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The following Regent faculty, staff, alumni and students have been featured in the media:

January 2008 - December 2008

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December 2008

  • John Tuskey, professor in the School of Law, was interviewed by WAVY-TV (Hampton Roads' NBC affiliate) a few days before Christmas about whether a group from a Norfolk church who were "street preaching" outside of businesses in downtown Norfolk were within their First Amendment rights.

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had several media opportunities over the holidays, including commenting on the 2008 presidential campaigns in an end-of-year top news wrap-up article in the Attleboro (Mass.) Sun-Chronicle.

  • School of Divinity Dean Emeritus Vinson Synan was quoted in this Newsweek article about the Rev. E. A. Adeboye, a Nigerian Pentecostal pastor. Dr. Synan commented on the rise of modern Pentecostalism in the United States during the 20th century.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on current political events in two Philadelphia Bulletin articles--one article reported on efforts by some Republican Party officials to have Congress pass a resolution labeling President Bush a socialist, and the other article was about President-elect Obama's selection of the Rev. Rick Warren to offer prayer at the inauguration.

  • Dr. Mark P. Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, wrote a letter-to-the-editor about the "slippery slope" of assisted suicide, prompted by an assisted suicide incident televised in the UK. Dr. Mostert's letter was featured on the editorial page of the Virginian-Pilot.
  • Regent University Theatre's production of The Glory Man received a favorable review in The Virginian-Pilot. The play tells the story of Charles Jordan, who was instrumental in the founding of Habitat for Humanity.
  • Scott Pryor, professor of The School of Law, was interviewed by the Dow Jones News Wire's Daily Bankruptcy Review for an article about bankruptcy law changes. The interview focused on whether some of the business provisions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code should be changed and why, as well as whether the time is right for Congress to review these provisions.
  • Tocquigny, Regent's interactive advertising agency, has won several awards for its data-driven marketing approach for Regent. Within six months of Tocquigny's marketing launch at Regent, the University experienced a 250 percent increase in online undergraduate recruits and a 30 percent increase in applications. The campaign also reduced the cost per acquisition by 75 percent. To learn more about Tocquigny's awards and campaign for Regent, visit this link.
  • Tracy Stewart, Vice President of Information Technology, was one of five leaders in online education interviewed by HR Management Report about the benefits of online education for employees and their employers. In addition to this article, Stewart also wrote an editorial about the philosophy of the creation of online learning and its relevance to American economic growth. Both appear in the print version of the publication and online.
  • Dr. Marc Newman, professor in the School of Communication & the Arts, had a column about teens and movie viewing published on The Christian Post website.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest on The Lars Larson Show, based in Colorado and distributed to other radio stations around the country through the Westwood One Radio Network. The topic was the assisted suicide of a British man in Switzerland that aired on British television this week. He was also interviewed by a reporter from the New York Daily News on this topic.
  • Bruce Cameron, the Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law, was interviewed by a reporter with the Russian service of Radio Free Europe regarding the protest by workers at a Chicago door and window factory who lost their jobs.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made a guest appearance on CBN's NewsWatch, discussing the situation regarding the Illinois governor and the topic of whether power can corrupt.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, made his fifth guest appearance live on The Andy Caldwell Show, discussing mental illness, especially suicide, as a psychological disability, as well as the link between homelessness, mental illness, and war veterans.
  • A letter-to-the-editor from Bradley Jacob, professor in the School of Law, was the featured letter on The Virginian-Pilot's editorial page, discussing the constitutionality of Senator Clinton's appointment as Secretary of State.
  • WVEC-13's (Hampton Roads ABC affiliate) Joe Flanagan covered Tim Conway's visit to Regent's School of Communication & the Arts. The story aired during an evening newscast, as well as the morning news. A website link is not available for viewing.
  • Darren Wilson ('05), alumnus from the School of Communication & the Arts, was featured in this Toledo Blade article about his current work in the film industry, producing a documentary about miracles.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his comments about whether the Mormon church opposition to Proposition 8 in California will have any impact on Governor Romney's political future published in this Salt Lake Tribune article.
  • Timothy Peters ('02), alumnus from the School of Law, has been appointed by Governor Sarah Palin to the Alaska Mental Health Board. Peters, of Anchorage, is an attorney in private practice with experience in the areas of children in need of aid, child custody, employment, child support, real estate and general litigation.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in a CBN Christian World News Thanksgiving special to talk about the Christian foundation of the U.S. government, where that idea stands today and how it might be restored.
  • Regent Law School alumna Kimberly Holland ('01), whose firm Icon Management represents a number of Olympic-medal winning athletes, is featured in the December issue of Black Enterprise magazine as one of "The Most Intriguing People in Business 2008."  
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, is quoted in an article, "The GOP's Next Ronald Reagan," slated for the December issue of NewsMax magazine.
  • On Norfolk's WNIS radio, host Tony Macrini read Law professor Bradley Jacob's, professor in the School of Law, commentary about the constitutionality of Senator Clinton's appointment as Secretary of State.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had several media opportunities to discuss President-elect Obama's National Security Team. These included Drive Time with Bill Bunkley on WTVN Radio in the Tallahassee area; the Daily Debrief on Federal News Radio in the Washington D.C. area; The Jim Bohannon Show broadcast in Washington D.C. and syndicated in six states along the east coast; KFTM Radio's In the Booth in Colorado; and the online radio show, Radio Patriot with Andrea Shea King.
  • News from Regent's Law School appeared in a Daily Press column, which noted Regent students' upcoming participation in the Moot Court National Championship at the University of Houston in January and Regent's hosting of the 8th Annual National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition in February.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by La Opinion newspaper to discuss Senator Clinton's nomination and also the need for President-elect Obama to name Hispanics to high level positions, specifically New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show, discussing the Abraham Biggs' webcam suicide.

