Dr. Todd Jamison will kick off the Spring 2019 Graves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th.
Jamison, Assistant Professor of Business, completed a study on students’ feelings of connectedness in online graduate business programs as part of his doctoral studies. During his presentation, he will discuss the findings of his study and provide insight on how colleges can improve connectedness in online programs. The title of his talk is “Feelings of Connectedness of Students in Online Graduate Business Programs.”
Other Spring 2019 speakers include:
- Eric Rapp– April 16
- Aaron Field– April 23
The second speaker in the series will be Eric Rapp. After spending 5 years in Norway, Dr. Rapp returned to the States with a desire to continue a career in education. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Education at Chadron State College. Rapp will discuss his Scandinavian background, the differences between the Scandinavian and the Nordic countries, the immigration process, Norwegian holidays, and if time allows, he will share some pictures that illustrate the natural beauty found in Norway. The title of his talk is “Immigration: An American Swede returns to Norway.”
We will wrap up the Spring 2019 series with Dr. Aaron Field. He will talk about black-tailed prairie dogs and how they offer a unique challenge to conservationists and land managers. He will also discuss the historical and current ecological roles of prairie dogs, their relationship to livestock production and how conflicting policies add to the controversy around these animals. Dr. Field is an Assistant Professor of Applied Sciences at Chadron State College and teaches courses in rangeland ecology and management. The title of his talk is “Prairie Dogs and Grazing Ecology.”
The Graves Lecture presentations begin at 7 p.m. in the Sandoz Atrium. If you have any questions or if you are interested in being a featured speaker, please contact the Outreach Librarian, Shawn Hartman at 308.432.7059 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendance is free and the community is welcome.