Campus Connection

Campus Connection Submissions for Jan. 20, 2012

Grants & Contracts

  • Dawn Hughes, CIAESC— $36,800 from the Illinois Community College Board for "Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center." FY12

  • Dorie Vallillo, WIUM/WIUW— $173,205 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for "Radio Community Service." FY12

  • Gisele Hamm, IIRA— $4,500 from the Corporation for National and Community Service for "Community Outreach Support."  FY12

  • Rick Best, WQPT— $2,000 from the WGBH Educational Foundation "Martha Speaks." FY12

Professional Activities

  • Nicholas Pano, History Emeritus, served as chair and discussant for the session "Civil and Human Rights in post-Communist Albania" at the Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (Nov. 20, 2011) in Washington DC. Pano was also interviewed by The Voice of America Television Service on recent developments in Albania (Nov. 23, 2011). 

  • Roberto Mazza, History.  “Re-Shaping the Holy City:  The Nebi Musa Riots in 1920.”  Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, 3 Dec. 2011.

  • McNabb, Jennifer, History. “The Current State and Future of British Studies in the Early Modern Period,” Center for British and Irish Studies Panel, North American Conference on British Studies, Denver, Colorado, 16 Nov. 2011.

  • McNabb, Jennifer, History.  “’After Many Motions, Signes, and Tokens of Love’:  Gift Giving and Courtship in Early Modern England.” Midwest Conference on British Studies, Terre Haute, Indiana, 4 Nov. 2011.

  • Roberts, Timothy M., History.   “Identity and Representation among American Missionaries and Merchants in the Near East, 1810-60.”  126th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Chicago, 6 Jan. 2012.

  • Kathy H. Barclay, Ed.D. "Supporting Literacy in the Land of Lincoln" in Reading Today, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 32-34.



Civil Service Personnel Update

New Employees

  • Dawson, Katerina L., Office Support Associate, Admissions, 1/3/12.  Campus Address: Sherman Hall 115, Phone: (309)298-3157.

  • Scott, Gerald R., Construction Project Coordinator I, Physical Plant, 12/19/11.  Campus Address: Physical Plant, Phone: 298-2876.


  • Arvin, Barbara J., Staff Clerk, English & Journalism, 7/1/11. Accepted A & P position on campus.

  • Dunn, Jeffrey A., Stationary Fireman, Heating Plant, 1/3/12.


  • Cameron, Marsha K., Building Service Worker, Building Services, 12/31/11.

  • Corder, Penny S., Office Support Specialist, Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising and Hospitality, 12/31/11.

  • Graham, John R., Curator of Exhibits, Art Gallery, 12/31/11.

  • Huff, Barbara N., Office Support Associate, Newspaper Acct, 12/31/11.

  • Little, Donald L., Electronics Technician II, UHDS, 12/31/11.

  • Nicholson, Vicki J., Administrative Assistant I, Provost & Academic vice President, 12/31/11.

  • Taite, Norvel, Jr., Building Service Worker, Building Services, 12/31/11.