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November 2008

  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on whether Republican Senator Jim DeMint (South Carolina) may emerge as a party leader in the aftermath of the election in this Philadelphia Bulletin article.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, professor in the Robertson School of Government, discussed the meeting between President-elect Obama and Senator McCain with Nick Juliano of news website, www.RawStory.com.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to discuss President-elect Obama's selection of attorney Eric Holder for Attorney General.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability & Bioethics, was a guest on CBN's NewsWatch to discuss the new assisted suicide legislation in Washington, which is now the second state in the nation (after Oregon) to make it legal.
  • Law Professor Thomas C. Folson will be the featured speaker at New Saint Andrews College's weekly Disputatio on November 21 in Idaho. His topic is, "Evaluating Supernatural Law: An Inquiry into the Health of Nations." Folsom has been at Regent since 2002, teaching Business Associations and related courses, Intellectual Property and Payment Systems. He also serves on the Board of Governors for the Virginia State Bar Anti-Trust, Franchise and Trade Regulation Section.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities & Bioethics, did an interview on Boston’s LifeMattersTV about disability and euthanasia. Dr. Mostert did this interview while in New York City at the United Nations, connecting with country delegations and monitoring U.N. document language debates related to pro-life, pro-family and disability issues.
  • Tracy Stewart, vice president of information technology, had her comments about online education appear in the magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, and on the magazine’s website diverseeducation.com. This publication covers news affecting minorities and major issues in higher education.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was a guest on WAVY-TV10 (Hampton Roads NBC affiliate), discussing post-election topics including President-elect Obama's appointments, infighting in the Republican Party and local election results. 
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his comments on political labels appear in this article from the Philadelphia Bulletin.
  • Undergraduate communications major Jada Collins, who serves as an Ebony Fashion Fair spokes model, was profiled in this Toledo publication.
  • Regent received international exposure through Al Jazeera's English language broadcast, which boasts a television audience of more than 100 million in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, as well as being viewed on the Internet in the U.S. These viewers tuned in election night to hear Regent Government students Andrew Carico and Ashley Staggs commenting on the election, live from Hampton, Va., where Al Jazeera set up a remote broadcast. This interview resulted from Al Jazeera producers contacting Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government.
  • Melissa Hudgins, a joint degree Law/Government student was featured in this Washington Post website story about how African-American voters in Virginia Beach viewed the election.  
  • Two Regent students - Heather Carr and Joseph Calandra - appeared on this edition of CBN’s NewsWatch to discuss their views on the presidential candidates.
  • Leading up to the election, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had several media appearances. Locally, he appeared on WAVY-TV’s Saturday program, All Things Political, hosted by Andy Fox. He also made an additional appearance on WAVY-TV, regarding Virginia’s role in the election.
  • Election Day found Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, juggling numerous interviews. He discussed winning scenarios for the candidates in this Election Day story in the Philadelphia Bulletin. He was also a guest on Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn, then headed to WAVY-TV studios for live election night analysis as the returns came in. Between his television appearances, he did an interview with American Family Radio and also with the New Haven (Conn.) Register regarding a local congressional race.
  • Government Professor Dr. Robert Stacey wrote an op-ed piece about the “religious right” and the Republican Party, which appeared in The Virginian-Pilot.
  • After the election, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in an interview on the Canadian radio program, The Tommy Schnurmacher Show, to discuss the results of the election, and what it means for the future of both the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, Reid Wilson, of the news website www.RealClearPolitics.com interviewed Dr. Dunn to discuss the congressional race, outlook, and issues. This website receives about two million unique visitors per month.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his comments on the Virginia Senate race appear in this post-election article distributed by Media General to several Virginia newspapers. He was also interviewed by the Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette, about the implications of Senator Obama’s election for the conservative areas of the country, such as Central Pennsylvania.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of Regent's Institute for the Study of Disabilities & Bioethics, made a third appearance on The Andy Caldwell Show to discuss the passage of ballot initiative I-1000 in Washington, which makes it the second state in the nation, after Oregon, to make assisted suicide legal.
  • In a Philadelphia Bulletin article, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, discussed the future of Sarah Palin, which was also the topic of his guest appearance on NewsWatch following the elections. Dr. Dunn was a guest on Friday at noon on WHRV radio’s HearSay with Cathy Lewis to discuss the presidential transition.

