Category: Faculty

Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Dr. Ashley Scism, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor of Nursing BS, Nursing, Treveca Nazarene University DNP, Belmont University What is your educational/professional background? I have been a Registered Nurse for almost 7 years with experience in various specialties including medical/surgical nursing, urology/gyn, and women’s health. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, I managed patients primarily with Endocrine …

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Resource of the Month

December’s resource, Making Meaning from Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs): Seeing Beyond Our Own Horizons, is found in Teaching and Learning Inquiry (TLI). The article, written by Carina Jia Yan Zhu, Diana White, Janet Rankin, and Christina Jean Davison, examines how faculty members make sense of student evaluations.  According to its website, TLI “publishes insightful …

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Resource of the Month

Instead of focusing on a particular journal article this month, November’s Resource of the Month is another online teaching and learning resource. The Scholarly Teacher Blog, which is associated with the International Teaching Learning Cooperate (ITLC), invites readers to “purposefully pause, think critically, reflect on your teaching and your students’ learning.” Recent posts have focused …

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Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Alexis Lee Faculty Fellow, School of Music The Juilliard School, Bachelor of Music Manhattan School of Music, Master of Music Boston University, Doctorate of Musical Arts What is your educational/professional background? I started playing the piano at age five, and cello at age eleven. Since then I have dedicated 20 years of my life practicing …

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Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Kendall C. Shultes, Pharm.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice BA, Communication, SUNY at Geneseo PharmD, Belmont University What is your educational/professional background? I graduated with my BA in Communication and a minor in Business Studies from SUNY Geneseo. Prior to graduation, I had decided I wanted to attend pharmacy school and immediately began fulfilling …

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Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Jane Gilliland Dalton, J.D. Associate Professor of Legal Practice BA, Political Science, University of Kansas MA, Latin American Studies, University of Kansas JD, Georgetown University Law Center LLM, University of Virginia School of Law What is your educational/professional background? I served in the U.S. Navy for 28 years, first as a line officer on ships …

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Faculty Reflections

It Started With a Book By Lina Sheahan, Music Librarian I am a librarian, I am a musician, I am not an avid reader.  Surprising, I know, but it is also something I am trying to remedy, which is why I decided to participate in one of the Teaching Center’s summer reading groups.  I chose …

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