference on April 13 in Charlotte, N.C. A concurrent presentation, titled “Incorporating Academic Coaching and Guided Study Sessions: Creating a comprehensive academic success program,” focused on the data compiled from the Promoting Academic Student Success Program pilot study. Additionally, both Gray and Hutson presented a poster on the Advising Liaison Program for new at-risk students. They will be presenting the poster at the NACADA Annual Conference in October in Nashville.

Dr. Stephen Truhon, associate professor of psychology, has been appointed as a fellow in the 2012 Office of Naval Research-American Society Engineering Education Summer Faculty Research Program. During this 10-week program, he will conduct research with other researchers at Naval Personnel Research Studies and Technology in Millington, Tenn.