Dr. Renee Collins, Assistant Professor of Education, recently received grant funds from the Academic Foundation for student Active Boards that interface with Promethean Boards sufficient for one classroom of students.
Dr. Steve Neves, Assistant Professor of Art, won third place for his alabaster and stainless steel sculpture, “Cock of the Walk”, at the Texas Association of Schools of Art faculty show. Neves work, “The Head Above the Mantle,” was recently on exhibit at the Abilene Center for Contemporary Arts. Neves lectured at Amarillo Community College, discussing his artwork where he gave a urethane foam carving demonstration to ACC students and faculty. Mr. Neves also has a one man art show during the months of February and March in Midland, Texas.
Dr. Kelly Pigott, University Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Theology, is nearing completion of a book on spiritual formation. Pigott serves as one of the editors of the Texas Baptist History Journal and has written three book reviews for the Texas Baptist History Journal and two book reviews for Review and Expositor. He also gave a presentation at the local National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, served on a panel discussion recently, and presented a paper on George W. Truett for the Texas Baptist Historical Society.
Dr. Susan Pigott, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew and Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, was the speaker for the First Central Presbyterian women‘s retreat. The topic of her talk was Bathsheba. Dr. Pigott has written a series of Sunday School lessons on Bathsheba for Smyth & Helwys, published this fall. She also taught an HSU Threshold Explorations session for gifted children about the Feasts of Israel.