- Prof. Burger’s “Organisms 1” was awarded Honorable Mention in the Art House Productions visual art competition, “Pressing Pause: Living Life While Staying Put”.
- Three of his metaphysical environments are in the Art House Online Gallery at 262 17th St., Jersey City, NJ 07310. www.arthouseproductions.org
- “Metaphysical Environment #4” has been accepted into the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie “Not-Quite-Open” special online exhibition featuring The Art of Sheltering in Place. You can view the exhibition here: http://ellarslie.org/ellarslie-not-quite-open/
- “Tres Mugicians” has been accepted into New Hope Arts' Annual Juried Members Exhibition 2020. Opening Reception Saturday, January 25, 4-6pm. New Hope Arts, 2A Stockton Ave, New Hope, PA 18938
- Prof. Dolan was the featured guest in the Newtown Business Association’s “NBA Business School” podcast, Episode 9, “Public Relations.”
- She led a one-day workshop in early July on interpersonal communication skills for employees of Phila.’s Project H.O.M.E. on behalf of La Salle University’s Nonprofit Center.
- Prof. Dumlao’s print is included in the exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley Michener Art Museum. The exhibition features work by photographers who have ties to the region, from Charles Sheeler to Emmet Gowin. The exhibition is on view through August 15, 2020.
- Maria is one of four 2021 Artist Residency recipients at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, where she will complete a four-week residency in PPAC’s Artist Lab to create new work.
- Maria is a 2020 Leeway Transformation Award recipient. The award recognizes artists’ commitment to their communities and art for social change.
- Maria was awarded a 2020 Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant to start a project, Larawan.
- Maria’s art is the front cover of Barbora Jane Reyes’ book, Letters to a Young Brown Girl, Rochester, NY: B0A Editions, 2020.
- Maria gave some virtual artist talks at Portside Arts Center in Philadelphia in July and to American University’s MFA students in DC in September 2019.
- Maria’s collaborative work with Brainstormers is cited in essay, “Re-Envisioning a Feminist Practice for the Twenty-First Century” in Kathy Battista’s newly published book, New York New Wave: The Legacy of Feminist Art in Emerging Practice, New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019
- Maria currently has an installation of prints, embroidered fabrics, and living plants in the exhibition, no one remembers alone, at USC Roski School of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The show closes on February 2, 2019.
- Maria was awarded the 2019 Independence Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship in June and the 2019 CFEVA Visual Artist Fellowship in May.
- In July 2020, Maria was a guest artist and lead a workshop with “Oh, Snap!” at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC)
- Maria has been invited to create a public art installation during a 4-day festival, Te Whāinga: A Culture Lab on Civility, co-presented by Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand. She went to NZ for convening in August and will be back again to install and participate in the festival in late-October 2020.
- Maria is currently one of two jurors for the Fleisher Art Memorial’s Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, 2020-2021.
- Prof. Friedman’s work was included in two exhibitions:
- May 21-June 29, 2019 Guild of Papermakers Exhibition, Montgomery County Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Blue Bell, PA
- November 1-26, 2019 4th NY International Miniature Print Exhibition, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY
- She also led a workshop and held two residencies.
- June 8, 2019 Akua Carborundum Gel Workshop with Caren Friedman, Frontline Arts, Branchburg, NJ. Frontline Arts is a printmaking studio focused on building communities through socially engaging arts practices rooted in papermaking and printmaking.
- June 1-7, 2020 Residency, Zea Mays Printmaking Studio, Northampton, MA. One of the premier green studios in the USA, Zea Mays is an educational facility and research center dedicated to the safest and most sustainable printmaking practices available.
- June 14-20, 2021 Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. Originally scheduled for July 2020, the residency was postponed due to COVID 19 concerns and has since been rescheduled for June 2021
- In October 2020, Prof. Hagen created the Hall of Birds, an installation of 50 miniature paintings of North American birds.
- Susan’s work was featured in an article by Camden County College student journalist Kaeley Wosczyna published on December 8, 2020.
- On December 19, 2020, Susan gave a Zoom presentation on her work and a carving demo for a Members Event at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
- In January 2021, Susan began working on a book on her North American Birds project.
- Susan Hagen had 10 drawings from her Strongmen series included in “Monsters” at the Drawing Room, a project room in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibition ran from October 14 through January 12, 2020
- Susan is a member of the Selection Committee for the Philadelphia-based Center for Art in Wood's ITE International Residency Program. The committee met in January and awarded 16 residencies for 2020 and 2021.
