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March 06, 2008

Bearon named Gerontology and Geriatics Fellow

Dr. Lucille B. Bearon, adult development/aging specialist and associate professor in the Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences is among seven 2007-2008 Fellows in Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, named by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE). The group was honored in February during the 34th annual AGHE meeting in Baltimore, Md.

AGHE confers Fellowship status in recognition of outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatrics education by established scholars and educators. Fellowship status is open to individuals with well-established careers of achievement in gerontology/geriatrics education who are employed by an AGHE member institution.

Qualifications include outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship and research on educational issues, influential research publications or theoretical contributions used in gerontology/geriatric education and training, or leadership in administration and funding of gerontology/geriatrics educational programs, including development of new programs.

Posted by Natalie at March 6, 2008 11:14 AM