Oriade earned his invitation as a member of the winning team at Cajun Code Fest in Lafayette, La., held on April 26 to 28. Code Fest, hosted by the University of Louisiana’s Center for Business and Information Technologies, was a coding competition focused on transforming data into real health care solutions targeting childhood obesity. Participants included 125 individuals who organized themselves into teams before or during the event and built prototypes and tools to improve health care, by solving the childhood obesity problem, over a 36-hour period. Continue reading
LINDSBORG, KAN., June 25, 2012—Bethany College alumni and friends are invited to join members of the Alumni Office for the third Rockar Stockar Road Trip across Kansas.
Alumni and friends are invited to each of the following stops for appetizers. There are no admission charges. Contact Director of Alumni Relations Molly Johnson at 785-227-3380, ext. 8286, or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Continue reading
NEW YORK, June 25, 2012—Bethany College Assistant Professor of Psychology Deanna Douglas, Ph.D., was selected to participate in her seventh reading and rating of College Board’s Annual Advanced Placement (AP) exam in psychology.
Douglas attended the invitation-only event to read and grade 220,000 AP free-response essays with more than 450 psychology readers over the course of a week. The readers had over 99% inter-rater reliability, meaning that when two faculty members read an essay, they gave it the same grade over 99% of the time. Continue reading
Hosted by the University of Louisiana’s Center for Business and Information Technologies, the coding competition focused on transforming data into real health care solutions targeting childhood obesity. Participants included 125 individuals concerned with improving children’s health care, including professional software developers, software designers, undergraduate and graduate students, health care leaders, educators, and entrepreneurs. Individuals organized themselves into teams before or during the event and built prototypes and tools to improve health care over a 36-hour period. Continue reading
LINDSBORG, KAN., June 1, 2012—Bethany College students playing global business simulation games finished in the top 100 international players.
Associate Professor of Business Paul Gentine’s marketing class used the Global Business Strategy Simulation (GLO-BUS) game. Teams run a digital camera company. They assess market conditions, determine how to respond to competitors’ actions, forge long-term direction and strategy, and make decisions about R&D, assembly operations and worker compensation, pricing and marketing, corporate social responsibility, and financing. Continue reading
The conference was hosted by students in the Science for Citizens honors class taught by Professor of Chemistry Loranelle Lockyear, Ph.D., as a service learning project. The conference featured presentations by the students and talks from four experts in the region. Continue reading