- Susan Hagen’s work was featured in a one-person show at Adventureland Gallery, Chicago IL. June 7-29, 2019.
- Susan is a fellow of the Ballinglen Art Foundation in Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland, and was a resident artist the summer of 2020.
- In July 2020, she traveled to Stockholm to work on a commissioned portrait of a dog named Barak.
- Susan attended an unveiling of her sculptural portrait of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney at City Hall on August 13, 2019. She met with the Mayor to show him other work in her “Citizens” series.
- Susan currently has several sculptures in the exhibition, DOMESTIC MATTERS: The Uncommon Apron, at Peter’s Valley, Layton, NJ, August 31-November 3, 2019. The show was curated by Gail Brown and a catalogue was produced.
- Susan will be a guest performer in "Music for 150 Carpenters" on October 26th, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA. This performance work, by Berlin-based artist Douglas Henderson, will accompany an exhibition and be the fall season's signature event for Ursinus College's 150th Anniversary.
- Susan will have her drawings of strongmen featured in “Monster Drawings,” at the Drawing Room in Philadelphia. The exhibition opens from 7:00-11:00 PM on Oct. 11, 2019.
- In November 2020, Prof. Hartz performed the alto trombone part in Beethoven's "Ruins of Athens" suite and his monumental Symphony #9 with the Vox Amadeus Ensemble at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. He performed with the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey in their annual New Year's Eve performance at the Patriots' Theatre/War Memorial in Trenton.
- Dr. Hoffman’s 17th CD "Imaginary Dreams" has been released for Mp3 downloads; 2019 at http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/mikehoffman16
- His 19th CD, "In the Right Light" has been released; 2020. Link: https://music.apple.com/nz/artist/mike-hoffman/128832674
- During the past 2 years, Prof. Nierenberg served as the Individual Development Chair for the Pennsylvania Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW/PA). In that capacity she designed and facilitated a "Personal and Professional Development Workshop" (PPDW).
Shelli Pentimall Bookler
- Prof. Pentimall Bookler will be playing Wendy in The Bridge Players' virtual production of "Bad Auditions...On Camera" early 202.
- Her play "Call Me Abigail" is a finalist in the Out of the Box New Works Theatre Festival.
- Her play "The Shame Play" was published in Feels Blind Literary Magazine, Issue #5.
- She was commissioned to adapt several Shakespeare sonnets into modern performance pieces for Revolution Shakespeare.
- Shelli Pentimall Bookler's play The Interview was performed as part of the Thalia Festival in New York City.
- Her play Jugs was published in Art Age Publications.
- Her short play Committed was featured on G-Town Radio's live radio broadcast.
- She performed in White Script as part of The Bridge PhL Festival at the Rotunda in Philadelphia.
- Her commissioned play, Under the Bonnet, a historical drama on Lucretia Mott, will premiere at Beacon Theatre on February 15, 2020 and begin a regional tour.
- Shelli Pentimall Bookler's play On the Horizon won the Audience Favorite Award in Dayton Playhouse's Futurefest in 2019. She performed in the comedy Period House at Inspire Arts Center in Philadelphia for the Fringe Festival September 7-21 2019.
- She performed in Rat Ruse at O'Neals Pub in the Philly Fringe Festival September 6, 13 and 20, 2019 a parody of Agatha Christie's Mousetrap, which she co-wrote.
- Her play All the Dead Biddles was a semi-finalist in Orlando Shakes Playwriting Competition.
- Her play The Interview was a finalist in the Pick of the Vine play competition in Los Angeles.
- She also reprised her role in The Funeral for the DC Black Theatre Festival.
- Prof. Riccardi has 2 works in The 2021 Annual Domenic DiStefano Memorial Works on Paper held online at The Philadelphia Sketch Club.
- Boat, Strawberry Mansion Bridge, watercolor on rag paper, 8 1/5”x 12”
- Pier, Ocean City, NJ, watercolor on rag paper, 5”x 6”
- She has two works in The Philadelphia Watercolor Society Members Exhibition held online April 1– June 30, 2021
- Guatemala, watercolor on rag paper, 6”x 7”
- Strawberry Mansion Bridge, watercolor on rag 7”x 8”
- She received awards from The Valley Forge Military Academy and College.
