Dr. Hirano and student Victoria Millard recently presented a poster “Student, Teacher, and Textbook Approaches to ESL Pronunciation” at the Georgia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages annual conference in Atlanta.
Also, Dr. Hirano recently co-authored “Recurrent Topics in English Language Teachers’ Written Teaching Philosophy Statements” in the TESL Canada Journal.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific approach to helping people change their behaviors. Berry College Assistant Professor Thom Ratkos describes it as “the study of how the environment, especially consequences, determine behavior.
Working for the local Minor League Baseball team, the Rome Braves, has become a rite of passage for many Berry students. This definitely rings true for recent graduate Madison Eiberger (18C) and current student Leigh Hadaway (19c).
Dr. Renee Carleton recently presented at the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists meeting in Starkville, Miss. And her student, Rachel Caldwell, presented a poster “It’s in the bag: holding bag composition affects avian stress response” on work they conducted over the last year. Dr. Carleton has also been selected as a review panelist for the National Science Foundation’s Major Instrumentation for Research grants.
During the busy Berry College Bald Eagle season, Dr. Carleton did a YouTube channel interview with “Talented Talons 360”, spoke at the Magnolia Garden Club in Cartersville, did a live chat with second graders at Henderson Mill Elementary School in Atlanta, spoke at the Euharlee Garden Club, participated in a live chat with North Layfette Elementary School students and spoke to Floyd Master Gardeners. She has a presentation at the EcoCenter in Rome, Ga., scheduled for July 12.
Sophomore Ei Noe (class of 2021) came to the U.S. from Burma with her family in the early 2000s. The psychology major comes from a family that helps the Burmese refugee/immigrant population settle in Atlanta.
Animal science major Nabilah Curtis (19c) uses every opportunity she can to chase her dream of becoming a veterinarian. Participating in the vet shadowing program with Clinical Assistant Professor and College Veterinarian Kirstin Ruffner gave her the opportunity to gain firsthand experience working with large animals on campus.