Faculty-Staff December news update
December 08, 2010

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Dr. Jud Davis presented his paper entitled  “Genesis 1-3 and the New Testament: Apostolic Exegesis and Christocentric Soteriology” on November 18 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.

Dr. Beth Impson
had a review of John Gardner’s book On Moral Fiction published in The Christendom Review, Volume 2 Issue 2 (November 2010). The title of the review: “Getting the Elephant off the Baby: A Look Back at John Gardner’s On Moral Fiction.”


Dr. Ray Legg’s
 article "The Devil's Advocate? A Polemic on Vanity in Modern Christianity" appears in The Dulia et Latria Journal, Volume 3 (2010).

Dr. Sigrid Luther attended a jazz piano workshop by Phillip Keveran on October 7 and a session on musical phrasing by Dr. Steve Wilber on November 11, both in Chattanooga. She took four students to participate in the state TMTA college piano solo competition at Vanderbilt University on November 6; all received superior ratings. On November 13, she performed as guest left hand artist for workshop sessions by Ingrid Clarfield at Union University.

Dean of Community Life Bruce Morgan attended the TICUA conference for Chief Student Affairs Officers in Nashville, November 11-12.

AGS Financial Aid Counselor Vickie Patterson, Financial Aid Counselor Ryan Smith, and Director of Financial Aid Rick Taphorn attended the annual Federal Student Aid Conference in Orlando, Florida, November 30 – December 3.

Library Information Technologist Mrs. Polly Revis attended an OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) webinar on November 1, entitled “When to Input a New Record.”

Dr. Roger Sanders presented a paper entitled "Taxonomy of Lantana section Lantana: Status and Challenges" at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Science, November 19, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. While there he was given an official tour of the Gerald D. Coorts Memorial Arboretum on the TTU campus, hosted by the arboretum director, Dr. Douglas Airhart.

Dr. Mel R. Wilhoit performed in the chorus (as a shepherd) in the Chattanooga Opera production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” on Nov 11 and 12 at the Tivoli Theatre.  On Nov 18 he wrote a review for the Chattanooga Symphony’s concert which appeared in the November 19 edition of the Chattanooga Times-Free Press