June 19, 2006
Robbins earns Award of Excellence from B&W Magazine; has works published
Tom Robbins, professor of Architecture, and his wife Sam (Frances) Robbins, a former adjunct faculty member in Communication Skills and Humanities, were recognized for their photographic images by the fine art photography Black and White Magazine.
The Robbins were two of over 900 professional and advanced amateur photographers who submitted over 16,000 images for the magazine's Portfolio Contest 2006. Tom was one of 20 individuals to earn an Award of Excellence, and Sam was one of 60 to receive an Award of Merit.
The August B&W special issue, on newsstands now, features six of Tom's contest entries and two of Sam's.
"Needless to say, we were honored to have received awards with such a talented group, thrilled that we were both published, and very pleased with the international exposure," says Tom Robbins.
Black and White Magazine is the premier high-quality magazine of black and white photography for collectors of fine photography. Each issue contains 10 Spotlight articles featuring works by master and promising emerging photographers, as well as over 200 illustrations. The magazine is distributed in the United States, Canada, Mexico and 28 other countries and can be found in the magazine sections of bookstores like Barnes and Noble and Borders.
Shinn and Sturgill retiring
Linda Shinn, administrative assistant to the provost, and Dorothy Sturgill, bookstore textbook and warehouse supervisor, are both retiring after many years of service to the college. To celebrate their July 1 retirement, their colleagues are hosting receptions to wish them well in their future endeavors.
The provost's office will say goodbye to Shinn on Thursday, June 29, from 2-4 p.m. in Davidson Hall on the second floor student lounge area. If you have any questions, contact Betty Tatum, administrative assistant in the provost's office, at ext. 2455.
The Bookstore is hosting a reception for Sturgill Thursday, June 29, from 1-3 p.m. in Rhodes Hall Room 232. If you have questions, contact Sherita Golden, project specialist in the Bookstore, at ext. 5988.
First Women's Health Initiative to discuss healthy cooking
The Women's Health Initiative, sponsored by the Columbus State Wellness Activities Initiative, will present a program on healthy cooking Tuesday, June 27, from 12-1 p.m. in Eibling Hall Room 07.
During the presentation Deane Cobler, assistant professor in Hospitality Management, will teach how to prepare healthy meals, as well as provide a healthy cooking demonstration.
Participants can collect five credits toward the Wellness Challenge.
To participate, contact the Human Performance Center (HPC) at ext. 3843 or Don Laubenthal, coordinator of the HPC, at ext. 3627 or firstname.lastname@example.org.