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October 2008

  • Pilar Marrero of La Opinion, the leading Spanish newspaper in the U.S., spoke with Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about "hate" as it exists in America today and the specific potential threats Senator Obama and his family could face if elected as a result of existing hatred.
  • The Clash of the Titans debate hosted by Regent University on October 24 garnered significant media coverage. Media outlets covering the debate included The Virginian-Pilot, which published two articles - one on the debate and a sidebar featuring an exclusive interview with debate panelist Governor Huckabee. C-SPAN aired multiple times, including a prime-time slot. Also, CBN News and WAVY-TV (NBC affiliate) aired stories. CNS News has published several articles by Regent alumnus Kevin Mooney, including two articles from Mooney's interview with debate panelist Steve Forbes and an article about comments made during the debate by panelist and former Senator Rick Santorum. Debate panelist Alan Colmes wrote about his experience at Clash in his blog that evening after the event.
  • Melanie Woodrow of WAVY-TV interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about the presidential candidates' focus on Hampton Roads. In addition to airing on WAVY, the story ran on the local FOX affiliate.
  • Commentary from Bruce Cameron, professor in the School of Law, was included in two articles in The Virginian-Pilot regarding litigation involving Smithfield Foods.
  • As a result of an interview with a reporter from Media General, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on whether the GOP is losing ground in southern states. The article has run in several newspapers, including papers in North Carolina, Florida and Alabama.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of Regent's Institute for the Study of Disability and Bioethics, was a guest on WTKF's "Costal Daybreak" program in North Carolina for a live discussion of the disability policy address Governor Palin made in Pittsburg that same morning.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, provided his thoughts to the Philadelphia Bulletin about what an Obama administration might look like during the first 100 days in office.
  • Bruce Cameron, the Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law, has been interviewed twice by The Virginian-Pilot about litigation involving Smithfield Fields.
  • Bradley Jacob, professor in the School of Law, was quoted in an article on Morningstar.com, a fund-rating website, about how the next president's appointments to the Supreme Court will impact constitutional rights.
  • Dr. Mark Yarhouse, Hughes Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice in the School of Psychology & Counseling, was interviewed by June Hunt, founder of a Dallas-based ministry called Hope for the Heart. The interview, which focused on Dr. Yarhouse's approach to therapy for people with sexual identity issues, broadcasted on Ms. Hunt's radio program, Hope in the Night.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, discussed disparity in polling numbers in this Philadelphia Bulletin article.
  • The School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship's training program in Peru was featured on Making Peru, a prime-time television program targeting youth. The Spanish-language program can be viewed here.
  • Media General's national news syndicate, Medill News Service, interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, regarding the organization Students for a Democratic Societ, comparing today's organization to its 1960s namesake.
  • Dr. Jennifer Jefferis, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by the deputy editor-in-chief of the weekly GULAN magazine published in Iraq's Kurdistan region about stability and security in post-war Iraq. GULAN regularly interviews professors, diplomats and experts on Iraq from the United States and Europe.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, made an appearance on CBN's NewsWatch, analyzing media coverage of the presidential campaign.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of Regent's Institute for the Study of Disabilities & Bioethics, had his blog, Disability Matters, added as a link on The Andy Caldwell Show's online newspaper, The California Chronicle. Dr. Mostert has been a guest on the show several times.
  • WAVY-TV 10 (NBC affiliate) interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about faith issues in the campaign and Governor Palin's recent interview with CBN's David Brody.
  • Regent University Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard received a favorable review in The Virginian-Pilot.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, has been quoted by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, where he discussed the importance of the Hampton Roads area as voting bloc in Virginia.
  • Regent co-sponsored and hosted a teen suicide prevention conference, the Beacon of Hope conference, which was highlighted in this Virginian-Pilot article and in this story on WVEC-TV (ABC news affiliate). Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, associate professor for Regent's School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) and director of the Psychological Services Center, has helped form the coalition to bring together local and statewide affiliates, organizations, high schools and universities to expand awareness and dialogue on issues surrounding mental health, suicide prevention and depression awareness.
  • In a Philadelphia Bulletin article, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on McCain's slipping in polls of voters in battleground states.
  • Dr. James Flynn, professor in the School of Divinity, was a guest on CBN's Christian World News program. Here is a link to view the program.
  • Two radio programs, Prime Time America and WDRC Radio in Hartford, Conn., conducted interviews with Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about the ramifications of the 'Troopergate' Report on the McCain-Palin campagin. Dr. Dunn also appeared on WAVY-TV (NBC affiliate), commenting on the Republican candidates' rally in Virginia Beach.
  • Regent alumnus Tad Agoglia '00 (Divinity) has been named one of CNN's "Top 10 Heroes of 2008." Agoglia--who has been featured in both People Magazine and CNN Hero--is recognized for his disaster relief efforts to communities and nationwide through his non-profit organization, First Response Team of America.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on ethical issues in a public school bond financing proposal in The Gilroy Dispatch, building Regent's presence in the California media and reaching a target audience of potential students in the Gilroy, San Martin, Morgan Hill, Hollister and San Juan Bautista regions of the state.
  • Eleanor Brown, professor in the School of Law, has been selected by Virginia Business magazine as one of the "Best Lawyers in Virginia" for the fourth consecutive year. Professor Brown is recognized as a tax law expert.

  • An op-ed piece in The Virginian-Pilot by Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, analyzed the advantages that Senator Obama has at this point in the campaign, while reminding readers of Truman's upset victory in 1948. Due to a problem with the newspaper's online archives, the link is not available. However, you can read a similar version of this piece on Dr. Dunn's blog, The Chuck Dunn Report.
  • Regent University's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month was featured on the cover of The Beacon (the Virginian-Pilot's Virginia Beach section). GLE Professor and Coordinator of Regent's Center for Latino Leadership Dr. Marcela Chavan-Matviuk and Regent Ordinary Chef Dan Murphy were quoted in the article.
  • Michael Hernandez, professor in the School of Law, was interviewed for a possible story in Virginian Lawyers Weekly about the value of moot court rankings, law school moot court programs and trial advocacy teams.
  • In the Hampton Roads television market, Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the School of Government, appeared in stories on WVEC-TV (ABC affiliate) and WAVY-TV (NBC affiliate). The dean also spent time with WAVY reporters off-camera, discussing the campaigns and offering insight that will help them with election coverage.
  • Divinity Professor Dr. Jim Flynn was a guest on today on CBN's Christian World News, discussing the current financial crisis from a "pastoral" perspective, such as how Christians should respond to the situation.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in numerous interviews for newspapers including the Chicago Sun-Times, The Boston Globe, The Deleware News-Journal as well as the Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Daily Press in Newport News. He also did radio interviews with the Boston political radio show, Hotline, and Pacifica Radio, as well as an interview with the website, OneNewsNow.com.

