Robert Quinn, professor of geography at Eastern Washington University, has been appointed to a two-year term on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s task force on agricultural air quality research.
The task force will advice the USDA secretary on pending changes in the Clean Air Act and their potential impact on agriculture.
Phyllis Edmonson, dean of college of education and human development at Eastern Washington University, has been elected to the executive committee of the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
Robert Ridings, associate professor of English at Eastern Washington University, has been presented with the Affiliate Journal Award by the National Council of Teachers of English.
Ridings has edited Inland, the journal of the Inland Council of Teachers of English, for three years. His journal was awarded first prize in the national competition.
The following students from Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College have qualified to compete at a national Career Development Conference. Students qualifying from Spokane Falls Community College and their specialties, are:
Anjie Blindauer and Jason Hanley, retail merchandising; Andrea Crouch, Kris McGowan and Elana-Beth Rosen, restaurant and food service; Eric Lismanis and Deanne Young, travel and tourism marketing; Rose Hart and Laurie Van Thiel, general marketing; Seth Stone, hospitality marketing; Tammy Taber, financial services marketing; and Michelle Wyer, sales representative.
Students from Spokane Community College who qualified for nationals and their specialties are:
Karen Wargi, human resource management decision making; Cyndi Danis and Jake Kuntz, entrepreneurship team; Karl Woolery, sales manager meeting; Teresa Rivers, hospitality marketing; Chuck Hare, financial services marketing; and David Kowal, sales representative.
Karl Woolery, a Spokane Community College student, received the state E.L. Hagenau Scholarship Award at the state Career Development Conference held earlier this year.
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