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(January 12, 2007)

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Gellis Wins International Award
Zvi Gellis of the School of Social Welfare received the Outstanding Practice Research Award in December for his paper "Randomized Controlled Trial of Problem-Solving Therapy for Late Life Depression in Home Health Settings" at the fifth International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health in Hong Kong, China. Gellis is director of the Center for Mental Health and Aging and an associate professor.

Byron Produces Grammy-Nominated Album
Composer and arranger Don Byron, a visiting associate professor of music who plays clarinet and saxophone, is the producer of Edsel Gomez: "Cubist Music" (Zoho Music), which has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Latin Jazz Album. The 49th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is set for Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

School of Ed Wins Technology Grant
The School of Education's Center for Innovation in Career Development was awarded a $14,450 grant from The Community Foundation for the Capital Region to develop further the Career Profiles section of the TechValleyCareers.org Web site. The online resource for educators and their families is designed to provide resources and information about science, technology, engineering and mathematics developments and innovations taking place in the greater Capital Region.

IFW Accepting Award Applications
Initiatives For Women ((IFW) is accepting applications for IFW awards through Feb. 16. The applications are available online and are to be submitted along with the online eligibility form.

IFW awards, generally between $250 and $2,500, support educational and career opportunities for women students, faculty, and staff. Last year IFW granted 45 awards totaling $30,700. For more information, contact Sydney K. Allen or Donna C. LaHue.

 

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