Entries by Julie Cowen

Theatre Professor Interviewed

Professor of Theatre Arts, David Pecoraro, recently gave an interview for the website thisisoffcampus.org detailing how he got into Theatre production, and what advice he would give to college graduates on their graduation day.  In the interview, Professor Pecoraro says students should start transitioning into the workforce before graduation so it’s not an overnight transition. […]

Dr. Elizabeth Dermody Leonard

Dear Vanguard Community, It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that beloved Vanguard professor Dr. Elizabeth Dermody Leonard passed away on Sunday, May 18 in Ireland, her home since retiring from Vanguard. Dr. Leonard taught at Vanguard University as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, serving as […]

Business Professor’s Book on Communication Skills is Published

Dr. James Walz, Professor of  Business and Management and Chair of the Department, recently had a book published for leaders in organizations focusing on honing their communication skills. This book resulted from Dr. Walz’s desire to give leaders the tools they need to orient everyone on their teams toward a single, action-oriented goal. The book is titled: SPeak […]

Sociology Professor Presents on Learning Approaches and Their Impacts

Dr. Edward Clarke, Professor of Sociology at Vanguard University recently presented a paper entitled “3 Years Later: Outcomes and Reflections on Community-Based Active Learning” at the California Sociological Association in November of 2013. Using the Homlessness Project in Costa Mesa, CA that began in 2008 as the context to describe this learning approach and its […]

Kinesiology Professor Published on Second Impact Syndrome

Dr. Terry Zeigler, Professor of Kinesiology at Vanguard University, recently had an article published concerning her work on Second Impact Syndrome. This syndrome can result in fatality and is caused by concussed athletes returning to play too soon. This article reflects Dr. Zeigler’s commitment and knowledge to diagnosing and treating sports related injuries. Her articles […]

Director of Nursing Program publishes another piece from her work as a Research Facilitator

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from her work as a research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton. This publication resulted from a multi-site research that was conducted between the sister ministries of St. Jude, St. Joseph, and Mission Hospitals and […]

Director of Nursing Program Recently Published for her work in Behavioral Health

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from her work in Behavioral Health. This publication resulted from a research study discussing the validity and reliability of using the Adolescent Invincibility Tool to measure invincibility in youth and its correlation to risk behavior involvement. The […]

Director of Nursing Program recently published for her work as a research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton.

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from the work she does as a  research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton. This publication resulted from a multi-site research study that was conducted between the sister ministries of St. Joseph, St. Jude, and […]

Professor of Psychology presents at 2013 WASC Academic Resource Conference

Professor of Psychology, Ludmila Praslova, recently presented at the 2013 WASC Academic Resource Conference in San Diego, California. Her presentation and research was especially unique due the active involvement of undergraduate and graduate students. If you would like to read more about the details of her presentations, please check out the links below. http://www.wascarc.org/content/working-puzzle-first-generation-and-hispaniclatino-student-retention-and-success http://www.wascarc.org/content/facilitating-student-involvement-curriculum-development-examples-core-curriculum-and […]

Vanguard University Professor’s World War II (WWII) Documentary to Air on National Geographic Channel May 31, 2013

It’s not every day that students can boast that their professor is an accomplished, professional film editor. Aaron Daniel Annas’s students can. On Friday, May 31,2013 at 7PM ET/PT,  Inside World War II, a documentary for which Annas has three credits – Associate Editor/SFX Design, Finishing Editor, and Sound Effects Editor – will air on […]