The World Association for Case Method Research and Application (WACRA) recognized James W. Camerius (College of Business) as Global Case Method Ambassador at its 22nd international conference. The ceremony was held on the esplanade of Spilber Castle in Bruno, Czech Republic, on July 4.

The award was in recognition of his leadership and extensive contributions to case method research and application. The case method is a way of teaching which involves problem solving in organizational situations. Camerius, a long-time WACRA member, serves on the organizationís advisory board, the organizing committee for the international conference, the WACRA standard-setting committee, and the board of the new international WACRA Journal. He has served as WACRA case workshop and colloquium director since 1997.

Kia Jane Richmond (English) was selected to participate in a national English education leadership and policy summit at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga. The summit was titled "Reconstructing English Education for the 21st Century: A CEE Leadership and Policy Summit." Richmond was among 75 individuals selected by NCTE's Conference on English Education (CEE) from across the United States for the three-day event, and the only attendee from the Upper Peninsula. According to a news release, the summit's purpose was to "rethink issues related to the preparation and continuing professional development of middle school and high school English language arts teachers and teacher educators."


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