- Two Metals including Honorary Alumni Metal
- Easter Egg from The White House from Valley Forge Military Academy and College Alumni Association
- 15 Year Service Award
- Installed and curated The McMaster Museum
- Prof. Sivilli exhibited her paintings at Caldwell University throughout the months of February and March 2020. Val was also a participating artist at the 2nd annual “14C Art Fair” in Jersey City, Feb 21st-23rd joining an international group of Artists, Galleries and Collectives. She has also been recently appointed as the Art Consultant” at Whittemore CCC in Oldwick, NJ.
- Prof. Smith earned a residency from The Center for Art in Wood’s Windgate ITE Residency Program for 2 months in the Summer of 2021.
- Prof. Timek started a nonprofit to help C/V students get practical experience in the field
- He produced 18 episodes of web shows helping local and national artists gain recognition and sales.
- He was re-certified as a DaVinci Resolve trainer.
- Prof. Todd secured a two-year award from the Windgate Foundation. The $100,000 grant for the Windgate Fine Woodworking Legacy at Residency Bucks County Community College helps to support the fine woodworking program in the Arts Department; 2021/22.
- Prof. Tumminello was selected for the 2020 Worldwide Art Competition by King House Gallery, Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom for her art Cataclysm. Her image was showcased in the year in review King House Art Magazine and their online Gallery.
- Prof. Wang has many recent accomplishments including:
- “From the Ground Up: Peter’s Valley School of Craft” artist residency and retrospective show at Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ 2020,
- “Art of the State 53rd Annual Juried Exhibition” annual group show at State Museum of Pennsylvania, PA 2020,
- “Basketry into Woodturning” article and video in American Woodturner Vol 35, No. 5 2020
- “Craft!” Invitational show at Da Vinci Art Alliance, PA 2020,
- “Nature/Nurture: 2020 Professional Outreach Program Exhibition & Auction” at AAW International Turning Symposium Louisville, KY 2020,
- “Leave a Light On: 26th Annual Juried Woodworking Exhibition” at Wharton Esherick Museum, PA 2019,
- “Turning into a Community” article in American Woodturner Vol 34, No.4 2019,
- “We All Fall Down: Artists Respond to the Emerald Ash Borer” artist residency and show at Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education with Philadelphia Science Festival, PA 2019,
- “Art of the State 52nd Annual Juried Exhibition” annual group show at State Museum of Pennsylvania, PA 2020,
- “Continuum: AAW Member Exhibition 2019” at AAW International Turning Symposium and AAW Gallery, 2019,
- “Spring Pentaculum Residency and Retreat” at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, TN 2019.
- Prof. Wilkinson was a fellow at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts residency from late May to early June 2019. There he produced both drawings in charcoal and pencil, and also paintings employing gouache (opaque watercolor).
- Prof. Witham’s work has been included in several exhibitions. She has also published and given visiting artist lectures.
- The Accidental Naturalist, solo exhibition, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA. Spring 2020
- Dissonance, group exhibition, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ. Spring 2020
- The Hounds of Jan Steen, solo exhibition, Gary Marotta Fine Arts, Provincetown, MA. Summer 2020
- In December 2019 Kimberly's work was featured in "Of Color and Form" her third exhibition at Soren Christensen Gallery in New Orleans. The exhibition featured the work of four photographers - Gabriel Isak, Brooke Shaden, Colleen Fitzgerald and Kimberly Witham. It was presented as part of the Photo NOLA festival.
- My photographs and a floral installation by artist Rhea Calpeno are currently on view in the exhibition “The Hardest Hue to Hold” at the Highpoint Collective in Richmond, VA. I was interviewed in the gallery by the local CBS station on the opening day of the exhibition. My photographs will also be on view in the Highpoint’s booth at the Currents Art Fair in Richmond in late October 2019.
- An exhibition of my new and recent works was featured in an exhibition at Gary Marotta Fine Arts in Provincetown, MA summer 2019
- Works from my series “And Some in Dreams” were featured in “Resonance”, a two-person exhibition with photographer Mary Dondero at Larkin Arts in Harrisonburg, VA during the entire month of July 2019
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES IN 2020/2021:
- Senior photography seminar, Virginia Commonwealth University
- Arts Department, Eastern Michigan University
- Photography Department, College of Staten Island
- Art Department, Arts Magnet High School, Hartford, CT
- Orion Magazine, Fall 2020, Images from my series Wunderkammer published with the essay “Field to Fork” by Dean Kuipers
- One of my images was published as the cover of the French publication of the Louise Penny novel “Un Long Retour.” The edition is published by Actes Sud.