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September 2008

  • Regent alumnus Tony Leibert '87 (Law) won the 2008 Ernest F. Hollings Award for Excellence in Prosecution, which recognizes and honors his work as a veteran prosecutor. Leibert is the third prosecutor from the 7th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office in Spartansburg, S.C., to win the award in the past 5 years. Read more here.
  • Tianna Yentzer, a freshman in the School of Undergraduate Studies theater program, was one of 10 students to receive a college scholarship awarded through The Jenzabar Foundation and partner ThanksUSA. All scholarship recipients are children and spouses of active duty military who are seeking higher education. Read more here.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his observations of what Sarah Palin needs to do to prepare for the vice presidential debate appear in this Philadelphia Bulletin article.
  • Jeffery A. Brauch, dean of the School of Law, spoke at Evangel University as part of the school's Constitution Day convocation. His talk was titled, "A Government of Laws, Not of Men: Celebrating the Constitution."
  • Dr. Jennifer Jefferis, professor in the Robertson School of Government, commented on the presidential candidates' foreign policy views in this Philadelphia Bulletin article. Dr. Jefferis specializes in Middle Eastern politics.
  • Regent School of Education alumnus Bob Zentmeyer has been recognized for his school's program, "No Child Left Inside." Zentmeyer is the director and supervisor of the alternative education school Eagle Academy in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., which has been named a winner of the 23rd Annual School Leader Award from the New Jersey School Boards Association.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Roberston School of Government, appeared in an election special, "Battleground Virginia Part 2," on Fox43, speaking specifically about the importance of Hampton Roads in the presidential race. Dunn also recently made a guest appearence on WAVY-TV 10, discussing how the nation's financial crisis has become a key issue in the campaign.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, co-director of Regent's Institute for the Study of Disabilities & Bioethics, was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show on 1140 AM in central California. Dr. Mostert discussed genetic discrimination against people with Down Syndrome, bioethical issues and disability, and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's decision to birth her son, Trig, who has Down Syndrome.
  • Regent University received good coverage for the 2nd Annual Wounded Marines 5K run that took place on the Virginia Beach campus this September. Regent was one of the sponsors for this event, which was covered in an article for the Hampton Roads section of The Virginian-Pilot.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, participated in a live radio interview with The Morning Zone, a station in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The interview took place during the dean's Presidential Leadership Class, with the interviewer on speaker phone so that the students could listen in. Dr. Dunn involved the students in the interview by polling them on who they believe will win the election. The students voted 6-2 that McCain will come out on top.
  • Joseph Calandra, a religious studies major in the School of Undergraduate Studies program, was quoted in a New York Times article about Governor Sarah Palin. The article, which focuses on Virginia as a battleground state in the presidentail campaign, also appeared in The International Herald-Tribune, the Times' global edition.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared in an interview about Governor Sarah Palin in a story for the Australian Broadcasting Company, helping to extend Regent's recognition internationally. Click here for the written transcript of the interview.
  • Dr. Jim Sells, a professor in the School of Psychology & Counseling, was a guest on the "Prayer Works" radio program with Dr. C.L. Williams of Rejoice 100.9 in North Carolina, discussing Christian counseling and some of the distinctives of Regent's counseling program.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had an opportunity to comment on how the current economic crisis will impact the public's perception of the presidential candidates with Chad Groening on American Family Radio.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, a professor in the School of Education, and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities and Bioethics, was a guest on The Andy Caldwell Show radio program, discussing disability issues.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his blog post comparing Governor Sarah Palin to President Ronald Reagan appear in both The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Bulletin. Also, Steve Scully talked about his blog on C-SPAN's Washington Journal. Dean Dunn also debated the topic on "Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn."
  • Bob Zentmeyer, an alumnus from the School of Education, was quoted in this story about how students from his alternative school are helping the Egg Harbor Township (New Jersey) Historical Society.
  • Dr. Jeffry Morrison, associate professor in the Robertson School of Government, spoke at a conference on "Forgotten Founders" sponsored by the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville September 12-13. The Center was founded by current Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to study and promote bipartisan leadership. The conference, in anticipation of Constitution Day, began with the unveiling of results of a nation-wide survey of leading historians (including a Pulizer Prize winner), political scientists, and law professors regarding the United States' most important but least-remembered founders. It also included the release of a new book, America's Forgotten Founders, featuring essays on the top ten most important forgotten founders to which Dr. Morrison contributed a chapter.
  • Regent alumnus Christopher Phillips '02 (SOE) was featured in a Suffolk News-Herald article for his unexpected career as Chuckatuck elementary school's new principal. The article is a final story in a series featuring some Suffolk Public Schools principals.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, appeared on CNN's The Situation Room with Mary Snow to discuss Sarah Palin.
  • Dr. Jennifer Jefferis, professor in the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed on WAVY TV-10 about Sarah Palin's vice presidential nomination.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, gave a political analysis on the impact of the Democratic Convention, the effects of Hurricane Gustav on the Republican Convention and the implications of Governor Palin's teenager daughter's pregnancy on the GOP ticket, which appeared in several Philadelphia Bulletin articles. Dean Dunn was also interviewed by the political reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding Governor Palin's ability to attract former Hillary Clinton supporters.
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, professor in the School of Education and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities and Bioethics, had his op-ed on Republican vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin and her child with Down syndrome, published in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune and as the featured letter to the editor in The Virginian-Pilot. Dr. Mostert was also interviewed by a reporter from the Los Angeles Times on the issue.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted on Senator Biden's faith in this article from the Delaware News Journal, which was also posted to the website, Black Christian News.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, Robertson School of Government professor, had his op-ed on Russian aggression published in the Providence Journal. The op-ed discusses the short-and-long-term issues that accompany Russia's recent actions in Georgia.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, spoke with the political writer of the nation's largest Spanish newspaper, La Opinion, regarding whether or not Governor Palin was a good choice for the Republican vice presidential nominee. Dr. Dunn received other media placements, including WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, the website OneNewsNow and an appearance on the Georgine Rice Radio show in Portland, Ore. Dr. Dunn made several trips to CBN studios for appearances on NewsWatch and The 700 Club update on the ABC Family Channel.
  • ABCNews.com interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about the significance of Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential candidate, as well as the broader topic of balancing politics and motherhood.

