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2018 Faculty Fellows

Students in front of Marianne Theater in Bellevue

Christine Perdan Curran, Biological Sciences

Collaborative Analysis Framework to Enhance Community Engagement in Chemical Risk Assessment Decision-Making for Contaminated Site Development

Outcomes from the project included development of a database of brownfield sites in EPA Region IV with detailed descriptions of sites appropriate for redevelopment in Kenton, Boone, Campbell and Pendleton Counties of Northern Kentucky.  The project also produced a final assessment, including review of Phase I and Phase II brownfield reports for the selected pilot project location (the historic Marianne Theater in Bellevue, KY).

Students practicing yoga

Corrie Danieley, Theatre

Yoga and Meditation for Actors: Helping Manage Performance Anxiety and Stress

Completed two teacher training courses and is now recognized by Yoga Alliance as a Yoga Instructor 200 hr and Meditation Instructor 100 hr. Corrie has weaved in breathing, yoga, and meditation into her core classes and has shared her knowledge as a guest teacher.

M. Mark Wasicsko, Education

Incorporation of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the NKU Fundamentals of Mindfulness Micro Credential

The knowledge and experienced gain from the first MBSR course and retreats have been incorporated into the redesigned NKU courses: The Mindful Helping Professional and The Mindful Leader. The latter course will be offered for the second time in the Spring of 2020. To date, almost 500 NKU and community learners have taken these courses and the feedback has been universally positive.