In the Spotlight: Sept. 13, 2013

Kudos to these faculty, staff and students

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  • Jon Reyhner, College of Education professor, recently published an article in Perspectives, a publication of the National Association for Bilingual Education. “Sustaining Indigenous Languages in Our Modern World” discusses the 20th annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium held at NAU this summer. Joseph Martin, special advisor to the president, and W. Sakiestewa Gilbert, College of Education professor, co-chaired the symposium. Read more here.
  • K. Laurie Dickson, psychology professor, and Sherri McCarthy, educational psychology professor, recently published Teaching Psychology Around the World: Volume 3. Cambridge Scholars Publishing selected Dickson and McCarthy’s work as September’s Book of the Month, citing its “up-to-date overview of international psychology teaching.” Read a sample of the book here.
  • Northern Arizona University has earned a dozen Emmy nominations from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

    NAU-TV producer-videographer Jerry Anderfuren received a total of four nominations for his work on three promotional commercials for NAU.

    Eric Sather, producer-videographer, received two nominations for his work on two news stories.

    Students in lecturer Angele Anderfuren’s EMF 323W class last spring were nominated in the College/University Student Production category for The FLG Show. Delainey Noe, Dani Tamcsin, Lauren Wyatt, Crystal Rivers, Gus Margiotta, Aggie Kufrin, Chelsea Zimmerman, Natasha Reeves, Jieqiong He, Corbin Gillespie, Caleb Renfro, Kevin Bertram and Tawney Summers were named in the nomination.

    Derek Ellis and Alexander Thomas, who graduated from NAU in May, also received nominations for their work as students while taking classes with School of Communication faculty members Kurt Lancaster, Janna Jones, Paul Helford and Angele Andefuren. Ellis received five nominations and Thomas received one.

    Associate professor Dale Hoskins will be inducted into the Rocky Mountain Emmy’s Silver Circle, which recognizes those who have dedicated at least 25 years in the broadcast industry.

    The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, serving Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and El Centro, Calif. The 2013 Rocky Mountain Emmy Award winners will be announced Oct. 19 in Glendale.