- Prof. Woodward self-published "Sweets for the Sweet - Oldies and Goodies". This is a limited-edition book of vintage recipes - compiled, baked, photographed, and designed by Susan.
BUSINESS + INNOVATION
Bernie Bieg & Judy Toland
- Prof. Bieg and Prof Toland co-authored the 2021 edition of Payroll Accounting, published by Cengage.
- Chris Simcox presented two sessions at the American Association for Paralegal Education.
- Making an online internship work
- How to teach smart online: Law Simulation Series
- Prof. McCormick is a 2020 recipient of the Anne DeNardo McGowan D.N.P. Leadership Award by the Carlow University DNP Program faculty.
- She presented at West Chester University on Best Practices for Culturally Sensitive Care to LGBTQIA+ Individuals.
- She implemented my Doctorate of Nursing Practice scholarly project LGBTQ Cultural Competency in Nursing Education (an evidence-based quality improvement project). I plan to present my research findings at Carlow University in April and graduate from the DNP Program in May.
- Her abstract submission has been accepted and I will be presenting at the 47th Annual Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) National Conference: Innovate.Educate.Motivate, which will be held virtually on Thursday, September 30 and Friday October 1, 2021.
KINESIOLOGY & SPORT STUDIES
- Prof. Bhaya was selected as one of the Reviewers for McGraw Hill Health book Core Concepts In Health by Claire Insel et al. and received publication and acknowledgments for this work.
- She also completed the Health and Wellness Certificate through Wellcoaches School of Coaching.
- Prof. Sullivan received a second master’s degree in Exercise Science in May of 2020.
- Dr. Bradshaw presented “Hand Dynamometer and Push Up Research Study” at the NIRSA Conference on October 27, 2020.
- Prof. Porrazza presented a Webinar on the “Food and Mood Connection” for both the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Group of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- On December 1, 2020, she became a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC)
Language & Literature Department
- Prof. Freeman serves as a PA state representative for TYCA-NE the past ten years and ongoing, and was Nominations Chair for three terms until terming out in 2019/2020.
- He serves as an associate Editor for NCTE/TYCA national publications and continues to review manuscripts for the journal TETYC and others.
- He co-authored last book, "Biblical Time Out of Mind," a non-fiction Peace argument, will be issued in retitled second edition in June, 2021.
- His new book, a color photo-illustrated collection of 12 short stories, is titled "Covid 19: True Fictions; When Mostly Good Things Happened, Stories from Before, During and After." It will be published in May, 2021 with Xlibris Press (a subsidiary of Random House) in both hardcover, paperback and e-book editions. The new short story collection supports the Dr. Keri Barber BCCC Memorial Student Scholarship.
- Dr. Gilmore has authored several recent publications including:
- “A Legacy of Social Justice in Times of War and Peace: Authors Take Sides” Virginia Woolf Miscellany, 95 (Spring/Summer 2019), 15-16.
- REVIEW: “AT THE MERCY OF THEIR CLOTHES: MODERNISM, THE MIDDLEBROW, AND BRITISH GARMENT CULTURE “ by Celia Marshik, Columbia University Press, 2017. Virginia Woolf Miscellany, 94 (Fall/Winter 2019), 41-42.
- She has also given many conference presentations:
- “Fashion in the Rosenbach Archive: Marianne Moore’s Bryn Mawr Letters.” Marianne Moore and the Archives (Virtual) Conference, University of Buffalo, May 24-26, 2021.
- “A Legacy of Social Justice in Times of War and Peace: Authors Take Sides. Roundtable: “The Woolfs, Bloomsbury, and Social Justice: Cecil Woolf Monographs, Past and Present. 29th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH. (June 6-9, 2019).
- Lecture: “World War I Posters in the Bucks County Community College Library.” Library, October 17, 2018.
- “’Authors Take Sides’: Art, Writing, and Peace.” 28th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. University of Kent, UK. June 21-24, 2018. (Conference Theme: Virginia Woolf, Europe and Peace).
- Prof. Venditto’s book, Whiteness at the End of the World: Race in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema is under contract with SUNY Press, and is scheduled for publishing in Fall 2021.
- Dr. Groth’s book came out on Feb. 15, 2019: Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery (U Miss P).