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August 2008

  • Regent alumnus Sean Elgut '03 (Education) and his wife Maria were featured in a Virginian Pilot article for running the Veritas Christian Academy in Chesapeake, Va.--distinguished for its unique, challenging curriculum that incorporates Latin and the classics for K-12 students. Read the article here.
  • The Virginian-Pilot published a blog entry by Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, regarding the history of Republican vice presidential candidates. Read Dr. Dunn's blog here.
  • Dr. Marc Newman, School of Communication & The Arts professor, was quoted in this article by religious news columnist Terry Mattingly about the moral lessons that can be learned from The Dark Knight, the new blockbuster Batman film. The column has appeared in numerous publications, including the Mercury News in Calif., The Desert Morning News, SouthCoastToday.com, KnoxNews.com and goSanAngelo.com.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this article from The News Journal in Delaware about the impact of Senator Joe Biden's vice presidential candidacy on the state of Deleware.
  • Joe Murray of The Philadelphia Bulletin quoted Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government in this story about the recent negative ads released by Senator Obama.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, associate professor in the Robertson School of Government, made two appearances on WAVY-TV 10, the Hampton Roads' NBC affiliate, to discuss Senator Joe Biden's selection as the Democratic vice presidential candidate.
  • The international Christian magazine The Voice interviewed Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, on the importance of the evangelical vote in the current presidential race and how likely each candidate is to secure the vote.
  • Dr. Vinson Synan, dean emeritus of the School of Divinity, was quoted in this New Jersey Record article about two churches exchanging church buildings due to the declining membership in one congregation and rapid growth in another.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this New York Daily News article about Rudy Giuliani as a keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention. 
  • Stephen DeBoer, a 3rd year law student and executive director of the Regent Journal of International Law, wrote an article titled, "A Discrimination Paradox," which was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal "Forum."
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Philadelphia Bulletin article on whether the former Pennsylvania governor and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge could help or hurt Senator McCain as vice president.
  • Bradly Jacob, School of Law professor, had his op-ed piece, "Balancing the Scales of Justice,"published in the Washington Times. Jacob discusses how the outcome of the presidential election will impact the make-up of the Supreme Court.
  • Law school alumna Kimberly Holland, a sports agent representing several athletes competing in the 2008 Summer Olympics games, was featured in this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article.
  • Dr. Marc Newman, School of Communication & the Arts professor, was quoted in this article from the Mercury News in Calif. about the moral lessons that can be learned from The Dark Knight, the new blockbuster Batman film.
  • Dr. Stephen Ray Smith (Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) has been named to head development for the Bethel College Success program in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas. Read more about his achievement here.
  • Dr. Jenny Sue Flannagan, School of Education professor and director of the Martinson Center for Mathematics and Science, co-wrote an article, Caution! Scientists in the Making, to be published in the September issue of Science Scope, the middle school magazine for the National Science Teachers Association. The article promotes a strategy for teachers to implement quality investigative learning for their students.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, Robertson School of Government professor, was interviewed on CBN's NewsWatch about the developing situation with Russia invading Georgia. Watch the interview here.
  • Dr. Mark Yarhouse, School of Psychology & Counseling professor and the Rosemarie Scotti Hughes Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice, conducted an invited two-hour workshop at the Chicago Area Christian Training Consortium in July. The training was on the clinical implications of a four-year longitudinal study of sexual minorities attempting change of sexual orientation through involvement in Christian ministries. The landmark study, titled Ex-Gays? A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation, was published by InterVarsity Press Academic in the fall of 2007.
  • Justin Ippoliti '07 (Law) was featured in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article as an example success story of a new program that trains recent college graduates and career switchers as teachers for hard-to-staff school positions. Ippoliti has been prepping for his first year as a special education teacher in Milwaukee public schools.
  • Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had his op-ed about Governor Tim Kaine's possible vice presidency published in the Buffalo News, as well as receiving a major placement in the Sunday Virginian-Pilot section.
  • Chris Nelson '06 (Communication & the Arts), director of the Regent Summer Arts Camps, appeared in a news article on the cover of the Virginia Beach Beacon on Thursday, August 7. The article focuses on the summer camp production Oliver!, as well as Nelson's final Regent acting role as "Fagin" in the production before his transition to teach at Liberty University. Also in the same issue of the Beacon, several COM school alumni--Kelly Whitesel, Joshua Nicholson and Tory Helgeson--were mentioned in an article about a local theater production at the oceanfront this summer, which was picked up by redorbit.com.
  • Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, recently discussed the impact of John Edward's affair on the radio program Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn.
  • Among his recent media placements offering commentary on the presidential campaigns, Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in articles posted to Black Christian News and the Brown Pelican Society, a website for lay Catholics. Dr. Dunn was also quoted in this Detroit Free Press article and the website, onenewsnew.com, about the current presidential campaigns.

