Judith L. Fitzgerald, a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration and a lawyer, received the 2013 Dream Keeper Award from U.S. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger in the House of Representatives on April 26. This is the first time an out-of-state resident received the award, which was established to recognize the contributions of educators in New Jersey. Fitzgerald was recognized for her continued dedication to students in Maryland. She serves as the vice president and executive director for ReInvent Inc., a music and arts after-school and summer school program for at-risk youth. She has also volunteered as a mediator for the Maryland Commission for Human Relations and Community Mediation Maryland.
Dr. Steven Matarelli ’11, a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration and a Ph.D. in Public Health graduate, gave two presentations in March at Hospital Revenue Management Conference in Bangkok: “Measures of True Success: Revenue Vs. Profitability in Healthcare” and “Sourcing and Retaining Patients: Drivers of Satisfaction.” He also published “Sexual Sensation Seeking and Internet Sex-Seeking of Middle Eastern Men Who Have Sex With Men” in Archives of Sexual Behavior (February 2013).
Jason Lum, a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, wrote “Apply for Scholarships the Right Way to Get More Money for College” in Expert Beacon on Nov. 16 to offer his advice for identifying, applying for, and winning scholarships.
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