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Hobbs presents award-winning paper

Darren Hobbs ’07 received the Best Undergraduate Student Paper Award for his paper “Economic Analysis of Expanded Gambling” at the annual Kentucky Economics Association conference in Lexington on October 13, 2006. He received funding from the Kenan Student Summer Research Program to work on the project with economics professor Alan Bartley. The award was accompanied by a stipend and publication in the proceedings of the conference.

Deaton named forensics

Coach of the Year After a successful year for the speech and debate team, Gary Deaton, professor of writing, rhetoric, and communication, was named the Kentucky Forensics Association’s Coach of the Year for 2006-07. He was recognized at the association’s state championships, held February 16-17 at Berea College.

Cecil receives national leadership award

Dave Cecil, director of financial aid, recently received the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators leadership award in recognition of his sustained outstanding leadership and contributions to the financial aid profession. He has received similar awards from the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Glenn honored by international group

James F. Glenn, a member of the Transylvania Board of Trustees, recently received the Felix Guyon Medal from the Societe Internationale d’Urologie, a worldwide organization for urologists. The award was in recognition of his many contributions to the field of urology, particularly the textbook he produced in the early 1960s, Glenn’s Urologic Surgery, now in its seventh edition. The Guyon Medal has been given only three times in the society’s 100-year history. Glenn’s award was presented at the society’s 100th anniversary dinner in the King’s Dining Room at the Palace of Versailles in France.

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