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July 2008

  • Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by Chad Groening on American Family Radio (AFR) to discuss Governor Tim Kaine's vice presidential possibility. AFR is a network of more than 180 radio stations broadcasting Christian-oriented programming to over 40 states nationwide.
  • Dr. Mark Yarhouse, School of Psychology & Counseling professor and the Rosemarie Scotti Hughes Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice, conducted an invited two-hour workshop at the Chicago Area Christian Training Consortium earlier in July. The training was on the clinical implications of a four-year longitudinal study of sexual minorities attempting change of sexual orientation through involvement in Christian ministries. The landmark study, titled Ex-Gays? A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation, was published by InterVarsity Press Academic in the fall of 2007.
  • Dr. Paul Barrett ('06 Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship) has been appointed dean of the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. Dr. Barrett has 30 years of business management experience and nine years of teaching experience at the college level. For more information, click here.
  • Sara Baron, dean of the Regent University Library, was quoted in this article about the CCCU library directors' meeting for the fifth annual Snezek Library Leadership Institute held at Abilene Christian University Texas. Baron was one of seventeen library directors who attended the meeting, where they explored topics such as futurist studies, strategic foresight, developing shared vision and staff and directorship issues.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed in this article in the Philadelphia Bulletin regarding Dr. James Dobson's possible endorsement of Senator McCain. A regular source for Bulletin reporter Joe Murray, Dr. Dunn is the only political commentator quoted in this article.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by Fox affiliate KGAB's The Morning Zone radio program in Cheyenne, Wyo., which aired on Tuesday, July 22. Dr. Dunn discussed political issues surrounding the campaigns for the upcoming presidential election.
  • Glynis Jordan '02 (Education) has been appointed principal of Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Md. Jordan, who began teaching in 1995, is currently in the New Leaders for New Schools program, which trains teachers across the country to become school administrators. Read more in this article.
  • Dean Emeritus Vinson Synan from the School of Divinity was quoted in an article about the Lakeland, Fla., revival. The article was distributed by the Associated Press and has run in numerous publications, including USA Today.
  • Dr Mark Mostert, a professor in the School of Education and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities and Bioethics, was quoted in a citybeat.com article about African war refugees living in the United States and the cultural effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read the article here.
  • Dr. Louis Gallien, Distinguished Professor of Education, will present a paper at the International Conference on Improving College Teaching at the University of Glasgow in Scotland on July 31. Professor Gallien's paper is based on the lecture he gave at Florida International University where he was the 5th Annual BBC Lecturer for the Annual Faculty Development Seminar in fall 2007: "Building and Sustaining Culturally Responsive Campus Climates."
  • Information about Regent's online degree programs appeared in an article posted this week to a Bulgarian website.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, has been called upon for political commentary in a number of media outlets. He was quoted about Senator Obama's chances of winning in the Southern Political Report, and the connection between low Congressional ratings and a Republican race against a "do-nothing" Congress in the Philidelphia Bulletin, as well as these and other recent developments in both candidates' campaigns during CBN NewsWatch.
  • Timothy Kay, the recent winner of the Reel Dreams film competition sponsored by the School of Communication & the Arts, was featured in this article from the Cleveland Plains Dealer.
  • Nine children from Belarus, Russia, and their host families visited Regent University as part of a six-week tour of Hampton Roads, Va. The children are from families affected by Chernobyl--the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, where 70 percent of its radioactive fallout landed in Belarus. At Regent, the children participated in a summer theater camp where they dressed in costume, wore make-up and learned a dance from the Alice in Wonderland production. Click here for WVEC-TV's (the ABC affiliate in Hampton Roads) coverage.
  • Jack Randall (Law '04) was featured in Tidewater News for his recent decision to leave the prosecution's side of the courtroom and work at a law firm as a defense attorney. Read the article here.
  • David P. McGinley (Law '02) had his op-ed article, "A Look to the Future: Will Islamist Supremecy Reign Supreme?" published in The Washington Times. The article looks at how specific areas of the law influence a Supreme Court decision to permit government funding of an "Islamic studies" charter school, despite its rejection of funding a "Christian studies" charter school.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was among notable political commentators quoted in this La Opinion article about Senator John McCain. La Opinion is the nation's leading Hispanic newspaper.
  • Dr. Stanley Burgess, professor in the School of Divinity, was among a group of religious, military and security leaders that called on President Bush to issue an executive order banning torture. Read the group's statement here.
  • Thomas M. Brinker, Jr. (Law '03) has been appointed to the board of EP Global Communications, Inc., the parent company of Exceptional Parent magazine. Brinker is a professor of accounting at Arcadia University (formerly Beaver College) in Glenside, Pa. Read more about his appointment here.

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June 2008

  • Dr. Mark Mostert, a professor in the School of Education and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities and Bioethics, was interviewed on American Family Radio about a license granted in Britain to create human-pig embryos.
  • Dr. Michael Palmer, dean of the School of Divinity, was interviewed on CBN NewsWatch regarding trends revealed in the recent Pew Forum study on religion and faith in America.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted extensively in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about whether Senator Barak Obama has been exhibiting "political arrogance."
  • Capt. Darren Turner '06 (Divinity) is being featured in an eight-part series in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Turner, a chaplain in the U.S. Army, has served in Iraq. Read the first installment of the series, "Chaplain Turner's War."
  • A quote from Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, about religion and politics that appeared in a recent Washington Post article, was selected as Quote of the Day in the Dallas Morning News religion blog on June 19.
  • A Biz4Kids competition program sponsored by Regent Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), which focused on providing financial knowledge and entrepreneurship training to at-risk kids at Norview High School in Norfolk, Va., was featured in this Inside Business article that discussed the winning business plans developed by two student teams.
  • Dr. Douglas Walker, professor of economics in the Robertson School of Government, had a column about the world economy published in the business section of The Virginian Pilot. In the column Walker, who served as a senior economist at the United Nations in 1979, discusses the current and future state of world production and trade. 
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, associate professor in the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by WAVY News 10, the NBC affiliate in Norfolk, on June 15 about the presidential race, vice-presidential selections and the projected direction of the campaign.
  • Dr. Benjamin Keyes, director of the master's degree counseling programs in the School of Psychology and Counseling, appeared on CBN Newswatch to discuss the ramifications of a higher percentage of American troops taking medications to help cope with the stress of deployments to war zones.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented on conservatives' view of Senator John McCain in this Philidelphia Bulletin article.
  • Professor Craig Stern from the School of Law appeared on CBN Newswatch to offer analysis on potential legal issues resulting from the California Supreme Court's recent decision allowing same-sex marriages to begin in that state in mid-June.
  • Valerie Payne, who will be a third-year student in the School of Law this fall, was featured in this Florida Today article about an award-winning greeting card company that she and her mother own.
  • Dr. Jason Baker, School of Education, has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the editorial review board of the International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking. Dr. Baker is an associate professor of education and the advisor of the distance education cognate in the Doctor of Education program.
  • Regent University's online education programs were featured in this CBN News story, which quoted three Regent faculty and staff professors: Dr. Agatha Parks-Savage and Dr. Jim Sells from the School of Psychology and Counseling and Gregory Morris, associate dean of enrollment and administration in the School of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Washington Post article about the role of religion in politics.
  • Walter D. Kelley, Jr., an adjunct professor in the School of Law, has joined the international law firm of Jones Day as a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Read more about this appointment here.
  • Timothy R. Blodgett, a public policy major in the Robertson School of Government, has been named as one of the 27 interns that will assist in preparations for the 2008 Republican National Convention, to be held in Minneapolis-Saint Paul Sept. 1-4. Blodgett, 25, is a native of Canton, Ohio. Intern assignments range from delegate services to convention communications and operations. Interns will also participate in professional development services to convention communications and operations. Interns will also participate in professional development activities and community service projects through the convention's American Neighbor Volunteer Program.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Philadelphia Bulletin article about Senator Hillary Clinton's future after Senator Barack Obama has apparently secured the Democratic nomination for president.
  • Dr. Shauna Tonkin from the School of Education appeared on the June edition of Norfolk Perspectives to discuss an entrepreneurship project that the Regent University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) conduct with students at Norview High School in Norfolk, Va. Click here and select "Norview High School Free Enterprise" in June 2008 to view the program.
  • Mark Paladini, artist-in-residence with Regent's Theater Department in the School of Communication & the Arts, was a guest on WTAR radio in Norfolk on May 29. He joined Steven Breese, artistic director of the Tidewater Regional Repertory Theatre, for an hour-long show, "Ask the Expert," to discuss a play that Paladini is directing, The Foreigner, along with other topics relating to acting.

