Cynthia Linville, English, has received a grant from Poets & Writers to perform with musician Victor Krummenacher in September. In June, she gave a presentation, "Art from Art: Poem and Story Starters," at the Annual Conference on Creative Writing, at University of the Pacific. Over the last year, her poetry has appeared in five publications, including Poetry of the Pacific and Song of the San Joaquin.

Santos Torres Jr., Division of Social Work, and co-author Debra Welkley, lecturer in Sociology, had a paper, “Evidence-Based Self-Assessment: A Student-Centered Learning Tool,” accepted for presentation by the Pacific Sociological Association, which will be here in Sacramento, Nov. 17-18. The paper discusses the utility of this a student engagement and responsibility tool for use in the classroom.