Around the College: Jan. 30, 2019

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Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education (educational leadership) and demography, once again is included among the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. She has been on the list every year since 2015. For details, visit Frankenberg, along with doctoral candidate Jeremy Anderson, also authored "Voluntary integration in uncertain times," published in Phi Delta Kappan.

— Roger Geiger, distinguished professor emeritus, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article titled "Michael Bloomberg: Channeling His Inner Johns Hopkins."

Royel Johnson, assistant professor of education (higher education) and research associate for the Center for the Study of Higher Education, was quoted in the article "A farm and restaurant program that helps foster kids succeed," published on

David Passmore, distinguished professor of education (workforce education and development), presented "Artificial intelligence: What the future of work holds for today's students," at the Education Policy and Leadership Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Paul Riccomini, associate professor of education (special education), has been elected vice president of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Learning Disabilities.

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Last Updated January 30, 2019