Community-Engaged Faculty Fellows Named
April 27, 2016
Six Angelo State University faculty members have been selected as the fifth group of Community-Engaged Faculty Fellows and will develop academic courses for the upcoming fall semester that enhance ASU student involvement in the local community.
The Community-Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year are Dr. Juan Blandon, assistant professor of physics; Dr. Leah Carruth, assistant professor of teacher education; Dr. Flor Madero, assistant professor of communication; Vincent Mangano, instructor in accounting; Dr. Edith Osborne, associate professor of chemistry; and Dr. Veronica Snow, assistant clinical professor of kinesiology.
The Community-Engaged Faculty Fellows program is a component of Angelo State’s mission to emphasize community engagement as a teaching and learning method. The program is coordinated by Dr. Doyle Carter, professor of kinesiology and director of ASU’s Center for Community Engagement.
The new cohort of faculty fellows will serve for two years, the second year as mentors to the incoming next group. The 2015-16 faculty fellows serving as mentors are Dr. Heather Braden, associate professor of physical therapy; Dr. Charlene Bustos, assistant professor of teacher education; Dr. Donna Gee, professor of teacher education; Dr. Dinah Harriger Cummings, assistant professor of nursing; Jack Plott, kinesiology instructor; and Dr. Thomas Starkey, assistant professor and director of the social work program.