Dr. Monika Feeney, Program Director Nurse Anesthesia, received her Certified Distance Educator Award for accomplishing the Blackboard Black Belt. Dr. Feeney received her DNAP in 2011 from Virginia Commonwealth University. As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, she has already received the Outstanding Nurse Educator Award. Her research interests focus on post-operative blindness.
Pictured with Dr. Feeney are Dr. Tracy L. Beckham, Assistant Program Director and Dr. Rickey D. Albaugh, Clinical Professor. All have earned the status of Blackboard Black Belts. Not pictured are Professors Tracey Posten and Dr. Chris Stein who also hold Blackboard Black Belts in the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
Missouri State Outreach are proud to congratulate these excellent professors in receiving the Certified Distance Educator Award!
Lacey Geiger is the iCourse Coordinator for Missouri State Outreach as well as an online adjunct instructor for CIS. She recently received her Certified Distance Educator Award for her outstanding work in becoming a Blackboard Black Belt holder. Her interests include technical and professional writing, distance education and blended and online learning.
Congratulations Lacey Geiger for your hard work!
Professor Marilyn B. Odneal from the Mountain Grove Campus Horticulture Program was presented her Certified Distance Educator Award. She successfully completed the Soft Chalk training as well as becoming a Blackboard Black Belt. Professor Odneal earned her Master of Science in Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Missouri State Outreach salutes Marilyn B. Odneal on her Certified Distance Educator Award!
Ivy Yarckow-Brown, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, received the Certified Distance Educator Award in recognition of her activities in online and distance educator development and practice. In addition to her Certified Distance Educator Award, Professor Yarckow-Brown won the Master Online Course Recognition Award last year. She recently become a Certified Blackboard Black Belt.
Missouri State Outreach applauds Ivy Yarckow-Brown for her awesome work in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice!
Dr. John Bourhis, Professor of Communication, became a Certified Distance Educator in recognition of his many activities in the development and practice of distance teaching and learning. Professor Bourhis earned his Doctorate in Education from the University of Minnesota. Since then he has received a number of awards and recognitions including his current status as a Blackboard Black Belt.
Congratulations Dr. John Bourhis!
Professor Ethan Amidon, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, received his Certified Distance Educator Award. Professor Amidon completed online development activities which culminated in becoming a Certified Blackboard Black Belt.
Missouri State commends Ethan Amidon on receiving the Certified Distance Educator Award!