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Moeeni to Keynote Conference in Romania Moeeni to Keynote Conference in Romania

Dr. Farhad Moeeni, professor of computer and information technology, has been invited to serve as a keynote speaker for the 14th annual Industrial Simulation Conference, which will be at Politehnica University of Bucharest in June. The sponsor is EUROSIS, the European Multidisciplinary Society for Modeling and Simulation Technology, which strives to narrow the gap between academic and industry-based simulation modeling and research while encouraging the use of simulation modeling.

Keith is Serving on Accreditation Group Panel

Becky Keith, associate professor and physical therapist assistant program director, was nominated and appointed to the central panel for the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). CAPTE consists of at least 31 members, divided into three panels. Among its many duties, the central panel reviews and suggests revisions to the CAPTE mission and oversees processes for the formulation, evaluation and adoption of standards for accreditation.

Keith is Serving on Accreditation Group Panel
'Inside A-State' Celebrates 100th Issue Today

With this issue of Inside A-State, our 100th, we say "Thank You" to A-State faculty and staff who have participated in its success since it began in April 2014. We appreciate our readers and those who have provided leads for an estimated 550 articles about the people who make Arkansas State better through their professional achievements. We hope every reader has learned something noteworthy about a campus colleague, whether it's a neighbor down the hall, or a new friend across campus. Our Constant Contact distribution partner notes an average open rate of 37.7 percent for Inside A-State, far above the average of 20.4 percent it reports for higher education newsletters.

Pitts is Faculty Fellow at Industry Conference Pitts is Faculty Fellow at Industry Conference

Dr. Mary Jackson Pitts was a Faculty Fellow at the 2016 National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE) Market and Conference in Miami. The Faculty Fellowships provide media faculty with access to the NATPE sessions to help them develop a better understanding of issues and practices, and to foster improved communication and cooperation between educators and the industry. The 26 fellows were competitively selected from the U.S. and two other countries.

Zehel Noted for Excellence in Teaching

Ashley Zehel, instructor in Spanish, recently received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University. CSU, her alma mater, conducts an institutional recognition program for achievement by new alumni in four categories, including teaching. She and the other 18 recipients will be honored at the graduate student awards ceremony and a campus reception in May.

Zehel Noted for Excellence in Teaching
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