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May 2008

  • Steve Best (Law '08) was featured in this article about obtaining his law degree from Regent. Best has been a member of the Chesapeake (Va.) fire department for more than 30 years and has served as fire chief since 1998.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, had a post from his blog, about Senator Hillary Clinton as vice president, published in the Sunday, May 26, edition of The Virginian-Pilot. Read more of Dean Dunn's political observations at The Chuck Dunn Report
  • Dr. Mark Mostert, a professor in Regent's School of Education and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disabilities and Bioethics, had an opinion piece on presidential candidates and people with disabilities published in The Richmond Times-Dispatch and the North County (Calif.) Times.
  • Gary Maestas, a doctoral candidate in Regent's School of Education, has been selected to serve as superintendent of Plymouth (Mass.) schools. Read more about Maestas' appointment in this news article.
  • David Lazarus, a graduate student in the journalism program at Regent's School of Communication & the Arts, has had two articles published in The Jerusalem Post. Lazarus originally wrote the articles for Dr. Bruce Swaffield's Feature Writing course. This article is about an Israeli military officer, and the second article is about a graffiti art exhibition in Tel Aviv.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was quoted in this Detroit News article, commenting on the significance of the United Steelworkers Union's endorsement of Senator Barak Obama.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by Barry Lynn for his "Culture Shocks" radio program, which aired on Thursday, May 15.
  • Dr. Vincent Synan, emeritus dean of the School of Divinity, was quoted in this article about a revival underway in Lakeland, Fla.

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April 2008

  • Dr. Robert Stacey, associate professor in the Robertson School of Government, has had an op-ed published in The Charlotte Observer regarding the possibility of a Democrat winning the White House in 2008. Read the article here.
  • Professor Mark Yarhouse from the School of Psychology and Counseling, and Dr. Louis Gallien, Distinguished Professor of Education, along with Regent alumnus, Emery Petchauer, assistant professor of education at Lincoln University, co-authored the lead article in the inaugural issue of an interdisciplinary journal from the University of California-Santa Barbara titled: Spaces for Differences: An Interdisciplinary Journal. The title of the article is "Initiating a Culturally-Responsive Discourse of Same-Sex Attraction Among African American Males."
  • Kimberly Holland (Law '02), president and CEO of Icon Management, a sports and entertainment agency, was featured in this article. Holland is one of the nation's few female sports agents, and a number of her agency's athletes will compete in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
  • Michael Stutt (Education '05) has been appointed as principal of Tarrant Elementary School in Hampton, Va. Stutt has been an assistant principal at Bryan and Kraft elementary schools and coordinated the district's elementary school summer program. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience.
  • Dr. Jeffry H. Morrison, associate professor from the Robertson School of Government, presented a public talk at Colonial Williamsburg on George Washington's use of civil religion to unify the nation he helped to found. This was the first of the 2008 Religion Month Scholarly Lecture Series at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.
     

