This summer, Class of 2024 President Madeline Conover, exercise science major and women's lacrosse co-captain, had the unique opportunity to start a collaborative program at Long Hill Orchard and Farm in West Newbury, Mass. helping neurodiverse high school students gain employability skills. How wonderful! Click here to read the full story.
Kristin Barrett '24 was selected to present one of the inductees at the 2023 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony. In addition, Kristin, a member of the GNAC student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) commissioner's council, conducted interviews with some of the Hall of Fame inductees posted on the GNAC's social media sites.
I'm pleased to share that the university received a 2023 Operation Money Wise grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer free financial education programming to the military community and Veterans. Regis was also recognized with gold status as a Military Friendly® School for 2023-2024! Click here to read the announcement. Special thanks to Nick Lanier, director of the Center for Veteran and Military Family Services, for being such a great advocate!
Congratulations to the below faculty and staff on their recent accomplishments.
Danqing Xiao, associate professor of biology, co-authored a published paper "Clusters of substance use and mental health variables with emergency room visits in U.S. adults: The 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health."
Priscilla Boerger, chair of education, published a book review in the August edition of School Administrator: The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children's Lives and Where We Go Now. She has another book review coming out in the September edition as well.
Leslie Bishop, associate professor of chemistry and general education, was re-elected for a two-year term as Central Division Chair of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers (NEACT), a role she served since 2013.
The university's sports information office, led by Director Jason Behenna, was selected as the 2022-23 GNAC Athletic Communications Staff of the Year! The award is presented annually to a GNAC school's sports information/athletic communications staff who, based on a vote of their peers, excelled in their field throughout the academic year. Jason was invited to attend the Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony where he received a trophy from GNAC Commissioner Joe Walsh. Read more about this recognition here.
Elizabeth Pitney Seidler, associate professor of economics, traveled to the International Health Economics Association Congress in Cape Town South Africa in July made possible by the generous support of a Kaneb faculty grant. Here she is pictured with session co-presenters from Brazil, Tokyo, Cote d'Ivoire, Canada, and Bangladesh. Elizabeth was also appointed as a non-scientist member of the Lifespan IRB effective in September.