- She also presented a paper at the 2019 American Folklore Society Conference: "Meeting in the Middle: Touchstone Stories, Elective Belonging, and Community Building"
- She chaired a session at the 2020 meeting about teaching folklore.
- Dr. Arlene Toro published several articles including:
- Toro, Arlene. Eroticism and Aversion in Latin American Poetry and Narrative Panel, “Erotismo crudo: La Cabeza de Bacon en el Elogio de la Madrastra.” NeMLA 52nd Annual Convention, Virtual. 10-14 March 2021.
- Toro, Arlene. Delights, Disgusts, and Attachments in Latin American Literature Panel, “Madam X: Lo impenetrable de Griselda Gambaro.” NeMLA 51st Annual Convention, Boston, MA. 5-8 March 2020.
- Toro, Arlene. Intimacy in Latin American Writing: Affections and Love Panel, “Solitario de amor: El erotismo del Yo lírico masculino de Cristina Peri Rossi.” NeMLA 50th Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 21-24 March 2019.
- Prof. Rogers serves as The Centurion faculty advisor. The Centurion won a record 17 awards in the statewide Keystone journalism contest for 2021, now totaling 134 awards since 2010. They swept the sports and video categories, and took a number of 1st and 2nd place awards in other categories. The students completed all of the work from their homes since they were unable to use campus facilities to produce the paper, making this an even more impressive accomplishment. bucks-news.com
- Prof. Bruck’s second novel, Daytime Drama was published by A Novel Idea on Tuesday, March 2nd.
- Dr. Smolen gave two presentations
- “Measuring Food: Yardstick of the Heart, Body, and Spirit: Representations in Llull’s Llibre d’Evast e Blaquerna. ”Mens et Mensa - Society for Study of Food in the Middle Ages at the Medieval Table: Cooking, Cultures, and Customs, Fourth Biannual Symposium, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, October 18, 2019.
- “Food Studies in a Remote Learning Environment” Virtual Medieval International Conference (VMIC) – Leeds, England. July 7th, 2020
- She also completed a six-week ¨Medieval Africa and Africans¨ course – sponsored jointly by the Medieval Academy of America and National Humanities Center.
- Prof. Haydel presented an educational performance about the Fall of the Alamo and Texas independence for the Ann's Choice Virtual University.
- NeMLA 2021: Les problèmes de la traduction littéraire/ The problems of literary translation in French-speaking texts translated into African languages.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS
- Dr. Delahanty completed an EdD degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Drexel University, concentration in Creativity and Innovation.
- Dissertation: Delahanty, C. (2020). Creative Self-Efficacy of Undergraduate Women Engineering Majors: A Mixed Methods Study (p. xvi, 188 pages) [Drexel University]. https://doi.org/10.17918/00000005
- She also delivered several presentations.
- June 25, 2020 (Presented): ASEE 2020 Conference: Published peer-reviewed paper and poster session presentation with Susan Herring and Tracy Timby from Bucks and Vladimir Genis from Drexel:
- Delahanty, C. M., Genis, V., Herring, S., Timby, T. A. (2020, June), Enhancing Workforce Readiness of Engineering Technicians Paper presented at 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Online. https://peer.asee.org/34579
- October 2020: NSF ATE PI Conference Spotlight Session presentation with Susan Herring and Tracy Timby in collaboration with Dr. Thomas Loveland of University of Maryland:
- Bucks portion of Spotlight Session: The Engineering Technology Major: Synchronous and Asynchronous Classroom in a Remote World
- Univ. of Maryland portion of Spotlight Session: Teaching STEM / Technician Education in an Online Setting (or) am I being asked to do the impossible?
- March 4, 2021: Presentation at the 2021 Innovations Conference with Alvin Ayensu: Manufacturing PPE During a Pandemic: A Call to Action
- Prof. Pearl delivered several presentations.
- Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom K-8
- La Salle University, Integrating Math and Science, Ling Liang, February 24, 2021.
- Math in Motion: Where Every Child Counts
- Foldeas: Sharing Ideas through Origami (International Conference), January 9, 2021.
- Project F.O.L.D.: Folding with Origami for Learning and Development
- The Inspired Classroom, Social Emotional Artistic Learning (SEAL), August 15, 2020.
SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
- Prof. Potter had her textbook, Peace, Love, and Sociology (2020, Kendall Hart Publishing), published.
- Dr. McGrath had her book, Food for Dissent: Natural Foods and the Consumer Counterculture since the 1960s (2019, UMass Press), published.