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March 2008

  • Michael Patrick, dean of Regent's School of Communication & the Arts, was interviewed March 27 by George Cardin of the Christian news radio network United News & Information. Dean Patrick discussed the 2008 Candlelight Forum being held in Hollywood, Calif. April 1.
  • Gerson Moreno-Riano, Ph. D., associate professor of government and chair of the Department of Government in the School of Undergraduate Studies, had an opinion piece on Senator Barack Obama's recent speech on race published in the March 21 edition of the Washington Times and the March 25 edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
  • At the end of February, Dr. Mark Mostert, educator, professor and co-director of the Institute for the Study of Disability and Bioethics, attended the annual conference of the Pontificia Academia pro Vita (The Pontifical Academy for Life) at the Vatican.The theme of the conference was Close by the Incurably Sick Person and the Dying: Scientific & Ethical Aspects. Presenters included moral philosophers from several European countries, the US, and South America. Dr. Mostert also attended an audience granted by Pope Benedict XVI.
  • Dr. Amos Yong, professor of Systematic Theology in the School of Divinity, has been awarded a Lilly Research Expense Grant from the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada for his project, The Politics of Global Pentecostalism: Many Tongues, Many Practices.
  • Dr. Charles Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, was interviewed by Chad Groening of American Family Radio on March 7. The dean discussed the results of the past week's primaries and the future of the election.
  • Louis B. Gallien, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Education, will participate in a paper session with faculty members from Norfolk State University (NSU) and two of his doctoral students, Shelley Hunter and Andrew Arroyo, as well as another former doctoral fellow and Regent alumnus Dr. Emery Petchauer, representing Lincoln University. Dr. Gallien and the others will speak at the American Educational Researchers in Association in New York City at the end of March, where they will discuss pilot programs at NSU and Lincoln involving successful passage rates on PRAXIX tests of African American college students.
  • Shawn Wolf, a doctoral student in the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, has been appointed president of Wright Manufacturing, a designer and manufacturer of products for landscape professionals. Earlier this year, Mr. Wolf coordinated a visit to his company by President George W. Bush. Read more about the visit and Mr. Wolf's role in this article.

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February 2008

  • Courtney Gavin, a student in the School of Education Career Switcher program, recently received the Suffolk City-Wide Rookie Teacher of the Year award. Gavin, an English teacher at King's Fork High School in Suffolk, joined Suffolk Public Schools in fall 2007 after serving in the U.S. Navy.
  • Etta Bowden, master's degree student in the School of Education, recently received the "You Make a Difference" award at Carver G. Woodson Middle School in Hopewell, Va., where she is a special education teacher. She is now eligible for consideration to receive Teacher of the Year at her school. Ms. Bowden is working toward a master's of education in Cross Categorical Special Education. This is her first year of teaching in Hopewell.
  • Louis B. Gallien Jr., Distinguished Professor of Education, has recently been named to chair the Board of the Friends of St. John's University in Tanzania, Africa.
  • Adjunct Professor Dr. Charles N. Sapp from the School of Undergraduate Studies recently received an award from the Hampton Roads Technology Council for his work on growth in the technology sector.
  • Dr. Jennifer Jefferis with the Robertson School of Government addressed the World Affairs Council of Hampton Roads recently on the topic, "Iraq: The End Game," speaking to more than 150 business leaders.
  • Dr. Jeffry Morrison from the Robertson School of Government recently gave a lecture for a Christopher Newport University program in Faith and Politics titled, "George Washington and 'Publick' Religion," which was attended by a standing-room only crowd.
  • Dr. Robert Stacey, a professor in the Robertson School of Government, had this opinion piece about John McCain's candidacy published in The Providence Journal.
  • During the week of February 10, Dean Charles Dunn of the Robertson School of Government commented on presidential politics in articles in The Washington Post, Desert News, and CBSNews.com. Dr. Dunn also appeared on a talk show, On the Record with Joel Rubin, which aired on the Hampton Roads' ABC affiliate, and he was a guest on WHRO public radio's HearSay with Cathy Lewis program.
  • The Virginian-Pilot covered a national forensics competition held at Regent University in this article.
  • CNS News recapped the Third Annual Reagan Symposium held February 1, 2008.
  • The School of Psychology and Counseling's Psychological Services Center was featured in this article in The Virginia Beach Beacon.
  • Charles W. Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, commented in this article from The Daily Press in Newport News, Va., about the need for presidential candidate John McCain to make a stronger appeal to conservative voters, despite his recent win in the Virginia primary race
  • Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, chairman of the political science department in the School of Undergraduate Studies, did an in-depth interview with Portfolio Weekly about the current election cycle. Read the article from the February 5 edition here.
  • Dr. Jim Davids, assistant dean for administration in the Robertson School of Government, had an op-ed article about Governor Mike Huckabee's potential leadership style published in the Fort-Worth Star Telegram.
  • During the week of February 4, Dean Charles Dunn of the Robertson School of Government commented on developments in the 2008 presidential campaign in several national media outlets, including CNN's The Situation Room, the Canadian National Post and the Nashville Tennessean. He also appeared in an interview with the local NBC affiliate in Norfolk.

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January 2008

  • Dr. Charles W. Dunn, dean of the Robertson School of Government, spoke on January 21, 2008 to 100 international leaders from around the world at The Leadership Institute in Arlington, VA. The dean's topic was "The Seven Laws of Presidential Leadership."
  • Stephanie Thomas '99 (Communication & the Arts) was recently featured in this article from The Virginian Pilot, detailing her year-long campaign of wearing pajamas to raise awareness about special clothing needs for people with disabilities. Thomis is a radio personality in Norfolk, Va.
  • Professor Robert Stacey from the Robertson School of Government had an op-ed piece published on Tampa Bay Online, regarding the presidential election. Read the article here.
  • Robertson School of Government Dean Charles Dunn is quoted in this article on the One News Now website on whether illegal immigration is a key campaign issue for voters.
  • School of Education Professor Jason Baker is quoted in this article online at TechNewsWorld about greater personalization of the Internet and the education sector's likely reluctance to adopt "the personal Internet."
  • Tiffany Williams, an alumni from the School of Communications (2006), is scheduled to appear on an episode of the CW Network's show One Tree Hill. The episode will air February 5th at 9 p.m.
  • Robertson School of Government Dean Charles Dunn was a guest on Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn on Tuesday, January 8, to discuss the New Hampshire primary.
  • Robertson School of Government Dean Charles Dunn was quoted in this article from The Sun Chronicle in Massachusetts about republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's chances in the New Hampshire primary.
  • Robertson School of Government Dean Charles Dunn was quoted in two Desert News articles in January - this article regarding Mitt Romney's performance in the weekend debates and another article about Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee.

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