Mary Dalton, English, has received a 2006 Government of Newfoundland
and Labrador Arts and Letters Award for Poetry. The winning poem, a sequence
titled I’m Bursting To Tell, will appear in her new book, Red Ledger,
due out this fall.
Dr. Lawrence Felt, Sociology, has been presented a 2006 Recreational
Fisheries Awards by federal fisheries minister Loyola Hearn. The awards recognize
hard work and dedication in promoting and further developing the recreational
fishing experience throughout Canada. Dr. Felt is the retired president of the
Salmonid Council of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Dr. Walter C. Okshevsky, Faculty of Education/Department of
Philosophy, was re-elected as president of CPES Canadian Philosophy of Education
Society (Canadian Society for Studies in Education) at the annual general meeting
of the held at York University, Toronto, May 29-June 2, 2006, for a second consecutive
In April, Reginald Shepherd & Helen Parson Shepherd: A Life Composed,
edited by Dr. Ron Rompkey, University Research Professor of
English, won the Best Atlantic Published Book Award at the Atlantic Book Awards
in Dartmouth, NS.
Board of Regents appointments
Dr. Ronald Sparkes had his position of interim director of
the Labrador Institute extended for the period April 1 to Sept. 30, 2006, or
until such time as a new director has been appointed.
Dr. Anthony Dickinson had his post as acting executive director
of the International Centre extended for a further six-month period from May
1 to Oct. 31, 2006.
Dr. Noreen Golfman had her appointment as acting dean of the
School of Graduate Studies extended for the period May 1 to Aug. 31, 2006, while
Dr. Chet Jablonski is on administrative leave. Dr. Golfman is currently the
associate dean of Graduate Studies.
Dr. James Bradley was reappointed head of the Department of
Philosophy for a further three-year period effective Sept. 1, 2006, to Aug.
Dr. Erwin Warkentin was appointed head of the Department of
German and Russian for a three-year period from Sept. 1, 2006, to Aug. 31, 2009.
Dr. Noel Roy was reappointed head of the Department of Economics
for a further three-year period from Sept. 1, 2006, to Aug. 31, 2009.
Dr. Christopher Youé was reappointed head of the Department
of History for a further three-year period from Sept. 1, 2006, to Aug. 31, 2009.
Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie was appointed head of the Department
of Linguistics for a three-year period from Sept. 1, 2006, to Aug. 31, 2009.
Dr. Brad de Young was appointed head of the Department of
Physics and Physical Oceanography, Faculty of Science, for a three-year period
starting Sept. 1, 2006.
Dr. Reeta Tremblay was appointed dean of Arts for a five-year
term, from Aug. 15, 2006, to Aug. 31, 2011.
Dr. Mahmoud Haddara had his appointment as interim director
of Co-operative Education for the period April 1 to Dec. 31, 2006, or until
such time as a new director is appointed.
Dr. Magessa O’Reilly was appointed head of the Department
of French and Spanish for a three-year period from July 1, 2006, to June 30,
Karen Lippold had her appointment as head, Information Services
Division, Queen Elizabeth II Library, renewed for a five-year period commencing
April 1, 2006.