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STAFF NEWS

Congratulations to Drs. Christine Robinson, John Frederick and Elise Demeter on a published article in the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA). Christine, John and Elise co-authored with colleagues from other UNC System Institutions, the article is entitled: The University of North Carolina System’s Adoption of the NILOA Transparency Framework.

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Robinson and Mingwei Qiang, Dr. Robinson's graduate assistant, on a published article in the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education's (AALHE) Spring 2017 issue of the Intersection. Christine and Mingwei co-authored the article entitled: Using the Topic Model for a 30 Second Elevator Speech about AALHE.

Congratulations to Dr. Elise Demeter on a published chapter in a book. Elise co-authored with colleague the research article entitled Ascending Systems—Top Down Control: Noradrenergic and Cholinergic Control of Attention and Learning. This chapter will appear in the forthcoming 2nd edition of Learning and Memory: A comprehensive reference.

Congratulations to Dr. John Frederick on a published essay. John co-authored with colleagues from the National Communication Association tuning project on Learning Outcomes in Communication, the research article entitled Upside down/side up problematizing teacher communication behaviors and learning outcomes in communication


ACCREDITATION NEWS

Congratulations to the Belk College of Business on obtaining accreditation for its BS, MS programs in accounting and BS, MS and PhD programs in business from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide.

Congratulations to the Department of Nursing on obtaining accreditation for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

Congratulations to the Department of Counseling on obtaining accreditation for its Addiction Counseling (M.A. degree) from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.