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Individual Achievements 2021

This week – March 8-12, 2021 – we are recognizing members of the CUE community who have shown kindness, empathy, and resiliency over the past year. We are also celebrating milestones and our retirees who have given their time and energy to our community, and impacted the lives of countless students and employees.

Celebrating Your Individual Achievements

Shaun Aghili and Bobby Swar

The March/April 2020 InfoSecurity Professional Magazine had an article written by Shaun Aghili and Bobby Swar BANK ON IT. 50 Research-based best practices for the financial sector (and every other industry too). P. 24-27.

Inhee C. Berg (Inhee Cho) 

3 Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

“Four Criteria for Identifying the Socially Marginal in the Social Context of Early Christianity Reflected in the New Testament.” Acta Theologica 40(1):6-27.

“Female Gender Marginality in the Imperial Roman World: Affinity between Women and Slaves in Their Shared Stereotypes and Penetrability.” Gender Studies 18(1):1–26.

“The New Testament and Intellectual Humility.” Journal of Evangelical Theological Society 38 (1).

Joy Berg

Appointed by Cypress Publishing to be the curator for their church music series, “Songs for the Sanctuary.”

Brent Bradford

Book: Bradford, B. (2021). The Doctoral Journey: International Educationalist Perspectives. (Ed.). BRILL Sense: Leiden, The Netherlands. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004444287;

Book Chapter: Bradford, B. Hickson, C., & Berg, S. (2020). The teaching continuum: A framework for generalist trained elementary school teachers in physical education. In B. Suesee, M. Hewitt, & S. Pill (Eds.), The Spectrum of Teaching Styles in Physical Education. (pp. 152-165), Routledge: USA. doi: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429341342

Articles: Bradford, B.D., Howorko, A., Jacula, E., Daniels, J., Hunt, S., Correia, N. (2020). Tracking daily steps: An investigation on a small post-secondary campus. Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine, 3(31), 75–86. doi: https://doi.org/10.18276/cej.2020.3-06

Hall, N., Bradford, B., da Costa, J., & Robinson, D.B. (2020). Physical education teachers’ embracement of alternative environment activities. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 39(4), 508-517. doi: https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2019-0060

Berg, S., Bradford, B., Barrett, J., Robinson, D.B., Camara, F., & Perry, T. (2020). Meaning-making of student experiences during outdoor exploration time. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14729679.2020.1769694

John Brough

John Brough is the 2021 recipient of Choir Alberta’s Con Spirito Award. The Con Spirito Award recognizes the spirit and dedication of individuals and their commitment to choral music in their local community. John has been recognized for his work in the choral community and particularly for his 15-year tenure as Artistic Director of Da Camera Chamber Choir.

Valerie Henitiuk

Four books published this winter (culmination of five years of research into the work of Inuit author Markoosie Patsauq).

Dave Horak

In June 2020 Dave Horak, a member of the drama faculty, was appointed Artistic Director of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival.  Dave has been teaching drama at CUE for several years and directed our Fall 2020 streamed production of Too Much Zoom Makes us all go Blind.

Mariola Janowicz

New publication: Agnieszka Rybczyk, Przemysaw Czerniejewski, Mariola Janowicz, Sawomir Keszka, Adam Brysiewicz. 2020. First data of age, condition, growth rate and diet of invasive round goby Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) in the Pomeranian Bay (part of Odra estuary, Poland). Journal of Water and Land Development No. 47 (XII): 142149.  DOI 10.24425/jwld.2020.135041.

Baidya Nath Saha

Prestigious NSERC Discovery Grant for five years (2020-2025) and a launch supplement grant from NSERC.

John Maxfield

I marked and celebrated the 30th anniversary of my ordination into the Lutheran pastoral ministry in September 2020.

Steven Muir

Retirement from full-time.  18+ years.

Michael Peng

In December, Drama and Public Speaking instructor, Michael Peng, performed a dramatic reading online to celebrate International Mountain Day as part of the READING MOUNTAINS FESTIVAL in Innsbruck, Austria. The festival was organized by the Canadian Studies Centre (University of Innsbruck) and the Wirth Institute (University of Alberta), and was supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum (Ottawa). Michael read from Medicine Walk, by Canadian Indigenous author, Richard Wagamese, joining colleagues from The University of Lethbridge and the University of Innsbruck in a celebration of Canadian alpine literature. Other readings included works from Angie Abdou, Denise Desautels and Gabrielle Roy.

This past summer, Michael was nominated for an Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award (Outstanding Fringe Performance – Drama) for playing Mark Rothko in wishbone theatre’s production of RED, by John Logan.

Danielle Powder

Danielle seamlessly transitioned complex student service online following COVID-19. It takes incredible talent to maintain the community amongst her students.

Debbie Rice

Jubiloso! conducted by Debbie Rice was invited to participate in an online Handbell Advent Calendar sponsored by the Raleigh Ringers, the most popular US Handbell ensemble- Jubiliso! was selected from 100s of applicants and was 1 of the 2 applicants accepted from outside the US.

Jonathan Strand

Publication: “Will Androids Need Salvation? A Dialogue with Chalmers’ Philosophy of Mind,” in Technology and Theology, William H. U. Anderson (Ed.), Vernon Press, 2020.

Congratulations to all and thank you for your dedication to our students and CUE community.