2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

Tamarra Tasker, Professional Psychology, co-presented a poster, “Should I Stay or Should I Go: Roommate Satisfaction,” at the Oregon Psychological Association annual conference, May 2012. She also received a certificate of recognition and appreciation from the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce for significant contributions to the School to Work program.

Blake Timm ’98, Athletics, won national recognition by the NCAA Division III and the NCAA Division III College Sports Information Directors of America (D3SIDA) for a feature story he wrote, “Does Academics, Perfectionism Cause Division III Athletes to Burn Out” in April.

Karen Timmermans, Education, published “Talking About Text: Engaging Children In Conversation With Depth And Complexity,” in Teaching for High Potential, Spring 2012. She also:

· Co-wrote Cinderella As You’ve Never Known Her: A Deep, Complex, And Multicultural Look, Temecula, CA: J Taylor Education, 2012.

· Co-presented “Cinderella: A Deep And Multicultural Look,” at the California Association for the Gifted 50th annual conference, Palm Springs, Calif.

Carole Timpone, Optometry, was inducted into the National Academies of Practice in March 2012. She also:

· Presented a poster session, “Successful Interprofessional Practice in a New Health Care Environment” at the National Academies of Practice 17 th annual meeting and forum in Arlington, Va.

· Co-presented “New Healthcare Delivery and Teaching Model: The Pacific University Interprofessional Diabetes Clinic” with Carole Timpone, Optometry; Jennifer Smythe, Optometry; Gail Aamodt, Dental Health Science; and Anita Cintron, Optometry.

· Published "Optometry Touts Benefits of a Multispecialty Approach to Diabetes Care," the front-page lead story in Primary Care Optometry News, May 2012.

Martha Tunall, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, is a member of Forest Grove Kiwanis and advisor to Pacific University Circle K.

Nancy Tuttle, and fellow members of the Student Health Center staff, Kathy Cooper, Keely Josi, Kerry Pioske and Sarah Sharp, received the Pacific University Dedication to Students Award, 2012.

Rebecca Twist-Schweitzer, Art, presented a seminar, “Making and Meaning in Medieval Renaissance and Baroque Europe,” at Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum.

Todd Twyman , Education, co-wrote The Effect of the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading Curriculum (Planets and Moons Unit) for Developing Literacy Through Science in Fifth Grade, University of California, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, Calif. He also co-presented “Aligning Constructs Represented in Teacher Work Samples with an Argument Based Approach to Validity Toward Improved Decision Making: A Cross-Disciplinary Analysis,” at the 2012 Hawaii University International Conferences, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012.

Kathy Tymoczko, Enterprise Data Systems, was elected to the board of directors of the National Datatel Users’ Group.