Dr. Kathy Gould (Health Science) and Dr. Bill Sadera (College of Education) authored a chapter on pedagogy in online learning as part of the recently released text, Developing Online Learning Environments in Nursing Education (3rd ed.) This is the third edition of the best-selling nurse educator's handbook on using online teaching tools and assessing instructional results to keep pace with the rapid-fire progression in digital learning across education.
O'Niel, C. , Fisher, C. & Rietschel, M. (Eds.). (2013). Developing Online Learning Environments in Nursing Education (3rd ed). New York: Springer Publishing Inc.
Annual Department of Health Science Awards Ceremony & Honor Society Inductions
Student recognition for academic achievement and excellence were shared and applauded in the presence of faculty, staff, and invited guests during the annual Health Science Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 5th, 2013.
In addition to celebrating student academic achievements, the ceremony recognized the valuable contributions of the department's student teaching and internship sites.
Attendees also had the opportunity to hear presentations from two Towson University alumni, Iliana KiourkasWhite, Program Manager at the National Assembly of School Based Health Care and Patrick Herbert, current Assistant Professor, Health Science Department at Towson.
Department Awards were presented to students who demonstrated exceptional growth, leadership, professional demeanor, and spirit of civility within their field of study. Plaques were awarded and the names of the recipients were added to the award plaque hanging in the Health Science Department.
Graduate Award Undergraduate AwardsNeil Gallagher Awards
During the ceremony, eight Health Science majors were inducted into the Eta Sigma Gamma honor society Eta Sigma Gamma encourages excellence in teaching, research, and service in the health science discipline Membership includes individual certificates, official jewelry, and distinguished honor cords to be worn at graduation. Dr. Maggie Reitz, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Health Science, was also inducted.
Congratulations to all faculty, staff, guest speakers and students who made this program a wonderful celebration for all!
Health Science Department Receives National Recognition
The Department of Health Science is proud to report that it has received National Recognition from the American Association for Health Education for Initial Preparation of Health Educators. The program is recognized through the semester and year of Towson University’s next NCATE accreditation decision in 2014. Kudos to the Department faculty, staff, students and alumni for achieving this mark of excellence!
The Spring Speed Mentoring Seminar was held on March 27th, 2013 in the Chesapeake Room of the University Union. The purpose of the seminar is to provide students with mulitiple prespectives on how they present themselves in a professional manner using the speed dating model. Each student rotates among multiple interviewers, providing a brief "elevator speech" and interviewing for an entry level position. Health professional mentors provide the students with feedback regarding their body language, responsiveness, etc.
Department of Health Science
Linthicum Hall, Room 101
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Junaed Siddiqui is the 2013 recipient of the Neil Gallagher Scholarship
Visit the website to see a full list of scholarship award recipients as well as photos
and videos from the event including Junaed's presentation.
Towson Health Science Grad Stephen Peregoy promoted to Executive Director of Brigance