Department News

IST Department announces new courses in Hospitality and Tourism Management!

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IST Department Welcomes New Faculty

Leida Javier-Ferrell, Ph.D.

Dr. Leida Javier-Ferrell joins the University of South Alabama faculty as Assistant Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in the School of Continuing Education and Special Programs.

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Joycelyn Finley-Hervey, Ph.D.

Dr. Joycelyn Finley-Hervey joins the University of South Alabama faculty and serves as the Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program in the School of Continuing Education and Special Programs.

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Awards News

Summer/Fall 2012 Scholarships, Awards and Honors

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies honored its Summer/Fall 2012 graduates and recognized scholarship and award recipients at the Summer/Fall 2012 Graduation and Awards Luncheon held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the USA Mitchell Center John Counts Room. Recognition was given as follows:

Interdisciplinary Degree Program Exemplar Award - Ms. Brttany M. Mayfield
Exceptional Intern Award - Ms. Christina M. Bailey
Honors Senior Project - Ms. Danielle N. Pennington
Outstanding Senior Project - Mr. Steven B. Hancock
Honorable Mention Senior Project - Ms. Kathryn D. Erwin
Adult Degree Program Tortoise Award - Mr. Randall H. Meyer
Steven B. McBride Award - Ms. Kathryn D. Erwin

The IST Department would also like to recognize the following summer/fall 2012 graduating seniors who completed their degrees with Departmental and/or University Honors:

Ms. Rachael L. Buchsbaum, University Honors
Ms. Alison R. Melton University Honors
Ms. Danielle N. Pennington, Department Honors
Ms. Jennifer R. Schultz, University Honors
Mr. Gregory T. Sufana, University Honors
Ms. Cassandra D. Williams, Departmental Honors

Congratulations to all of our IST summer/fall 2012 graduates!


Spring 2012 Scholarships, Awards and Honors

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies honored its spring 2012 graduates and recognized scholarship and award recipients at the Spring 2012 Graduation and Awards Luncheon held on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the USA Mitchell Center John Counts Room.  Recognition was given as follows:

Interdisciplinary Degree Program Exemplar Award - Ms. Lea Thurm
Honors Senior Projects - Ms. Grace Castronova and Ms. Catherine Darring-Collins
Outstanding Senior Projects - Ms. Patricia Caldwell and Mr. Steven Hazelwood
Honorable Mention Senior Project - Ms. Leslie O’Neal
Adult Degree Program Tortoise Award - Ms. Andrea Holts
Ed Bunnell Adult Degree Program Scholarship - Mr. Colin Larker

The IST Department would also like to recognize the following spring 2012 graduating seniors who completed their degrees with Departmental and/or University Honors:

Ms. Grace Castronova, Departmental and University Honors
Ms. Catherine Darring-Collins, Departmental Honors
Ms. Kelsey Dubuisson, University Honors
Ms. Kimberna Griggs, University Honors
Ms. Meagan Jackson, University Honors
Ms. Pamela McMillan, University Honors
Ms. Hayden Ross, University Honors
Ms. Lea Thurm, University Honors
Ms. Cassandra Williams, University Honors

Congratulations to all of our IST spring 2012 graduates!


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