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.
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.
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